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History of Foreign Investment in China

  • Xiuping Zhang
  • Bruce P. Corrie
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Abstract

This book focus on investing in Mainland China and investment abroad from Mainland China. The foreign investment in China started in 1979 from the first Sino-foreign joint ventures called Beijing Aviation Food Co., LTD. Since then, the foreign direct investment in China developed in a dramatic speed. Since 1993, China has become the largest developing country in the world to attract foreign direct investment (FDI for short), and in 2002 it surpassed the United States as the world’s first foreign direct investment host. At end of 2015, China has approved a total of 838,087 foreign investment projects, and the amount of actual utilization of foreign capital has accumulated to 1479.401 billion dollars.

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Authors and Affiliations

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

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