Economic Security

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USAID plans for global recovery from COVID-19

Learn how the U.S. Agency for International Development is preparing to help hard-hit countries deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.
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How the U.S. promotes innovation for security and prosperity

As part of a new federal strategy, the U.S. is working with allies to advance and protect scientific innovation and maintain its technological edge.
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U.S. partnerships bolster Indo-Pacific prosperity

The United States is advancing partnerships in the Indo-Pacific that will help boost prosperity as the region recovers from COVID-19.
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U.S. firms get creative to attract consumers

The world relies on American consumers' spending power. Learn how certain American retail sectors are surviving in the wake of COVID-19.
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Iran struggles with economy broken by regime failures

The Iranian regime's mismanagement left its economy vulnerable to COVID-19. See how the regime is struggling to keep the economy afloat.
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Here’s how the coronavirus could change supply chains

The novel coronavirus is making business owners rethink logistics. The pandemic drives home the need for changes in supply chains.
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Protecting the U.S. from risky foreign investment

The U.S. welcomes foreign investment in U.S. companies, but also has safeguards to protect national security. Learn more about those protections.
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U.S. seeks to be Africa’s partner of choice

A U.S. government initiative is helping connect U.S. and African companies. See how the investment is driving development on the second-largest continent.
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India says ‘Namaste Trump’ in president’s visit

On his first official visit to India, President Trump joined Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a rally to celebrate U.S.-Indian partnership and friendship.