Economic Development

Joe Biden speaking at lectern with G7 logo behind him and four flags to the side (© Patrick Semansky/AP Images)

Major democracies launch values-based infrastructure partnership

The Build Back Better World Partnership, announced at the G7, will support billions in sustainable, transparent infrastructure investment around the world.
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Strengthening cooperatives supports workers worldwide

The United States supports cooperatives around the world. Learn more about the business model that gives workers access to tools and resources to succeed.
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Measuring fiscal transparency around the world [infographics]

The U.S. State Department's fiscal transparency report holds foreign governments accountable for receiving U.S. aid. See how they did in the latest report.
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Creating hope for a brighter future in Central America [video]

The U.S. government is helping organizations in Central America increase economic opportunities and create a brighter future.
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What is Arctic diplomacy and why does it matter?

The U.S. is working with partners on the Arctic Council to address climate change and the changing environment in the Arctic region.
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Growing the global economy at the 2021 SelectUSA Investment Summit

At the virtual 2021 SelectUSA Investment Summit, global investors will meet with U.S. state and local officials to discuss growing the world's economy.
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Africa Day: U.S. partnerships with African nations endure

The United States is a partner with Africa. Learn how America is supporting public health and economic growth in African nations.
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Prosper Africa: U.S. and African businesses growing together

The U.S. government is connecting investors, buyers and suppliers in Africa and the United States. Learn how the Prosper Africa program is advancing growth.
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What do you know about international waters?

Modern maritime law grew out of a big question: How much should a state control beyond its coasts? States control a narrow band of territorial waters; international waters belong to no one.