International investors appear to have voted with their wallets through the latest initiative to further open China’s financial markets.
17 August 2017
Bond Connect, a cross-border trading scheme providing access to China’s US$9 trillion bond market via the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX), saw more than Rmb7 billion (US$1 billion) worth of Chinese mainland bonds traded by international investors on its July launch. More
China is poised to become the world's first trillion-dollar e-commerce market by 2021.
26 July 2017
Asia-Pacific is the largest region in terms of online retail sales, containing both the largest market – China – and the fastest-growing – India – according to a recent report by the US research group, Forrester Data. More
Belt and Road investment priorities and boosting the northern states are fuelling expansion of the country’s Special Economic Zones.
18 July 2017
The development of Malaysia's growing number of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) is being shaped by several investment requirements related to the Belt and Road Initiative, as well as by a change in government priorities. More