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LouisvilleKY announces global trade plans

Mayors Fischer and Gray announce BEAM region’s Global Trade and Investment Plan; receive $220,000 grant Louisville, KY., – Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and Lexington Mayor Jim Gray today joined area business officials to announce the Bluegrass Economic Advancement Movement (BEAM) region’s Global Trade and Investment Plan. The plan released today outlines key findings on foreign direct investment (FDI) in the region. It proposes strategies and accompanying action items to guide cultivation of future FDI, which fosters world-class industry clusters and high quality jobs. Key focus areas include: Harness business retention and expansion efforts for best merger and acquisition outcomes among…