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US importers angry at proposed border tax hike

US consumer companies are opposing the proposed Border Adjustment Tax, which would hit those that import and sell in the US especially hard. Karen E Thuermer reports.

US airport infrastructure costs skyrocket

US airports will need $99.9bn in between 2017 and 2021, leading to calls for local user fees to be be revised. Karen E Thuermer reports.

Can we trust the US’s official economic statistics?

President Trump’s approach to economic data has been publicly questioned by a Democratic Senator and the Wall Street Journal.

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fDi National Championship 2017: the winner

For the second season running, South Carolina triumphs in fDi’s National Championship, beating Massachusetts and California to snatch victory. Cathy Mullan reports.

View from America: the Trump effect begins in earnest

Donald Trump's travel ban runs counter to US business leaders’ global outlook, but hopes persist that the president will put business, as well as America, first, writes Daniel Malachuk.

China eager to fill TPP void

Regional partnership shows how China could soon be writing the rules in international trade

NAFTA and US-Mexico economic ties under threat

While the proposed US border tax and trade renegotiations would hit Mexico, experts warn US consumers could also be affected. Timothy Conley reports.

Fears grow of US labour shortage

The US is facing a tighter labour market than usual, with companies voicing concerns at a lack of skilled workers. Erika Morphy reports.

Near-shoring to increase in US

Research by LMA Consulting Group shows potential effect of US government policy on near-shoring.

Tech executives, corporate leaders criticise Trump immigration ban

Industry chiefs fear immigration ban will affect US companies’ access to pools of talent, citing long list of companies founded by immigrants or their children.

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