Monday, 27 June, 2022
TopicChinese investment

Topic: Chinese investment

What 100 contracts with secrecy clause reveal about China’s development lending

Researchers from US and Germany examined 100 debt contracts between Chinese state-owned entities and govt borrowers in 24 countries to give an insight into how China lends. Edited excerpt.

EU’s investment pact with China is a diplomatic opportunity. US needn’t be alarmed

China is certainly an awkward bedfellow for the EU. But the US cannot set itself up as a moral arbiter after a year of social unrest and a very messy election.

Why Chinese companies fleeing the ‘Cold War’ is good news for Singapore

Although it doesn't need new capital and its population isn't open to an influx of overseas professionals, Singapore will be relieved with the promise of jobs and a boost to business.

Zomato employees in Kolkata burn company T-shirts to protest Chinese investment in firm

Zomato recently raised $150 million from Ant Financial, a part of Chinese major Alibaba, after it had invested $210 million in Zomato in 2018.

India working to restrict Chinese goods, investments since before Galwan, Covid: Officials

Modi govt has been working on a multi-pronged strategy since walking out of RCEP last year. LAC incident has only pushed the process, says top official.

Investment a must to become global power, new FDI rules can’t protect India’s interests

New FDI rules mean that an American company can invest in India without placing its proposal before the government but a Chinese company can’t do the same.

Chinese private companies’ investment in India has grown since 2014 — with little scrutiny

From $1.6 billion in 2014, investment from China — mostly by state-controlled private firms now — has likely crossed $26 billion. What does it mean for India’s trade strategy and security?

On Camera

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G7 ban on new Russian gold imports ‘largely symbolic’, may not have major impact

The US, UK, Japan and Canada plan to announce the ban during the G7 summit that started Sunday in Germany. Flows have already been restricted by previous sanctions.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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