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Chinese Investment

Debate in US over trade deficit with China heats up

A chorus of voices in the United States has been calling for tougher trade action against China, alleging imports from the country are slashing jobs in the US.

Friday, 21 March, 2014, 5:19am 3 comments

Rising Chinese outbound investment may bring benefits and problems

Chinese investment around the world has drawn a great deal of attention and seems like it’s growing very quickly.

In fact, growth has been steady and not at all dramatic.

21 Jan 2014 - 4:03am

Chinese firm offers premium for Australian coal explorer

Private Chinese company China Kingho Energy has offered a hefty 110 per cent premium in a A$66 million (HK$463 million) bid for Australian coal explorer Carabella Resources, which said on Thursday it had also received expressions of interest from other parties.

5 Dec 2013 - 3:32pm

China no longer just an economic juggernaut

Regardless of whether the 21st century will remain an American century, authors Heriberto Araújo and Juan Pablo Cardenal have outlined in The New York Times how China is already building an "economic empire" across the globe, including the acquisition of Western iconic assets.

17 Jun 2013 - 4:23am

IMF warns China of risks in investment binge

The International Monetary Fund has urged self-discipline on China's provincial and city governments, warning headlong investment fuelled by rapid credit growth may threaten economic sustainability. The IMF's alert underscores the challenges facing the mainland's new leaders as they seek to lessen financial risk while keeping economic growth stable.

30 May 2013 - 3:49am

Australian firm eyes Chinese investors for property trust

Property Joint Ventures, an Australian firm, hopes to exploit the growing interest in offshore property investments among wealthy mainland Chinese by offering them an opportunity to invest in its privately-run real estate trust.

29 May 2013 - 3:21am

African Union celebrates 50th anniversary

China was thanked yesterday for its massive wave of investment across Africa as the continent's leaders opened extravagant celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the African Union.

26 May 2013 - 8:58am

China remains world's No 1 holder of US debt

China retained its lead over Japan as the largest foreign creditor to America in March, US Treasury Department data shows.

17 May 2013 - 4:06am

China to remain influential in Myanmar even as Western firms arrive

China, the biggest investor in Myanmar, will lose market share to other countries as they rush to invest there, but Asia's largest economy will remain a major investor in the Southeast Asian nation owing to its huge cash resources, observers say.

13 May 2013 - 3:34am

Hospital in Lusaka symbol of China's soft power in Zambia

Joy Bwalya-Mwale, 16, had a baby tied to her back and an umbrella to protect her from the burning sun. The teenage mother had come for a check-up at the Levy Mwanawasa General Hospital in Lusaka, Zambia, where her daughter, Natalia, was born eight months ago.

1 May 2013 - 4:02am