Obama Fast Tracks Savannah, Charleston Port Projects

Plans to dredge the harbors of Savannah and Charleston, S.C., are among seven nationally significant infrastructure plans to be fast tracked for final approval, the White House announced late July 18.

Botswana Delegation Focuses on Investment

In a continent often plagued by corruption and volatility, Botswana has managed to defy stereotypes thanks to healthy growth facilitated by its strong diamond trade and stable democratic government. 

Diversity Drives Fulton County’s Brazilian Bond

It’s one of the fastest-growing economies in the developing world, but business wasn’t the only reason Fulton County targeted Brazil for economic and cultural exchanges.

Airbus Plant Shows Fierce Competition Among States

With the announcement of aircraft-giant Airbus SAS’s decision to build a new $600 million facility in Alabama earlier this month, some in Georgia are likely wondering what’s next for the aerospace industry in the Peach State.

Out of Nazareth: Growing Israeli Biotech Firm Receives Recognition

For Alpha Omega Co. USA Inc., winning the Eagle Star Award in June was a milestone for the Israeli company’s nearly 20-year journey to bring medical devices into the United States.

Personal Relationships Key to Business in Qatar

As Qatar invests billions of dollars in infrastructure and public works improvements for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, the Middle Eastern country needs partners dedicated to long-term relationships

International Community: Immigration Reform a Necessity

Following the Supreme Court’s split June 25 ruling on Arizona’s tough immigration law, members of the international community in Atlanta are still sorting out legal ramifications of a similar Georgia law

Atlanta Key to Ireland’s Southeast Outreach

As an economic hub for the Southeast, Atlanta represents a key area for the Irish government’s efforts to boost trade and investment ties with the region, a legislative delegation told local business leaders June 25.

From Guatemala With Love: Changing Lives With Imports

For Atlanta-based Coleccion Luna, a wholesale importer and exporter of Guatemalan art and textiles, business should go beyond a simple financial exchange: It should be a way of life.

UPS Exec: Canada is Getting Trade Right

Business and government leaders in the United States can learn from their northern neighbor how to see beyond their traditional trading partners to reach a new wave of consumers in developing countries, a top United Parcel Service Inc.executive said June 21.

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