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Trump to Steer More Money to ‘Opportunity Zones’ - The New York Times
President Trump will direct federal agencies on Wednesday to steer spending toward certain distressed communities across the country — part of his administration’s push to turn a tax break included in last year’s $1.5 trillion tax package into a broader effort to combat poverty and geographic inequality.
this-week-444-top  Around-the-web  Matt  government-policy  trump  economic-development  rural-economic-development  rural-economy  distressed-communities  oppportunity-zones 
9 weeks ago by areadevelopment
What’s Your U.S. Manufacturing and Tariff Strategy? - Area Development
With the uncertain future of new tariffs and penalties, is it time to consider building a manufacturing site in the United States?
area-development-features  Matt  manufacturing  tariffs  exports  imports  trump  trade  trade-agreements  logistics  supply-chain 
november 2018 by areadevelopment
Canada, U.S. reach tentative NAFTA deal; Trump approves pact - The Globe and Mail
Canada and the U.S. have reached a tentative deal to overhaul the North American free-trade agreement after intensive weekend talks, trading access to Canada’s protected dairy market for the preservation of a key dispute-resolution system and exemption from threatened auto tariffs.
this-week-437  Around-the-web  Matt  canada  location-canada  NAFTA  trade  trade-agreements  exports  trump  automotive-industry  sfp-insider-10-26-2018 
october 2018 by areadevelopment
For sustainable development, put foreign direct investments on the G20 agenda - Eco-Business
US President Donald Trump’s trade wars have eclipsed the importance of foreign direct investments and its role in promoting sustainable development around the world. To achieve the SDGs, the world must free up flows of foreign investment.
this-week-433  Around-the-web  Matt  FDI  government-policy  trade  trade-agreements  NAFTA  location-USA  trump 
august 2018 by areadevelopment
G.M. Says New Wave of Trump Tariffs Could Force U.S. Job Cuts - The New York Times
General Motors warned Friday that if President Trump pushed ahead with another wave of tariffs, the move could backfire, leading to “less investment, fewer jobs and lower wages” for its employees.
this-week-340  Around-the-web  Matt  GM  General-Motors  automotive-industry  trade  trade-agreements  jobs  trump  government-policy 
july 2018 by areadevelopment
Across U.S., wary businesses gird for a Trump trade war - Chicago Tribune
President Donald Trump wants to level the playing field for American companies in the global economy, but his combative stance has unsettled business plans from the Atlantic to the Pacific.
this-week-429  Around-the-web  Matt  trump  government-policy  trade  trade-agreements  china 
june 2018 by areadevelopment
H-1B Workers Are Leaving Trump’s America for the Canadian Dream - Bloomberg
The long wait for green cards was bad enough. Antagonism toward immigrants is pushing skilled foreigners across the border.
this-week-422  Around-the-web  Matt  engineering  skilled-labor  immigration  canada  location-canada  immigration-reform  jobs  workforce  trump  government-policy 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
Trump to Promote Infrastructure Plan as Lawmakers Seek Funding - Transport Topics
The president plans to travel around the country to promote his proposal ahead of the congressional election in November, White House Legislative Affairs Director Marc Short said in an interview March 13. An event to roll out Trump’s plan was canceled last month after the school shooting in Parkland, Floa.
trump  infrastructure  Around-the-web  this-week-416  insider-3-19-2018  government-policy 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
How will Trump's tax attack impact global FDI? -
Momentous changes to US tax law, which include slashing the corporation tax rate and overhauling rules governing US companies’ foreign earnings, will have global repercussions on competition and FDI, as Erika Morphy reports.
this-week-415  Around-the-web  Matt  FDI  government-policy  tax-shelters  trump  site-selection  economic-development  location-USA 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
The Renewable Energy Industry Must Adapt to U.S. Tax Reform - Area Development
The election of President Trump introduced uncertainty relative to renewable energy in the United States. The recently enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA or tax reform) has provided some clarity for the sector, and its provisions have introduced new opportunities for renewable energy as well as some new challenges.
