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China closes the innovation gap

China closes the innovation gap

There has been a significant shift in R&D spending in recent years, with China accounting for an increasing proportion of this investment. But global perceptions are yet to reflect this new shift in spending, with many outside of the country sceptical regarding China's R&D credentials and concerned about its poor reputation for IP protection.

IMF adds yuan to reserve currencies

The International Monetary Fund has added the Chinese currency to the Special Drawing Rights basket.

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View from the C-Suite: DHL takes root in China

Online retail continues to grow in China, and DHL eCommerce‚Äôs Asia-Pacific division is on the spot with a new facility designed to handle the resulting flow of goods. Chief executive Malcolm Monteiro talks to Karen E Thuermer.

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Huawei: a global firm with a local touch

Chinese company Huawei is expanding exponentially, shipping millions of smartphones annually. But, says Karen E Thuermer, the telecommunications supplier is keen to keep it local when it comes to establishing a presence in new markets.

AmCham Shanghai: US companies can still thrive in China

The American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai is confident US companies can succeed in China.

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Hong Kong commerce secretary looks to linked in future with China

At the fDi Forum gathering of corporate executives and investment experts in Hong Kong, the country's secretary of commerce, Gregory So, talks to Courtney Fingar about how Hong Kong is on the road to greater regional connectivity through the One Belt, One Road plan.

Experts fear US-China BIT agreement will not materialise

As tensions between the US and China mount, experts at the recent World Forum on China Studies held in the US, agreed that the chances of the two countries finalising their bilateral investment treaty are deteriorating. 

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A second coming: where should investors look beyond the megacities?

With many of the big global cities struggling with infrastructure problems, rising wages and high office and land costs, investors are increasingly looking to smaller second- and third-tier cities in which to base themselves. But where are the emerging urban areas that are posing a threat to their larger counterparts?

China is leading investor in US in 2014

China emerged as the leading investor in the US in 2014.

Investment accelerates into Chinese automotive OEM

There was a marked increase in investment into China's automotive OEM sector between 2012 and 2014.

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