Dan Steinbock, Founder, Difference Group
Sep 29, 2021
U.S.-Sino ties plunged during the Trump administration, but the downfall has only intensified since Biden’s presidency. Without concrete policy shifts, the tensions, fueled by defense contractors, translate to arms races and elevated nuclear risks in Asia.
Leonardo Dinic, Advisor to the CroAsia Institute
Aug 23, 2019
Chinese foreign direct investment in the US has seen a profound decline over the past few years, but President Trump’s unorthodox methods do not account for the entirety of the issue.
May 15, 2018
Chinese FDI transactions dropped by over a third in 2017 as Beijing imposed restrictions over outbound investment and Washington toughened screening of high-tech acquisitions.
Jan 22, 2018
Chinese companies are facing barriers as the U.S. continues to restrict the market entry of foreign companies considered a national security risk.
David Shinn, Adjunct Professor, George Washington University
Oct 06, 2017
Nigerian and international reporting on Chinese investment in Nigeria gives the impression that Chinese companies are the largest investors in the country. However, this is not the case.
Lucio Blanco Pitlo III, Research Fellow, Asia-Pacific Pathways to Progress
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.
Tom Watkins, President and CEO of the Economic Council of Palm Beach County, FL
Aug 03, 2015
The China wave will continue to roll across the globe crashing on far away shores as the 21st century unfolds. Individuals, states, and nations can do nothing and be swamped or learn to surf and ride the wave.
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, China Forum Expert and Deputy Director of 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, Deputy Director of Institute of American and European Studies, CCIEE
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.