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The unrest in Egypt* has highlighted the risks associated with foreign investments and doing business abroad. Investing abroad offers undeniable benefits, including access to key markets and clients, cost-effective production facilities and new partnerships. However, the political risk associated with such investments cannot be ignored.

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Plunging oil prices are causing a lot of headaches for producers in Western Canada, but many other businesses stand to benefit. So who is suffering and who is gaining from the slump?

The renminbi is the official currency of China (the yuan is the basic unit of the currency). Remember this, because last December the renminbi became the fifth most traded currency in the world. Local companies doing business in China should take note.

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