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With Evergrande’s managed collapse, Beijing is sending mixed messages to the markets

Eswar Prasad, Fortune – 6 October 2021 Speaking of the collapse of China’s property giant Evergrande, this article on Fortune states “as implicit guarantees of debt or equity disappear, and as Beijing continues its frontal assault of some of its most prominent companies, investments in China now seem a highly risky proposition”. Read the full…

China’s Census 2021: 5 Takeaways for Foreign Investors

Alexander Chipman Koty, China Briefing – 31 May 2021 China’s recent demographic trends have presented uncertainty for the country, however in this article on China Briefing, the author looks at how foreign investors can exploit the trends revealed in the country’s 2021 census data and what they mean for macroeconomic development and industry growth. Read…

Thailand 2020 investment applications at over 480 billion baht led by E&E and food – BOI

Bangkok Post – 10 February 2021 Although Covid-19 has been detrimental for their economy which relies heavily on tourism, Thailand’s agriculture and food, electric and electronics and medical sectors seen a surge in investment applications in 2020. This article in Bangkok Post explains how this was helped by the Thailand Board of Investment’s investment promotion…

Third round of Indonesian and UK governments’ Joint Trade Review

UK Government – 19 November 2020 From the 18-19 November 2020, The Indonesian Ministry of Trade and the UK’s Department for International Trade engaged in discussions regarding the Indonesia-UK Joint Trade Review, hopeful to establish new areas for cooperation on trade and investment. You can read more about the review on the Gov website here.

How can India step up its game?

Confederation of Indian Industry – EY FDI Survey Previous economic crises do not seem to bear resemblance to the one we face right now. COVID-19 resulted in complete or partial shutdown of socio-economic activities across the world, threatening both lives and livelihoods. To gauge the market sentiment amongst the Indian as well as non-Indian MNCs,…