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Travel money: where are investments in the tourism industry going?

Tourism is one of the largest industries in the world, attracting high levels of investment and creating millions of jobs. But what does it take to become a tourist hub, and is big investment alone enough to attract a mass influx of visitors?

FDI recovery in 2013: Unctad

Data from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development's latest report shows that FDI inflows in 2013 reached a level comparable to the pre-crisis average.

Walmart to expand in China

Walmart has announced a plan to open more than 100 new stores in China.

David Cameron claims UK will become a "reshoring nation"

Speaking at the World Economic Forum at Davos, Switzerland, UK prime minister David Cameron was optimistic about the country's reshoring trend.

Hong Kong announces strategic education plan

In a bid to offset the negative impact of its ageing population and retain its position as one of Asia's leading destinations for FDI, Hong Kong is launching a series of new education initiatives.

Chinese business confidence hits two-year high

Business confidence in China has risen to its highest level for two years, buoyed by the recently announced reform agenda, according to a survey.

Suzhou plays it smart

Suzhou's smart approach sees it outflank Chinese behemoths

The city of Suzhou may be dwarfed by nearby Shanghai, but that has not stopped it from outperforming its neighbour when it comes to attracting investment, thanks largely to its appetite for innovation and willingness to embrace cutting-edge technology, particularly within its industrial parks.

Can China leapfrog India in the outsourcing market

Can China leapfrog India in the outsourcing market?

China’s ambition to compete with India in the global outsourcing market may be hampered unless companies can match their strategy to the industry’s growth areas, and invest in the skills of its people. Duke University’s Arie Lewin shares the findings of a survey that assesses its progress. 

Mixed news for BRICs in Maplecroft 20-year prediction

Bad news for Brazil and Russia, but India and China are on the up, says risk analyst.

China's Third Plenum: shifting markets?

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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