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Resource pages for "China"-related posts for economic development professionals, corporate site selectors and site consultants.


Zuckerberg with laughing executive.

Buying the Rope

The titans of Silicon Valley bow before China's new Internet Czar.
SolarWorld in Hillsboro, OR.

SolarWorld Expanding In Oregon

SolarWorld is expanding solar panel and advanced cell production in Oregon; will add 200 jobs at company’s North American manufacturing hub.
Reshoring US jobs from China. Uncle Sam.

Reassuring

The trend of manufacturing jobs returning to the U.S. from overseas continues to grow.
Shandong Yuhuang

Yuhuang Chemical Announces Investment In Louisiana Methanol Project

First major Chinese foreign direct investment project in Louisiana will create 400 new direct jobs in St. James Parish and result in an estimated 2,700 total new jobs in the Southeast Region.

Orient Express

As Russia starts to sever its connections with the U.S., China plans a bold high-tech bridge between East and West.

Hacking and Hijacking

It may be time to rethink the rush towards in-flight Internet service for airline passengers.

City Momentum Index Identifies The World’s 20 Most Dynamic Cities

San Francisco, London, Dubai, Shanghai and Wuhan lead Jones Lang LaSalle's list of dynamic cities.

FEATURE STORY: Logistics Clusters Are Jobs Magnets

As more companies understand the advantages of near-instant access to their markets, the trend of service businesses partnering with logistics providers will continue to grow.

Race to the Top

Ground is broken in China for the world's tallest building, a modular tower to be completed in 120 days. That's right, 120 days.

COVER STORY: 2013 Business Facilities Rankings Report – Metro And Global Rankings

Baton Rouge tops the field in economic growth potential; China surges into the lead in renewable energy investment. From the July/August 2013 issue.

Rising Tide

The scientists who first sounded the alarm on climate change are back, giving us 87 years to pack up our stuff and get off the beach.

China Surges In Renewable Energy, Vehicles In BF’s Annual Rankings Of Global Leaders

China's triumph is clouded by a WTO ruling against the PRC's subsidies of its solar panel industry.

Auto Supplier To Build New Manufacturing Facility In Riverside, MO

Yanfeng USA Automotive Trim Systems, an industry leader in interior component supplies, to make $45 million capital investment.

They’re Coming to Take Us Away

A new survey says 60 percent of Americans would welcome driverless cars on U.S. roads.

Rising Export Volumes Spur Inland Port Development Across the U.S.

According to a report from Jones Lang LasSalle, rising export volumes will spur inland port development across the U.S. and will play an essential role in the country's import/export cycle.

Governors March Into BIO

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett wins top honors as BIO's 2013 Governor of the Year.

Not So Wild A Dream

If you look at a map, you will notice there is no interstate highway connecting Memphis to Birmingham, two major industrial cities of the Southeast. That lack of good road certainly did not help the growth prospects in Northwest Alabama, which historically based its economy on natural resources—coal and pulpwood—and smaller cottage industries.

New Grand Ocean International Opens North American Office In Omaha, NE

New Grand Ocean International, a Chinese-owned agribusiness based in Thailand with operations throughout eastern Asia, held a grand opening ribbon cutting recently on its newest and only North American facility in Omaha.

Lau Rubber Announces Greenville, SC Headquarters

Global rubber and plastics company announces location of North American headquarters for sales and operations in Greenville, SC. Oct 9, 2012 @ 12:48 PM

Chinese Furniture Assembler Moving To Virginia

New anti-dumping laws prompted GOK International to ship furniture components to the U.S. for final assembly to bypass the high import duty. Sep 20, 2012 @ 11:23 AM

Rankings & Awards

March / April 2022 Issue

March / April 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2022 issue focuses on the global supply chain, logistics, foreign direct investment, industrial parks, manufacturing, life sciences, and more.
Virginia Business Climate Award

Virginia’s El Koubi Accepts 2021 State of the Year—Best Overall Business Climate Award

Business Facilities magazine recognized the Commonwealth of Virginia for its commitment to building a strong business environment in 2021.

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