Chinese President Xi Jinping applauds during the closing session of the National People’s Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China March 11, 2022. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, March 17 (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping hasRead More →

Abbott hosted a fireside chat with Peter Rex, CEO of Rex, an investment and real estate firm, and Texas Economic Development Corporation President and CEO Robert Allen, in Austin on Friday to discuss the economy of the state. He said the state’s ability to recruit businesses from other states andRead More →

ISLAMABAD: President Dr. Arif Alvi said on Thursday that ongoing initiatives for women’s empowerment and financial inclusion through necessary legislation and structural changes will open new avenues for the country’s massive economic development. The President, addressing the launch ceremony of the Insaaf Watch portal, said Pakistan was at a magnificentRead More →

Annual Chamber of Commerce Economic Forecast Meeting with featured expert Peter Denious. the Wilton Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the Wilton Library Associationwill hold its “2022 Economic Foresight Meeting” in person this year, at the Brubeck Room of the Wilton Library on Tuesday, April 5 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. ThisRead More →

Aerial photo taken on Dec. 5, 2021 shows the sunrise scenery of Yangpu International Container Port in Yangpu Economic Development Zone, south China’s Hainan Province. (Xinhua/Pu Xiaoxu) BEIJING, March 7 (Xinhua) — China pledged steady economic growth for this year in its government work report as national lawmakers and policyRead More →

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s research park generated $137 million in total economic impact in Florida last year – a 50% increase over figures reported in 2019 – according to an independent study conducted by the Washington Economics Group, Inc. “By achieving a 50% increase in economic impacts in just three years,Read More →

For decades I have studied economic development, specifically urban redevelopment. I am intrigued by the return of communities. Various policies and approaches can revitalize large projects and neighborhoods. But often an ugly side of economic development is corruption. Recent federal and journalistic investigations into school construction in Connecticut demonstrate theRead More →

Members of the Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce gathered for the annual Economic Forecast Breakfast on February 16. Advertising BLOOMFIELD HILLS — Given all the strain on businesses from the pandemic, Americas Commercial Transportation Research Co. chief economist Paul Traub said the economy is still performing fairly well. “American workersRead More →

Funds are provided by the Delta Regional Authority, which Senator McConnell supports through the annual Senate appropriations process. WASHINGTON DC – U.S. Senate Republican Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced on Tuesday that the Delta Regional Authority (DRA) will provide several communities in western Kentucky with investments totaling $2,783,204 toRead More →

Islamabad: President Dr. Arif Alvi said on Friday that Pakistan’s rapid population growth had implications for the country’s socio-economic development and called for a broad nationwide campaign to raise awareness. In an interaction with senior journalists here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, he highlighted the key role of the media in addressingRead More →

Governor Ned Lamont will join University of Connecticut acting president Radenka Maric and state business leaders Thursday night on a week-long visit to Israel to promote economic development and trade . The 10-member delegation, including Commissioner David Lehman of the state Department of Economic and Community Development, will meet withRead More →

Experts gathered in Thousand Oaks for the 30th annual economic outlook forecast on Friday, where they weighed in on the challenges facing Ventura County. Housing, labor migration and internet access are among the top factors impacting Ventura County’s economic future, according to a panel of local experts. The panel convenedRead More →

Pictured above: CommonSpace’s downtown Syracuse coworking offices. National Grid provided incentives in 2021 for business expansion. National Grid has invested more than $2.6 million in economic development funds in calendar year 2021 for projects in Central and Upstate New York aimed at growing the regional economy. The company maintains aRead More →

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Organization for Accountable Governance (ORG) has named Hubert Edwards to head its economics committee. A management consultant at Next Level Solutions, Edwards is a former senior banking executive, lead auditor and regulatory consultant with one of the nation’s leading accounting firms, and a lead bank examinerRead More →

UTEC, which operates in Lowell, Lawrence and Haverhill, and Merrimack Valley Black and Brown Voices, based in North Andover, are among 62 organizations across the state receiving inaugural grants to support programs in communities that have “historically done facing disproportionate challenges to economic growth”. Recipients of the State Community EmpowermentRead More →

WATERTOWN — Local economic development officials are seeking feedback from area businesses on whether they would use proposed major upgrades to a rail spur in the town’s industrial park. The Watertown Local Development Corp., also known as the Watertown Trust, and the Jefferson County Industrial Development Agency are investigating whetherRead More →

Noah Taborda Kansas Reflector TOPEKA — Kansas senators on Thursday approved a financial incentive package to entice manufacturers to pursue so-called megaproject initiatives in the state, despite some concerns about the message it sends to existing businesses. The bill is a response to a request from the Kelly administration toRead More →

