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November 15 Webinar - Foreign Direct Investment Approvals in Europe and the U.S.
 
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https://www.mayerbrown.com/Foreign-Direct-Investment-Approvals-in-Europe-and-the-US-11-15-2017/ Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) review procedures have recently been subject to essential amendments and a more rigid approach of the competent authorities in Europe and the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). Cross border M&A deals require additional coordination with authorities, more complex and diligent planning of steps towards completion and the negotiation of appropriate provisions in underlying agreements. Please join Mayer Brown teams from Europe and the United States for two webinars in November covering FDI approvals: Webinar 1 on November 15, 2017 - More rigid FDI review procedures in Germany; brief spotlights on the United Kingdom and France - Deal preparation and coordination for FDI clearance in European jurisdictions - The future: Recent developments on EU level – the proposal for a European regulation on FDI and its impact on the national FDI review procedures - Parallels: EU and national merger control regimes – FDI clearance
Views: 98 Mayer Brown
Chinese investment in Europe: record flows and growing imbalances
 
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China’s global outbound foreign direct investment (OFDI) soared to record levels in 2016, jumping to almost 200 billion US dollars. The European Union continues to be a favorite destination for Chinese investors, according to a newly published analysis by MERICS and Rhodium Group. Chinese FDI in the EU totaled more than EUR 35 billion in 2016, an increase of 77 per cent from 2015. With 11 billion Euro of completed deals, Germany was the largest recipient, accounting for 31 per cent of total Chinese investment in Europe.
Views: 2268 MERICS
EU's New Foreign Direct Investment Regulations Eye Specific Sectors
 
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The European Union has now enacted a new framework for screening foreign direct investment into EU states. The authority to screen foreign direct investment in the EU lies with each nation state. But in the spirit of formalizing a harmonized approach to screening, the EU has enacted the Regulation on Foreign Direct Investment Screening (FDI Regulation). The European Parliament approved this measure, and it will become effective on October 11, 2020. Jones Day's Renato Antonini, Eva Monard , and Chase Kaniecki discuss the likely effects of the new EU-wide provisions.
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EU Commission vetting foreign direct investment in Member States - William Dartmouth MEP
 
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www.efddgroup.eu • European Parliament, Brussels, 02 April 2019 • William Dartmouth MEP (South West), Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy group (EFDD) http://www.williamdartmouth.com • Committee on International Trade (INTA) • Item on Agenda: 14.0 Presentation by the Commission on foreign direct investment in the EU http://www.emeeting.europarl.europa.eu/emeeting/committee/agenda/201904/INTA?meeting=INTA-2019-0401_1&session=04-02-09-00 • Full session (video stream) http://www.europarl.europa.eu/ep-live/en/committees/video?event=20190402-0900-COMMITTEE-INTA .................... • Video: EbS (European Parliament) .................................. • EU Member States: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Spain, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, United Kingdom
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EU foreign investment screening regulation enters into force
 
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The new EU framework for the screening of foreign direct investments is in force. The framework will be instrumental in safeguarding Europe's security and public order in relation to foreign direct investments coming into the EU. President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker said: "We need scrutiny over purchases by foreign companies that target Europe's strategic assets. I want Europe to remain open for business, but I have said time and again that we are not naïve free traders. The adoption and entry into force of this proposal in an almost record time shows that when it comes to defending Europe's interests, we will always walk the talk." The Commission and EU Member States will now take the necessary steps to make the framework operational by October 2020. These steps concern, in particular, the setting up of the new EU-wide mechanism for cooperation, enabling Member States and the Commission to exchange information and raise concerns related to specific foreign investments. The proposal to create the first EU-wide framework for the screening of foreign direct investments was presented by President Juncker during the 2017 State of the Union address and adopted by the European Parliament and the Council in March 2019.
Views: 26 EP TODAY
Screening Foreign Investments
 
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The EU is open for business. But it needs to protect its interests, especially, in strategic sectors. That's why EU countries agreed to systematic information exchange on foreign direct investments to make sure we don’t sell out our strategic assets.
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Ernst and Young on European foreign direct investment
 
