The new silk road — Investing in and venturing with Middle Eastern companies
Welcome to The New Silk Road. A modern interpretation of an ancient trade route, China is finding new reasons to trade with and invest in Central Asia, the Middle East and beyond. Chinese interest in the Middle East and North Africa is intensifying, due in large part to the region’s vast natural resources and China’s urgent interest in energy security. As such, the link between China and the Middle East is one of paramount importance for the 21st century world economy.
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The EU’s banking union proposals, consolidating the European regulatory supervision of credit institutions
On 12 September 2012 the European Commission adopted legislative proposals, including a draft EU Regulation, to establish a single supervisory mechanism for banks which is to be led by the European Central Bank.