Monthly Archives: April 2015

Singapore economy ‘remains on track to post moderate growth’

The Republic’s economy “remains on track to post moderate growth of 2 to 4 per cent” this year, according to the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). In its half-yearly macroeconomic review released on Tuesday (Apr 28), MAS said that while … Continue reading

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Obama, Abe eye strategic trade deal at White House

US President Barack Obama will seek to encourage the emergence of a more assertive Japan and close in on a major Pacific trade deal when he hosts Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the White House on Tuesday (Apr 28). Abe … Continue reading

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China to invest $5 billion in Indonesia

China-based Minsheng Investment Corp. Ltd (CMI) and several other Chinese investors have expressed their strong commitment to investing US$5 billion in Indonesia. CMI CEO Li Huaizhen said on Friday said that CMI planned to invest in Indonesia in an effort … Continue reading

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China’s Hong Kong to ink FTA with ASEAN by 2016

China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is expected to sign a free trade agreement ( FTA) with the Association of Southeastern Asian Nations (ASEAN) by 2016, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said on Sunday. Speaking on the sidelines of an ASEAN … Continue reading

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Europe gaining importance in China’s foreign investment

Chinese investments are expected to increasingly target Europe, driven by business synergies, high-tech content and the need for diversification in terms of currency and geography, Dagong Europe said in its latest report. The European branch of Chinese rating agency Dagong … Continue reading

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China makes first Silk Road fund investment

The ‘Belt and Road Initiative’ gets a major boost with Pakistan project, say experts  The Silk Road Fund’s first overseas investment project is expected to demonstrate a new financing model that supports infrastructure construction and improves connectivity across the regions … Continue reading

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China unveils measures to boost exhibition industry

China is planning to boost development of the exhibition industry through market liberalization, according to a guideline released by the State Council on Sunday. A ministerial joint conference, including a dozen central government departments, will be established to coordinate the … Continue reading

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