Tighten Monitoring Of Chinese Investments, Experts Tell HASC

WASHINGTON: As China forges ahead trying to grab the head of the technology table by throwing money, policy and people at quantum computing and Autonomous Intelligence, the US should carefully watch what companies China invests in or tries to buy. Those were the conclusions of three of the top China and technology experts in Washington who… Please follow and like us:

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China’s investment scrutiny to widen

‘All-around’ supervision of outbound capital to include comprehensive law China plans to adopt an “all-around” supervision program covering all phases of outbound investment, with more steps to fill a policy void and further facilitate legislation in the pipeline, according to the nation’s top economic regulator. With a slew of guidelines on outbound investment having effectively curbed… Please follow and like us:

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China Gears Up to Reduce Impact of US Tax Cut

Chinese companies with international ambitions are caught in a serious dilemma by the U.S. move to cut corporate tax rates. The move has made the U.S. an attractive destination for Chinese companies facing very high taxes and other restrictions at home. On the other hand, they face the risk of being punished by Chinese authorities who… Please follow and like us:

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The Future Fund and its contribution to Australia’s economic status

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia, November 30, 2017 – Australia’s Future Fund is a government-owned investment fund of Australia. The fund’s capital revenue emanates from the excess financial plan invested by the government of Australia. The Fund currently possesses nearly $60 billion of property, as stated by the Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute. In the year 2006, the government… Please follow and like us:

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Canadians have mixed feelings about free trade with nation: Report

Canadians see both opportunities and challenges associated with a possible Canada-China Free Trade Agreement (FTA), according to the results of public consultations by the Canadian government. Canadians recognize the significant opportunities for Canadian businesses and consumers offered by the Chinese market, and the importance of China for the future of the global economy, according to a… Please follow and like us:

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UK ‘ahead of curve’ in its trading with China

The United Kingdom was China’s second-largest trading partner from among members of the European Union in 2016, and its eighth-largest worldwide, according to a new study. Britain did 55 billion pounds ($71.9 billion) of trade in goods with China last year, said the report from the Confederation of British Industry, which is also known as the… Please follow and like us:

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Chinese enterprises positive on BRICS investment

SHANGHAI — Chinese enterprises have positive expectations on investment in BRICS countries. “The investment in Brazil will reach 70 percent of our company’s overall overseas investment, after the completion of the acquisition,” Ge Junjie, chairman of Hunan Dakang Pasture Farming, said in Shanghai Saturday at a seminar on overseas investment. Ge, whose company is based in… Please follow and like us:

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South Africa Strengthens Trade Relations With Russia

South Africa Cements Trade Links With Russia South Africa’s Ambassador to Russia has commended the work put in by government to create opportunities for local businesspeople. Speaking at South Africa’s national pavilion at the World Food Moscow international expo in Russia, Nomasonto Sibanda-Thusi said the two countries need to redouble efforts to showcase their respective offerings.… Please follow and like us:

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Korea-US FTA renegotiation ‘makes no sense’: experts

The United States’ trade deficit with South Korea is not a result of their bilateral free trade agreement, two experts here have said, dismissing President Donald Trump’s push to revise the deal. Gary Hufbauer, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, and Euijin Jung, a research analyst at the same institution, made the… Please follow and like us:

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China to open wider to welcome foreign investment

BEIJING – China has reassured the rest of the world about its commitment to opening up in its latest move to attract foreign investment. China should improve its investment and market environment, accelerate opening up to the outside world and lower operating costs, President Xi Jinping said Monday. The country should “create a stable, fair, transparent… Please follow and like us:

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South Korea President Praises U.S. Trade Deal that Trump Denounced 

South Korean President Moon Jae-in Wednesday defended his country’s free trade agreement with the United States, which U.S. President Donald Trump denounced in the past as a “job killing deal.” Moon addressed a pro-free trade audience of business leaders and lawmakers at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on the first day of his presidential visit to… Please follow and like us:

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Qatar Issue May Affect China’s Soft Power as Biggest Property Buyer

China’s soft power as the world’s biggest property buyer is under severe strain due to a government crackdown on capital flight and the Qatar controversy, which is expected to drive a lot of Arab money into the property market in western countries. Qatar citizens are desperately looking for alternative investment avenues as Saudi Arabia and the… Please follow and like us:

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Reforms to further ease restrictions on foreign investment

China will ease restrictions on foreign investment, including a further opening-up in sectors such as services, manufacturing and mining, according to a news release issued after a key Party meeting on Tuesday. A revised version of the Catalog for the Guidance of Foreign Investment Industries was approved at the Tuesday meeting of the Communist Party of… Please follow and like us:

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Belt and Road aim to boost globalization

CAI MENG/CHINA DAILY Globalization is passing through testing times. On one hand are protectionists rallying for a retreat from free trade; on the other are mostly emerging economies striving to uphold inclusive growth. The Belt and Road Initiative belongs to the second camp and is expected to play a major role in reinvigorating the world economy.… Please follow and like us:

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Investors rush to develop rental housing as Chinese home prices surge

An advertisement is displayed at the entrance of a so-called youth apartment by Chinese developer Mofang Apartment in Shenzhen, China April 26, 2017. [Photo/Agencies]China’s sky-high apartment prices and its footloose generation of millennials are fuelling demand for rental apartments, driving investment by foreign private equity funds and Chinese real estate developers. The country has been very… Please follow and like us:

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