Trade agreement deemed a success, but closer ties still possible

At left, Bryant P. Trick, deputy assistant U.S. Trade Representative, with Gheewhan Kim, minister for economic affairs, Korean embassy in Washington, at the Summit on the KORUS FTA. 


Governors' China Trade Missions: Do They Matter?

by Trevor Williams | August 27, 2014 Georgia leaders sell their China trade missions as a chance to bring home jobs for their citizens.  More

Surya Breaks Ground on $33.5 Million Cartersville Headquarters

by Mary Welch | August 6, 2014 Surya Inc.’s groundbreaking for a new $33.5 million headquarters in Cartersville this week drew top officials including Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, Indian Consul General Ajit Kumar and Bartow County Commissioner Steve Taylor.  More

Coke Welcomes Japanese Students Enrolled in Its 'Friendship' Program

by Phil Bolton | July 24, 2014 Japan is no stranger to adversity, but what is known as the country’s “3/11” tragedy brought on by Mother Nature knocked the country with an unexpected punch from which it still is recovering. More

Summit Foresees Future of Korea-U.S. FTA in 'Innovation Partnerships'

by Phil Bolton | September 4, 2014 For Korea-U.S. relations to strengthen further, more professional visas should be granted to Korean students graduating from American universities, Ghee-whan Kim, the minister for economic affairs at the Korean embassy in Washington, said in Atlanta Sept. 4. More

Former Ambassador's Book Tracks U.S. Ties With Mongolia

by Trevor Williams | July 25, 2013 Though he's no longer in the thick of the relationship, former U.S. Ambassador Jonathan Addleton has literally written the book on diplomatic ties between the U.S. and Mongolia since 1987.  More