area-development-features  Matt  taxes-incentives  renewable-energy  energy  economic-development  site-selection  trump  government-policy 
february 2018 by areadevelopment
Trump To Unveil Long-Awaited $1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Plan - NPR
President Trump will finally be unveiling his long-awaited $1.5 trillion plan to repair and rebuild the nation's crumbling highways, bridges, railroads, airports, seaports and water systems Monday.
this-week-413  Around-the-web  Matt  trump  government-policy  infrastructure  economic-development  industrial-sector  manufacturing  jobs  logistics  supply-chain  ports  airports 
february 2018 by areadevelopment
American Manufacturing: Back in the Game? - Area Development
The U.S. manufacturing sector continues to rebound as a result of pent-up demand for goods and, perhaps, the effect of the Trump administration’s “pro-America” agenda.
area-development-features  math  manufacturing  advanced-manufacturing  government-policy  trump  economic-development  site-selection  jobs  made-in-america 
december 2017 by areadevelopment
U.S. Manufacturing Picks Up Pace While Waiting for Donald Trump’s Policy Promises - WSJ
Makers of everything from bulldozers to food products are on an upswing as production, spending and sentiment improve.
this-week-404  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  factories  trump  government-policy 
november 2017 by areadevelopment
Trump looks to frame tax reform debate Wednesday - CNNPolitics
President Donald Trump won't be diving deep into details as he makes his opening pitch on tax reform Wednesday in Springfield, Missouri. Instead, he'll be looking to frame the debate.
this-week-396  Around-the-web  Matt  tax-shelters  trump  government-policy 
august 2017 by areadevelopment
Fearing Trump effect, US governors seek to reassure foreign investors - The Financial Times
Governors and mayors across the US are mounting a push to reassure foreign companies they are welcome in the US despite Donald Trump’s combative “America First” rhetoric and his increasingly tense relationship with the American business community.
this-week-395-top  Around-the-web  Matt  trump  government-policy  location-USA  FDI 
august 2017 by areadevelopment
U.S. retailers hit as immigration worries weigh on Hispanic spending - Reuters
Many U.S. Hispanics are venturing out only to buy essential goods and are cutting back on discretionary spending, worried about possible harassment by immigration or law enforcement officials since the election of U.S. President Donald Trump, according to community groups, research firms and retailers.
this-week-396  Around-the-web  Matt  retail  retail-industry  immigration  immigration-reform  trump  government-policy 
august 2017 by areadevelopment
Trump tried to save their jobs. These workers are quitting anyway - The Washington Post
At a time when the Trump administration argues that creating manufacturing jobs is a critical national goal — even coordinating with states on generous subsidy packages to woo blue-collar employers — many factory workers are making a surprising decision: They’re quitting.
Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  trump  jobs 
august 2017 by areadevelopment
China says it will defend interests if U.S. harms trade ties - Reuters
China will take action to defend its interests if the United States damages trade ties, the Ministry of Commerce said on Tuesday, after U.S. President Donald Trump authorized an inquiry into China's alleged theft of intellectual property.
this--week-395  Around-the-web  Matt  trump  trade  trade-agreements  china  government-policy  patent-law-reform 
august 2017 by areadevelopment
Trump's Policies Are Already Sending Jobs to Canada - WIRED
Politicians like to talk about small businesses being the lifeblood of the American economy. But the truth is that it’s not small businesses but young businesses that are creating the most jobs.
entrepreneurship  startup  Around-the-web  Matt  canada  location-canada  jobs  tech  small-business  trump  government-policy  this-week-394 
july 2017 by areadevelopment
NAFTA And Brexit Will Reshape Logistics Real Estate - Forbes
But former industrial areas and other secondary and tertiary logistics and industrial markets will be hurt by the political move toward greater protectionism, represented by the Trump administration's assertion that at some point it might look to renegotiate the terms of NAFTA — the U.S. trade agreement allowing tariff-free movement of goods between the U.S., Canada and Mexico — or alter the trading relationship with China.
this-week-392  Around-the-web  Matt  logistics  supply-chain  trump  government-policy  trade  trade-agreements  brexit  NAFTA 
july 2017 by areadevelopment
Challenging Trump, E.U. and Japan Push Joint Trade Deal -
The European Union and Japan have signaled that they plan to announce a broad agreement on trade on Thursday, a pointed challenge to President Trump, who is scheduled to attend a meeting of world leaders in Germany the next day.
