Investment

It’s a gas: Investment opportunities in China’s industrial gas market

Due to their wide-ranging downstream applications and impact on the overall market, industrial gases have been dubbed the ‘blood’ of industry.

Shaping up: creating a better legal environment for investment

Increasing concerns over national security alongside the domestic ambitions of the China Manufacturing 2025 (CM2025) initiative have triggered increasing pessimism among foreign investors regarding China’s attitude towards future foreign investment. In general, though, there are more positive developments than setbacks, say Dr Michael Tan and…

Investing in the future: China’s opportunity to shape a better environment for investment

Max Merkle, Business Manager for the European Chamber’s new Investment Working Group, provides an overview of China’s current investment environment.

The 4th Industrial Revolution, Connectivity and Investment: the EU-China Business Summit

The 11th EU-China Business Summit took place on 13th July, 2016, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Following speeches given by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, more than 600 business leaders from Europe and China attended workshops on…

China’s Trial Negative List for (domestic and foreign) market access

In recent years, the business community in China has been abuzz with talk of various market access ‘negative lists’ – lists of exceptions to what would otherwise be open market access.

Light at the end of the tunnel? – the draft Foreign Investment Law

The various laws and regulations pertaining to the incorporation of foreign-invested enterprises (FIEs) are soon to be consolidated.

Foreign investment restraints in China

A recently-published report has revealed the extent to which foreign investment is restrained in China.

EU-China Bilateral Investment Agreement negotiations

In this article Axel Berger of the German Development Institute takes a broad view of the current EU-China investment negotiations with respect to other international processes.

Champing at the BIT

How European companies can benefit from a US-China Bilateral Investment Treaty, by Timothy P. Stratford, Covington and Burling LLP.