Tag: Investments into China

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China, Australia Sign Free Trade Agreement

By Lauren Dodillet Chinese President Xi Jinping and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott met last week in Canberra to sign a landmark Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between their two countries. A decade in the making, the deal gives China the...

/ November 24, 2014

China, Russia Sign Pipeline, Currency Exchange Deals

By Lauren Dodillet Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang and Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed 38 agreements promoting economic cooperation between the two countries on Monday in Moscow. Two major agreements concerned a natural gas pipeline and a yuan-ruble currency...

/ October 16, 2014

Twice-Cooked Pork: WH Group Announces Plans to Relist on Hong Kong Exchange

WH Group Ltd, the parent company of US pork producer Smithfield Foods, is refiling for a Hong Kong initial public offering (IPO). In April the company was approved for an initial listing of $6 billion, but the deal was later...

/ July 11, 2014

China Inks Aviation, Auto Deals During Merkel Visit

By Andrew Gong China and Germany inked a series of trade and investment deals Monday during a meeting overseen by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang. Merkel had come to China for three days with a large...

/ July 8, 2014

BP, CNOOC Lead $24 Billion Deal-Signing Spree at UK-China Summit

By Andrew Gong BP signed a $20 billion agreement with China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) this week as part of a series of trade deals struck during Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s visit to the United Kingdom. The deal, which...

/ June 18, 2014

JD.com Exceeds Expectations on $1.78 Billion NASDAQ Listing

China’s second-largest e-retailer raised $1.78 billion during its May 21 initial public offering (IPO) on the NASDAQ exchange. JD.com, also known as Jingdong, exceeded investor expectations in an offering that is the latest in a long line of Chinese technology...

/ May 22, 2014

JD.com Plans for $1.7 Billion US IPO

JD.com, Inc.—also known as Jingdong or 360Buy—is planning to raise up to $1.7 billion in its US initial public offering (IPO) on the NASDAQ exchange, according to a May 9 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company is...

/ May 13, 2014

Alibaba Files for up to $20 Billion US IPO

By E.J. Thomas Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. filed its much-anticipated initial public offering (IPO) prospectus yesterday with the US Securities & Exchange Commission. The IPO—which will sell 12 percent of China’s largest e-commerce company—could raise as much as $20 billion,...

/ May 7, 2014

Alibaba and Yunfeng Capital Purchase 18.5 Percent Stake in Youku Tudou for $1.22 Billion

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and founder Jack Ma’s private-equity firm Yunfeng Capital will purchase a combined 18.5 percent stake in Chinese internet television company Youku Tudou Inc. for $1.22 billion, according to a statement released by Youku Tudou. Youku Tudou,...

/ April 28, 2014

Wanda Cinema Line Plans for $321 Million IPO

Wanda Cinema Line Co., the cinema unit of real estate conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group Co., is preparing for a $321 million Shenzhen initial public offering (IPO), according to a filing with the China Securities Regulatory Commission. News of the IPO...

/ April 28, 2014