Archive | October, 2012

China’s SMEs Access The Bond Market

As financings go, the $7.8 million of three-year bonds that Tri-Tech Holding, Inc. (NASDAQ CM: TRIT) issued last month will not set any records for size. The significance of the financing, however, lies in the fact that it foreshadows a promising new source of capital for China’s small and medium-sized private companies. According to research [...]

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International Retailers Struggle in China

International Retailers Struggle in China

In recent weeks, many of the large international retailers have announced changes in their expansion plans for China. Home Depot (NYSE: HD), the large U.S. do it yourself chain, is closing stores, as is Tesco PLC (LSE: TSCO.L), the large U.K. retailer. Even the two earliest entrants into China’s retailing industry, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) [...]

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Making Sense Of China’s Numbers

Making Sense Of China’s Numbers

With most of the world’s major economies still sputtering, there isn’t a day that goes by that economic and business commentators don’t bring up China, and the fact that the biggest, fastest-growing economy in the world is slowing, and dampening the growth prospects for the global economy in the process. If that’s not bad enough, [...]

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Get Ready For More China Overseas Investment

All signs point to the fact that Chinese companies are gearing up to make more overseas direct investments (ODI) in coming years. Moreover, there are indications that they are likely to find more welcoming arms than they have in the past — at least in some circles. First, there’s the anecdotal evidence. Just in the [...]

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