Cost competitiveness was the bedrock upon which China’s position as a manufacturing powerhouse was built. But as the country seeks to move up the value chain, rising costs ensure it will need to compete on quality and other factors regardless.
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Robert Wihtol, former Asian Development Bank country director for China, explains some of the challenges the country faces in the necessary rebalancing of its economic growth model.
A slowdown in the growth of Chinese manufacturing output may suggest a dwindling dominance in this sector, but, on the contrary, China's importance remains strong.
China's modern day Silk Road initiative will shake up the trade world, linking the country with the Middle East and Europe via rail lines that pass through central Asia and shipping routes that circumnavigate south-east Asia. But how realistic are China's aims? And who will be the initiative's ultimate winners? Jacopo Dettoni reports.
The EBRD registered record levels of investment in central Asia in 2015, and also welcomed China as a member. Its president, Suma Chakrabarti, tells Jacopo Dettoni why China's modern Silk Road initiative could provide multiple benefits to the region.
For Chinese investors looking to the UK market, Birmingham may not be their first port of call. Enter PGC Capital, a Shanghai-based private equity firm, which has identified the enormous investment potential in the city and is funding a range of projects in the infrastructure, property and energy sectors. Natasha Turak explains why.
China's new Foreign Investment Law will take effect soon. Linda Yang and Shihan Huang of law firm Yingke Law assess its likely impact.
Property billionaire Wang Jianlin's $9bn commitment to build an industrial park in northern India is part of an influx of Chinese investment in a country that needs foreign capital for vital infrastructure projects.
The slowdown at home and a need to diversify are causing Chinese investors to focus on the US, but, according to a new report, concerns about the regulatory environment are widespread.
Hong Kong has lost its pre-eminence as an Asian port to mainland competitors. Now its government has unveiled a range of measures to try to win back logistics and freight business from cities such as Shanghai and Dalian.
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