this-week-391  Around-the-web  Matt  europe  Japan  trade  trade-agreements  trump 
july 2017 by areadevelopment
Trump to tout apprenticeships as way to fill jobs gap - AP
President Donald Trump says apprenticeships could match workers with millions of open jobs, but he’s reluctant to devote more taxpayer money to the effort.
this-week-390  Around-the-web  Matt  skills-gap  workforce  skilled-labor  manufacturing  apprenticeships  trump  jobs 
june 2017 by areadevelopment
Frontline: Regulatory Reform Taking Center Stage - Area Development
Comments in response to the Office of Policy and Strategic Planning’s request-for-information about federal permitting and regulatory challenges will identify some of the specific obstacles businesses face when trying to achieve growth.
area-development-features  Matt  manufacturing  government-policy  trump  economic-development  site-selection  permitting 
may 2017 by areadevelopment
Donald Trump's manufacturing jobs promise hard to keep - Washington Times
President Trump made boosting manufacturing the centerpiece of his economic agenda, vowing to revitalize blue-collar America, but factories just aren’t what they used to be, and the notion of “good-paying” manufacturing jobs that connect high school graduates to the middle class is quickly becoming a myth.
this-week-386  Around-the-web  trump  Matt  manufacturing  jobs 
may 2017 by areadevelopment
Proposed U.S. Policy and Tax Changes: What the Foreign Manufacturer Needs to Know - Area Development
Regardless of what changes may occur with U.S. federal policy, this is a time of significant opportunity for companies considering the launch of U.S. operations.
location-USA  area-development-features  Matt  manufacturing  FDI  site-selection  economic-development  government-policy  trump 
may 2017 by areadevelopment
What Can Manufacturers Expect From the New Administration? - Area Development
Changes in the tax code, regulations, and other government policy will affect manufacturers for better or worse.
economic-development  site-selection  manufacturing  trump  government-policy  Matt  area-development-features 
may 2017 by areadevelopment
Trump is making manufacturing great again - Baltimore Sun
This past election, then-candidate Donald Trump came to Dundalk, a community that resembles so many towns and neighborhoods in Rust Belt states that have seen their manufacturing jobs base erode.
this-week-384  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  jobs  economic-development  site-selection  rust-belt  midwest  plains-states  trump 
april 2017 by areadevelopment
Manufacturing Jobs in Trump Administration - IndustryWeek
The emphasis on a stronger manufacturing sector, at its core, is a focus on increasing jobs. Ross points out that one trade agreement in particular, NAFTA, has cost the U.S. jobs.
this-week-382  Around-the-web  Matt  trump  manufacturing  NAFTA  trade-agreements  jobs 
april 2017 by areadevelopment
Trump Nafta Blueprint Raises Concerns in Canada and Mexico - WSJ
Draft document signals willingness to promote ‘Buy American’ agenda but tempers some campaign threats.
this-week-381  Around-the-web  Matt  NAFTA  trade  made-in-america  mexico  canada  location-canada  trump  manufacturing 
march 2017 by areadevelopment
31st Annual Survey of Corporate Executives Commentary: U.S. Will Remain a Prime Area of Expansion - Area Development
While a favorable reaction to the Trump administration’s policies may result in the U.S. being a prime area for corporate expansion, proposed protectionist measures could cause corporate investors to hold off on making decisions until the dust settles.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-features  Matt  surveys  consultants  trump 
march 2017 by areadevelopment
13th Annual Consultants Survey: Confident About U.S. Economy, But Concerned about Trump Administration’s Proposed Policies - Area Development
The responding consultants are confident that economic conditions under the Trump administration will be favorable to their clients moving ahead with new facilities plans, but also believe potential penalties for moving offshore will affect those plans. In fact, nearly two thirds believe there will be financial inducements to reshore operations. And 100 percent say finding skilled labor is the number-one priority.
