As China copes with the “new normal” of growth at or below 7 percent, India has regained the swagger that comes with being the fastest-growing large economy in the world. That could have positive implications for Georgia: More confidence among some of India’s massive conglomerates could mean more investment in the Southeast U.S. More buying […]
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The Technology Association of Georgia’s newly released report on the financial technology industry in the state shows that influential companies are turning their eyes toward global markets. TAG’s FinTech Society will host its annual all-day symposium on Feb. 4, releasing the new report on the industry ecosystem in the state based on a survey of 100 […]
Judging the impact of Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia on Troup and the counties surrounding West Point comes easily to Randy Jackson, who was hired shortly after the momentous West Georgia deal was signed in 2006 and has overseen three waves of hiring at the plant. Speaking at the 25th anniversary gala of the Korea Southeast […]
The tenor of India’s 67th Republic Day celebrations in Atlanta Jan. 26 reflected a newfound national swagger even as speakers tempered it with traditional nods toward cooperation and diplomacy.
Remarks by Nagesh Singh, consul general of India, at the 67th Republic Day Reception at the J.W. Marriott in Buckhead January 26, 2016, Atlanta It is my pleasure to welcome you to this reception to mark the 67th Republic Day of India. I thank you for having accepted our invite and being with us on […]
It’s not situated within the international terminal, but a new Georgia visitor welcome center at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport isn’t neglecting travelers from other countries.
The cityscape of Nanchang, a city of 5 million people in interior China, is dotted with “30-story towers, all of which look the same,” says Jan Lorenc, founder of Lorenc + Yoo, a Roswell-based design and architectural firm. But amid the bleak monotony of the high-rises sits something quite different: a mixed use complex that […]
While still in his early 20s, Scott Ellyson learned two lessons as a global strategy consultant for the accounting and professional services firm Price WaterhouseCoopers LLP. The first was that companies had to expand and globalize to be competitive, and secondly, certain regions around the world have competitive advantages over others. Currently a co-founder and […]
Georgia State University’s grant from Pfizer Inc. to continue work on tobacco control in Chinese cities has been renewed for a second year at $867,000.
Jane Fryer, executive director of the Meriwether County Industrial Development Authority, assumed the presidency of the Korea Southeast U.S. Chamber of Commerce at its board meeting held at the Kia Training Center in West Point on Jan. 13. Ms. Fryer is a veteran economic developer who served as president of the LaGrange Chamber of Commerce […]