In Cuba’s economy today, U.S. companies are largely like actors who can only watch the drama play out while companies from Europe, Brazil and elsewhere steal the show.
U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker recognized two Georgia companies with the department’s annual presidential-level export awards in a ceremony in Washington on May 16. Atlanta-based Universal VAT Services and the John S. James Co. of Savannah were among 123 companies nationwide honored for their success in exporting with the President’s “E” Award. Since 1992 Universal […]
The Israeli government, with help from the Atlanta-based America Israel Business Connector, is bringing a delegation of financial technology companies from the country to Atlanta in late June to foster business connections.
Canada‘s governor general honored former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue; Craig Lesser, former commissioner of the Georgia Department of Economic Development and David Wilkins, the U.S. ambassador to Canada from 2005-09 at a ceremonial dinner at the Consulate General in Atlanta May 24, the first day of the governor general’s eight-day tour of the United States. […]
Coca-Cola Co. once again brought Atlanta’s African community together Wednesday to celebrate its employees of African descent, as well as efforts to improve lives on the continent while selling more Coke to its rising middle class.
The Coca-Cola Co. announced on Tuesday, May 24, key leaders for its international operations which are facing the challenges of a strong dollar and weak growth globally. The changes have made in connection to bottler realignments affecting Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Asia. Brian Smith, currently president of the company’s Latin America […]
Even without Miguel Southwell, Atlanta’s efforts to woo new international flights will continue to accelerate, Mayor Kasim Reed said in a news conference Monday morning. “We’re speeding up,” the mayor said in response to a question from Global Atlanta.
Randy Jackson, chief administrative officer of Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, reportedly died on a flight to Seoul, South Korea, the afternoon of Friday, May 20.
The timing couldn’t have been worse for a new Turkish Airlines flight between Atlanta and Istanbul.
It may still be a Communist country, but Cuba’s newly restored embassy in the United States is wasting no time in preparing American capitalists to tap opportunities in the market of 11 million people.