Development Report of Asia Direct Investment in China

Chapter

Abstract

The first stage (2000–2005), Japan’s investment in mainland China ushered in a new development stage of synchronous growth with the world’s investment in mainland China. The total contract amount reached $3.68 billion in 2000. In 2001, the growth rate of Japanese companies’ investment in mainland China far exceeded that of the world’s investment in mainland China, the total contract amount and the total use amount both accounted for more than 40%. In 2002, its investment in mainland China continued to show growth momentum, and Japanese companies accelerated in transferring its production bases to China, as China was increasingly becoming a global production base after joined the WTO. Annual report by Japan External Trade Organization noted that the main reason for a substantial increase of Japan’s investment in China in the second half of 2005 was that Japanese automobile manufacturers began to invest in China by a large-scale. Simultaneously, Japanese electronics manufacturers started to expand investment, increasing the supply of electronic products in China’s market. In addition, Japan’s investment of chemical pharmaceutical, finance and insurance, wholesale and retail, machinery and other industries in China surpassed $254 million.

References

  1. Guo, Li. 2004. Approach the New Trend of the Co-operation Investment between China and the Republic of Korea. Heilongjiang Social Sciences 3: 70–73.Google Scholar
  2. Huang, Yijue, and Cheng Zhenyu. 2005. The Trading Investment between China and Korea: The Present Situation and the Future. Dongyue Tribune 3: 51–55.Google Scholar
  3. Li, Yan. 2008. Research on South Korean Enterprises’ Direct Investment in China, 20–28. Wuhan: Wuhan University of Technology.Google Scholar
  4. Liu, Zuoyu. 2004. The Status and Characteristics of South Korea’s Investment in China. Jiangsu Commercial Forum 6: 80–82.Google Scholar
  5. Liu, Xiangfeng. 2005. China-ROK FTA Building: Necessity and Prospects. Journal of Contemporary Asia-Pacific Studies 4: 16–20.Google Scholar
  6. Lu, Tong, and Jeong Joon Kyu. 2005. The Investments of ROK in China and Prospects of Sino-Korean Economic and Trade Relations. World Economics and Politics 2: 66–70.Google Scholar
  7. Sun, Jinzhong. 2002. A Look at the Sino-India Disputes in Perspective. South Asian Studies Quarterly 1: 49–53.Google Scholar
  8. Wen, Fude. 2004a. Deepen Sino-India Trade and Economic Cooperation Under the WTO Regime. South Asian Studies Quarterly 1: 1–5.Google Scholar
  9. Wen, Fude. 2004b. Prospect of China-India Economic Ties. South Asian Studies Quarterly 03: 1–5.Google Scholar
  10. Xia, Xiangrong. 2004. China Ranked First in the World’s Most Attractive Investment Countries. Business Watch Magazine 9: 26.Google Scholar
  11. Xie, Kang. 2005. Conditions of Setting up FTA between China, Japan and South Korea and Their Economic Cooperation. World Economy Study 4: 17–20.Google Scholar
  12. Zhou, Songlan. 2003. The Dynamic Analysis and Motivation Research of South Korea’s Investment in China. International Economic Cooperation 10: 51–53.Google Scholar
  13. Zhu, Jian. 2004. Analyze South Korea’s Investment Status in China. A Journal on Planning and Market Z1: 61–62.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Tsinghua University Press and Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Management SchoolMinzu University of ChinaBeijingChina
  2. 2.Concordia UniversitySaint PaulUSA

Personalised recommendations