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Outward bound: emerging sources of FDI

Outward bound: emerging sources of FDI

It is often cited that the BRIC economies – Brazil, Russia, India and China – offer the best opportunities for growth. It would therefore follow that outward FDI flows from these countries are also expanding but only one of the so-called 'big four' appears in the top five countries in terms of outward FDI growth.

North America and China trade insults

North America and China trade insults

As animosity between North America and China grows, North America is being increasingly protectionist in its FDI policies, which Chinese investors are rebuffing with claims that they lack clarity and transparency.

China announces new FDI-related policy

The Chinese government has announced a new policy that aims to simplify the administration process for new investors in the country.

Chinese companies bullish in FDI plans: HSBC

The difficult global economic landscape is not deterring Chinese companies from expanding abroad, according to a survey by HSBC.

A need for speed puts focus on logistics providers

A need for speed puts focus on logistics providers

Logistics providers are becoming an ever more crucial component in the supply chain, as businesses recognise the importance of being able to move products to any location, quickly.

Macao sets its sights on a bigger jackpot

Macao sets its sights on a bigger jackpot

Macao's gaming industry has been driving the special administrative region's economy in recent years, but concerns about over-reliance have led its government to seek other streams of revenue, starting with the meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions sector.

teaser-Can Chinese FDI spark global growth

Can Chinese FDI spark global growth?

Today, global growth depends on the fate of the eurozone debt crisis, US stagnation and Chinese recovery. The interplay of these triangular FDI flows and the rise of Chinese investment have the potential to make or break global growth in 2013.

Education secretary champions Hong Kong

Education secretary champions Hong Kong's globalised workforce

Hong Kong’s secretary for education, Eddie Ng Hak-kim, tells fDi that he is tackling the fallout from the global recession at the grassroots level, ensuring that the special administrative region produces graduates who can serve global markets.

Operational costs on the rise in China: Nexia China

China's economy has evolved to a point where foreign investors can no longer rely on it as a cheap destination for manufacturing and must turn their attention to other, more domestically focused operations, according to accounting and consulting firm Nexia China.

Decrease in Chinese projects in Bulgarian manufacturing in 2012

Data from the first 11 months of 2012 shows a dramatic decrease in the number of Chinese FDI projects in the Bulgarian manufacturing sector compared to 2011.

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