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U.S. manufacturing is making a comeback, with more than 800,000 new jobs added since the sector turned the corner after the Great Recession in 2010. For the last four years in a row, global CEOs have named the United States the best place to make and invest, and new capital investment is flowing in to a broad range of manufacturing technologies.


Africa’s immense economic potential, increasing integration into global markets, expanding infrastructure, and demographic boom provide a remarkable opportunity to enhance U.S. trade and investment ties across the continent.  African countries are tackling economic challenges by diversifying their economies, streamlining regional and global economic cooperation, and innovating to overcome...


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President Obama today will take part in the 7th annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) at Stanford University in Silicon Valley, California, which will feature new commitments to promote entrepreneurship as a driver for economic growth, social inclusion, and secure communities. Following his historic 2009 Cairo speech, President Obama elevated innovation and entrepreneurship in the U.S...


El 17 de diciembre de 2014 el Presidente Obama anunció que Estados Unidos cambiaría su política con respecto a Cuba y avanzaría en dirección a una normalización de las relaciones entre los dos países. A partir de ese anuncio, departamentos y agencias han realizado una serie de cambios en los reglamentos para facilitar el aumento del desarrollo económico en Cuba que continuará empoderando a los...


On December 17, 2014, President Obama announced that the United States would change its policies toward Cuba and move toward normalizing relations between the two countries. Since that announcement, departments and agencies have made a series of regulatory changes to allow for increased economic development in Cuba that will continue to empower the Cuban people and advance our enduring objectives...


The U.S. Department of Commerce has made it a priority to ensure that all U.S. companies have access to the digital economy and can reach global markets. To further this goal Commerce, through the Commercial Service arm of the International Trade Administration, is piloting an expert network of “digital attaches” in its offices in U.S. embassies in key markets to help U.S. firms increase...


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