The Ministry of Commerce promulgated the “Provisions on Foreign Investors’ Merger with and Acquisition of Domestic Enterprises (Order No. 6, ‘M&A Provisions’),” in June 2009.
Many countries also see minimum wage increases as an opportunistic method of raising the productivity of their labor force in preparation for the opening of the ASEAN Economic Community in 2015.
“Many Chinese investors regard Europe’s current weakness as an opportunity to jump in.”
We conclude that its impact on China's export and GDP growth as well as its stock market performance will likely be positive.
China is not the only solution for export-driven manufacturing, and Asia’s trade evolution is determining that business models move on for adventures elsewhere.
Areas where property prices are rising rapidly must impose a 20 percent capital gains tax as required by the central government.
I have maintained that earnings will be disappointing this year, although the evidence on this point is mixed so far.
In the months ahead, we expect a gradual recovery to unfold on the back of firmer labour market conditions, stronger domestic demand, as well as the PBoC's still relatively accommodative policy stance.
Prominent in pre-summit discussions has been the establishment of a BRICS development bank—an agenda item which is sure to feature strongly in Durban.
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The Ten Surprises of 2013 got off to a rocky start in the first half of January.
We remain cautious about the external outlook, but optimistic for China's domestic recovery.
The final manufacturing PMI results came in more positive than the flash release one week earlier, reflecting that China's manufacturing sectors are gaining additional steam towards the end of the month.
Despite still tepid external demand, China's domestic-driven restocking process is starting and should add further steam to its ongoing recovery in the coming months.
Inflation is returning to China in 2013-14.
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