area-development-features  Matt  economic-development  site-selection  surveys  consultants  site-consultants  reshoring  skilled-labor  manufacturing  jobs  trump  government-policy 
march 2017 by areadevelopment
31st Annual Survey of Corporate Executives Commentary: Political Risk Comes to the United States - Area Development
Already some companies have reportedly reconsidered foreign investments after weighing the benefits of cost savings and operational efficiency against the pitfalls of adverse publicity, risk to future government contracts, and the threat of new taxes on trade. Such overt political risk has been quietly influencing a growing number of investment decisions for some time — consider the impact that privacy laws have had on global data center projects. The new political risk originating in the United States, however, takes this concern to another level.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-features  Matt  surveys  trump  manufacturing 
march 2017 by areadevelopment
31st Annual Survey of Corporate Executives: Confidence in U.S. Economy, Need for Investment in Highway Infrastructure and Skilled Labor Reflected - Area Development
The Corporate Survey respondents feel confident about the economy under President Trump, but highway accessibility and skilled labor are still their primary concerns. Also, the number of respondents planning domestic as compared to foreign facilities may reflect the current political climate.
area-development-features  Matt  surveys  manufacturing  FDI  jobs  workforce  site-selection  economic-development  trump  infrastructure  government-policy 
march 2017 by areadevelopment
Editor's Note: Will Corporate Optimism Be Sustained? - Area Development
Our most recent surveys of our corporate executive readers and the consultants who serve industry were conducted immediately after the 2016 presidential election — and respondents to both surveys are bullish about the economy under the new Trump administration.
editors-note  area-development-features  Matt  manufacturing  trump  jobs 
march 2017 by areadevelopment
Supply Chains And Adjusting To Trump: Think Local And Global - Forbes
An early viewpoint from the January meeting of political and business movers and shakers in Davos is that thinking too globally might not be the wisest strategy: a shift to “localizing” operations is a good fallback position.
this-week-381  Around-the-web  Matt  trump  logistics  supply-chain  made-in-america  trade-agreements  trade  NAFTA  localization  globalization 
march 2017 by areadevelopment
U.S. factory CEOs to Trump: Jobs exist; skills don't - Chicago Tribune
President Donald Trump brought two dozen manufacturing CEOs to the White House on Thursday and declared their collective commitment to restoring factory jobs lost to foreign competition.
this-week-379  Around-the-web  Matt  jobs  workforce  manufacturing  skilled-labor  skills-gap  labor  workforce-development  trump  economic-development 
february 2017 by areadevelopment
The Trouble With Trade: People Understand It - The Huffington Post
Ever since Donald Trump was elected there has been a huge backlash among elite-types against those blaming trade for their problems. Major news outlets have been filled with misleading and dishonest stories claiming that the real cause of manufacturing job loss has been automation and that people are stupid to worry about trade.
this-week-378  Around-the-web  Matt  trade  trump  trade-agreements  NAFTA 
february 2017 by areadevelopment
While We’re Distracted by the Drama, the Economy Seems to Be Taking Off - The New York Times
It may not be as dramatic as the torrent of political news out of Washington; an improving economy, after all, announces itself through a series of data releases that are just a little bit better than people were expecting.
this-week-377  Around-the-web  Matt  trump  manufacturing  jobs  economy 
february 2017 by areadevelopment
After meeting with Trudeau, Trump says NAFTA deal with Canada just needs to be 'tweaked' - CTV News
After his first face-to-face meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday, U.S. President Donald Trump said he only plans to “tweak” the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada, while his administration has a lot more work to do with Mexico.
Around-the-web  Matt  canada  location-canada  trade  trade-agreements  trump  NAFTA 
february 2017 by areadevelopment
Five ways Trump’s protectionism could be good for Canada - Toronto Sun
U.S. President Donald Trump is promising to “Make America Great Again”. But he could, albeit inadvertently, create an opportunity to make the Canadian economy greater than it is now.
canada  location-canada  Matt  trump  this-week-375  Around-the-web 
february 2017 by areadevelopment
International Location Report: Mexico Maintaining a Place in Global Manufacturing - Area Development
Despite dealing with a collapse in oil prices and threats of new tariffs to be imposed by the incoming Trump administration, Mexico retains significant economic advantages.
