Chinese companies have gone on a buying spree in Europe. Economist Shuwen Bian has been taking a closer look at this phenomenon. We ride along with her to Duisburg, where the Chinese state-owned WISCO Corporation has acquired a German company.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in has taken the credit for building a working relationship with North Korea, but his critics say he is neglecting a looming economic crisis in Asia's fourth-largest economy.
A decade after the Sri Lankan Civil War, the country’s economy is growing fast. The government has big plans, but high debt levels — and high levels of Chinese influence — cast a cloud as the country seeks investors.
The new Pakistani government has said Riyadh may invest in the multibillion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project. But the move raised eyebrows in Iran, which is skeptical of Saudi intentions.
The German government plans to tighten rules on foreign investment in some companies by lowering the threshold at which it can consider blocking such plans. The move comes amid increasing concern about Chinese investors.
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