With more than 40 million people Colombia presents a major consumer market for U.S. companies, especially after the enactment of an FTA in 2012 that eliminated tariffs on 80 percent of products. 

The Georgia Department of Economic Development has opened a trade office in Colombia as exporters from around the state seek to tap new opportunities provided by the country’s free trade agreement with the United States. The state has also hired a new Mexico rep. Meet all Georgia's reps at a Feb. 17 reception.  More

Mayor Reed Headed to Brazil in April

by Trevor Williams | January 14, 2014 Mayor Kasim Reed, recently sworn in for a second term, is headed to Brazil April 5-12 on a business mission aimed at wooing investment and opening opportunities for Atlanta companies in the South American country.  More

Georgia-Made Agricultural Plane Approved in Canada

by Trevor Williams | February 25, 2014 In the culmination of a 13-month process, Albany, Ga.-based Thrush Aircraft has received safety certification from Transport Canada for its newest plane model.  More

Haiti Aid Groups: Partnerships Key to Recovery

by Trevor Williams | March 8, 2013 How many aid groups are too many?  More

Mexico and the Southeast U.S.: Partners or Foes?

by Trevor Williams | October 22, 2013 When Audi chose Mexico for its first factory in the Americas this year, it left Southeast U.S. states wanting. More