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Rakhine turmoil hits Myanmar’s FDI ambitions

Investors are likely to think twice before betting on Myanmar amid international condemnation about alleged persecution of Rohingya Muslims.

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China named 2017’s fastest growing nation brand

China’s national brand has increased significantly in 2017 at 44%, reflecting a general global dynamic where Asian countries are advancing while Western countries are stagnating.

Hutchinson latest target of India’s retro taxation

India’s $5bn retrospective demand for taxes, interest and penalty from Hutchinson for a deal done in 2017 could spook investors. N Chandra Mohan reports.

Brussels sends strong message with FDI vetting plan

The European Commission has backed legislation to enable the blocking of takeovers by non-EU countries such as China, and ban ‘circumvention’ attempts by shell companies.

India signs $12.9bn FDI deal with Russian oil giant

Rosneft’s acquisition of Essar Oil is the biggest foreign acquisition in India’s history. 

Will the UK find post-Brexit prosperity along China’s One Belt One Road?

As the UK prepares for life outside the EU, China’s One Belt One Road infrastructure programme offers many opportunities. The UK's language, law and learning gives the country an advantage but it must move quickly, says InvestUK’s Rupert Gather. 

FDI into China shows rapid decline since 2013

China has been experiencing an alarming drop in FDI since 2013. Katie Morrison reports.

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India food minister hungry to spark food processing industry

Only 10% of Indian fresh food is processed, due to a lack of infrastructure and demand. Ahead of New Delhi’s World Food India 2017 event in November, minister of food processing industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal tells Jacopo Dettoni how the government is working to change this.

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In Dispute: a novel way around letting off wrong-doers

A ruling on a dispute between Uzbekistan and an Indian investor has provided an innovative and potential game-changing solution to the problem of governments ducking liability over the poor treatment of investors in the event of them winning arbitration cases, writes Luke Peterson.

View from Asia: Tackling Asia's infrastructure shortfall

Asia's infrastructure needs are vast, though they do vary from country to country, with the highest demand being in low-income countries. Lawrence Yeo explains what is being done to meet these needs.