NEW YORK Scarpe Nike Air Max 90 1 Bianche Grigie , Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- Online retailer Amazon said Thursday that it plans to open a second company headquarters in North America, which will be a full equal to its Seattle headquarters.
The company plans to invest more than five billion U.S. dollars in construction and expects the second headquarters to create as many as 50,000 high-paying jobs.
In choosing the location, Amazon said it has a preference for metropolitan areas with more than one million people, a stable and business-friendly environment, urban or suburban locations with the potential to attract and retain strong technical talent Scarpe Nike Air Max 90 EZ Bianche , and communities that think big and creatively when considering locations and real estate options.
The company added that the location does not have to be an urban or downtown campus; a similar layout to Amazon's Seattle campus; or a development-prepped site.
"Amazon HQ2 will bring billions of dollars in up-front and ongoing investments, and tens of thousands of high-paying jobs. We're excited to find a second home," Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and CEO, said in a statement.
Amazon estimates that its investments in Seattle from 2010 through 2016 resulted in an additional 38 billion U.S. dollars to the city's economy.
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YINCHUAN Scarpe Nike Air Max Plus Uomo Sunset Nere Blu , Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Yahya Jabri, chairman of a China-Oman industrial park, is briefing investors on Oman's sound business environment at a trade and investment expo in northwest China.
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Investment agreements worth 3.8 billion U.S. dollars were signed between companies of the two sides.
"Total capital poured in will amount to 11 billion dollars in 10 years, and 12,000 jobs will be created for local people," Jabri says.
From the Gulf of Suez in Egypt to Jazan of Saudi Arabia, similar projects were sprouting in Arab countries. After years of stable trade in crude and other goods Scarpe Uomo Nike Air Max 270 Elemental Oro Nere , the two sides have moved to channel more energy into capacity and technology transfers to forge closer economic ties and reap bigger mutual benefits.
"With huge market potential and unique natural resources, Arab economies are complementary to China," says Chen Zhou, vice president of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade. "The new cooperation not only allows China to give full play to its competitive industries but helps Arab countries improve infrastructure and build a more sophisticated economic structure."
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At the ongoing China-Arab States Expo held in Yinchuan