Economic and Business Issues

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April 16, 2013

California and China Bolster Economic Ties and Cooperation

Today, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. concluded a highly successful trade and investment mission to China in the port… more
April 13, 2013

A 'News' Story: New Secretary, New President, New Media

Here in Seoul, we are quite familiar with hosting U.S. Secretaries of State. South Korea is one of the United… more
March 30, 2013

Celebrating Women's Empowerment in the Western Hemisphere

When we talk about promoting women's empowerment in the Western Hemisphere, we are talking about empowerment in all aspects of… more
March 27, 2013

Secretary Kerry Visits France -- America’s Oldest Ally

Secretary Kerry's visit to France was the last stop before returning to the United States after a busy and productive… more
March 27, 2013

Building a Network of African Women Entrepreneurs

Cape Verdean African Women Entrepreneurs Program alumnae hosted female entrepreneurs from across the continent of Africa and established the AWEP… more
March 25, 2013

Reviving the Call to Action of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

Promotion of fundamental labor rights and safe workplaces is a core U.S. value. Over one hundred years ago, on this… more
March 15, 2013

Policy Perspectives on Women and Energy

I recently had the pleasure to travel to Amman, Jordan, to attend the U.S.-Jordan Business Forum. My trip happened to… more
March 13, 2013

Why South Asia Matters

Assistant Secretary Robert O. Blake Jr. outlines why South Asia is such a critical component of U.S. foreign policy, focusing… more
March 13, 2013

Caribbean Entrepreneurs Compete in Diaspora Marketplace

In Kingston, Jamaica on February 25-26, 12 finalists of the inaugural Caribbean IdEA Marketplace showcased innovative business plans to policymakers,… more

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