Saturday , July 20 2019
Informed Influential Indispensable | newzealandinc.com

China

2018 – China Business

Inside: Bin Liu looks at China’s economic transformation Liam Dann on why there may be no meltdown Gabriel James looks at consumer confidence and blockchain Huawei leads next-gen digital push Michael Barnett on the prospects for SMEs Hong Kong – gateway to Asia

Read More »

2017 – China Business

Inside: The China advantage: is New Zealand effectively leveraging its growth investment ties? The 2017 China Business report considers this question as Chinese Premier Li Keqiang visits New Zealand and China is poised to overtake the United States as the second-largest source of foreign direct investment in New Zealand. The report also outlines details on a joint venture contributing to …

Read More »

2016 – China Business

Inside: How should we position ourselves to make the most of Chinese investment? The 2016 China Business Report addresses this question, and also considers Huawei’s renewed sponsorship of the Phoenix soccer club, how Air New Zealand is upbeat about the unparalleled growth of Chinese tourism, how lowered restrictions could open up a high-end market, and considers the rise of e-commerce opportunities …

Read More »

Q&A: Steven Joyce on Lochinver, Silver Fern Farms

The proposed sale of Lochinver Station near Taupo to a Chinese investor was part of a contentious debate over foreign investment at the last election a year ago today, and it’s taken until this week for the Government to make its final call on the deal. It’s been vetoed, the first big deal to be blocked since 2008. TVNZ’S Corin …

Read More »

The Nation: Steven Joyce on Govt’s block Lochinver station sale

The Nation edited transcript: Lisa Owen interviews Steven Joyce Lisa Owen: So while National’s well ahead in the polls, it’s not been a year without its challenges. National’s campaign chief and, of course, Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce joins me now. Good morning. Steven Joyce: Every year has its challenges, Lisa. All right. Well, briefly, to start off with, what do …

Read More »

Bennett denies scuttling of Lochinver sale was political; decision raises questions for future OIO rulings

By Paul McBeth and Jonathan Underhill Sept. 17 (BusinessDesk) – Associate Finance Minister Paula Bennett says the government’s decision to reject the Overseas Investment Office’s recommendation on the sale of Lochinver Station to Shanghai Pengxin wasn’t political and ultimately she wasn’t convinced the deal provided enough benefit to New Zealand. The OIO had recommended to Bennett and Land Information Minister Louise Upston …

Read More »

Government scuttles Shanghai Pengxin’s $88M Lochinver Station purchase on benefit test

By Jonathan Underhill Sept. 17 (BusinessDesk) – The government has scuttled Shanghai Pengxin’s $88 million purchase of Lochinver Station, which it would have added to a portfolio including the Crafar farms, saying the transaction failed on the test of providing a substantial benefit to New Zealand. “After detailed and careful individual consideration, we are not satisfied there will be, or is likely …

Read More »

While you were sleeping: China sparks global rally

Shares on both sides of the Atlantic moved higher, triggered in part by a late surge in Chinese equities, amid optimism China’s government will act to support its flagging economy. In New York trading at about 2.45pm, the Dow Jones industrial average rose 2.3 percent, the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index climbed 2.1 percent, while the Nasdaq Composite Index added …

Read More »

World Week Ahead: China hogs the limelight

Chinese investors, who return to trading after a four-day break, may be the key to sentiment this week and whether global equities will remain volatile. China’s stock markets were closed last Thursday and Friday for ceremonies to mark the end of World War II. Ahead of the resumption of trade, People’s Bank of China Governor Zhou Xiaochuan said the rout …

Read More »

Morrison fund raises RMB1.87billion for Chinese renewable investments

HRL Morrison & Co subsidiary JIDA Capital Partners and Shenzhen-based CGN Private Equity Fund Management have raised 1.87 billion Chinese yuan (NZ$451.7 million) from institutional investors to launch a new fund focusing on Chinese renewable energy assets. The unlisted private equity infrastructure fund, CGN Fund III, is seeking to raise 5 billion yuan, which it will mainly invest in operating …

Read More »