Lucio Blanco Pitlo III Lecturer, Chinese Studies Program, Ateneo de Manila University
Sep 11 , 2015
National security concerns in the U.S. and China have been used to bar certain types of foreign investments. Subjecting a legitimate commercial deal to arbitrary and protectionist exercises may only invite a similar action by the affected state, thus creating a potential spiral adverse to foreign investments.
Dan Redford President, Quantify China Associates
Jul 08 , 2015
“China-bashing” rhetoric has for years dominated U.S. national elections cycles, however, can a rapidly increasing and geographically diverse Chinese foreign direct investment in the United States temper this typical national anti-China dialogue?
Ding Yifan Deputy Director, China Development Research Center
Apr 08 , 2015
The withdrawal of a few enterprises from China does not necessarily mean that China’s ability to attract foreign investment is declining. Rising labor costs, land costs, and a shrinking manufacturing sector are several structural indications of a changing economy. China will investigate and respond to foreign business concerns regarding the investment climate and safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of investors and enterprises.
Zhang Monan Researcher, China Int'l Economic Exchanges Center
Mar 09 , 2015
China’s selectiveness of foreign investment reflects its restructuring economy, one that invests less in capital and labor intensive industries to investments in human resources and technological innovation. Some far-sighted multinational companies are actively making use of the new rules, seizing the opportunity of China’s structural transformation and beginning to make active arrangements in the strategic newly emerging industries and the high-end service industry.
He Weiwen Vice President and Senior Fellow, Center for China and Globalization
Mar 06 , 2015
Sudden cases of factory relocation and closures has caused China’s foreign investment communities to worry about a “massive foreign capital flight.” With further investigation, foreign direct investment in China is shifting from manufacturing to service sectors. The focus of concern about China’s FDI situation should not be exaggerations of “massive foreign capital flight,” but on the solid efforts to improve China’s investment environment.