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Southern hospitality helps Japanese firm find Kentucky home

No country attracts more foreign investment than the U.S. A Japanese manufacturer found suitors aplenty at the SelectUSA Summit for its new plant and chose Kentucky.
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U.S. tariffs among lowest around the globe [infographic]

U.S. tariffs — taxes on imported goods — are among the lowest in the world and have been for years. See how the rest of the world stacks up in this graphic.
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U.S., G7 partners meet in Charlevoix, Canada [video]

Leaders from the G7 group of industrialized nations meet in Charlevoix, Canada, on June 8-9. Watch this video to learn more about the G7.
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Consumers ask questions about diamonds

Consumers want to make sure the diamonds they buy don't help fund armed conflict. Learn about the guidelines the diamond industry follows to ensure diamonds were mined responsibly.
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The world counts on the dollar

The world has 180 currencies, but the U.S. dollar is used in more international transactions than any other thanks to its stability.
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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. boosts India’s energy security with natural gas exports

A U.S. company sent its first shipment of liquefied natural gas, or LNG, to India. Diversifying India's energy supply will promote its energy security.
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Trump welcomes Nigeria’s president to the White House

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari is the first African leader to visit the White House during the Trump presidency.
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Shutting down North Korea’s illegal shipping

North Korean ships are desperately trying to avoid sanctions. The U.S. and its allies and partners are stopping illegal shipping in its tracks.