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Jun152016

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The United States is a federation of States, each with its own government structure and regulatory scheme. The national government has regulatory authority over inter-State commerce, foreign trade and other business activities of national scope and interest. Each State has its own regulatory environment applicable to businesses operating within its territory.

Jun142016

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Last week, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker spoke at the final session of the Department’s “Enterprising Women of Commerce” speaker series. Hosted by the Office of Civil Rights, the Office of Public Affairs, and the Commerce Research Library, the “Enterprising Women of Commerce” speaker series aimed to highlight women leaders in the Department Commerce.

Jun142016

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The right workforce is critical to business success. Investors often prioritize workforce factors when deciding where to locate their operations, looking at the skill level and expertise of the workers, as well as opportunities to form local partnerships to ensure that education and training programs match ongoing recruitment needs. By both counts, the United States is well positioned: U.S.

Jun082016

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What role do trade agreements play in strengthening U.S. global competitiveness? How can increasing foreign investment opportunities for U.S. companies not just bolster the American economy, but the world economic order and the liberal international order more broadly?

Jun082016

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The United States welcomes foreign investment, and the numbers show that investors have confidence in the opportunities here. With a population of 320 million and a GDP that’s over $18 trillion, our nation is home to more foreign direct investment (FDI) stock than any other country: $2.9 trillion as of 2014. The U.S.

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