U.S. Regains Crown as Most Competitive Economy

The U.S. economy sits atop the World Economic Forum’s annual global competitiveness survey for the first time since the 2007-2009 financial crisis. In its closely-watched annual Global Competitiveness Report, the WEF praised the U.S. for its vibrant entrepreneurial culture as well as its strong labor market and financial system. Read more via Whitehouse.gov
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Robust U.S. Economy Beckons Foreign Firms

Foreign businesses invested a record $4 trillion in the United States in 2017. No other country attracts more foreign investment. Today the strong U.S. economy is giving companies even more reason to come and sell more products in what is by far the world’s largest consumer market. At the recent SelectUSA investment summit, Secretary of ...
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SelectUSA Investment Summit Brings Global Investors to Washington

The SelectUSA Investment Summit, hosted annually by the Department of Commerce, is the highest-profile event facilitating foreign direct investment into the United States. The 2018 Summit will attract over 3,000 attendees from over 60 foreign markets and 50 U.S. states and territories. Participants at the first four Investment Summits have announced nearly $93 billion in ...
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Ambassador Hagerty Talks Trade at Annual CEO Council

Appearing on stage May 15 at the Wall Street Journal CEO Council, Ambassador Bill Hagerty said Japan and the U.S. are moving rapidly toward a bilateral trade agreement. The Ambassador pointed out that U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer has been meeting with Japan’s Minister for Economic Revitalization Toshimitsu Motegi and that they are making great ...
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