October 22, 2014

International

Trading with African companies

Florida has been working to build trade and business relationships with African nations since 2000, when the U.S. passed the African Growth and Opportunity Act. Read more »
Published on 9/26/2014

Tops among foreign real estate buyers

For year the fifth year in a row, Florida was the top destination for international home buyers. Twenty-three percent of all sales of U.S. homes to international buyers occurred in... Read more »
Published on 8/28/2014

Looking overseas for growth

A Fort Lauderdale company does business everywhere from the Caribbean to Africa. Read more »
Published on 6/27/2014

Sealing the deal: Tupperware empowers women across the globe

Tupperware Brands makes only 14% of its sales in North America. “We are not an American company expanding internationally,” says Rick Goings, the company's CEO and chairman. “We are a global company that just happens to have its headquarters in Florida.” Read more »
Published on 5/28/2014

A lesson in diversification

SRT's work with Dubai-based Thuraya has given the Davie company a foothold in commercial satellite communication. Read more »
Published on 4/30/2014

Canadian Banks Depositing More Branches in Florida

Canadian Banks are following their customers to Florida, hoping to tap new opportunities. Read more »
Published on 2/28/2014

Economic ripples from Venezuela to Florida

A currency crackdown, surging inflation and government interference in pricing in Venezuela are likely to spill over into Florida's economy. Read more »
Published on 1/31/2014

PortMiami: Post-Panamaxed

The post-Panamax era in Florida came one step closer to reality in October, when four 25-story-tall cranes arrived at PortMiami after a nearly three-month journey from Shanghai. Read more »
Published on 12/10/2013

Vespas of the sky: Italigo Aviation LSA builds light sport aircraft

An Italian maker of small, relatively inexpensive airplanes is bringing the bulk of its manufacturing to Kissimmee, where it hopes that proximity to its largest potential markets will boost sales. Read more »
Published on 11/18/2013

Italy is stepping up its presence in Florida

On Sept. 1, the Italian Trade Commission opened a full office inside the Italian Consulate in Coral Gables. Read more »
Published on 11/7/2013

United Arab Emirates: Growing Alliance

Although about 80% of its land is desert, the United Arab Emirates has emerged as an economic powerhouse in the Middle East... Read more »
Published on 10/17/2013

Hooray for Bollywood: Indian filmmakers coming to Tampa

Next summer, some 30,000 stars, producers, directors and writers of Indian filmmaking, plus fans from around the world, will travel for the industry's annual awards ceremony weekend — to Tampa... Read more »
Published on 10/8/2013

Florida's ties to Israel

Florida is stepping up efforts to attract Israeli firms. Read more »
Published on 9/17/2013

Trading Partner: Argentina - On the Edge of Crisis

The South American nation's economy continues to crumble, leaving foreign companies nervous about doing business there and sending capital fleeing. Read more »
Published on 9/11/2013

Chile's Bci is banking on U.S. growth

Chile's Banco de Credito e Inversiones (Bci) makes a big push into Florida Read more »
Published on 8/2/2013

An appetite for 'American Made'

Florida business Coaxial Components capitalizes on a international desire for quality products. Read more »
Published on 7/3/2013

Venezuela: No changes in fiscal policy

Those who hoped for an end to the late President Hugo Chavez's socialist rule had their hopes dashed in April... Read more »
Published on 7/3/2013

Multicultural moves for Burger King

Burger King Worldwide, which has not had a restaurant in France since 1997, opened one in the Marseille Provence Airport under an agreement with Autogrill Group. Read more »
Published on 6/18/2013

Chinese company HCH Bearing Americas moves to Jacksonville

HCH targets north Florida for distribution. Read more »
Published on 5/30/2013

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