, the Commerce Department informed on a routine press conference, this year the first quarter of the country the actual use of foreign investment of $ 29.48 billion, a decrease of 2.8%; the month of March, the actual use of foreign capital amount of $ 11.757 billion, down 6.1%, which also the use of foreign investment (FDI) in China the fifth consecutive month of decline.
three factors caused the first quarter of FDI decline
Shen Danyang analysis, resulting in negative FDI growth was mainly three reasons. First, the world economic downturn, slowdown in global transnational direct investment; second last year, a quarter of real estate the actual use of foreign investment increased by 38.6% influenced by the market regulation, and this year, down 6.3%; third quarter of last year The base is relatively high, the use of foreign capital last year from high to low this year, may in turn.
the first quarter foreign trade growth of 7.3% exceeded the expected
the first quarter of this year, China’s import and export value of $ 859.37 billion, an increase of 7.3 percent, has not reached full-year target of 10%. In this regard, said Shen Danyang, this growth is external demand remains in the doldrums, rising domestic costs, the dramatic increase in the environment of international trade friction has exceeded expectations, but also hard to come by.
Last year, China experienced 69 trade remedy investigations
to Shen Danyang, 2011, Chinese exports suffered 69 trade remedy investigations, involving a total amount of approximately $ 5.9 billion; 17 from U.S. 337 investigation involved the total amount of approximately $ 700 million. In addition, many nations to develop and implement product environmental standards, product quality and safety standards and other technical trade measures and domestic taxes and other measures, China’s exports face trade barriers the situation is grim.
Chinese enterprises cross-border M & A success rate of 40%
recently, international M & A Alliance published in the Chinese member of Intel China survey shows that Chinese enterprises’ overseas M & A failure rate up to 70%. In this regard, said Shen Danyang, according to the Institute of Foreign Investment and Cooperation of the Ministry of Commerce, so far, the assembly power of the cross-border mergers and acquisitions of Chinese enterprises was about 40% higher than the global average of 25%.She
analysis for two reasons: First, China’s enterprises as a whole more cautious, so the first stage of the success rate can reach about 70% of the targeted projects; two most mergers and acquisitions took place in 2008 after the financial crisis, M & A costs relatively low overall integration in the delivery is relatively smooth.
pork prices decreased continuously after rising signs
Commerce Department monitoring data show that as of last week, the price of pork is the tenth consecutive weekly drop, with the previous week, down 1.2 percent, in late January, down 12.5 percent.
In this regard, said Shen Danyang, the trend of the second quarter, will be toward the established direction, but there are some concerns, such as pork prices will rise, because the pig price fluctuations of some regularity, and now we found signs of this are trying to stabilize the supply and the guaranteed price to go towards the direction of the established regulation.
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