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Posted byon August 23, 2014 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, the President highlighted the progress made towards rebuilding our economy, including the creation of nearly 10 million new private sector jobs in the past 53 months and the rise in the number of American exports to an all-time high.
Posted byon August 15, 2014 at 11:49 AM EDT
New data from the Department of Commerce show the travel and tourism industry supported 7.6 million jobs in 2013, up 146,000 jobs from 2012.
Posted byon August 5, 2014 at 7:55 PM EDT
President Obama speaks to a crowd that includes 50 African leaders, at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum taking place in Washington, D.C. The Business Forum is part of the historic three-day U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, which is the largest event any U.S. President has held with African heads of state and government.
Posted byon July 25, 2014 at 9:47 AM EDT
There are significant plans to develop infrastructure across Africa, and these plans represent enormous business opportunities for U.S. companies of all sizes. That's why we have invited key African decision-makers to meet with private-sector leaders in Chicago and Houston prior to the Summit.
What CEOs are Saying: The Business Community’s Take on President Obama's National Travel and Tourism StrategyPosted byon May 23, 2014 at 3:29 PM EDT
Two years ago, President Obama set an ambitious goal: that the United States would annually attract 100 million international visitors by 2021. Yesterday, from Cooperstown, New York, he announced that we are right on track.
Posted byon February 20, 2014 at 2:15 PM EDT
At America’s Central Port in Granite City, Illinois, the Vice President outlined how Recovery Act grants at the port and across the country have modernized the way we do business, created good-paying middle-class jobs, and strengthened our global economic competitiveness.
Posted byon January 24, 2014 at 4:15 PM EDT
U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Michael Froman talks about his work with mayors to expand trade and create local jobs.
Posted byon November 8, 2013 at 6:20 PM EDT
Posted byon October 31, 2013 at 6:55 PM EDT
Today at the SelectUSA Investment Summit, President Obama told 1,000 business leaders from nearly 60 countries that the United States remains the best place in the world to do business.
Posted byon September 19, 2013 at 7:07 PM EDT
President Obama says that exports have been one of the biggest bright spots in our economic recovery.