Faced with exorbitant rental prices, many foreigners have decided to buy a property in China. Roger Beaud explains the procedures involved and the best developments on the market in Guangdong province.
A leading Chinese scientist has predicted that up to 40 per cent of China's major crops may by genetically modified by 2015. It is not surprising, therefore, that Western biotechnology companies are rushing to establish mainland marketing and research networks for their own GM varieties.
The murky world of foreign retail investment in China has become even murkier. Despite store-by-store instructions from Beijing on what needs to be changed, local governments continue to defy the spirit, if not the letter, of regulations.