Chinese investors facing an economic slowdown at home, are searching for opportunities abroad. Beijing's encouraging manufacturers to shift production outside of the country to deal with industrial overcapacity. Thailand is proving popular.
As the German government is trying to prevent German companies in strategic industries from being acquired by foreign investors, especially from China, we take a look at some prominent takeovers from recent years.
China has been a major investor in Europe over the past decade, pumping money to buy a number of strategic and high-tech assets. But Chinese investments have caused both exultation and trepidation.
If the European Union continues to underestimate its bilateral economic and power relationship with China, it risks not being able to improve its position, says DW's Frank Sieren.
When India and Pakistan became independent 70 years ago, they were at the same level of development, with both equally poor and wretched. But the economic gap between them is growing.
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