Despite its growth rate exceeding 6 percent over the past five years, the Philippines may be overlooked by overseas investors, Jose L. Cuisia Jr., the Filipino ambassador to the U.S., told Global Atlanta during an interview in Buckhead on March 11, adding that he would like to have a trade mission from Georgia explore the Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
A state-owned Vietnamese industrial park manager is coming to Atlanta to recruit firms eager to capitalize on the country’s manufacturing momentum.
Atlanta will host chief trade negotiators for talks Sept. 26-29, followed by a meeting of trade ministers Sept. 30-Oct. 1.
Georgia Institute of Technology is revitalizing its ties with the National University of Singapore through the creation of a new institute to study the future of logistics in the Southeast Asian city-state and its surrounding region.
Genuine Parts Co. has agreed to buy Welshpool, Australia-based aftermarket auto parts supplier Covs Parts Pty Ltd. Atlanta-based Geniune Parts, which posted revenues of $15.3 billion last year, didn’t disclose terms of the deal but said it expects Covs to bring in $90 million in sales next year. Covs is based in the state of Western Read more
Texas Chicken, the Church’s Chicken brand outside the Americas, has made its move into New Zealand. The first ever Texas Chicken in the country opened at a mall in the commercial center of Auckland in July, the first of 20 slated to come to the Pacific country over the next decade through an agreement with Read more
When asked what he thinks about claims that the world is now flat, Chainalytics President and CEO Mike Kilgore turns pensive. “I guess it depends on your definition of ‘flat.’”
The rapid expansion of cloud solutions globally, especially with future growth prospects in Asia, has prompted N3 LLC, the outsourced sales execution and demand generation firm, to open a new office in Singapore, the company announced on June 23. Jeff Laue, N3’s CEO, said in a statement, “Asia is a rapidly expanding market for cloud Read more