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  1. HK investment outflows exceed foreign investment in the city

    Posted Jun 12th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng The amount Hong Kong businesses and individuals invested overseas last year was HK$4.15 trillion more than was invested in the city by overseas interests, the government said. The figure is equivalent to 282 per cent of the city's gross domestic product and continues a trend of the rising gap between outward and inward investment. In 2005, the gap was more than HK$3.4 ...

  2. Foreign lenders pursue mainland push amid curbs

    Posted Jan 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maria Chan Foreign lenders will continue to expand on the mainland this year, but market watchers expect them to face multiple challenges as Beijing acts further to cool the overheated ... 2,000. BEA expanded its presence by 17 outlets last year to 49 and increased its manpower about 70 per cent to 2,550 employees. Last year, the mainland allowed foreign banks that incorporated ...

  3. China to target more foreign aviation firms

    Posted Apr 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... May Chan The Aviation Industry Corporation of China and China Construction Bank International are set to raise capital for a joint investment fund targeting foreign assets related ... in foreign companies had become more important to counter the obstacles its own aviation sales deals often met abroad. 'We never worried about the investment side of the business because we can ...

  4. Foreign investors may have banked on bargains in Big Four lenders

    Posted Sep 01st 2005, 12:00am by Simon Cartledge

    ... the formation of so-called policy banks, then the creation of the asset-management companies, and finally the injection of foreign currency reserves, has created the Big Four we know today. They may ... this trio- plus ABC when it secures a foreign partner- can expect to get their hands on the expertise and technology necessary to broaden their business reach, in everything from credit cards ...

  5. Power Assets sees 80pc leap in foreign profits

    Posted Mar 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... than earnings of HK$4.56 billion brought by an array of its overseas investments. But the Hong Kong-based power supplier said it would continue to invest in the city to build a reliable ... the rising importance of its overseas businesses. The group said it would not pull out of its investments in Hong Kong although its plan to build a wind farm in Southwest Lamma Channel is still ...

  6. Xuzhou seeks HK investment in 185 development projects

    Posted Apr 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... companies have been very important foreign investors for Xuzhou, and now contribute more than 70 per cent of our city's foreign investment,' Cao Xinping, the city's party secretary, ... foreign investment. Xuzhou has a population of 9.73 million. Its pillar industries include coal and electricity, equipment and food manufacturing. Henderson Land Development director John Yip ...

  7. China city banks lure foreign investors

    Posted Oct 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of multibillion US dollar foreign acquisitions of minority stakes in the country's three largest banks earlier this year. It was revealed that Bank of East Asia (BEA) had been in talks to take ... one foreign investor. It would be part of two rounds of share placements to nearly quadruple its capital base to about three billion yuan by the first half of next year in order to meet ...

  8. Foreign firms punching above their weight

    Posted Dec 24th 2006, 12:00am by Quinton Chan

    ... Affiliates Trade in Services Statistics in Hong Kong, provided a more comprehensive picture of the level of foreign investment than the usual foreign direct investment figures. Foreign firms are defined as those registered outside Hong Kong and majority-owned by overseas investors. 'These new statistics tell you in which areas foreign firms invest in Hong Kong, where they come from, ...

  9. Foreign buys bad for China bank bulls

    Posted Oct 09th 2007, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... leasing company for US$965 million. More overseas forays are in the pipeline. Mainland bank bosses have made no secret of their desire to buy into foreign banks, and just last month the head ... With growth strong and the potential for future economic volatility high, bank stocks have soared. There are plenty of reasons from the banks' point of view why foreign acquisitions make good ...

  10. Foreign funds eager to sell holdings despite soaring rents

    Posted Apr 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Peggy Sito, Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu and Peggy Sito Disposal plans cast cloud over HK's economic prospects Major foreign real estate investment funds are lining up to sell their commercial property investments ... in Central's grade A offices had already reached HK$180 per square foot. 'The high capital values have helped prompt foreign investment funds to sell their properties to lock in profits while ...




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