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European attractiveness monitor - Mark Gregory of Ernst and Young
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Yan Liang on the state of Foreign Direct Investment in the US
 
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CGTN's Rachelle Akuffo Spoke with Yan Liang associate professor of Economics at Willamette University, on the state of Foreign Direct Investment in the U.S.
Views: 666 CGTN America
The UK: The Number 1 Destination for Inward Investment (FDI) in Europe
 
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The UK is one of the leading business locations in the world and the number 1 destination for inward investment (FDI) in Europe. A rich and diverse market with world-class industries including Life Science, ICT, Creative, Aerospace and Automotive engineering, the UK offers an attractive location for businesses with easy access to customers, product innovators, suppliers and partners. Whether it is the manufacturing sector, the service sector or a company seeking to locate a specific business unit such as a European headquarters operation or an R&D facility, the UK's business environment is a core component of commercial success for international firms. Find out more about what the UK has to offer companies looking to expand and locate their businesses in the UK - http://www.ukti.gov.uk/invest
Mark Clough and Christos Gortsos || Credit Rating and Foreign Direct Investment
 
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Christos Gortsos, Professor of Law School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens delivering his speech on “The EU Regulatory and Supervisory Framework on Credit Rating Agencies” and and Keynote Speech by Mark Clough, Q.C., Senior Counsel of the Law Firm Dentons, Brussels on the "Oligopoly of CRAs and EU Competition law" pannel coordinated by Despina Anagnostopoulou, Associate Professor, University of Macedonia, Greece. International Conference EU Growth: Credit Rating and Foreign Direct Investment, held on 17-18 May 2018, Mediterranean Palace, Thessaloniki, Greece organised by the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence University of Macedonia and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Thessaloniki.
Navigating Foreign Direct Investment in Germany
 
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Germany has two different sets of rules for the review of foreign direct investments. The relevant ordinance, the Außenwirtschaftsverordnung, or AWV, provides for a sector-specific review process applying to the acquisition, by any non-German acquirer, of German companies active in military products and crypto-technology. The other set of rules, the cross-sectoral review, applies to the acquisition of all other companies by any non-EU acquirer. Jones Day's Jürgen Beninca and Chase Kaniecki discuss what investors should know about the AWV.
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Europe - Foreign Direct Investment, Net - Time Lapse
 
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Based on the data freely available at data.worldbank.org
Eu may cut back on foreign direct investment | Hot News
 
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Eu may cut back on foreign direct investment SUBSCRIBE my channel here: https://goo.gl/F8gn4Z Source video: http://c.newsnow.co.uk/A/2/902688706?-18803:4733:1 G+ here: https://goo.gl/UzMJVe ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- By Hou Yongqi China Daily Updated 20170919 0844 In response to the European Unions new framework for investment screening, China urged the bloc on Monday not to take a protectionist path that discriminates against foreign investment. Such a move was proposed last week by EU President JeanClaude Juncker. Junckers proposal for a new investment screening framework is expected to grant EU members the power to interfere with foreign direct investment cases regarding strategic assets, especially those under Statecontrolled or financed enterprises. We hope the EU will follow basic rules of the World Trade Organization, especially the nondiscriminatory principle, to avoid any interference created by the rising protectionism sentiment, Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said. He said that the EU also should not send chaotic and negative signals to the rest of the world. China and the EU have been each others major trading partners in past decades. Last year, Chinas trade volume with EU nations reached 3.61 trillion yuan $552 billion, a yearonyear increase of 3 percent, according to the General Administration of Customs. Meanwhile, the country made overseas direct investment of $ 170 billion last year, with Germany, Britain and the United States as the most popular destinations. However, Chinese company purchases have faced interference in countries such as Germany. According to a statement by the Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Germany, Chinese companies in Germany have concluded that they are likely to face even more political uncertainties in the future that impose additional risks on overseas investment, considering the commissions latest proposals and current changes to Germanys investment law. The EU has advocated trade liberalization and investment facilitation, and already has received real benefits, Lu said. Everyones interests are served in developing an open world economy when opportunities and benefits can be shared in openness to achieve positive outcomes, he said. The loss outweighs the gains to close the door and engage in protectionism for shortterm interests, he added. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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How Tunisia is attracting foreign investment | Access Middle East
 
