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  1. Foreign investment in Shanghai surges by 40pc

    Posted Jul 04th 2003, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... half of this year, up 40 per cent on last year. In June, contracted foreign investment - an indicator of future trends - rose 24.8 per cent to US$909 million, local media said yesterday. Figures for actual foreign investment, an indicator of the funds utilised, were not given. Shanghai approved 2,468 projects with foreign investment in the first six months of this year, a rise ...

  2. Mainland property investments continue to rise despite curbs

    Posted Jul 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... deals to 33 during the period from just two a year earlier. A total of 73 residential sites were sold, up from 14. But foreign investment fell, hit by a series of restrictions, ... asked me that question last year I would have said Chengdu, Chongqing or Tianjin. But foreign investors are finding it challenging to make investment decisions in Chengdu at this moment, ...

  3. Wuhan Steel gets nod to invest A$271m in Centrex

    Posted Nov 06th 2009, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... surrounding the guidelines for Chinese investments. Australia's Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) yesterday gave approval for the mainland's third-largest steel group to take a 60 per ... Australia's foreign investment rules. 'Australia is not really ready for the flood of investment from China, and both sides have done things not easy to be accepted by the other, like ...

  4. The promise and pitfalls of FX trading

    Posted Feb 13th 2011, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... and Australian dollar. However, the most popular form of currency investment in Hong Kong, and one offered by all banks, is foreign-currency time deposits. The currencies most commonly offered ... So, here we are again with personal investors dazzled by the blinding spotlight of uncertainty. Equity investments seem to be only for the brave, the freakish spurt in the gold market may ...

  5. Foreign investors cooler on China

    Posted Sep 13th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... String of data intensifies concerns about the nation's economic health Foreign direct investment (FDI) into China fell sharply in August for the second month in a row, adding ... who traditionally view large capital inflows as an indicator of the economy's health and foreign investment as a key growth engine. Large investment inflows force the People's Bank ...

  6. Ambitious city out to attract foreign capital

    Posted Jun 15th 2008, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... the requirement of many investors.' Despite the city's optimism, it is battling for foreign investment with neighbours such as Wuhan in Hubei and Changsha in Hunan. The Sichuan earthquake has ... per cent and keep inflation below 4.5 per cent this year. Foreign investment was expected to double to US$5 billion this year after 55 per cent growth last year and 35 per cent growth in 2006, ...

  7. A bumpy ride for Asean-focused investment funds

    Posted Nov 21st 2010, 12:00am by Oliver Jones

    ... Consequently, as foreign funds flood into Indonesia and the Philippines, investment is concentrated in relatively few companies. One good play on this would be to invest in an Asean fund- such as those ... in the main Indonesian, Thai, Philippine, and Malaysian indices. But these rises have not made owning an Asean-focused investment fund commensurately rewarding since the larger number of companies ...

  8. Sewage market draws foreign players

    Posted Nov 27th 2003, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Friendlier policies make the US$120b sector ripe for investment, as Denise Tsang reports Overseas companies are flooding into the mainland's US$120 billion market for water and sewage treatment services as favourable governmental policies and a growing population encourage investment. The sector has drawn interest from Veolia Environnement, the world's top water firm, No2 ...

  9. London calling for Chinese investments

    Posted Aug 08th 2009, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Bank of China would follow by the end of the year. China Investment Corp, which manages the country's foreign exchange reserves, is considering whether to open an office in London. More ... Investment Report said that, in 2007, the stock of inward foreign direct investment into Britain was US$1.3 trillion, ranking it second in the world after the United States and first in Europe. ...

  10. Hainan seeking foreign capital for the real deal

    Posted Nov 10th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Chan

    ... Hainan needs a lot more investments like this if it is to stay on the straight and narrow, and avoid the ever present temptations of its past. Foreign direct investment dropped 38.1 per cent ... Province officials aim to tap investments of some 400b yuan, writes Elaine Chan Hainan province has never quite shed its image as a freewheeling haven for speculation, smuggling ...




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