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Rebuilding the silk road

Asian economies smooth path for Silk Road resurrection

Across central Asia, from China to Kazakhstan, economies are set to benefit from the re-opening of trade routes along the historic Silk Road. Significant investment has already been made to improve the infrastructure along the route, but further investment, more cohesion between the central Asian countries involved and more politically stability in the region as a whole is needed if this great passageway between Asia and Europe is to return to its former glory.
 

HSBC report: emerging economies set to eclipse developed world by 2050

A HSBC report predicts that global growth will increasingly be powered by emerging markets until 2050.

Beijing office rental costs soar: Cushman & Wakefield

The cost of prime office space in Beijing increased by 75% in 2011, making it the third most costly city for office space in Asia behind Hong Kong and Tokyo.

Emerging economies top FDI confidence survey

China and India top AT Kearney's 2012 FDI Confidence Index, while the US drops to fourth.

China overtakes Spain as top destination for retail FDI projects

In the first 11 months of 2011, China was the number one destination  country for FDI retail projects, following a significant 40% decrease in  the number of projects in Spain, the number one destination country for  retail in 2010.

State Bank of Pakistan announces FDI decline in the country

Data from both the State Bank of Pakistan and fDi Markets shows that FDI into Pakistan is in decline. But there is hope, with plans in the pipeline for large investments from companies in South Korea and China. 

China defies downward coal, oil and natural gas sector capital expenditure trend

As the coal, oil and natural gas sector struggles for capital investment around the world, China has recorded a 100% increase for 2011.

Austria keeps FDI close to home

Unlike other European countries, many of which are taking advantage of opportunities to invest in emerging economies in the Asia-Pacific region, the majority of outward FDI from Austria goes to countries in the 'Rest of Europe' region.

China closes gap on the US for German FDI

China has seen increased investment from Germany-based companies, and  now stands second to only the US when it comes to FDI from the European  country.

Russia sees its manufacturing FDI appeal slip

Russia has historically been the most popular destination for manufacturing  FDI from rest of Europe countries, however, 2011 has seen a significant  decline in the number of projects in the country.

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