Topic 5: Investment in Beijing from different countries and regions
From the pie chart given above, we can observe that it reflects the statistics of investment in Beijing from different countries and regions. The proportion of investment from Hong Kong accounts for 44%, ranking first. The percentage of investment from other 23 countries and regions ranks second among all, making up 20.8 %. Japan occupies 19.2%, ranking third. When it comes to the U.S.A., we can find that it takes up 16% , 28% lower than that of Hong Kong.
The pie chart reveals the phenomenon that most of the investment in Beijing stem from Hong Kong. What exactly contribute to this phenomenon? Reasons can be listed as follows: in the first place, China's investment policy provide preferential treatment to investors from Hong Kong. They are more likely to be immune to high taxes and other charges. Moreover, quite a few Hong Kong investors hold the opinion that, with the same language, cultures, traditions and customs, mainland is an ideal and promising investment resort which will be bound to generate considerable profits. Last but not least, it will not take a long time to commute between Hong Kong and Chinese mainland, the region advantage also has attracted more Hong Kong investors to locate their companies and factories in the mainland.
The public can benefit a lot from Hong Kong investment. People can buy products with superior quality at a comparatively cheaper price. However, balancing the investment proportion from different countries is also a issue needed to be put at the top of relevant administration departments’ agenda. Thus, people can be exposed to a greater variety of products and have more purchasing options. (272 words)