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Redefining Foreign Direct Investment Part I

June 26, 2013
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In early June, I spent a week traveling through five southern US states along with our International Business Group (IBG) colleagues from India, South Africa, the Benelux countries and the US.  During visits with economic development professionals in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee and North Carolina, we were told […]

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Increasing US Exports – Say Goodbye to Tariffs

May 29, 2013
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In my blog from May 9, I discussed the challenges that the US faces in its attempt to double its exports within the five year time frame set by the President.
Although there are many obstacles to meeting this goal, there are also opportunities to be pursued in […]

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Increasing US Exports – The Real Challenge

May 9, 2013
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Three years ago US President Obama set as one of his economic goals the doubling of exports from the US within five years.   Will the US make that goal?  Possibly, but unlikely without the right strategies to promote and facilitate international trade.

US exports increased just 3% in […]

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Israeli Venture Capital – Doing Better Than America

April 7, 2013
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Scott Shane, Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies at Case Western Reserve University has done an analysis of venture capital in the US and came up with the following factoids:

Venture capitalists are doing fewer deals and investing less money than they did before the financial crisis and the Great […]

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