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January 28, 2015

HONG KONG – China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) has released a draft paper proposing that the existing Sino-Foreign Equity Joint Venture Law, Foreign Capital Enterprise Law, and Sino-Foreign Cooperative Joint Venture Law be amended and combined to form the Foreign Investment Law.

January 27, 2015

BEIJING - Reports within the Chinese media say that the China Banking Regulatory Commission is conducting “full-scale research” focussing on information security conditions across Chinese banks and financial institutions, involving IT hardware, software and services, believing the Government should have control over the technology used in financial organisations.

January 26, 2015

TAIPEI - Taiwan’s industrial production index climbed 6.14% on-year to a record high of 106.56 in 2014, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs. The top performer among the sub-indexes was manufacturing, which expanded 6.41% to 106.67, also a new record.

January 25, 2015

BEIJING – Speaking at the Davos forum, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has spoken of concerns about a possible hard landing for the Chinese economy, stressing the importance of the “twin engines” of the Chinese economy - the “new engine in the shape of massive start-ups and innovations” and the “tradi


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Australia China BusinessWeek 2015-Melbourne

March 24, 2015 to March 25, 2015

Australia China BusinessWeek 2015 (ACBW) returns to Melbourne on the 24-25 March at the Park Hyatt Hotel. Now in the 8th Year the Melbourne Forum includes 8 high profile events and will be presented over two days. The expanded has been introduced to the Melbourne Forum following the success at ACBW Sydney in September with a record attendance of over 1500 delegates. ACBW 2015 is an excellent platform for companies already “engaged in or about to enter the China market”. New forums include Pathway to China which provides valuable case studies and a range of keynote and panel discussions from Industry and China Experts on topics designed to fast track entry to the China market.

9th SUBCON Thailand 2015 – Bangkok

May 13, 2015 to May 15, 2015

ASEAN’s largest international industrial subcontracting event will be staged at the Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC) alongside a matchmaking programme designed for buyers who are sourcing parts and components in Thailand or looking for Thai business partners. Some 350 Thai subcontractors will be showcasing their capabilities and one-on-one meetings and factory visits can be arranged.