Latest articles from China

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.

Slump in FDI into China at end of 2014

Figures for the last quarter of the year show that FDI into China slowed in the final few months of 2014.

Counting the cost of China's ascent

Labour costs are on the rise in China and this is having an impact on investment in sectors that are sensitive to worker wages, such as automotives. But which competitor countries stand to benefit at China's expense?

Crossborder legislation up in 2014: Unctad

Liberalisation and promotion of investment increased in 2014, according to a report from the UN Conference on Trade and Development.

Big changes to tax regimes in 2014: Taxand

An annual report by international tax advisory network, Taxand, highlights a number of significant changes that have transformed the global tax landscape.

Beyond Beijing

Beyond Beijing: China's second-tier cities stake their claim

The sheer size of China's population means it is not just the country's bigger cities that have populations in the millions. Now the provincial capitals are proving they are worthy of overseas investment.

Leif Thorwaldsson

A friend indeed: business the PartnerTech way

PartnerTech's 'industrial partnership' operating model means that the company has nothing to sell and focuses specifically on the products of other companies. Its CEO explains why oil and gas solutions and medical devices are its strongest fields, and how it is targeting China and North America.

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