McKeesport, January 26, 2022 – State Senator Jim Brewster today announced that the Allegheny County Redevelopment Authority (RAAC) has awarded $600,000 in Gaming and Tourism Economic Development Fund (GEDTF) grants for projects in his senatorial district. “I was happy to support and champion these projects,” Brewster said. “I have lobbiedRead More →

By Dr BETH NIEDERMEYER Superintendent of Noblesville Schools Indiana Education Bill Senate Bill 167 recently made national news because of some of the alarming consequences this legislation could impose on public schools if passed. Education legislation is often written without any input from actual educators and without concern for howRead More →

Joe Sisley’s fingerprints are all over the economic development of Westmoreland County. “Joe has sold or leased all of the properties in the Westmoreland County industrial park system,” said Jason Rigone, executive director of the county’s Industrial Development Corp. There are more than 170 companies occupying 1,200 acres of landRead More →

NEW DELHI: Ganga Expressway will improve connectivity and boost economic development and tourism in Uttar Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for the Ganga highway in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh, around 1 p.m. on Saturday. “At 1:00 pm today, weRead More →

Magnolia City Council approved 2022 plans for Magnolia 4A and 4B economic development corporations at their December 14 meeting (Community Impact newspaper staff) Magnolia City Council approved several projects of the Magnolia 4A and 4B economic development companies for 2022 at its December 14 meeting. Director of Economic Development RachelRead More →

Greater San Marcos Partnership Chairman Jason Giulietti told a crowd gathered for the 2021 Texas Innovation Corridor Economic Outlook that the Hays and Caldwell County region is enjoying unprecedented success. Giulietti highlighted the region’s rapid growth, citing Hays County as the fastest growing county in the country, along with anRead More →

SALISBURY, Md- Business executives and government officials met at Salisbury University’s Purdue School of Business on Friday for the South Delmarva 2022 economic forecast, expressing cautious optimism and highlighting the growth driven by investments. Speakers at the conference spoke of the region’s top 3 challenges, affordable child care, the expansionRead More →

Additionally, starting in 2017, the city partnered with YCDC to perform due diligence, master planning, and marketing of a 34-acre industrial site. This included in 2020 a virtual flyover video and a virtual reality video of a virtual specification building, which resulted in a 2021 award from the International EconomicRead More →

Open the audio article player Through Staff | to November 18, 2021 By the town of Avondale Presented by Beltone – A leader in audience health care. Avondale EDGE received top honors at the Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) Statewide Fall Forum. The Arizona Association for Economic Development presentedRead More →

Craig’s Town Council Chamber.Craig press kit The potential economic development department’s first reading was narrowly passed at this week’s city council meeting, resulting in a 4-3 split between council members and Mayor Jarrod Ogden. Public comments around ESD have raised concerns about government expansion at a time when many believeRead More →

05 November 2021 (Washington, DC) – Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Organizations, announced that the United States Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) will allocate $ 1 million to New Hampshire to support economic development planningRead More →

The United States on Wednesday announced the launch of the Climate Entrepreneurship for Economic Development (CEED) initiative at the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26). The initiative aims to address the climate crisis and contribute to economic development by encouraging entrepreneurial climate solutions. To achieve these goals, CEED buildsRead More →

Kentucky is experiencing unprecedented economic momentum, as Governor Andy Beshear announced this year’s plans for new premises and private sector expansion topped $ 10 billion in new investment for the first time in the Commonwealth history with over 15,200 full-time jobs advertised. “This is a monumental achievement for our stateRead More →

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana Economic Development said in a press release that it has retained its status as an accredited economic development organization. The International Economic Development Council conferred accreditation on the state’s economic development agency following a one-year documentation process. LED remains the only state agency in the UnitedRead More →

On October 15, 2021, the Alberta Court of Appeal released its decision in AltaLink Management Ltd v. Alberta (Utilities Commission) (the AltaLink decision). This decision deals with the obligation of the Crown and administrative tribunals to take into account the economic interests of Indigenous groups when making decisions. The AltaLinkRead More →

Here is a program for the next administration to support the recovery and accelerate economic development: 1. Strengthening the health system The pandemic has highlighted the need to invest more in quality health care to create greater resilience once shocks have been suffered. The government must develop long-term plans andRead More →

The Economic Developer of the Year award is given to an individual who has made a significant contribution that will have a lasting impact on the economic health of their community or region. The 2021 recipient in the Rural Community Division is Danielle Mickelson with Rolla Jobs Development Authority. Mickelson’sRead More →

