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  1. Property - International - SPECIAL REPORT: PROPERTY MATTERS

    Investors are filtering back

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... Peta Tomlinson Cape Town a key focus as foreigners return to the sales market, writes Peta Tomlinson Investors are filtering back South Africa tends to get a bad rap, what with its political and social unrest, and lately, industrial action. Even Standard and Poor's downgraded the sovereign rating of Africa's largest economy, amid uncertainty linked to strikes ...

  2. Emerging economies move in on the big boys

    Posted Jun 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... are no longer the monopoly of the West. To further upgrade integration in global economic affairs and increase their role in policymaking, BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa ... in Singapore in the same month. Moscow no doubt sees the forum as an opportunity to attract investors from the Asia-Pacific economies, especially from China, South Korea and Japan. It also appears ...

  3. Business - China Business - INVESTMENT

    Rubbery numbers still add up to big role in Africa

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... is Africa's top investor, analysts agree President Xi Jinping's visit to the continent underscores China's continued role as a major economic player there. This week, Xi visited Tanzania, South Africa and the Republic of Congo, signing scores of economic agreements. It is part of a push that has made China the biggest investor in Africa so far this year, including US$4.2 billion ...

  4. News - China - BUSINESS

    African companies in fear of China's corporate invasion

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... feelings when he sees the increased presence of Chinese companies in Africa. On one hand, the managing director of a construction company in South Africa believes companies such as his can learn ... Xi Jinping vowed that China would respect Africa's interests. Simon Shi, who moved to South Africa from Shanghai in 1992, said that the surge in Chinese investment in Africa highlights ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Green economy cannot bloom without incentives

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 12:00am by SIMON ZADEK

    ... Simon Zadek Simon Zadek says trade rules must change while resource prices need to reflect long-term risks Green economy cannot bloom without incentives According to new estimates, US$100 ... is that there is growing experience in leveraging private investment with relatively small amounts of public finance. More good news is that developing economies are a rapidly growing source of finance for green ...

  6. Business - Economy - CHINA

    S&P sounds alarm on China's overinvestment

    Posted Feb 01st 2013, 12:00am by Victoria Ruan

    ... and South Africa, along with France and Vietnam, had an "intermediate downside risk", he said. The rating agency warned that overinvestment appeared to precede economic crisis ... ratio in the world- a downturn in its investment cycle would not only adversely affect its economy but also those of others, and global commodities prices," S&P said in a report ...

  7. Exim Bank teams up with World Bank for Africa

    Posted Dec 19th 2007, 12:00am by Tom Miller

    ... Bank for Africa. In October, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China paid US$5.56 billion for a 20 per cent stake in South Africa's Standard Bank. According to government statistics, China ... Tom Miller in Beijing The Export-Import Bank of China and the World Bank are planning joint development projects in Africa, a move Beijing hopes will calm international criticism of its ...

  8. The Growth Map

    Posted Jan 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 'BRIC' to describe the world's four fastest-growing countries and predicted that they would overtake the six largest Western economies within 40 years. BRIC- Brazil, Russia, India and China- has become part of the English language; their success over the past decade has surpassed his most ambitious forecasts. (In 2010, South Africa was added, changing the acronym to BRICS.) ...

  9. Unity key issue at BRICS summit

    Posted Mar 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... years ago with the aim of making the voices of emerging markets better heard. They were joined by South Africa in 2010. However, a lack of trust between some members, especially China and India, ... been held by an American since the World Bank was established in 1944. Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjolweala, backed by South Africa, and former Colombian finance minister Jose Antonio ...

  10. Ambitious project targets investors

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... manufacturing and exports from the BRICS nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa), could destabilise the property market. 'The flight of capital is a major concern ... potential investors from Hong Kong, Singapore, southern China, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, India, Saudi Arabia and Qatar. Malaysia can offer relatively low prices and potentially strong returns, ...




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