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Tunisia's Prime Minister Youssef Chahed discusses turning the country into a digital economy. Subscribe to CNBC Life: http://cnb.cx/2wAkfMv Subscribe to CNBC International: http://cnb.cx/2gft82z Like our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/cnbcinternational Follow us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/cnbcinternational/ Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/cnbci
Ireland's Value Proposition for Foreign Direct Investment - IDA Ireland
 
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Why Invest in Ireland in less than three minutes from IDA Ireland Ireland's Investment Promotion & Development Agency, responsible for the attraction and development of FDI into Ireland.
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Avinash Dixit - Governance, Development and Foreign Direct Investment
 
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Max Weber Lecture at the European University Institute, Italy, 14th December 2011
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Is Foreign Direct Investment Driving Capital Flight from Africa? (1/2)
 
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Leonce Ndikunuma says African countries need to adopt development strategies that encourage domestic investment
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Understanding China's new foreign investment law
 
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China announces a new Foreign Investment Law that could fundamentally change how business is done in China. Here is what this law is, and is not, about. CGTN's Wang Guan reports. Watch CGTN LIVE on your computer, tablet or mobile http://america.cgtn.com/livenews Subscribe to CGTN America on YouTube Follow CGTN America: Twitter: @cgtnamerica Facebook: @cgtnamerica
Views: 1022 CGTN America
BSP: U.S., E.U are top direct foreign investors
 
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The latest foreign direct investment numbers are in, and the main sources of offshore case continues to be the United States and European Union members, the same countries President Rodrigo Duterte says the Philippines can live without. - Business Nightly, ANC, October 10, 2016
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Food FDI europe
 
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November 29 Webinar - Foreign Direct Investment Approvals in Europe and the U.S.
 
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https://www.mayerbrown.com/Foreign-Direct-Investment-Approvals-in-Europe-and-the-US-11-15-2017/ Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) review procedures have recently been subject to essential amendments and a more rigid approach of the competent authorities in Europe and the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). Cross border M&A deals require additional coordination with authorities, more complex and diligent planning of steps towards completion and the negotiation of appropriate provisions in underlying agreements. Please join Mayer Brown teams from Europe and the United States for two webinars in November covering FDI approvals: Webinar 2 on November 29, 2017 - Back and forth and international cooperation: The famous Aixtron case - Background and relevant details of CFIUS and FDI clearance in Europe - Recent developments of CFIUS (including fourth prohibition in US history) and of FDI clearance in European jurisdictions - Deal preparation and completion including FDI clearance in the United States, Germany and other European jurisdictions
Views: 57 Mayer Brown
Foreign Direct Investments and gender justice: Europe-Africa
 
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Rosalyne Muta (FEMNET) and Benedict Alaert (WIDE) present a study on the impact of trade and investments on women at the Euro-African Civil Society Forum in Lisbon 15-17 November 2007. The study was coordinated by the largest European and African Networks working on gender justice and development. http://podcasts.bond.org.uk/
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Foreign Direct Investment: Engine for Job Growth
 
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"Today is the moment for Europeans to invest in the Philippines. The country is making good progress and is putting itself more on the map of European companies. Let's aim for a doubling of EU FDI in the next five years," said Ambassador Guy Ledoux of the European Union (EU) Delegation at a forum entitled Foreign Direct Investments (FDI): Engine for Job Growth on 13 May 2014 held at The Mind Museum, Bonifacio Global City. Foreign Direct Investments - Guy LedouxThe EU is currently the largest foreign investor in the Philippines with an estimated stock of Euro 7.6 billion. Around 600 European companies are now in the country, employing an estimated 400,000 Filipinos. "There is much more out there. The EU contribution to the Philippines is still marginal compared to what other ASEAN countries are receiving. There are a number of measures that the Philippines could implement that could create a win-win environment for both Philippines and the EU," added Ledoux. Ledoux mentioned that liberalizing areas such as professional and financial services, as well as reducing ownership limitations in key industries such as retail, manpower recruitment, government procurement, insurance and finance will facilitate the new investments. Ledoux concluded that the ongoing review to revise the Foreign Investment Negative List and the Investment Act are good indicators that the Philippines is opening up its market. Read more here: http://fnf.org.ph/news/fnfnews.php?id=118&article=EU_FDI_in_PHL_to_Double_in_Five_Years
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Uzbekistan Bond Sale Will Aid Foreign Direct Investment, Says Finance Minister
 
