17 Apr '12, 5am

Foreign investment in China falls again in March

Foreign investment in China falls again in March

BEIJING: Foreign direct investment (FDI) in China fell in March for the fifth consecutive month, according to the latest official figures, as Europe continues to struggle with its debt crisis and economic weakness. Investment from overseas fell 6.1 percent in March from a year earlier to $11.8 billion, the commerce ministry said on Tuesday. In the first three months of the year, FDI reached $29.48 billion, down 2.8 percent from the same period in 2011. Investment from the European Union, which is grappling with a major sovereign debt crisis, tumbled 31.2 percent on-year to $1.4 billion in the January-March period. Europe is China's key trading partner and its on-going economic troubles have been hurting the Asian giant, which said on Friday that its economy hit its slowest pace in nearly three years. However, Tuesday's figures showed investment from the United States rose ...

Full article: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_asiapacific_bu...

Tweets

[ASEANWatch] China, ASEAN and the South China Sea

[ASEANWatch] China, ASEAN and the South China Sea

dinmerican.wordpress.com 16 Apr '12, 1am

China, ASEAN and the South China Sea @Phnom Penh ASEAN Summit by Bunn [email protected] This year’s ASEAN summit i...

Asia Pulp and Paper: bad for the #forests and bad for the investment community

Asia Pulp and Paper: bad for the #forests and b...

greenpeace.org.uk 16 Apr '12, 2pm

Asia Pulp and Paper (APP), the pulp and paper giant behind the illegal timber scandal we exposed last month, has lost one ...

Iron Man 3 to be partly filmed, produced in China

Iron Man 3 to be partly filmed, produced in China

channelnewsasia.com 16 Apr '12, 1pm

BEIJING: Iron Man 3 will be co-produced by a Chinese film company and partly filmed in China, the Walt Disney Co announced...

Q1 2012 Green Investment Falls Off a Cliff : Gr...

greentechmedia.com 12 Apr '12, 3pm

Global green energy investment stumbled badly in the first quarter of 2012, falling to levels not seen since the financial...

India's Kingfisher pins last hope on foreign capital

India's Kingfisher pins last hope on foreign ca...

channelnewsasia.com 15 Apr '12, 5am

MUMBAI: India's struggling Kingfisher Airlines is banking for survival on an expected government decision to allow foreign...

March suicide numbers highest of the year so fa...

armytimes.com 19 Apr '12, 4pm

http://www.armytimes.com/news/2012/04/army-march-suicide-numbers-041912/ March suicide numbers are highest of the year Pos...

Moose Falls:

Moose Falls:

clarkware.com 14 Apr '12, 6pm

Moose Falls April 14, 2012 Comments: Flickr Read more posts in the blog archive » Copyright © 1999-2012 Clarkware Consulti...

China to widen yuan trading band against dollar

China to widen yuan trading band against dollar

channelnewsasia.com 14 Apr '12, 3am

BEIJING: China's central bank said Saturday it would widen the yuan's trading band against the dollar, loosening currency ...

Taiwan and China representatives meet to discuss technology ...: China and Taiwan have recently undergone discus...

Taiwan and China representatives meet to discus...

digitimes.com 13 Apr '12, 10am

Taiwan and China representatives meet to discuss technology standards Chloe Yu, Taipei; Alex Wolfgram, DIGITIMES [Friday 1...

Jbe' Kruger 1 off pace in Volvo China Open afte...

europeantour.com 19 Apr '12, 5am

* Indicates players who did not start on the 1st tee. The following Race to Dubai Colour key indicates the following playe...

BREAKING: @USArmy just released suicide #s for ...

defense.gov 18 Apr '12, 7pm

The Army released suicide data today for the month of March. During March, among active-duty soldiers, there were 18 poten...

US Led World in Clean Energy Investment for 2011

US Led World in Clean Energy Investment for 2011

treehugger.com 12 Apr '12, 2pm

The United States led the world in clean energy investment in 2011, overtaking China, new analysis from Pew Charitable Tru...