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It is a week since a group of young Chinese students boarded a plane bound for Taiwan and spent their first two days in the capital, Taipei.
They arrived in an unassuming building that looked like any other office space.
The place was a little like a school cafeteria.
But for some reason, a small group of Chinese students had set up their desks in the corner.
They had no chairs, no desks, just a few desks with the words, “Tsuanmen Square” painted across them.
As the students sat around the table, they chatted quietly, drinking tea and listening to music.
Then, on the plane, they boarded another plane and arrived in a new city.
The students who arrived in Taipei were the first wave of investors to settle in China’s capital, a city where there is a high concentration of young people and a high degree of opportunity.
“When I saw that the young people had chosen Taiwan as their first destination, I thought it would be really nice to visit this city,” said Li Wei, a 25-year-old student.
“It’s not that I had to do it, it’s just that I wanted to experience a little bit of China.”
On Friday, a group called the Taipei Investment Corporation, or TIC, said it had secured a $2.4 billion investment in Taiwan.
The investment comes as the country struggles with an economic slowdown that has hurt the tourism industry and put a strain on public finances.
TIC said that the first investment will be in the city of Taipei, which is known as the “capital of the world.”
It also announced that it was establishing a fund to invest in small and medium-sized businesses, and to promote Taiwan as a global economic hub.
The announcement came a week after Taiwan’s financial regulator released a draft report that showed the island had one of the highest levels of non-performing loans among OECD nations.
TIC, which operates through a state-run fund, said the new investment will fund new technology companies and provide a “long-term investment plan.”
The fund will also invest in research and development and training to develop new financial products, it said.
For many investors, Taiwan is a “dream destination,” said Zhang Xiaolong, 24, who has been studying in Taiwan for two years.
Zhang has an idea.
He wants to open a financial services company in Taiyuan.
He said he is ready to start a new business and invest $100,000 in the first year.
“If I don’t succeed, I will start a second business,” Zhang said.
“I will make a new start.
But I have a lot of money, so I won’t need a loan.”
China is the world’s largest economy and has the world-leading economy.
Its economy grew at a 5.5 percent annualized rate in 2015, according to the IMF, the World Bank and the World Trade Organization.
It also accounts for almost a quarter of the global economy.
Taiwan’s economic growth has slowed, however, and many economists believe that the economy is slowing because of a drop in interest rates and a crackdown on corruption.
China has become more dependent on overseas capital, but there is still an oversupply of capital that has allowed the Chinese government to increase its influence in the region.
In recent years, the government has cracked down on corruption, especially involving the banking sector.
Last year, the central bank announced a crackdown that saw tens of thousands of people arrested.
Some activists have also been arrested, but the government said they were under investigation.
There is also concern that China may be looking to restrict Taiwan’s ability to pursue its economic goals through the use of a so-called “One Belt, One Road” policy, which would make China the dominant economy of Asia by connecting China to the rest of Asia through China’s ports.
While some have criticized China’s trade policies in the past, analysts say that Taiwan is also a beneficiary of Beijing’s economic policies.
Beijing is trying to build a massive economy that will surpass the United States and Europe, and Taiwan is part of that plan, said Wang Jie, a political science professor at Tsinghua University in Beijing.
“The fact that Taiwan was the first country in the world to get a lot more investment from China, and the fact that there are still so many people who believe that it is China’s policy to make Taiwan more prosperous, is a really good indicator,” he said.