Mayborn of the UK is to move certain manufacturing processes carried out by its baby products division to a new unit in Guangdong province.
French car-maker PSA Peugeot Citroen plans to form a joint venture with China's third largest car-maker, Dongfeng Motor, to manufacture Peugeots in Wuhan in Hubei province.
Taiwan-backed Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation has begun building a US$1.25bn chip-making plant in Beijing, Reuters reported.
South Korean memory-chip maker Hynix Semiconductor is to sell its flat-panel display unit technology to China's BOE Technology for US$380m. To make the purchase, BOE will receive a US$210m loan from Hynix creditors, which are hoping to recoup existing loans.
Kayaba Industry of Japan plans to construct a shock absorber factory in China to supply the local operations of Toyota Motor and other Japanese auto-makers.
A US$30m joint venture production system for chickens is to be set up in Qingdao, Shandong province. The plant, with investment from Taiwan's Uni-President Enterprise Corp, Japan's Mitsui and Qingdao Wanfu Food Group, hopes to produce 20m chickens a year.
Oji Paper of Japan is to buy a paper mill in Suzhou, Jiangsu province, from Procter & Gamble, Reuters reported. The mill has an annual production capacity of 15,600 tonnes, mainly of paper rolls and tissues. Oji said it would continue to manufacture P&G's Tempo brand of tissues and would also start production of its Nepia brand.
Hong Kong clothing retailer Giordano is planning to expand the number of its outlets in China in order to increase revenue when sales in its home territory are sluggish, Bloomberg reported. The company ï¿½ which already has 532 outlets on the mainland, accounting for one-quarter of its total sales ï¿½ intends to open 80-100 new outlets a year.