Posts Tagged ‘Suzhou’

Suzhou Investment Newsletter: June 2008

Thursday, July 3, 2008 7:44 No Comments

Marketing Status Total 3262 projects with total contractual foreign investment of US$ 33.38 billion 30 new projects with total contractual foreign investment of US$ 425.08 million in May, 2008 Foundation-layings & Openings The largest 5-star deluxe hotel in SIP, Suzhou Jinji Lake Kempinski Grand Hotel, held opening ceremony on May 18. Managed by the top-class […]

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Suzhou Investment News: January 2008

Monday, January 21, 2008 1:31 No Comments

This week brings a new addition to the regional investment news from Suzhou. Located just an hour away (see profile here) from Shanghai, Suzhou has become one of the most favored places in the Yangtze Delta to invest. A drive through Suzhou and SIP and one will quickly see why they have been so successful: […]

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The Real Meaning of Public Hearings in Xiamen

Wednesday, December 19, 2007 10:03 1 Comment

Of all the The China Daily headlines I have seen, none were as important to me than Locals oppose Xiamen chemical plant at public hearings Following my previous post on the changing environment in China’s environment, it is clear to me that unlike many previous dog and pony shows we have seen before, that there […]

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Summer 2007: A Catalyst for Environment Change in China

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 1:36 6 Comments

The summer of 2007, will be shown as a turning point in China’s development. Everyday there was news that brought to light many of the issues China is having to address when managing when managing this economy. There were high profile cases in areas of the environment, manufacturing, labor, health, and so on. One of […]

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Home’s Where Heart Is

Friday, November 16, 2007 21:13 No Comments

Growing up, I always hear Home is where you hang your hat, but today the China Daily has put together an article on expats in the 2nd tier cities called Home’s where heart is Written by Viva Goldner, is a very interesting read and I find that many of the quotes she has pooled together […]

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SIP’s Past, Present, and Future

Sunday, October 28, 2007 23:40 No Comments

One thing I love about Youtube, is you really can find anything. (Note: if you are in China, the Youtube videos below will not be visible without the use of a proxy service.) Recently, my work has taken me to Suzhou quite a bit. the area really has improved dramatically over the last 5 years, […]

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Suzhou’s Investment Zones

Tuesday, August 14, 2007 4:43 No Comments

Due in large part to its proximity to Shanghai, Suzhou was one of the first regional cities that foreign companies looked to setup manufacturing. More and more foreign companies are continuing to move to Suzhou to open new factories as the prices of land and labor costs are lower. For Suzhou, a city that has […]

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Ascendas China is Looking For Funds

Wednesday, August 8, 2007 3:33 No Comments

Following the piece on Prologis last week, it was a bit fortuitous that we would see an article in today’s Shanghai daily announcing Ascendas’s plan to raise nearly a billion USD. For those that are not familiar with Ascendas, it is a Singaporean REIT with close ties to the Singaporean Government. Where Prologis was an […]

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