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Feb.14 -- Uzbekistan Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Jamshid Kuchkarov discusses the issuance of its first Eurobonds and foreign direct investment into the country. He speaks exclusively on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe.”
China was top destination for foreign direct investment last year, topping U.S.
 
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China was the number one target for foreign direct investment last year... topping the U.S. for the first time in more than a decade. The country′s steady growth was cited as the main reason, along with a general trend toward developing countries. Kwon Soa reports. China became the top destination for foreign direct investment last year,... according to the latest report by the UN Conference on Trade and Development. This is the first time it′s topped the United States since 2003. Foreign businesses invested over 1-hundred-27 billion U.S. dollars into China last year, a 3-billion-dollar rise from the previous year. The U.S., on the other hand, saw investments plunge to 86 billion dollars... from over 2-hundred-30 in 2013. That put the U.S. in third behind China and Hong Kong, followed by Singapore, Brazil and the UK. The U.S. was the only developed country in the top five. The UN conference′s director of investment and enterprise, James Zhan, says China′s performance is attributed to its steady economic growth. He added there have been changes in the investment areas from manufacturing toward the service sector... and from labor-intensive fields to tech-intensive ones. And investors are generally shifting away from developed economies to developing ones, with foreign direct investment in developing economies having doubled since the 2008 global financial crisis. Asia alone has accounted for 15 percent of the inflow last year,... the highest amount ever. Although Korea′s FDI inflow has been among the bottom 7 out of 8 Asian countries for six years, according to a report from last year, the foreign direct investment amount pledged to Korea reached a record high of 19 billion U.S. dollars last year, ...with most investments coming from the EU. And on a report on foreign direct investment potential, Korea ranked fourth out of 177 countries. Kwon Soa, Arirang News.
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Foreign Direct Investment
 
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http://www.profitableinvestingtips.com/investing-tips/foreign-direct-investment Foreign Direct Investment By www.ProfitableInvestingTips.com Follow the money is age old advice for knowing why something is happening. In this case we would like to follow the money that goes into foreign direct investment. Foreign direct investment is done by folks with lots of money and the intention to stay on course and make a profit. If you are looking for offshore investment ideas, take a look at where foreign direct investment goes year after year after year. There have been changes afoot regarding where foreign direct investment is going. A very useful reference in this regard is the just published United Nations study, World Investment Report 2013. We have used 2007 and 2012 as bookend comparison years as 2007 was just before the onset of the worst recession in three quarters of a century and 2012 is the most recent year reported. Of note is that direct foreign investment has fallen in the large majority of nations but there are exceptions that should help guide investors with their fundamental analysis of where to put their money in the years ahead. First take a look at the data and then read about foreign direct investment. Foreign Direct Investment Comparison of 2007 and 2012 In Billions of USD Taken from the United Nations World Investment Report 2013 Nation 2007 2012 European Union 859 323 UK 200 71 France 96 37 Germany 80 67 North America, incl. Mexico363 408 Canada 117 54 USA 216 329 Mexico 31 26 Japan 23 123 China 84 84 China, Hong Kong 62 83 South Korea 9 33 India 25 9 South Africa 6 4 Russian Federation 57 51 Brazil 35 -3 The largest gain in foreign direct investment on our chart is in the USA followed closely by Japan (113 billion to 100 billion). As a percentage increase Japan out performs everyone with an increase of more than 400%. Other significant performers are South Korea with a more than 200% increase in foreign direct investment and Hong Kong with a twenty-five percent increase. It is significant that the BRICS nations which were thought to be ready to move up economically lost as a group. China stayed put at $84 Billion. Russia fell from $57 Billion to $52 Billion and South Africa fell from $6 Billion to $4 Billion. Brazil fell off the charts going from $35 Billion in direct foreign investment to a negative $3 Billion because investors are taking money out of the country! Direct Foreign Investment: What Is It and Why Do It? In general, foreign direct investment includes mergers and acquisitions, the building of new facilities, reinvestment of profits earned overseas and cross border loans within offshore operations. Basically companies invest offshore because they expect to make a profit over the long term. Because of the long timeline needed to research new projects and develop them, this sort of investment is typically well thought out. Reasons to invest offshore aside from expected profits include low taxes, tax holidays of the twenty-five year or longer variety, preferential tariffs, investment loan subsidies, free land or land subsidies, R&D support, proximity to profitable markets and more. Can You Follow the Money and Make a Profit? There are some useful lessons to be learned from reading the results of the World Investment Report 2013. A lot of the hype about Brazil and the rest of the BRICS nations was largely that, just hype. Brazil is attached at the hip to China and when events in China trigger the next big stock market crash Brazil will suffer. Money is going where there is economic, social and political stability, high end technology, democracy instead of dictatorship and nations that are interested in getting foreign investment instead of driving it away. Hong Kong is preferred over China because of the democratic residual from British colonial days. Japan is in an economic resurgence and Korea is largely keeping pace. The USA remains the most economically open economy and thus benefits the most from direct foreign investment during troubled times. When you decide where to put your money look for growing economies and economic sectors, tax advantages to your investment in a given economy and political stability so that the next government does not decide to confiscate your investment. http://youtu.be/pmqXFPWG87s
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Europe - Foreign Direct Investment, Net Outflows - Time Lapse
 
