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China: Inward and Outward Foreign Direct Investment


  • Karl Sauvant

    () (Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment)


China has become a major player in the world foreign direct investment market. After emerging, during the 1980s, from its isolation and beginning its integration into the world economy, China rapidly became a major host country for foreign direct investment (FDI). This article provides with a general review of China's inward and outward direct investment, as well as its policy context and opportunities and challenges that China is facing.

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  • Karl Sauvant, 2011. "China: Inward and Outward Foreign Direct Investment," Transnational Corporations Review, Ottawa United Learning Academy, vol. 3(1), pages 1-4, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:oul:tncr09:v:3:y:2011:i:1:p:1-4

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