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Hong Kong commerce secretary looks to linked in future with China

At the fDi Forum gathering of corporate executives and investment experts in Hong Kong, the country's secretary of commerce, Gregory So, talks to Courtney Fingar about how Hong Kong is on the road to greater regional connectivity through the One Belt, One Road plan.

Experts fear US-China BIT agreement will not materialise

As tensions between the US and China mount, experts at the recent World Forum on China Studies held in the US, agreed that the chances of the two countries finalising their bilateral investment treaty are deteriorating. 

Second tier cities

A second coming: where should investors look beyond the megacities?

With many of the big global cities struggling with infrastructure problems, rising wages and high office and land costs, investors are increasingly looking to smaller second- and third-tier cities in which to base themselves. But where are the emerging urban areas that are posing a threat to their larger counterparts?

China is leading investor in US in 2014

China emerged as the leading investor in the US in 2014.

Investment accelerates into Chinese automotive OEM

There was a marked increase in investment into China's automotive OEM sector between 2012 and 2014.

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China's maturing economy seeks FDI diversity

As China’s economy matures, there has been a shift in the country’s outbound FDI focus as global market influence and brand awareness become drivers of investment. 

Despite slowing growth, China in Africa for the long haul

China lowered its 2015 growth projections to “around 7 percent” on 5 March - the slowest rate in 24 years - amid fears that a slowdown in the Asian powerhouse could dampen economic ties with Africa.

China plans FDI regulation reforms

In a bid to improve its investment environment, the Chinese government has released a draft proposal of a new foreign investment law. 

Chinese FDI into Europe hits record high: Baker & McKenzie

According to a recent report by law firm Baker & McKenzie, Chinese FDI into Europe hit a record high in 2014. 

Hotels - staying power

Defying a downturn: the hotel companies that are scaling up

The hotels and tourism sector has been hit hard by the global financial crisis but, finds Michal Kaczmarski, some companies are still expanding, with opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region proving particularly enticing.

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