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  1. New rules cloud foreign investment

    Posted Nov 14th 2007, 12:00am by Peggy Sito, Sandy Li

    ... Fulton Mak, Sandy Li and Peggy Sito Market divided about the impact of the mainland's latest guidelines on overseas investors Sweeping revisions to foreign investment rules in the mainland have left analysts and investors puzzled over the likely impact of the changes on foreign property investment in the country. 'I do not see any impact on the physical market or on our ...

  2. Reforms aim to lure foreign investment

    Posted Jan 04th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Walker

    ... Reports by Nick Walker SINCE COMING TO power, the military government of Myanmar has sought to implement reforms through the Foreign Investment Law (FIL), effectively abandoning ... with market-orientated economies. To oversee and administer the FIL, the Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) was formed and acts as the initial approving authority for investment plans. Foreign investors can set ...

  3. Banks face ratings test for foreign investments

    Posted Jun 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Jamil Anderlini

    ... their planned investments and the measures they will take to control investment and foreign exchange risks. They will be allowed to issue foreign currency investment products in China and use their clients' foreign currency to invest abroad. They will also be allowed to sell financial products denominated in yuan to domestic customers and pool their clients' funds to buy foreign exchange ...

  4. Politics may skew investment tool

    Posted Nov 18th 2007, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... Nations are getting into sovereign wealth funds to raise returns on foreign currency holdings, but there is resistance, writes Louis Beckerling Investment markets are in line for a fresh boost of liquidity as Asian governments begin to actively manage the massive reserves of foreign exchange they have accumulated. The prospect of big new investment players entering the market ...

  5. Mainland magnet draws foreign investors

    Posted Mar 07th 2007, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... And more newcomers are waiting in the wings for their turn. Last year, the number of building transactions involving foreign investment jumped 38 per cent from 2005, while the total consideration ... measures were working, he said. In the wake of continued investor interest, the investment means have been changing, according to analysts. Instead of buying assets, some foreign funds preferred ...

  6. Mainland's foreign assets fall

    Posted Jan 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... surplus and ever-increasing foreign direct investments, has been on a growth fast track over the past two decades. Thousands of entrepreneurs amassed fortunes as their businesses secured massive ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com China, the world's largest holder of foreign reserves, saw its pool of foreign assets decline for the first time in more than a decade, ...

  7. New rule creates hurdles for foreign developers

    Posted Jun 13th 2007, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... government imposed a new ruling restricting investment in the property market. The Ministry of Commerce and the State Administration of Foreign Exchange last week issued a notice stating that foreign ... in July last year that was aimed at restricting foreign investment in the property market. The notice said inward or outward capital remittances by foreign developers would be restricted ...

  8. Breaking boundaries

    Posted Feb 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the foreign exchange division at Success Futures and Foreign Exchange. Lee worked as a fashion designer before entering the finance industry. 'As a designer, you are asked to break boundaries, so ... Lee is regularly invited to radio shows and writes columns for various media, dispensing investment advice and market analyses. Before this, however, she was just another layman. 'I ...

  9. Trillion-dollar China deals bypass us, say foreign firms

    Posted Apr 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... for foreign-invested companies in 2008. Multinationals are concerned that as China's need for foreign capital is reduced by having the world's largest foreign reserves, they may be sidelined. ... and other sectors where they dominate. However, foreign direct investment in the mainland surged by almost a third last month to US$12.5 billion from a year ago, as fast growth and prospects ...

  10. Chongqing seeks foreign help for micro lenders

    Posted Oct 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... foreign investment for this entity. Scores of factory owners in Wenzhou, a private enterprise hub in Zhejiang province, have fled the city after racking up debts with loan sharks, partly because ... Naomi Rovnick naomi.rovnick@scmp.com The Chongqing government has come up with a novel way to support the city's cash-strapped small business lenders- asking foreign investors to bail ...




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