2004

Emerging Markets : Party Games

CHINA General Motors announced it will invest more than $3 billion in China over the next three years, trying to displace Volkswagen as the leader in the red-hot auto market. In response,VW will double production capacity to 1.6 million units ...

Features : Local Knowledge, Global Sense

The path to running a successful business in China is riddled with ? pitfalls.? But? with careful?forethought most problems can be avoided. Big multinationals have been in China for years. Microsoft, Procter & Gamble, Nokia and other blue-chip companies staked ...

Emerging Markets : Yukos On Roller Coaster As Markets Take A Tumble

RUSSIA The endgame in the battle between former Yukos Oil Company CEO Mikhail Khodorkovsky and President Vladimir Putin appears to be near. Khodorkovsky’s trial on charges of fraud and tax evasion was slated to start— after several delays—in late June. ...

Emerging Markets : Central Bank Turns The Screws

CHINA China’s central bank has pledged to restrain runaway investment and prevent asset bubbles from creating more bad loans.The People's Bank of China said it would fight inflation and dampen loan growth by increasing the ratio of deposits financial institutions ...

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