Chinese funds, among the largest investors in Indian startup ecosystem, are still issuing term sheets to early stage companies in spaces such as content, gaming, and online education — spaces that will gain from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Past crises are proof that Chinese firms acquire discounted assets around the globe
"As more and more South Asian countries keep a positive attitude toward China's efforts to improve infrastructure in the region, skeptics in countries such as India should rethink their stance toward the Chinese-funded project in Sri Lanka," it said.
The high-capacity transmission line will be the first of its kind in Pakistan and will link Matiari town in the south, near a new power station, to Lahore city in the east, a key link in transmission infrastructure, the Pakistani government said.
Nagaraj Naidu, Director-General of Investment Trade and Promotion Division of Ministry of External Affairs, introduced the overall investment environment and guidelines for benefit of companies from Huzhou city at the India-China Business and Investment Forum and India Week celebrations.
Addressing 'Invest in India' Business Forum here, Jaitley said "in the immediate future we will certainly maintain the growth rates which we have".
Investment in India by Chinese companies in 2015 reportedly rose six-fold from 2014, partly thanks to low investment restrictions and favourable tax and land rent policies in the country, Global Times quoted Chinese business experts as saying.
India's move to opt for Japanese bullet trains on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad route has raised concerns in China which is vying with Japan to build high-speed rail in India.
According to annual figures released by China's General Administration of Customs (GAC), the total trade volume went up to USD 70.59 billion from last year's USD 65.57, an increase of USD 5.02 billion amid increasing Chinese exports to India.
The Indian government will soon open the projects for public bidding and Tata Projects, one of the fastest growing infrastructure companies in India, is in discussions with an undisclosed Chinese company that owns the advanced technology used in the bid, state-run China Daily reported today.
By the end of 2011, India's trade deficit with China was USD 27 billion, and according to Chinese trade figures released in January, it expanded to USD 29 billion by 2012.
Prime Minister Mario Monti urged China on Saturday to step up investment in Italy and tried to reassure Beijing that the euro zone debt crisis was close to resolution and tough economic reforms passed by his government were working.