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GSK in China

A healthy long-term outlook for China's pharmaceutical sector

Allegations of corruption have dealt a blow to several international pharmaceutical companies operating in China. Despite this, the long-term prognosis for the industry remains good, with huge growth potential in what is set to become the world's second largest drugs market by 2016.

Where is China investing?

Chinese companies have been some of the biggest investors around the world over the past decade. fDi looks at where the money is going.

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Chinese Provinces of the Future 2014/15

Shanghai has been crowned fDi’s Chinese Province of the Future 2014/15, with Beijing and Guangdong taking second and third places, respectively.

Wuxi looks towards hi-tech transition

Wuxi looks towards hi-tech transition

The Chinese city of Wuxi is developing fast, plotting an innovative course towards a hi-tech, low-carbon economy. But while business leaders and officials line up to praise the city's rich promise, is it in a position to deliver?

Foreign investors wary of Shanghai FTZ: Nexia TS China

A new free trade zone in Shanghai has had little foreign interest, according to consultancy firm Nexia TS China.

China losing its competitive manufacturing edge: BCG

The rising cost of manufacturing in China has dented the country's competitive advantage as a manufacturing location, according to the Global Manufacturing Cost-Competitiveness Index by the Boston Consulting Group.

How the biotech bug is spreading

How the biotech bug is spreading

Widely considered the Holy Grail of inward investment, the biotech industry is perceived as possessing relative immunity to economic woes. With such potentially high rewards at stake, more and more destinations are trying to gain a foothold in the sector.

Tianjin siezes the tech initiative

Tianjin seizes the tech initiative

The Chinese city of Tianjin may lie in the shadow of investment behemoths Beijing and Shanghai, but it is still at the forefront of the country’s high-tech focus, with the Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area central to its strong FDI appeal.

Trade restrictions still a problem: WTO director general

In a speech made in February, Roberto Azevedo, director general of World Trade Organisation, stressed that while trade was likely to pick up in 2014, trade restrictions still posed a problem.

US exports at record-high levels

US exports are up again in 2013 thanks to Latin America’s appetite for US products.

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