economic development

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Connecting French Polynesia’s artisans to global markets

An alumna of U.S. government exchanges is helping French Polynesia's artisans sell their handicrafts around the world.
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Transforming digital access in the Western Hemisphere

The Summit of the Americas, hosted by the United States in Los Angeles, will focus on digital improvements to catalyze a healthy economy.
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U.S. Chinatown communities reimagine their future

Learn how small and large businesses in Chinatowns across the United States are revamping and revitalizing old neighborhood haunts.
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An opportunity to encourage responsible business practices

The State Department is asking people worldwide for suggestions on how best to encourage responsible business.
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In the U.S., public companies’ financial details are transparent to all

Regulators require companies listed on U.S. stock markets to report financial details regularly. Anyone can sort the data for free.
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U.S. support for land mine removal saves lives

The U.S. is the world's top donor to conventional weapons destruction. Learn about the U.S. and its partners' land mine removal efforts.
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Los Angeles to host 9th Summit of the Americas

This June, Los Angeles will host leaders from around the Western Hemisphere as they discuss a sustainable and resilient future.
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Americans making a difference in the Indo-Pacific

U.S. citizens are helping out in the Indo-Pacific, educating students and protecting the environment. Learn about their efforts.
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U.S. companies invest in Central America

Following Vice President Harris' May 2021 Call to Action, American businesses have stepped up to the plate.