Trade & Investment


For Filipinos in America, Homecoming Fits in a Box

by Benjamin Nathan
Supplementing cash remittances with low-cost shipments of physical goods known as balikbayan boxes, America’s Filipino community maintains ties with family and friends across the Pacific.

Wisconsin Trade Trip to South Korea Increases Potential for Partnership

by Andrea Moneton
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation brought Wisconsin-based exporters to South Korea, the state’s tenth largest export destination, to develop trade relations with local Korean companies in a variety of industries.

US Firm to Build Nuclear Power Plants in India

by Linnea Logie
It was announced after a meeting between President Obama and India’s Prime Minister Modi in Washington, DC in early June that Westinghouse Electric Company will build six nuclear power reactors in southeastern India.
By the end of 2016, new direct flight routes will connect San Francisco to Hangzhou and Xi’an, among other cities, as well as San Jose to Shanghai. These new routes offer entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley direct access to China’s budding tech centers.

United States and Taiwan Increase Cybersecurity Cooperation

by Andrea Moneton
Representatives from the US and Taiwanese governments and American technology companies met in Taipei to sign a Statement of Intent to increase cybersecurity cooperation and boost the US-Taiwan trade relationship.