Here is a rundown of developments in emerging markets in the past few days.



CapitaLand purchases new Chongqing development.

New China Life IPO on Hong Kong and Shanghai for as much as $2.3bn.

Johnson Controls not the cause of lead poisoning in Shanghai.

AT&T and China Telecom expanding relationship.

Tata Power building electricity generation plants in Africa and Indonesia.

Myanmar opening up to foreign investment?


Latin America

Codelco’s dispute with Anglo will likely last into the new year.

Progress on Newmont Mining’s $4.8bn Conga project is halted after skirmish between police and protestors.

Vale plans to invest $21.4bn in 2012.

Mexico the next manufacturing powerhouse?



Something to keep an eye on: Africa’s aging population.  As they say, “demography is destiny.”


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