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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.

Chinese FDI outflows in decline in 2012

FDI out of China has slowed in 2012, with project numbers recorded in the first 10 months of the year down on the same period in 2011.

Depressed US looks to China for stimulus

Depressed US looks to China for stimulus

The US midwest was hit hard during the financial crisis but an unlikely source is helping to spark its revival, with Chinese firms making their presence increasingly felt in the region with a series of investments

Hong Kong opens up

Will Hong Kong’s new law win FDI?

The introduction of an anti-competition law in Hong Kong promises to open up closed industries and attract foreign investment, but authorities are concerned it could undermine the region’s competitiveness.

Tax trap for investors in US

Firms investing in the US need to be aware of tax issues on a state and local level, as well as federally. 

China woos foreign companies to western provinces

China has lowered tax rates for foreign businesses investing in the western provinces to stimulate development.

Agency to connect Chinese investors with European companies

New agency to support China investment abroad shows the country's push to expand on a global scale.

An overprotective instinct

Will Mongolia's overprotective instinct deter investors?

Faced with a highly nationalistic electorate, particularly where China is concerned, resource-rich Mongolia has introduced a new foreign investment law aimed at protecting its natural assets. However, as its recent dispute with state-owned Chinese firm Chalco shows, the results could damage the country's international reputation.

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