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    China & Mexico Talk of Strategic Partnership Deal, But Much Remains to be Done

    Op-Ed Commentary: Chris Devonshire-Ellis Jun. 7 – Chinese President Xi Jinping has been in Mexico the past three days and has been meeting with the Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto ahead of Xi’s much anticipated visit to meet President Barack Obama of the United States. Xi and Peña Nieto, following their meetings, released a statement[…..]

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    Update: Catalogue of Priority Industries for Foreign Investment in Central and Western China

    China released the “Catalogue of Priority Industries for Foreign Investment in Central and Western China” on May 14, which is scheduled to take effect on June 10, 2013. Detailed information can be found here.

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    Picking China’s Middle Hanging Fruit – The New Inland Consumer

    Op-Ed Commentary: Chris Devonshire-Ellis May 13 – Much commentary in the media has recently been focusing on the “China slowdown” and the impact of the country’s lower GDP growth figures going forward. In reality, measuring GDP growth is always a losing game, and not a particularly good indicator of how an economy is progressing. China[…..]

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    An Introduction to Foreign-Invested Commercial Enterprises in China

    Jan. 17 – Foreign-invested commercial enterprises, commonly known as FICE, are fast becoming an ideal way for foreign investors to enter China’s Mainland market. Previously, foreign companies could only form trading companies on their own if they registered in the country’s Free Trade Zones. However, as part of China’s WTO commitment to let foreign-invested enterprises[…..]

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    Central China on the Rise

    Located in the heart of central China, Wuhan, the capital of Hubei has traditionally being one of the country’s most important economic and transportation centers. However, with the introduction of the reform and opening-up policy to the country’s coastal areas in the 1970s, Wuhan has fallen behind the economic wave. Most investors bypassed the city and throw their capital in places like Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen.

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    China 2012: A Year in Review by Robert A. Kapp

    During this week, China Briefing is featuring a series of specially-commissioned articles from prominent China-based writers regarding their thoughts on the key developments in the country during 2012, and what lies ahead in 2013. Today’s article is written by Robert A. Kapp, president of Robert A. Kapp & Associates and former president of the U.S.-China[…..]

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    Asia Briefing Relocates from China to India

    Nov. 24 – A number of Asia Briefing’s China-based staff temporarily relocated from Shanghai to Delhi recently on a 10-day assignment to develop a better understanding of the Indian market and improve communications with Dezan Shira & Associates’ India offices. Asia Briefing, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Dezan Shira practice, publishes foreign[…..]

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    Macau’s Path to Economic Diversification

    By Yao Lu Oct. 22 – The free flow of goods and services, money and capital has turned Macau into one of the most liberal trading regimes in the world. This free trade approach is of vital importance to the region’s economic survival as it boasts limited natural resources and a very small domestic market.[…..]

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