China’s recent Third Plenary Sessions promise a dramatic increase in the importance of market competition, but whether this is just words and no action remains to be seen.
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The US Chamber of Commerce has released a report stating that the US's vast infrastructure needs could be filled by Chinese investment.
The inland Chinese city of Changsha has seen impressive double-digit economic growth in the past two decades as it reaps the rewards of its ambitious pro-business policies. But the challenge of sustaining growth remains, as the city competes for investment with other cities from China and the rest of the Asia-Pacific region.
Hong Kong is developing as a destination for small and medium-sized enterprises, which are increasingly leading FDI into the region, while global corporations are also targeting Hong Kong as a base for international headquarters.
Crossborder investment from Hong Kong has increased.
With rising wages eroding cost advantages for foreign firms operating in China, the city of Qingdao is seeking to diversify its economy – one of the most open to FDI in the country – with much of its growth centred around its marine economy.
Inflows of FDI to China have increased dramatically in the second quarter of 2013, compared to the first quarter of the year.
The visit of a senior delegation of Chinese officials to Canada in July could signal a greater investment flow between the two countries.
A survey of investors suggests that merger and acquisition activity between Chinese and US companies in the entertainment, advertising and digital media sectors will rise in the next year.
China's rapidly growing high-income population have helped the country's food and grocery market grow to become the largest in the world, according to consumer goods research company IGD.
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