L'Oreal's just-completed factory in Yichang, Hubei, is now the company's largest cosmetics manufacturing base in the Asia Pacific region.
U.S.-based Babcock & Wilcox has completed a new boiler auxiliary equipment manufacturing facility for Diamond Power International Inc. in Hubei.
U.S.-based nutrition company Herbalife can now conduct its direct-selling business in the southern Chinese province of Yunnan.
The board of directors of Guangzhou Pharmaceutical Holdings Limited has approved Wanglaoji, its herbal tea subsidiary, to build a new factory in Ya'an, Sichuan,
Carrefour has added a new greater central region department in China.
Jiangsu-based supermarket chain Suguo plans to hire 18,000 new employees in 2012 to meet its development and growth needs.