Saud Salim AlMazrouei, Director, Hamriyah Free Zone Image Credit: Provided Dubai Expo 2020 kicked off on October 1, 2021. What is your personal message to the citizens of Dubai, the United Arab Emirates and the world on this momentous occasion? Expo 2020 Dubai is the first universal exhibition to beRead More →

Longmont City Council members plan to approve a package of roughly $ 300,000 in tax and fee reductions that the city would otherwise receive as part of expanding a business’s facilities on existing property, in order to bring the company to continue its multi-million dollar development. plan for this site.Read More →

October 6, 2021 For the second year in a row, the City of Albuquerque Department of Economic Development (EDD) received an Award for Excellence in Economic Development from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). The IEDC Economic Development Excellence Awards recognize the best economic development programs and partnerships in theRead More →

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY – McCracken County leaders met behind closed doors Monday afternoon. The tax court has resumed its sessions virtually because of COVID-19. After the tax court ended its closed session, members voted to allow McCracken County Executive Judge Craig Clymer to begin negotiating an economic development plan. DevelopmentRead More →

The Corbin Economic Development Agency and Southeast Kentucky Regional Business Park are in the process of changing their names to help market the regional focus. President Bruce Carpenter noted that the economic development agency would now be known as the Southern Kentucky Economic Development Agency, while the business park locatedRead More →

Mayor Chris Jensen announced several new developments during his State of the City address on September 21, including one that appeared ahead of the September 28 Noblesville City Council meeting. The council unanimously approved an economic development agreement between the city and Milhaus, a mixed-use developer specializing in urban andRead More →

Costa Constantinides (Photo Emil Cohen NYC) September 29, 2021 By Allie Griffin The former Costa Constantinides council member was sworn in on Tuesday to the board of directors of the town’s Economic Development Corporation. Constantinides, who is now the CEO of the Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens, wasRead More →

Ford on Monday announced plans to invest $ 7 billion and create nearly 11,000 jobs to build electric vehicles and batteries at two sites in Tennessee and Kentucky. A 3,600-acre “mega campus” manufacturing site northeast of Memphis, called Blue Oval City, will be Ford’s first new vehicle assembly plant inRead More →

FRANFORT, Ky. (KFVS) – Governor Any Beshear, Ford Motor Company and SK Innovation announced Monday, September 27, the largest economic development project in Commonwealth history. According to the Commonwealth, the project represents a $ 5.8 billion investment that will create 5,000 jobs for Kentuckians. The Commonwealth has also said itRead More →

City councilors have moved forward with a plan that gives them and their successors direct control over the city’s future economic development efforts. They unanimously approved without discussion or debate the creation of a working group that will prepare bylaws that will establish the “internal management structure” of the MuskogeeRead More →

Sara Pletcher, Administrator of Economic Development and Community Engagement at the Town of Milford, presented City Council with her first update on the town’s economic development since the inception of her department. Pletcher reprized the role in May. “I’m sure economic development has been happening for some time, but withRead More →

WASHINGTON DC – U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (RW.Va.), senior member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), and Joe Manchin (DW.Va.), both members of the Senate Appropriations Committee , today announced $ 79,200 from the US Economic Development Administration (EDA) to support Paden City in theRead More →

On Monday, Ford Motor Company and SK Innovation announced plans to invest $ 5.8 billion in Kentucky to build two electric battery factories, which will create 5,000 new jobs. This announcement marks the largest economic development project in Kentucky history. The two factories, which will be located in Hardin County’sRead More →

The Steamboat Springs Chamber is asking for more money this year to establish a new economic development organization that would try to expand this work so that it has impacts in Routt County, not just its inner city. The proposal would create a House-affiliated organization called Routt County Economic DevelopmentRead More →

MOUNT STERLING, Illinois (WGEM) – There is a new development at Mt. Sterling, Illinois that hopes to further stimulate the city’s growth. Teams are building a new Conoco gas station near the outskirts of town, and economic development officials have said it could go a long way in developing moreRead More →

At the Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF), one of the three program areas we focus on is economic development. Since our inception in 1986, we have strived to catalyze entrepreneurial activity in our 20-county region by providing start-up investments, traditional loans, microcredit, technical assistance and entrepreneur mentorship. Each year, SMIFRead More →

IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. (WLUC) – The Dickinson Area Economic Development Alliance joins Bay College West, Northern Initiatives-MMTC, DIISD, Michigan Works and local manufacturers to mark Manufacturing Day on Friday October 1 and celebrate the entire month of October . The objective of Manufacturing Day is to promote the careers ofRead More →

Las Animas County Commissioners unanimously refused to approve a 1.5% transfer of US bailout law funds from Las Animas County to the Southern Colorado Economic Development District for broadband “initial development” work, Tuesday, September 21 – citing broadband from the Ministry of Local Affairs Resilience Office. project, which should benefitRead More →