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Money Talks: Singapore’s foreign investment growth
 
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A new president of the United States, and troubles in Europe, are painting an uncertain picture for the global economic outlook. To try to stabilize their bank balances, many foreign investors are ploughing money into Singapore's commercial property market. Melanie Ralph reports. Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7fWeaHhqgM4Ry-RMpM2YYw?sub_confirmation=1 Livestream: http://www.youtube.com/c/trtworld/live Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TRTWorld Twitter: https://twitter.com/TRTWorld Visit our website: http://www.trtworld.com/
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Shifting Dynamics: Chinese Investment in North America and Europe
 
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China’s outbound investment is stirring great expectations in the US and globally. But might a shift be underway? Driven by regulatory changes, Chinese foreign direct investment flows into North America and Europe dropped by $80 billion last year to $30 billion. What changes drove this decline? And in what ways did US-China trade tensions play into FDI dynamics? Join the Atlantic Council and Baker McKenzie on Thursday, June 6, 2019, from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. (EDT) for a discussion on the recent trends in Chinese FDI in North America and Europe. The event will mark the launch of Baker McKenzie’s latest report, Chinese FDI: A New Reality.
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Beijing plans change in foreign investment law | Money Talks
 
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Chinese shares ended the week with their largest one-day sell-off in five months. Investors were spooked after the government reported a larger-than-expected drop in exports due to trade tensions with the US. It's putting even more pressure on Beijing to spur an economy that grew at its slowest pace in three decades last year. Laila Humairah reports. And for more on this story, Freya Beamish joined Money Talks from Newcastle in the UK. She's the Chief Asia Economist at research firm Pantheon Macroeconomics. #Beijing #China #MoneyTalks
Views: 1693 TRT World
David Davis discusses the foreign direct investment in the EU Referendum debate on Sky News
 
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David Davis discusses the future of foreign direct investment in the UK in the event of a vote to leave the European Union on Sky News.
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EU pushes for tougher legislation amid rising Chinese investment
 
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The European Union (EU) has reached an agreement to monitor foreign direct investment. This comes as the EU has received an increased amount of investment from China.
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European Investment Bank must not be run as EU foreign policy instrument - William Dartmouth MEP
 
