Three Major Nations Skipped China's Launch Of A World Bank Rival In Asia - Business Insider

Business InsiderThree Major Nations Skipped China's Launch Of A World Bank Rival In AsiaBusiness InsiderThe AIIB, launched in Beijing at a ceremony attended by Chinese finance minister Lou Jiwei and delegates from 21 countries including India, Thailand and Malaysia, aims to give project loans to developing nations. China is set to be its largest ...Deal Set on China-Led Infrastructure BankNew York TimesDar calls on Chinese finance ministerDaily TimesADB chief doesn't welcome Chinese-backed Chinese rivalYahoo! Maktoob Newsall 510 news articles »

APEC Finance Ministers Meet in Beijing - Voice of America

Voice of AmericaAPEC Finance Ministers Meet in BeijingVoice of AmericaBEIJING?. As China's economy slows, officials from the government and private sector meet this week in Beijing at the APEC Conference of Finance Ministers. The most recent economic numbers have shown China's growth slowing, and shoring up the ...APEC finance ministers tackle worries over global slowdownYonhap NewsAPEC finance ministers to tackle worries over global slowdownThe Korea HeraldAPEC finance ministers meeting in BeijingCoos Bay WorldCNBCall 1,213 news articles »

Apec finance ministers to encourage private investment on infrastructure - South China Morning Post (subscription)

WantChinaTimesApec finance ministers to encourage private investment on infrastructureSouth China Morning Post (subscription)Annual regional financing needs for infrastructure were estimated at more than US$800 billion, Hamid Sharif, country director of the ADB mission in China said, with less than 5 per cent having secured financing. The AIIB's goal was to invest in ...APEC Finance Ministers Agree to Boost Infrastructure InvestmentHellenic Shipping News WorldwideAPEC finance chiefs see 'downside risks' to global economyGMA NewsChinese economy remains within "reasonable range": Premier LiWantChinaTimesGulf Times -People's Daily Onlineall 68 news articles »

An Isolated Russia Signs Business, Finance Pacts With China - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalAn Isolated Russia Signs Business, Finance Pacts With ChinaWall Street JournalAmid Moscow's continued standoff with the West over Ukraine, Russian officials are setting their sights on China as an alternative source of finance and business. Mr. Medvedev wants to see trade between the countries more than double to $200 billion ...China, Russia Sign Landmark Energy, Finance, Tech DealsVoice of AmericaSanctions-Hit Russia Signs Deals with China on Energy and FinanceThe Moscow TimesRussia hopeful for government agreement on gas with ChinaYahoo Finance UKTHE BUSINESS TIMES (subscription) -Europe Online Magazineall 390 news articles »

China's Financial Repression And Alibaba's Finance Plans - Forbes

China's Financial Repression And Alibaba's Finance PlansForbesThere's an interesting little clash looming between Alibaba's plans to develop their financial offerings in China and the Chinese state's policy of financial repression. It would undoubtedly be true that the average Chinese person would be better off ...and more »

Ping An offers to finance down payments in China - Business Spectator

Wall Street JournalPing An offers to finance down payments in ChinaBusiness SpectatorSome economists say that programs to finance down payment could add to debt that is already plaguing China's housing and financial sectors as a result of a huge lending push the government instigated during the global financial crisis. Experts warn ...Big lender in China offers to finance downpayments as housing market slumpsThe Straits Timesall 7 news articles »



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Features - Editor, 8 October 2014

New Film Studio to Boost Business in Qingdao

With hopes of attracting film producers to China, the Dalian Wanda Group Corp has announced its intention to set up an annual fund to the value of 1 billion yuan for the production of television programs and films at its planned Oriental Movie Metropolis in Qingdao, Shangdong Province. The district government of Qingdao will also be offering subsidies to filmmakers using the studios. The announcement was made by chairman of the real estate and entertainment corporation, and one of China’s richest men, Wang Jianlin, at a meeting attended by a host of studio executives and film producers, including chief operating officer of Weinstein Co. David Glasser, and head of Alibaba Group Holding’s production division Zhang Qiang.

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Trade - Editor, 24 September 2014

China's Economic Growth Slows, Shadow Lending Grows

A recent report published by New York-based research company China Beige Book (CBB) revealed that China's economic growth is faltering, despite the government's 'mini-stimulus' strategies launched in May, which included a more relaxed approach to lending and a wave of infrastructure investment projects. The CBB report, which is compiled from surveys of more than 2,100 firms around China, noted that less than 20 percent of the firms surveyed borrowed in the third quarter, whether it be from the bond market, banks or shadow finance firms, which is a drop of 29 percent when compared to the third quarter of 2013. The report also shows that capital expenditures have dipped to the lowest level since the CBB survey began in 2012.

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News - Editor, 10 September 2014

China's e-Commerce Market Booming

As Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba prepares for its IPO through the New York Stock Exchange, the Dalian Wanda group in China announced on Friday that it would be entering into an e-commerce joint venture with Baidu and Tencent Holdings to be registered in Hong Kong. Wanda will own 70 percent of the new venture with Baidu and Tencent each holding 15 percent. The aim is to tap into China's e-commerce market, which is reportedly the largest in the world and currently dominated by Alibaba. The collaboration between the three companies will create the world's biggest online-to-offline (O2O) e-commerce platform, where people use their mobile devises to locate and buy goods and services, often while they are in or nearby the physical store.

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