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Chinese investment to Europe at record high

Sino-European foreign direct investment is converging. 

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Pakistan’s UK high commissioner hails land of opportunity

Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, Pakistan’s UK high commissioner, talks about his country’s potential for foreign investors.


BASF kicks off China megaproject

German chemical giant BASF has begun construction of a $10bn facility.

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Afghanistan seeks pioneers to reap rewards of its risks

Afghanistan’s authorities are working hard to persuade investors the rewards are worth the risk by introducing economic and legal reforms.

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View from Asia: why Asia needs to nurture its tourism offering

Asia outstrips the world for tourist arrivals and is still experiencing growth. Constant maintenance and upgrade are essential to maintain this lead.

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Kazakhstan SWF makes international move

Kazakhstan’s sovereign wealth fund has approved a new 2018 to 2028 strategy that will eventually expand its investment activity beyond the domestic market.

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Industry minister seeks to put Afghanistan back in business

Afghanistan's minister of industries and commerce outlines government efforts to make the country more conducive to business.

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Where now for Hong Kong?

The social turmoil in Hong Kong has triggered an economic crisis, raising questions over the special administrative region’s future as a financial hub. 

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Gujarat targets financial services sector through Gift City

Gujarat state has expertise in sectors such as pharma, life sciences, textiles and gems. Now it is ramping up financial services with a new special economic zone.

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Tamil Nadu adapts and accelerates

Tamil Nadu is known as India’s Detroit for its automotive expertise. Now its engineering and science skills are being extended for the likes of Amazon.