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http://www.ukipmeps.org | http://www.ukip.org • European Parliament, Brussels, 12 October 2016 • William Dartmouth MEP, UKIP (South West), Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy group (EFDD) http://www.williamdartmouth.com • Committee on International Trade (INTA) • Item on Agenda: 11.0 (INTA/8/06710) Annual Report on the Financial Activities of the European Investment Bank • Full session (video stream) http://www.europarl.europa.eu/ep-live/en/committees/video?event=20161012-1500-COMMITTEE-INTA .................... • Video: EbS (European Parliament) .................................. • EU Member States: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Spain, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, United Kingdom
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Access The Opportunities From Chinese Outbound Investment
 
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Outward foreign direct investment (OFDI) from Chinese multinational enterprises (MNEs) has been growing noticeably in Europe since the last decade. 98 large Chinese M&A operations were concluded in Europe from 2005 to June 2013, with a deal value of more than EUR 77 million (USD100 million). An improved understanding of the Chinese enterprises’ investment activities can help European SMEs develop a better business strategy to win the opportunities and benefit from Chinese investors. Based on the EU SME Centre’s recent report on Chinese outward foreign direct Investment in the EU, this webinar will: - Analyse Chinese enterprises’ expansion in Europe from a perspective of global value chain; - Explain types of value-added activities Chinese firms are looking for and specific features of Chinese global value chain; - Introduce possible linkages of Chinese OFDI in EU with and impact on European SMEs; - Present how European SMEs could get involved in and benefit from Chinese OFDI.
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Europe - Foreign Direct Investment, Net Inflows - Time Lapse
 
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Based on the data freely available at data.worldbank.org
Nigeria Economy: Central bank upbeat despite foreign direct investment dip
 
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Nigeria's government is maintaining a positive investment outlook, despite recording a massive loss in the first quarter. The central bank reports that foreign direct investment fell to one-point-two billion dollars, down from the one-point-seven billion recorded during same period last year. CGTN's Kelechi Emekalam speaks to Nigeria's trade and investment minister. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica
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China’s Foreign Investment Regulation Reform - Key Updates and Analysis
 
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The foreign investment regulation reform in China has been progressing significantly in recent years and a number of major steps have been taken. In September 2013, China opened a Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ) in Shanghai and issued several versions of the negative list regulating foreign investment in the zone since then. In 2014 the Chinese government released the draft of the new Foreign Investment Law and the new Foreign Investment Guidance Catalogue was published this year. Meanwhile, the Shanghai Pilot FTZ extended to Pudong district and new FTZs have been approved for Guangdong,Tianjin and Fujian. In addition, China has also been negotiating with the US and the EU for new investment treaties, which are expected to liberalise more industrial sectors for foreign investors. In this context, the EU SME Centre and the European Chamber of Commerce in China (EUCCC) will host a webinar to help European SMEs understand better how this reform will affect their business in China. In this webinar, you will learn: • General development of the foreign investment controls reform; • Recently liberalised sectors in the FTZs and the new Foreign Investment Catalogue; • Draft Foreign Investment Law: Good news and bad news; • Shanghai FTZ: A success or a failure? • New FTZs: Do they matter? • The future EU – China investment agreement: What’s in it for me?
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Will new Foreign Investment Law be approved by China's lawmakers?
 
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As the Two Sessions kick off, foreign investors are looking at whether the draft for a new Foreign Investment Law will be approved by China's lawmakers. Experts analyze how the new law will help China attract more foreign investors. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: https://www.cgtn.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChinaGlobalTVNetwork/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cgtn/?hl=zh-cn Twitter: https://twitter.com/CGTNOfficial Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/CGTNOfficial/ Tumblr: http://cctvnews.tumblr.com/ Weibo: http://weibo.com/cctvnewsbeijing Tiktok: https://m.tiktok.com/h5/share/usr/6593878228716666886.html?u_code=d1kab7mki4ai6e&utm_campaign=client_share&app=musically&utm_medium=ios&user_id=6593878228716666886&tt_from=copy&utm_source=copy Douyin: https://www.youtube.com/redirect?q=http%3A%2F%2Fv.douyin.com%2F8QTXhV%2F&redir_token=WkBScl40kZbx7ZwJ9M7QhhTjErx8MTU0NTcyMTg3N0AxNTQ1NjM1NDc3&event=channel_description
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The UK is the most attractive FDI prospect in Europe.
 
