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China enjoys second quarter FDI boost

Inflows of FDI to China have increased dramatically in the second quarter of 2013, compared to the first quarter of the year.

Canada seeks to improve China FDI links

The visit of a senior delegation of Chinese officials to Canada in July could signal a greater investment flow between the two countries.

China and US M&A set to rise, says survey

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 is largest grocery market in the world: IGD

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.

Hong Kong's large domestic market

Hong Kong's SME success story

Hong Kong's efforts to attract SMEs – global, Asian and Chinese – and its business-friendly policies are establishing the city-state as a major hub for such businesses.

Chongqing a municipal marvel

Chongqing: a municipal marvel?

Chongqing in western China has been posting impressive GDP and investment figures in recent years, growth that continued unabated even through a major political scandal. Is the municipality set to run out of steam, or continue its march to become China's next great investment opportunity?

View from Asia: June/July 2013

Changing demographics are driving the growth of the aerospace industry in the Asia-Pacific region.

China redefines its role in Africa

China redefines its role in Africa

For more than a decade, China’s involvement in Africa has brought financial gain to both regions. But how will this relationship develop as China looks to shift away from being an export-led economy?

China tries to tame its wild west

China tries to tame its wild west

Long overlooked because of its remote location, the Chinese city of Urumqi is starting to benefit from a government initiative aimed at unlocking the economic potential of the country's untapped western regions. Will investment in its infrastructure and transport links pay off?

Outward bound: emerging sources of FDI

Outward bound: emerging sources of FDI

It is often cited that the BRIC economies – Brazil, Russia, India and China – offer the best opportunities for growth. It would therefore follow that outward FDI flows from these countries are also expanding but only one of the so-called 'big four' appears in the top five countries in terms of outward FDI growth.

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