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Chinese Investments

China: Outbound Investments Totals US$ 183 Billion

9 September 2009
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The current economical situation may be hard to tackle for some, but for others it does present a multitude of new opportunities. According to a report published by the Ministry of Commerce, the National Bureau of Statistics and the State Administration of Foreign Exchange yesterday, Chinese outbound investments mounted to an impressive US$ 183.97 billion [...]

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Ethiopia: Chinese Hydropower Investments by CGGC

8 September 2009
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Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi state that Ethiopia is welcoming Chinese enterprises to actively participate in Ethiopia’s development of hydropower projects and are welcome to help Ethiopia to make better use of its abundant water resources to generate electricity.
Prime Minister Meles, who was co-chairman of the Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation in [...]

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Chinese Investments in Africa: World Bank Talks

2 September 2009
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Chinese investments into a commercial private equity vehicle under World Bank steering has been encouraged by the World Bank, who expressed its interest in the participation of Chinese investments through such cooperations. It still remains open to see if China is willing to jump on this wagon.
Robert Zoellick, the President of the World Bank is [...]

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China Development Bank: New Private Equity Fund

1 September 2009
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China Development Bank has set up a new investment fund with a focus on private equity, according to reports. The state-owned bank announced on Tuesday the that it has recently set up a new fund with 35 billion yuan, equaling US$ 5.1 billion, in registered capital.
The fund is constructed to support government-backed mergers and [...]

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Tanzania: Chinese Investments in Agricultural Sector

25 August 2009
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According to a phone interview with Tanzanian Minister of Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives Stephen Masatu Wasira, who in a conversation with Xinhua News Agency praised the good cooperation between Tanzania and China on Monday, the country is much welcoming the increasingly significant Chinese investments in Tanzania’s agricultural sector.
Chinese technology and modern methods for  advanced [...]

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Kenya: Chinese Investments Welcomed by Vice President

24 August 2009
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During the visit of China-Africa Development Funds’s CEO Chi Jianxin to the office of Kenyan Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka yesterday, the Vice President expressed his gratitude for China’s financial and technological support in road construction and hydro-power generation. 
Kenya is positioning to further benefit from the US$ 5 billion that the Chinese Government is currently looking [...]

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Canada: Chinese Investments Welcomed by Finance Minister

15 August 2009
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The Canadian Finance Minister Jim Flaherty who is currently visiting China together with Bank of Canada Gov. Mark Carney said last week that Canada welcomes Chinese direct investments in finance, mining, forestry, infrastructure, and manufacturing sectors throughout Canada.
Flaherty made these statements after meetings with  Chinese officials, including China’s Vice Premier Li Keqiang, Finance Minister Xie [...]

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Environmental Rules for Outbound Chinese Investments

4 June 2009

China’s government has recently completed an initial draft for environmental regulations for the increasing number of Chinese companies that are involved in overseas projects to follow on a mandatory basis.
Drafted by China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) and the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), the new regulations are still awaiting approval from the relevant authorities. The [...]

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Chinese Company in Talks to Buy Hummer

2 June 2009

Sichuan Tengzhong is a privately owned manufacturer of automotive machinery and road equipment, while recently also engaging the heavy-duty truck market, according to the Times. In case of completion, this deal would be the first time a global car brand that sells cars in the USA would be owned by a Chinese company. Several Chinese [...]

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China’s Haier Investing in New Zealand Company

1 June 2009

Haier, one of China’s flagship enterprises among it’s overseas consumer electronics and whiteware makers recently entered the New Zealand business scene last week, and by buying into the local debt-laden Fisher & Paykel Appliances with 20% stake.
In today’s re-structuring global society, where countries like China, Singapore and some of the Middle Eastern countries are holding [...]

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