international-location-reports  Matt  economic-development  site-selection  area-development-features  mexico  trump  manufacturing  automotive-industry 
february 2017 by areadevelopment
Editor’s Note: Manufacturing Execs Offer Insights on the Effect of Trump Administration’s Policies on Growth - Area Development
75% of C-level manufacturing executives surveyed believe that economic conditions under the new Trump administration will be favorable to moving ahead with new facility or facility expansion plans.
editors-note  area-development-features  Matt  trump  manufacturing  economic-development  facility-planning  facility-expansion  site-selection 
february 2017 by areadevelopment
Editor’s Note: About Those Manufacturing Jobs - Area Development
Now that the presidential election results have been certified, both economic analysts and corporate executives are trying to figure out what to expect under the new Trump administration. If Trump follows through on his campaign promises of spending on infrastructure and revising personal and corporate taxes, as well as deregulation moves, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) projects the U.S. economy will grow 2.3 percent in 2017 and 3 percent in 2018.
editors-note  Matt  manufacturing  jobs  economic-development  trump  NAFTA  trade-agreements  trade 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
Hon Hai chief confirms $7 billion U.S. investment in works - The Japan Times
The head of Taiwan’s tech giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. confirmed Sunday he is considering a $7 billion investment to make flat panels in the United States in a joint project with Japan’s SoftBank.
this-week-375  Around-the-web  Matt  high-tech  tech  technology  apple  foxconn  electronics-industry  FDI  location-USA  trump  manufacturing  economic-development  site-selection  Pennsylvania  mid-atlantic  taxes-incentives  energy-costs 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
General Motors to Invest $1 Billion in Its U.S. Factories - The New York Times
General Motors said on Tuesday that it would invest $1 billion in its American factories tied to 1,500 jobs, becoming the latest automaker to respond to President-elect Donald J. Trump’s call to bolster manufacturing in the United States.
Around-the-web  Matt  General-Motors  GM  automotive-industry  manufacturing  jobs  economic-development  trump 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
Hyundai Boosts U.S. Investment to $3.1 Billion After Trump's Threats - MSN
The Hyundai Motor Group said it plans to lift U.S. investment by 50% to $3.1 billion over five years and may build a new U.S. plant - the latest auto firm to announce fresh spending after President-elect Donald Trump threatened to tax imports.
economic-development  site-selection  Around-the-web  Matt  automotive-industry  location-USA  FDI  manufacturing  trump  taxes-incentives  jobs  mexico  korean 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
The Coming Battle Over Infrastructure Funding and Investment - Area Development
The Trump administration’s promise to rebuild the nation’s infrastructure leaves a lot of unanswered questions, but one thing is certain: the work is long overdue and will cost a lot more than the promised $1 trillion investment.
area-development-features  Matt  infrastructure  trump  economic-development  jobs 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Behind Trump’s Deal With Carrier - The New York Times
By the time the Rust Belt turned red on election night, Carrier had to know the call was coming.
this-week-371  Around-the-web  Matt  trump  indiana  midwest  economic-development  site-selection  mexico  jobs  rust-belt 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Trump reaches deal with Carrier to keep jobs in Indiana - POLITICO
At a moment when much of Washington is watching to see how Donald Trump will handle his new job, the president-elect is demonstrating his most famous skill: the art of the deal.
Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  indiana  midwest  mexico  economic-development  site-selection  trump  taxes-incentives 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Trump Promises Millions of New Manufacturing Jobs - IndustryWeek
Millions of jobs have been disappearing from America's factories. Can the Trump administration create a manufacturing jobs renaissance, or is it pitted against evolutionary forces too powerful to overcome?
this-week-371  Around-the-web  Matt  trump  workforce  workforce-development  skilled-labor  skills-gap  manufacturing  jobs 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Why Mexico’s Economy Doesn’t Depend on the Next U.S. President - HBR
The Mexican peso initially fell 13% in trading after Republican Donald Trump won the U.S. presidency in a surprise result over Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. It was the biggest drop for the currency since an economic crisis in 1994.
this-week-370  arond  Matt  mexico  manufacturing  trump 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
The surprising truth about American manufacturing -
Donald Trump is doubling down on his assertions that free trade is destroying US manufacturing. But data show manufacturing is strong – and getting better.
Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  trump  this-week-357 
june 2016 by areadevelopment

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