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China ODI Update

Thursday, January 17th, 2008

It has taken a long time, and there have been a few growing pains along the way (including CNOOC/Unocal and China Mobile/Millicom), but there can be little doubt that China has truly arrived on the overseas direct investment (ODI) stage. 2007 saw the launch of the China Investment Corp., the sovereign wealth fund, which is […]

Going Global…But Bringing Business Back

Thursday, October 18th, 2007

Barclays was a bit of a dark horse in China until recently when, suddenly it was the recipient of the mainland’s “go global” largesse and received US$7 billion in investment from China Development Bank. But it seems the benefits go further than that, it has now been announced (as reported in the FT) that Barclays […]