Business / Economy Nov 12, 2016

U.S. should have joined China-led AIIB: Trump adviser

A top adviser to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump lashed out at the Obama administration for failing to embrace the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, suggesting a possible policy shift when Trump takes office in January. Hong Kong's South China Morning Post said that Trump's national ...

Business / Economy Aug 31, 2016

Canada snubs U.S. in seeking to join China-led AIIB

Canada will apply to join the China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, Ottawa's finance department said Wednesday, in a coup for Beijing after Washington tried to dissuade its allies from signing up. "Canada is always looking for ways to create hope and opportunity for our middle ...

Business Mar 15, 2016

European development bank opens new office in Tokyo

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has opened a new representative office in Tokyo to boost ties with Japanese firms and attract private-sector investment to regions it supports. "I do believe we can do a lot more together with our Japanese friends," EBRD President ...

Business Oct 22, 2015

China's AIIB 'still open to U.S.' despite TPP snub

Jin Liqun, president-designate of the new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, said Wednesday the doors will be kept open for the United States to join the China-led multilateral lender, even though China is not part of the U.S.-led Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact. "China is interested in ...