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View from the C-Suite: DHL takes root in China

Online retail continues to grow in China, and DHL eCommerce’s Asia-Pacific division is on the spot with a new facility designed to handle the resulting flow of goods. Chief executive Malcolm Monteiro talks to Karen E Thuermer.


Huawei: a global firm with a local touch

Chinese company Huawei is expanding exponentially, shipping millions of smartphones annually. But, says Karen E Thuermer, the telecommunications supplier is keen to keep it local when it comes to establishing a presence in new markets.

AmCham Shanghai: US companies can still thrive in China

The American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai is confident US companies can succeed in China.


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.

Chinese companies

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.

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