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Investment builds bridges between China and Japan

Investment builds bridges between China and Japan

While the political relationship between China and Japan remains tense, Chinese FDI into Japan has been picking up pace, with investors keen to take advantage of economic synergies between the two countries.

View from Asia: SEZs require give and take

Special economic zones (SEZs) alone are not enough to attract investment. As the varied success of Asia's existing zones show, and as is the case outside of such regions, governments have to be accommodating and incentivise foreign investors before they can reap the rewards of FDI.

Northern European investors still active in China: SEB

A bi-annual survey of northern European investors, conducted by Scandinavian bank SEB, found that, despite a slight dip in investor sentiment, companies were largely still pursuing their long-term growth plans in China.

Cautious optimism regarding FDI flows: Unctad report

The annual report for 2014 from Unctad was positive about FDI inflows but warned of unequal economic prosperity between developed and developing countries. 

American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai gives thumbs up to Chinese investment

The chair of the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai says that China still has a great deal to offer US investors, though admits to some flash points regarding US companies purchasing up-and-coming Chinese brands.

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A healthy long-term outlook for China's pharmaceutical sector

Allegations of corruption have dealt a blow to several international pharmaceutical companies operating in China. Despite this, the long-term prognosis for the industry remains good, with huge growth potential in what is set to become the world's second largest drugs market by 2016.

Where is China investing?

Chinese companies have been some of the biggest investors around the world over the past decade. fDi looks at where the money is going.

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Chinese Provinces of the Future 2014/15

Shanghai has been crowned fDi’s Chinese Province of the Future 2014/15, with Beijing and Guangdong taking second and third places, respectively.

Wuxi looks towards hi-tech transition

Wuxi looks towards hi-tech transition

The Chinese city of Wuxi is developing fast, plotting an innovative course towards a hi-tech, low-carbon economy. But while business leaders and officials line up to praise the city's rich promise, is it in a position to deliver?

Foreign investors wary of Shanghai FTZ: Nexia TS China

A new free trade zone in Shanghai has had little foreign interest, according to consultancy firm Nexia TS China.

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