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Dual-circulation Strategy Becomes New Road Map of Growth

By Wei Jianguo   The fifth plenary session of the 19th Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, which began on Monday in Beijing, has attracted global attention.    As the world experiences a once-in-a-century shake-up caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the headwind of anti-globalization, the achievements of China's 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-20), its proposals for formulating the 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-25), and China's long-term goals through 2035 are being closely watched.   This year marks several key milestones for China. It is the final year of the current 13th Five-Year Plan and the eve of the 100th anniversary...
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China Reports Surge in Long-Term Investment Inflows Despite Talk of Decoupling from the US

By Zhou Xin   Foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows into China surged in September by nearly a quarter compared to a year ago, underlining the confidence international investors have in the world’s second-biggest economy long-term prospects, despite threats of decoupling from the United States.   FDI inflows into China rose 23.7 percent to US$14.25 billion last month, according to data released by the Ministry of Commerce on Friday. The growth marked an acceleration from August when China’s FDI recorded year-on-year growth of 15 percent.   Total FDI inflows into China in the first nine months amounted to US$103 billion, an...
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Amundi Expands in China as Beijing Further Opens Up Asset Management

By Thomson Reuters   SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Amundi, Europe's largest asset manager, launched a wealth management venture in Shanghai on Wednesday and plans to set up an outbound investment business in Beijing as China opens its doors wider to global asset managers.   The French company, which already owns a mutual fund venture in China, is capitalizing on a new round of financial opening by Beijing that also galvanized other global asset managers such as BlackRock.   "You don't have a single market in the world where you see global asset managers are positioning themselves so proactively, and so resourcefully," said...
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It Would Cost $1 Trillion to Move Global Supply Chains Out of China—But The Long-term Gains Could Be Worth It

The coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on the supply chains of companies around the world—prompting firms in 80% of sectors globally to recalibrate their operations in some fashion, according to analysts at Bank of America Global Research.   Coupled with a worldwide trend away from globalization in recent years—one spurred by “populist antipathy toward free trade” and epitomized by the U.S.-China trade war—the pandemic has accelerated a shift toward the “re-shoring” of supply chains by companies around the globe, BofA analysts say.   But with emerging markets like China having entrenched themselves as pivotal to the global supply chain, it’s clear that re-shoring away from such markets...
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Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs), a Cyprus Success Story

Cyprus, an EU member state, combines tax efficient features of a modern financial centre with the requisite infrastructure for the fund’s industry. It offers the full spectrum of legislative framework to all fund products (UCITS and non UCITS) and provides fund managers to structure as Alternative Investment Fund Managers in line with the relevant EU Directive or a MiFID compliant Investment Firm, both EU passported. Cyprus costs are on the low side, it is efficient and its investor friendly government authorities with minimum bureaucracy. It has a platform of experienced lawyers, accountants, custodians, fund administrators and fund managers. It has...
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International Metropolis& Best Destination for Real Estate Investment in the World

Inheriting the historical symbol of the ancient Silk Road and following the principle of peace and development, China’s Belt and Road Initiative intends to actively establish economic partnerships with countries along the designated “Belt and Road” regions. It also intendsto jointly build a community of shared interests, shared futures and responsibility, featuring mutual political trust, economic integration and cultural inclusiveness. Encompassing over 60% of the global population, it will not only create new opportunities for the sustainable development of China’s economy, but also, more importantly, will change the political, economic and military landscape of the world. Over the past few...
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Zimbabwean president urges Chinese investment in Zimbabwe's tourism sector

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa urged Chinese investors to invest in Zimbabwe's tourism sector and help turn the southern African country into a competitive tourist destination. He made the remarks on the occasion where a visiting delegation from China's Zhejiang Province and the Zimbabwean government officials and business leaders witnessed the signing of a twinning arrangement between Zimbabwe's Chinhoyi City and China's Dongyang City. He said Zimbabwe possesses vast tourism opportunities which if fully harnessed, could help the country in its quest to become an upper middle income economy by 2030. It emerged at the meeting that Zimbabwe had set aside...
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Melbourne Top Investment Choice for Chinese Buyers

Chinese buyer enquiries for residential property in Australia has recorded two consecutive quarters of year-on-year growth for the first time since 2016, with Melbourne still the most popularAustralian city. Australia has been losing Chinese buyer interest to other parts of the world due to increased taxes and banking restrictions. But Australia's hefty state foreign buyer taxes have been counterbalanced by its weakening dollar according to the latest Juwai.com report, which has seen it drop around 11 per cent of its value against the Chinese Yuan since mid-2018. Juwai.com CEO Carrie Law says she expects Chinese buying to remain flat in 2019, with forecasts it could...