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This ship helps Lithuania get cheaper gas

A shipment of liquefied natural gas is to arrive in Lithuania August 21, part of that country’s efforts to diversify its energy supply and save money.
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International investors find plenty of opportunities in the U.S.

No country attracts more foreign direct investment than the U.S. That's good for U.S. workers, but also for overseas investors' profits.
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Creating jobs in Africa and the U.S. with the help of...

A company based in Washington state has helped to put traditional African beauty products like shea butter on the shelves of major American retailers.
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American ranchers feed China’s taste for beef

American beef is once again appearing on Chinese plates. The development is an example of how cooperation between the two countries can yield results.
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In photos: U.S.-Africa business partnerships flourish

Check out these U.S.-Africa business partnerships that have helped to increase trade between the U.S. and Africa by $10 billion since 2000.
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In their own words: The U.S.-Africa trade relationship

Check out what President Trump and other top officials are saying about U.S.-Africa trade.
Drawing of tanker ship approaching coast (State Dept./D. Thompson)

Why should you care about liquefied natural gas?

Liquefied natural gas, or LNG, can be put onto ships and delivered anywhere in the world. That's a big deal for countries' energy security.
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Delivering a new energy future for Europe

Poland received the first shipment of liquefied natural gas from the U.S. to Central Europe. The delivery boosts energy affordability and stability.
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For a Swiss tech firm’s 2nd headquarters, the U.S. was an...

When the Swiss tech firm Kudelski looked at where to open a second headquarters, it made what executives say was a logical choice: the United States.