Sectoral Location of FDI in China
AbstractThis paper investigates the determinants of FDI sectoral allocation in 29 Chinaâs manufacturing sectors from 2000 to 2007. We find that FDI sectoral allocation has a strong self-reinforcing effect. MNCs with ownership advantages tend to invest more in local high productivity sectors. The FDI presence, however, is discouraged in Chinaâs high productivity sectors in which the major market share is dominated by SOEs. We also find that the degree of FDI penetration is higher in sectors that are producing labor-intensive goods and also export-oriented.
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- F23 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - Multinational Firms; International Business
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