fDi Markets Newswire:

Haier's Qingdao factory

China's Haier targets US following Russian success

Chinese manufacturing giant Haier is spreading its reach from Asia to Europe and now the US, with ambitions to become a global household name. Michal Kaczmarski reports on its progress.

Vietnams perfect placement

Vietnam's perfect timing and placement brings FDI rewards

Its cheap labour and proximity to China are already luring major investors, including South Korean conglomerate Samsung, into Vietnam. And recently signed trade agreements look set to further consolidate the country's position as a major FDI player in south-east Asia.  

SME supply chain

Are IPAs the missing link in the SME supply chain?

For FDI projects to have a positive impact on a region, the investing company may need to connect with local supply chains, something that, as Michal Kaczmarski finds out, economic developers are well placed to help with. 

M&A deals in western Europe hits low point

M&A activity involving western European target companies is down in August, according to M&A tracker Zephyr.

Healthy growth in Thailand in 2012: Roubini Global Economics

Thailand experienced strong economic growth in 2012, with increases in private consumption and exports, according to economic and financial analysis firm Roubini Global Economics.

Poland finance minister looks to avoid Euro gloom

Poland finance minister looks to avoid Euro gloom

Poland's minister of economy discusses with Michal Kaczmarski how the country's slowing growth is a 'problem' many of its European neighbours would like to have.

Company profile: Groupe SEB

Groupe SEB is the world's leading company in the small appliances sector, yet despite its success in Asia and the Americas, its traditional French base remains integral to its future plans.

Thai electronics industry springs back to life

Thailand’s hard-hit electrical appliance and electronics (E&E) industry is making a recovery, according to an industry group.

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