EuropeEconomic Development

AGCO CEO to Head German Chambers in the U.S.

by Phil Bolton | January 29, 2015 Martin Richenhagen, chairman, president and CEO of Duluth-based AGCO Corp., has been named chairman of the German American Chambers of Commerce of the U.S., for a two-year term that is to coincide with his chairmanship of the Atlanta-based GACC South. More
AsiaEconomic Development

Atlanta Investors Favor Japan's Prospects for Growth in 2015

by Phil Bolton | January 29, 2015 High-net-worth Atlantans picked Japan as the top investment prospect overseas in a Morgan Stanley “investor pulse poll” released on Jan. 26. More

Is China Too Tough for Foreign Retailers?

by Trevor Williams | January 28, 2015 Now with the world’s second largest economy and a government bent on getting consumers to empty their pocketbooks, China might seem like fertile ground for foreign retail giants.  More

Robinson College Appoints Boers Asst. Dean of International Engagement

by Phil Bolton | January 28, 2015 The Robinson College of Georgia State University has announced that Jacobus Boers is to assume the position of assistant dean for international engagement effective Feb. 1, a new position to help provide the college strategic direction in its international activities. More
Middle East - North AfricaDiplomacy

Incoming Israeli Consul General Scouts Future Post in Atlanta

by Trevor Williams | January 27, 2015 Israel’s incoming consul general in Atlanta, who will replace Opher Aviran in July after his four-year term, wrapped up an introductory visit to the city Tuesday.  More