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The U.S. loses points, but remains tops among countries global employees would consider moving to; reluctance to relocating for work growing.


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The U.S. loses points, but remains tops among countries global employees would consider moving to; reluctance to relocating for work growing.

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Canada Jumps To Second Place For Employee Relocation

The U.S. loses points, but remains tops among countries global employees would consider moving to; reluctance to relocating for work growing.

Ports & FTZs: Perfect Together

The nation’s ports are handling record amounts of shipping. Importers get more bang for the buck by moving their goods through duty-free foreign trade zones located within or adjacent to ports.

Brexit Fashion Statement

The economic impact of the UK's decision to leave the European Union is coming into focus, with down arrows proliferating in key indicators.

Location Spotlight: City Of Zibo

Zibo is listed as one of China's Top 50 Cities in Competitive Strength year after year since 1992. In 2015, Zibo ranked 40th in China's Top 100 Cities of Comprehensive Strength and 35th in Forbes' Best Commercial City in Mainland China.

Foreign Investment In U.S. Real Estate Rising

China was the top country of origin in both buying and selling commercial real estate in 2016, and Florida was the top destination of choice for international clients.

Copycats

The Supreme Court says patents don't cover products that are purchased and resold.

San Francisco, New York Earn Top Spots In Global Cities 2017

A key theme in this year's Global Cities Index and Outlook was investment in developing start-up ecosystems, according to A.T. Kearney.

Collision Course

An epic battle is unfolding between California’s Gov. Brown and the Trump Administration over environmental regulations.

Geek Squad

A 22-year-old programmer stops a global cyber attack by purchasing an unregistered domain name for $10.69.

Global Productivity: Decade-Long Decline Comes To A Halt

The predicted uptick in 2017 will be largely driven by faster demand from emerging markets; productivity growth is stronger in Europe than the U.S., according to The Conference Board.

LiveXchange Executive Conference Presentation: The Global FDI Outlook: Turmoil Ahead?

This Business Facilities LiveXchange session featured an incisive discussion about the seismic changes in international trade that are looming in the wake of Brexit and the U.S. move away from free trade agreements.

Shandong Ruyi Technology Group Chooses Arkansas For First North American Facility

The China-based textile manufacturer will invest $410M, create up to 800 jobs in Forrest City, AR.

Happy Economic Development Week!

As the IEDC's second annual celebratory week for Economic Development begins today, here are some tips about how your location can participate.

Reality Check

Congress tells President Trump where he can stick his wall.

One-Third Of Employers Plan To Hire Immigrant Workers In 2017

Immigrant backlash is not impacting hiring of job candidates born outside the U.S., according to a new CareerBuilder Survey.

Ra, Sustainer of Life

A nation that in ancient times worshipped The Sun God is home to a $3.5-billion solar power project.

Texas Expands Economic Ties with Taiwan, Belgium

Gov. Greg Abbott has held meetings with Taiwan’s president and a delegation from Belgium about growing trade relations and increasing commercial ties.

Enemy Of The People

Only 14 Americans have ever been convicted of treason, a number that may increase soon.

Hong Kong Is World’s Most Expensive Office Market

Global prime office rents showed the most growth in Europe, according to CBRE Group, Inc.’s new Global Prime Office Rents survey.

Cosentino Group Relocating Americas HQ From Texas To Florida

The Spanish natural stone, quartz, and recycled surfacing company’s headquarters relocation will create 85 new jobs and invest more than $1 million in the Coral Gables community.

Bearing of the Green

A new study reignites the never-ending debate on the value of economic development incentives.

Global Economic Expansion Outlook Hits 10-Year High

U.S. finance executives lead expectations for “substantial” economic expansion; North America leads forecast for anticipated hiring, according to American Express survey.

Canada Investing $32M In Clean Technology Innovation

The investments will support Canadian-based technologies and create opportunities for businesses to grow and contribute to clean economic growth.

Atarfil Will Invest Over $5M In Virginia

The Spain-based company will establish its first U.S. manufacturing and distribution facility in the City of Suffolk, VA.

Six Years Later

It's going to cost $190 billion and take three decades to clean up the mess at Fukushima.

Women Not Optimistic About Achieving Gender Equality

Nearly two thirds of women view gaining equality and inclusivity in the workplace as a vital first step in achieving gender equality, finds a global survey marking International Women’s Day.

World’s Top 10 Innovation Hubs

The U.S. and China remain leaders among the world’s innovation hubs, according to a new report from KPMG.

Entrance to Hell

The war against climate change is over and we've all lost.

LG Electronics Building New Manufacturing Plant In Tennessee

The home appliance manufacturer will invest $250 million, create 600 new jobs in Clarksville, TN at its first U.S. washing machine manufacturing operation.

Drivers Not Wanted

With motor vehicle fatalities soaring, the auto giants are racing to get self-driving cars on the road.

China Sunergy Will Create 200 Manufacturing Jobs In California

The Chinese solar company considered the East Coast and Midwest before deciding to locate its first U.S. facility at the McClennan Business Park in Sacramento, CA.

Game Changer

Kentucky aims for the global logistics crown with Amazon's new air-cargo shipping hub.

Vacuum Power

China is poised to fill the void left by the U.S. withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Manufacturing: Technology, Automation Drive Global Change

Malaysia retains its position as the most attractive manufacturing market, according to new Cushman & Wakefield analysis.

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