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The end of the world as we know it? British business doomed by Brexit? We have three business leaders who say Brexit could be brilliant, so what are so many others worrying about? Joining us at the Roundtable is Nick Peters, Editorial Director of The Manufacturer; John Mills, Founder and Chairman of JML, Farzana Baduel, Founder and CEO of Curzon PR; and Andrew Baxter, Managing Director at Europa Worldwide. Roundtable is a discussion programme with an edge. Broadcast out of London and presented by David Foster, it's about bringing people to the table, listening to every opinion, and analysing every point of view. From fierce debate to reflective thinking, Roundtable discussions offer a different perspective on the issues that matter to you. Watch it every weekday at 15:30 GMT on TRT World. View the full show at www.youtube.com/watch?v=RrLLZfLYMZ4 www.curzonpr.com www.farzanabaduel.com
Korea unveils plan to boost foreign investment
 
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The Korean government is aiming to lure more foreign direct investment to boost the economy,... and is promising a better climate for investment and quality of life improvements. Kim Min-ji reports. The Korean government on Thursday unveiled a set of measures to draw more foreign direct investment to the nation, in a bid to spur economic growth by boosting production and creating jobs. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy's blueprint includes a relaxation of regulations on foreign investment and incentives to encourage global companies to set up their headquarters in Korea. First, the goverment plans to ease and clarify foreign investment regulations. Many economists have pointed out that one of the biggest obstacles to foreign investment to Korea is the maze of confusing regulations on overseas investors. The government also plans to encourage global enterprises to establish regional headquarters and research and development centers in Korea. The blueprint also includes a series of incentives for foreign investors, including quality of life improvements. Finally, the government also plans to map out strategies to attract more foreign investment in the future. Although Korea has seen the amount of foreign direct investment jump in recent years,... the country is still far behind other global players. In 2012, foreign direct investment in Korea came to 147 billion U.S. dollars,... far below the U.S., which had 3-point-9 trillion dollars,... and Britain at 1-point-3 trillion. In addition, Korea's foreign direct investment in terms of GDP is the lowest in the OCED. FDI accounted for just 12-point-7 percent of GDP in 2012. That puts Korea second to last among the 34 OECD countries,... and far below top-ranking countries such as Luxembourg, Ireland and Britain. But with the newly announced plan, Korea is now aiming to become one of the world's top 10 investment destinations in the coming years. Kim Min-ji, Arirang News.
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Chinese investors moving outbound FDI to EU real estate
 
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Hamilton International Estates - Chinese investors moving outbound FDI to EU real estate
Ireland Gateway To Europe: Irish CEOs talk about attracting FDI to Ireland
 
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The founders of Ireland Gateway to Europe (Sigmar Recruitment, MKO Partners, The FKM Group and ByrneWallace) hosted Ireland's First 360 Degree FDI Stakeholder Focus Group in The Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin on September 26th. The IDA firmly believes that the success of their Horizon 2020 strategy depends on an unprecedented level of collaboration from all stakeholders in the Irish economic eco-system both private and public sector. Taking these words to heart, the founders of Ireland; Gateway to Europe organised this FDI Focus Group as a means for the private sector to give their input into how to attract FDI to Ireland. Moderated by a very entertaining George Hook, the morning began with an array of distinguished speakers including; Minister Sean Sherlock (Minister of State for Research and Innovation), Chris Hickey (President, Total Defense), Barry O'Leary (CEO, IDA Ireland), Louise Phelan (VP EMEA, PayPal), Adrian McGennis (Founder, Gateway To Europe) and Frank Keane (Founder, Gateway To Europe), all discussing the importance of FDI and the role we all play in attracting it to Ireland. Following this, our 50 distinguished attendees, made up of some of Ireland's leading CEOs from both the private and public sector were broken into groups to offer their thought leadership on how the private sector can support FDI in Ireland. Using these ideas a report of recommendations will be published in the coming weeks.
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Foreign Investment In Iran- Different Methods
 
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This video explains different ways of investing in Iran and the types of investment which are protected under FIPPA For more information visit: www.vakil-group.com Follow us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/vaki... Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/VakilGroup
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