WASHINGTON – A grant of $ 79,200 was awarded by the US Economic Development Administration in Paden City, West Virginia. The grant will support the city in implementing real estate improvements and transforming vacant industrial space into related manufacturing or business space. U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito, RW.Va., a seniorRead More →

Universities have long fueled the development of new ideas. Over the past decade, they have increasingly become key incubators for new businesses. Across the Baltimore area, university leaders see students and faculty as interested in entrepreneurship as they are in any academic discipline. In response, they have invested a waveRead More →

US actions in the commercial sphere not only hamper America’s economic development, but also undermine its alliances, thereby diminishing its own world power, famed American economist Anne O. Krueger said in a recently published article on Project Syndicate. Although former US President Donald Trump’s protectionist strategy has clearly failed, theRead More →

BOLTON LANDING (TNS) – Governor Kathy Hochul said on Friday she would continue competitive grant programs that have sent billions of dollars in economic development from the state to communities, and would even seek to expand them. Their competitive nature has been criticized, but Hochul told the Business Council ofRead More →

Report marks from Canada First National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Emphasizes BMO’s focus on promoting Indigenous interests and economic development Demonstrates the contributions made by the BMO Indigenous Advisory Board and the progress of the bank TORONTO, September 27, 2021 / CNW / – Today, BMO launched Wîcihitowin ᐑᒋᐦᐃᑐᐏᐣRead More →

Wikwemikong Tourism offers tours that will enhance perspectives on indigenous ways of life through sensory demonstrations of aquatic plants and how they have been used for medicinal and practical purposes. While stopping to admire the breathtaking views of Lake Huron and the historic fishing islands of Wiikwemkoong. – Photo byRead More →

Colorado has the second-best-educated workforce in the country, the third-largest labor force participation, a growing economy, and an abundance of natural assets to attract workers and businesses. “But we can’t be complacent,” said JJ Ament, former CEO of Metro Denver Economic Development Corp. and the new president and CEO ofRead More →

The immense power of knowledge to change the fortunes of societies has motivated many countries to build “knowledge-based economies”. South Asian (SA) policymakers are now increasingly realizing that building such economic systems requires dedicated humans and investments in the production and maintenance of human, intellectual and knowledge capital. quality. ThisRead More →

Guest column by Tim Penny At the Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation, one of the three program areas we focus on is economic development. Since our founding in 1986, we have strived to catalyze entrepreneurial activity in our 20-county region by providing start-up investments, traditional loans, microcredit, technical assistance and entrepreneurRead More →

Reading time: 3 minutes Economic development in Scotland SPICe has published a briefing note on economic development in Scotland. The briefing provides an overview of the economic development landscape in Scotland. It examines the main organizations involved in the implementation of economic development activities, the direction of economic development strategyRead More →

MANILA, Philippines – The economy is in a “very fluid” situation due to the emergence of more contagious variants of COVID-19, the National Economic and Development Authority said yesterday, although the chief executive NEDA, Karl Chua, remained optimistic about growth targets. reached this year if the most stringent quarantine measureRead More →

New Posted 3 hours ago by Gail JOB OPPORTUNITY FULL-TIME PERMANENT POSITION ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT / OFFICE DIRECTOR SUMMARY: The economic development coordinator is a link between business development organizations and the community. The candidate will be responsible for planning and organizing the implementation of projects, administering community development activities andRead More →

The College of Business at the University of Nevada, Reno, will host Vision 2021: Nevada’s economic forecast Friday, January 22, 2021, as part of the College’s ongoing efforts to support the economic development and growth of the state’s economy. “The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has impacted Nevada’s economy in several unprecedentedRead More →

Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh mentioned the arrival of stagflation in the economy in the article “The source of India’s economic malaise”. He said that only a trustworthy economic environment can revive the economy. Social discontentt Citing the current economic downturn, the former prime minister said that society’s mistrust,Read More →

Afreximbank’s 2019 Trade Finance Seminar and Workshop opened today in Durban, South Africa with Amr Kamel, Executive Vice President in charge of Business Development and Corporate Banking at the Bank African Import-Export (Afreximbank), stating that the bank wanted to ensure that African banks and bankers were well equipped to dealRead More →

ADVANCED MAINTENANCE The Zimbabwe Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (Icsaz) held its annual conference in Victoria Falls last week under the theme “Chartered Secretaries Influence Economic Success”. At the conference, Icsaz President Letitia Gaga said the economy’s performance was well below expectations. expectations largely caused by the technological developmentsRead More →