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Asia
September 15, 2011 Posted by
It is not uncommon for American companies to construct and develop manufacturing or R&D facilities in China or, in the case of a joint venture with a Chinese partner, to have the partner contribute its land and buildings to the venture.
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Global Edge; Asia
August 16, 2011 Posted by
In China, it's happening very fast. The old generation of mobile devices — smart phones like Nokia and Ericsson —are replaced by iPhones and Android. This is a big opportunity for the developers because these phones are so much more powerful in the way they interact with users.
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Asia
August 10, 2011 Posted by
It's patent fever in the U.S., but then there's China. Like everything else in China, the scale and acceleration of China's patent activity is astounding.
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Wine Industry; Europe
July 11, 2011 Posted by
It is the last day of final exams at Oxford University. Euphoria is in the air, along with the fragrance of fine sparkling wine as it flows freely through the college quadrangles. Students are celebrating the end of another grueling examination season.
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FX Outlook; Europe
June 21, 2011 Posted by
Euroland sovereign risk issues with Greece, which have severely cooled global investor appetite for risk-related positions. Since the end of April, the S&P has slid 7.2 percent percent from this year's high, now trading at 12.7 times forecasted 2011 earnings, its lowest multiple in almost a year.
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FX Outlook; Asia
June 14, 2011 Posted by
A year ago this month, the RMB cross border trade settlement scheme was expanded to 20 Mainland Chinese provinces and cities. Mainland Designated Enterprise (MDE) exporters in these provinces were allowed to settle trade transactions in RMB with any part of the world, while Chinese importers had no restrictions in paying RMB to overseas vendor.
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FX Outlook; Asia
May 09, 2011 Posted by
As we push through into the second quarter of 2011, China-related financial headlines appear on what seems like a daily basis. The country’s economy continues to expand despite the uncertain and fragile global recovery, but elevated inflation pressures remain the primary focus of the Chinese government.
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Global Edge
April 26, 2011 Posted by
Foreign exchange hedging is an important defensive move for your company and, if used effectively, can be a valuable offensive strategy as well. Learn more from our free online Web seminar ...
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FX Outlook; Venture Capital; Europe
April 11, 2011 Posted by
The role played by entrepreneurship in bolstering the UK economy has been the subject of much interest and debate over the course of recent months. A number of new initiatives designed to promote and encourage entrepreneurial activity have been unveiled, including tax breaks, visas for entrepreneurs and the re-development of London's Olympic site into a technology city to rival the Valley.
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Global Edge; Asia
March 21, 2011 Posted by
China's new offshore currency (CNH) affords you new opportunities as you do business overseas. Learn about how offshore CNH will ultimately enable two-way foreign exchange conversions for ongoing, Hong Kong-only based transactions, and will not be subject to current onshore (CNY)-based restrictions ...
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