Key Element in ‘Phase 1’ Trade Resolution: China Implements Foreign Investment Law

Key Element in ‘Phase 1’ Trade Resolution: China Implements Foreign Investment Law

China has unveiled a regulation on implementing the foreign investment law (FDI) to better protect the legitimate rights and interests of foreign investors. Premier Li Keqiang signed a State Council decree to publish the regulation. It takes effect on 1 January 2020, the same day when the law becomes effective. As a matching regulation to […]

The Beijing Report on the US-China Trade Dispute Resolution

The Beijing Report on the US-China Trade Dispute Resolution

Wider, deeper opening up to reshape China’s economic landscape Opening up has been among the major policy moves that underpinned China’s huge economic growth over the past decades, and even though protectionism is on the rise, the country has been steadily delivering its promise of opening its doors wider. At a Key economic conference earlier […]

China Keeps Open Door Policy to FDI Despite Trade Dispute

China Keeps Open Door Policy to FDI Despite Trade Dispute

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX The S&P 500 lost 0.4% Tuesday in a newsy session. Company-specific news contributed to outsized stock moves, but overall gainers in broader market had been nominal until a hiccup on the BREXIT issue dragged the major indices into the Red. The benchmark index closed at session lows below the 3000 […]

Special Report: The Future of Asia (Parts 2/3)

Special Report: The Future of Asia (Parts 2/3)

Asia is diverse and complementary, and Asia-for-Asia industrial supply-chain networks are emerging. Asia is a highly diverse region, there is no single Asia but many. We identified 4 distinct groups of economies based on scale, economic development, interactions with one another, and connectedness to the world. Each of these “4 Asia’s” has characteristics that complement […]

The GCC is Seeing a Resurgence in Real Estate

The GCC is Seeing a Resurgence in Real Estate

The GCC is Seeing a Resurgence in Real Estate $JLL With diversification plans taking shape, 10–year visas on the horizon and Crude Oil prices holding firm, investor sentiment has increased again in the GCC’s property market The resilience of the GCC’s real estate market has proven itself yet again this year, having weathered several stifling […]

Dubai Aims to Boost FDI

Dubai Aims to Boost FDI

Dubai FDI, the investment development agency of the Department of Economic Development, DED, has revealed the continuing expansion of enhanced services for its “Aftercare” initiative, a quality-focussed programme aimed at attracting more foreign direct investments, FDI, into the emirate. The programme was developed by Dubai FDI as a means to further enhance the investor’s journey […]

President Donald Trump Starts Official State Visit to China

President Donald Trump Starts Official State Visit to China

President Donald Trump Starts Official State Visit to China US President Donald Trump arrived in Beijing Wednesday afternoon, starting his state visit to China. The 3-day trip is Trump’s 1st visit to the country since he assumed the Presidency on 20 January. He is the 1st head of state to visit China since the landmark […]

China To Post the FDI ‘Negative’ List Soon

China To Post the FDI ‘Negative’ List Soon

China To Post the FDI ‘Negative’ List Soon China will roll out a negative list for foreign investment, which has been tested in pilot FTZ’s (free-trade zones). The negative list model, which states the sectors and businesses that are off limits to foreign investment, will be adopted nationwide as early as Y 2018. “Introduction of […]

China’s Overseas Direct Investment Continues Gaining Momentum

China’s Overseas Direct Investment Continues Gaining Momentum

China’s Overseas Direct Investment Continues Gaining Momentum China’s outbound direct investment (ODI) is surging despite weak global growth as Chinese companies continue to internationalize their business. Non-financial ODI increased 53.3% Y-Y to reach $145.96 in the January-October frame, surpassing the total for Y 2015 of about $121.4-B, according to the Ministry of Commerce on Thursday. […]

“UAE’s Economy has doubled in the last 10 years,”– Sheikh Mohammed

“UAE’s Economy has doubled in the last 10 years,”– Sheikh Mohammed

“UAE’s Economy has doubled in the last 10 years,”– Sheikh Mohammed  The non-Crude Oil sector’s contribution to the UAE’s GDP now stands at 77% The UAE’s economy has doubled in the past 10 years, from a GDP of Dhs663-B to Dhs1.360-B,the country’s Vice President and Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum confirmed at […]

China’s Resolution Gives Hope to World’s Economy

China’s Resolution Gives Hope to World’s Economy

China’s Resolution Gives Hope to World’s Economy China’s ambition to advance reform and maintain medium to high growth has injected hope and stability into the world economy, experts say. Addressing the opening ceremony of the Business 20 Summit in Hangzhou, Chinese President Xi Jinping reassured the world’s business leaders that China can realize strong growth […]

China’s Investing in the United States Extends Beyond Real Estate

China’s Investing in the United States Extends Beyond Real Estate

China’s Investing in the United States Extends Beyond Real Estate The growing Chinese investment in the United States has extended beyond real estate, with more companies eyeing sectors closely related to Chinese domestic demand. In recent years, more Chinese companies have been investing in the United States irregardless of size, industry and ownership, Shau Zhang, a […]

Chinese Investment in US Real Estate Tops $300-B

Chinese Investment in US Real Estate Tops $300-B

Chinese Investment in US Real Estate Tops $300-B Chinese investment in the US real estate market has surpassed $300-B and is growing despite China’s economic weakness and increased currency controls, the authors of a new report said Monday. Between Y’s 2010 and 2015 Chinese buyers bought $93-B in residential real estate, nearly $208-B of mortgage-backed […]

China: Asia’s Most Attractive Consumer Market

China: Asia’s Most Attractive Consumer Market

China: Asia’s Most Attractive Consumer Market China was the most promising consumer market in Asia in Y 2015, and will probably remain so in the next 4 years, according to a report released Thursday. “Even as China’s economy slows and its population ages, it appears set to remain the most attractive Asian market for retailers […]