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Foreign Direct Investment Strategies and Transnational Development in Zhejiang


  • Huilong Wang

    () (Shaoxing University in China)

  • Shaohua Wang

    () (Zhejiang University of Technology in China)


In recent years, due to the rise of labour costs, the RMB has appreciated. The government encourages private enterprise to make foreign investment. Increasingly, private enterprises in Zhejiang start to develop through foreign direct investment(FDI). This study finds that major FDI modes of the private enterprises from Zhejiang include: the establishment of overseas processing bases, international marketing network, international R&D institutions, overseas acquisition, and cluster FDI.. By means of leadership, differentiation, and cluster FDI strategy, the private enterprises become engaged in local production network, innovation, and social development.These realized economic sustainable development and enhanced global competitiveness.

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  • Huilong Wang & Shaohua Wang, 2010. "Foreign Direct Investment Strategies and Transnational Development in Zhejiang," Transnational Corporations Review, Ottawa United Learning Academy, vol. 2(4), pages 116-125, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:oul:tncr09:v:2:y:2010:i:4:p:116-125

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