Delta Air Lines Inc. is proposing a new tie-up with Korean Air, continuing its ongoing strategy of launching joint ventures with foreign partners as it has done with Aeromexico, Virgin Atlantic and Air France-KLM.
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Far from just outsourcing ties that sometimes define public perception, the India-U.S. economic relationship contains much deeper connections, focusing on collaborative innovation and productive investment — to the benefit of cities like Atlanta. That was the message at the India-USA Economic Partnership luncheon hosted March 16 by the Consulate General of India with support from the Confederation of Indian Industry […]
Michael Yamashita never made the connection between two of his most significant bodies of work, how they show both sides of the same coin in China’s historic engagement with the outside world. For the veteran National Geographic Asia specialist, these daunting quests were simply about chasing the history of two of the world’s greatest explorers across an ever-changing continent. But as China increasingly looks outward […]
Since he joined the faculty of the Georgia Institute of Technology, John E. Endicott has had a sixth sense for innovation in his career and in his life, which took him from Atlanta to become president of a Korean university where on March 2 the university named a new building and a new school of […]
In a sign of the housing market’s continued recovery, YKK AP America is expanding its vinyl window plant in Macon, Ga., the Japanese company announced this week. A subsidiary of YKK Corp. of America, the Marietta-based U.S. headquarters of the Japanese zipper giant, YKK AP is planning to spend $10 million and hire 150 people at its residential window […]
While imports flood the U.S. with the January 2017 numbers the highest in years, a slight shift downward in the value of the dollar and an upward tick in the growth of overseas markets could boost exports and bring the trade deficit more into balance. But exports aren’t totally dependent on macroeconomics. Companies that seize […]
The Japanese consulate general in Atlanta is denying claims that it used economic threats to strong-arm the National Center for Civil and Human Rights into quashing a monument to the so-called “comfort women” forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese military during World War II. The statue of a young Asian girl seated next to an empty chair was intended […]
Editor’s note: This commentary article is sponsored by the immigration law firm of Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP It’s March, and while accountants are knee-deep in income taxes, we business immigration attorneys are deeply embedded in our own very busy season: H-1B cap preparation. It has become routine every year in our world: rushing to file petitions for the […]
Whether the global giant Nestle should buy the remaining 20 percent of shares it didn’t own of a Chinese chicken bouillon manufacturing company was a question that made 10 college teams wrestle with a variety of international business issues in the 2017 Georgia State University-CIBER International Business Case Competition March 2-3. The winning team composed of students […]
A trip to China’s commercial centers can be mesmerizing, especially the first time. Seeing massive cityscapes, seemingly endless housing construction, whirring high-speed trains and throngs of consumers can give new visitors a sense of inevitable growth — especially without the context the rest of the country provides. It can also be disorienting from a business perspective, making it tough to figure out […]