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How Washington will annoy friends and influence nobody on Asian infrastructure

How Washington will annoy friends and influence nobody on Asian infrastructure | China & Investment | Scoop.it
Author: Scott Morris, Center for Global Development If you want to understand the negative reaction of the United States to the Asian Infrastructure
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Clean air halves health costs in Chinese city

Clean air halves health costs in Chinese city | China & Investment | Scoop.it
Air pollution regulations over the last decade in Taiyuan, China, have substantially improved the health of people living there, accounting for a greater than 50 percent reduction in costs associated with loss of life and disability between 2001 and 2010, according to researchers in the United States and China.
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What is an Earn-out?

What is an Earn-out? | China & Investment | Scoop.it
Disagreements emerge in any negotiation. For transactions in the middle market, the friction is typically around price. Despite months of negotiation, buyers and sellers often have trouble agreeing on a specific purchase price. But this disagreement does not need to end the entire process. Rather than scrapping the transaction, one strategy to bridge the gap betweenLearn more
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Sea Shepherd to Deploy Drones to Stop Massive Whale Slaughter

Sea Shepherd to Deploy Drones to Stop Massive Whale Slaughter | China & Investment | Scoop.it
The group’s air force will livestream video of the Faeroe Islands killing grounds.
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Activists Praise Hong Kong's Destruction of Confiscated Ivory

Hong Kong is set to begin destroying nearly 30 tons of confiscated ivory, in a move that activists say will send a powerful message about the government’s resolve to end a trade that has contributed to widespread poaching of elephants.
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One Day, One China, 2 Foreign Policy Views

One Day, One China, 2 Foreign Policy Views | China & Investment | Scoop.it
Two top Chinese officials, President Xi Jinping and the military’s chief of staff, Gen. Fang Fenghui, presented starkly different views of their country’s foreign policy on Thursday.
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When America becomes number two

When America becomes number two | China & Investment | Scoop.it
Author: Kishore Mahbubani, NUS In 2019, barely five years away, the world will pass one of its most significant historical milestones. For the first time in
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Air pollution from Asia affecting world's weather

Air pollution from Asia affecting world's weather | China & Investment | Scoop.it
Extreme air pollution in Asia is affecting the world’s weather and climate patterns, according to a new study.
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China Eyes Latin America to Fill Its Kitchen Cupboard -

China Eyes Latin America to Fill Its Kitchen Cupboard - | China & Investment | Scoop.it
Latin America can expect China to increase its interest in agriculture as it seeks to complement domestic production with imports
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China Central Bank Appears to Inject $81 Billion Into Top Lenders

China Central Bank Appears to Inject $81 Billion Into Top Lenders | China & Investment | Scoop.it
China’s central bank has lent 100 billion renminbi, or $16.2 billion, to each of the country’s five main, state-controlled banks
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Russia's Import Ban Creates 'Huge Opportunity' for China Growers

Russia's Import Ban Creates 'Huge Opportunity' for China Growers | China & Investment | Scoop.it
Russia’s recent decision to bar most food imports from Western countries has Chinese produce companies well-positioned to fill the void.
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How Climate Change Could Foil China's Smog-Fighting Efforts

How Climate Change Could Foil China's Smog-Fighting Efforts | China & Investment | Scoop.it
China is spending a lot of money to address its air pollution problem, but some scientists say that may not produce the results the government expects.
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Efic Export Monitor - June 2014 - Australian Export Finance and Insurance Corporation

Efic Export Monitor - June 2014 - Australian Export Finance and Insurance Corporation | China & Investment | Scoop.it

Australia’s 45,000 exporters are increasingly tapping into Chinese markets. In value terms exports to China exceeded $100b for the first time in 2013 and continue to grow strongly in 2014.

While China’s economy has slowed, the outlook for private consumption remains solid, with China’s growing middle class continuing to offer significant new export opportunities for Australian businesses.

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Where will the Chinese economy land?

Where will the Chinese economy land? | China & Investment | Scoop.it
Author: Yiping Huang, Peking University In mid-April, China’s National Bureau of Statistics reported real GDP growth during the first quarter at 7.4 per
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Unable to Afford Surgery, Farmer Amputates His Own Feet

The Anhui man is the second farmer in less than a year to perform self-amputation after failing to find help through China’s rural insurance program.
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Land-Based Salmon

St. Andrews, NB (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Scientists and industry experts from Canada, the United States, and Europe gathered at the Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) in Chamcook, New Brunswick this week to discuss the latest technology and operation of land based, closed-containment aquaculture--an increasingly popular and environmentally sustainable method of farming fish.
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Crowning the dragon

Crowning the dragon | China & Investment | Scoop.it
China will become the world's largest economy by the end of the year UNTIL 1890 China was the world’s largest economy, before America surpassed it. By the end of...
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The true potential of China-Australia ties

The true potential of China-Australia ties | China & Investment | Scoop.it
Concluding the free-trade agreement between China and Australia this year is a worthy goal, but Tony Abbott should set his sights even higher by adopting a big, forward-looking agenda.
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Let’s be honest about what ASEAN can and cannot do

Let’s be honest about what ASEAN can and cannot do | China & Investment | Scoop.it
Author: Rodolfo C. Severino, ISEAS More and more people, especially in the business sector, are asking whether the ASEAN Community can possibly be realised
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Ten trends that will shape Asia in 2014

Ten trends that will shape Asia in 2014 | China & Investment | Scoop.it
Author: Evan A. Feigenbaum, Carnegie Endowment A fraught 2014 lies ahead for Asia. Political risks will rise, security tensions will increase and scepticism
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Power struggles dominate Central Asia in 2013

Power struggles dominate Central Asia in 2013 | China & Investment | Scoop.it
Author: Kirill Nourzhanov, ANU By local standards, 2013 proved quite successful for the people and leaders of the five Central Asian republics. There were no
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