Foreign Direct Investment, China and the World Economy

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China has become such an important element of the global economy that its influence cannot be ignored in almost any field of endeavour. The phenomenal impact of FDI in China and its (largely trade-related) consequences has been well documented and now there is a significant literature on the phenomenon of outward investment from China too. This book is an in depth study of the international business relationships of China covering both inward and outward foreign direct investment, its impact and related theoretical and policy issues. This volume of highly renowned author Peter Buckley's collected papers from 2005-8 continues his interest in the theory of international business (Section I) and policies towards foreign direct investment (FDI) (Section IV) but has a major concentration on China, both as regards outward foreign direct investment (OFDI) from China (Section II) and FDI in China (Section III).
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan Ltd
Number of pages433
ISBN (Electronic)9780230248328
ISBN (Print)9780230515987, 9781349354221
Publication statusPublished - 29 Nov 2009


  • China
  • cultural awareness
  • East Asia
  • economy
  • foreign direct investment
  • growth
  • international business
  • internationalisation
  • investment
  • management
  • strategic management
  • investments and securities


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