Category: Economics

How good is investing in Europe for Chinese Companies?

Written by Roberta Rabellotti. After being the largest recipient of foreign direct investments (FDIs) among developing countries for more than two decades, China has become an important outbound investor, especially since the so-called Go Global Strategy was launched in 1999, as an effort by the Chinese government to promote […]

China’s outward FDI to Europe after Brexit

Written by Hinrich Voss. Chinese direct investments into the European Union have continuously grown since the financial crisis in 2008. This is partially explained by Chinese factors: the Chinese government’ ‘go global’ policy, the increasing global competitiveness of Chinese firms and rising demands in the domestic market have […]

China goes Global: The Changing Value Chain

Written by Ilan Alon. The globalisation of Chinese capital will be one of the hallmarks of 21st-century economics, shaping debates over state capitalism, ‘free’ markets and international institutions. The rise of Chinese multinationals has inflamed global fears about China ‘taking over’ the world. It is true that Chinese […]