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U.S. sanctions Chinese firm for buying Iranian oil

The latest application of U.S. sanctions shows the Trump administration's intent to enforce restrictions against Iran's regime.
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Chile and Kenya offer fertile ground for social entrepreneurs

Business leaders looking to launch enterprises to make the world a better place will find support and opportunities in Santiago, Chile, and Nairobi, Kenya.
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Challenges and rewards of doing business with China

The U.S. warns companies to protect against China's intellectual property theft, which could lead to security and privacy risks as well as economic harm.
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China’s first homegrown airliner is fueled by other countries’ know-how

The launch of China's C919 passenger jet came at the price of fair trade practices, forcing foreign companies to surrender their technologies.
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U.S. leads global health response

The U.S. government has provided $10 billion in support of coronavirus relief efforts, and the American people have added another $4.3 billion in donations.
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U.S. will end exemptions to sanctions on Iranian oil importers [video]

The United States will no longer grant any exemptions to sanctions on countries that buy Iranian oil. Current exemptions will end on May 2.
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Can you force innovation?

People with successful businesses say the idea for their venture came to them “out of the blue.” But many experts believe that innovation follows patterns.
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U.S.-Ugandan partnership helps fashion business thrive

Thanks to AGOA, a Ugandan apparel manufacturer can compete in the U.S. market at the same time the U.S. benefits from open markets in AGOA countries.
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The entrepreneurial spirit picks up steam in Mexico

A growing number of Mexican entrepreneurs are bringing new services and products to market. Private and public programs help them gain knowledge.