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Jon Talton

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June 20, 2014 at 10:52 AM

Region has long way to go boosting foreign investment

In so many areas, the Puget Sound region punches above its weight. But we’re only so-so when it comes to attracting foreign direct investment. That’s one conclusion from a report by the Brookings Institution that was released today. The share of jobs at U.S. subsidiaries of foreign companies in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue was 4.7 percent in 2011, the…


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