Posts Tagged ‘FDI’

Potential Opportunity for Soybeans via Milk

Monday, October 13, 2008 2:18 No Comments

One of the first programs I worked on was a study of the agricultural landscape in the Jiangsu province.  I was working with a friend to understand how farmers gained access to market information, how they made decisions about crops to plant, what technologies they were using to improve their yields, and how they took […]

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World Bank China Quarterly Update: Conference Call Transcripts

Tuesday, February 19, 2008 10:34 4 Comments

Real quickly. Following my post earlier this week on the World Bank’s call on its Quarterly China update, I have been passed the link where readers can go to see the transcript of the call. In reading through the transcript, there are a few questions that I think were quite interesting, and the responses were […]

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Countries Who Invest in Logistics Compete Better

Thursday, November 22, 2007 5:25 3 Comments

A couple of weeks ago, I threw out the argument that the potential success of Vietnam was severely limited over the next 5 years because their logistics infrastructure was not in place to support large amounts of FDI… Well, as it turns out the World Bank agrees with me, or at least their recent Logistics […]

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How Much Has China Grown? Really…

Friday, November 16, 2007 10:40 No Comments

Anyone who has lived in China at any point in the last 10 years will attest to the growth of China’s east coast cities. For many who watched China’s rise, one of the most amazing measures was GDP growth, and the fact that China has been able to sustain double digit growth for so many […]

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Feeling Restricted in China?

Monday, November 12, 2007 4:48 No Comments

In my nearly 6 years in China, it has been incredible to see the interest in China (and the money that followed) skyrocket.  It is a topic that I find myself having more and more as friends talk about how easy it was 5 years ago to buy apartments, as we speak to government officials […]

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Is China Export Lead?: Part 2

Wednesday, November 7, 2007 1:47 5 Comments

Following a recent post called Is China Export Led, I recently found another paper written by Albert Kiedel of Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, who wraps up his summary of his article China’s Looming Crisis – Inflation Returns (PDF HERE) by saying: U.S. intelligence analysis of this overheating risk should refute the conventional wisdom that […]

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Brits Get Rich in China: Part 4

Wednesday, October 17, 2007 8:02 No Comments

“he believes holds the key to his fortune in China…” That is the end of the sentence started in Part 3 that is finished in Part 4. so.. the entire statement “Peter has found a man he believes holds the key to his fortune in China..”… and boy oh boy does the next scene say […]

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Brits Get Rich in China: Part 3

Saturday, October 13, 2007 7:01 2 Comments

Part 3 starts off with Peter pitching, and it comes out that he has failed to make a single sale after one month – Time to fish or cut bait for Peter. Cut to Tony who has set up a mansion of a store at the SNIEC Cushion Show in Shanghai. .. who is trying […]

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