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Go out and manufacture: Policy support for Chinese FDI in Africa

Clarke, Nikia

Energy investments and infrastructure contracts remain prominent in China’s Africa engagement. However, investment in manufacturing makes up a significant proportion of Chinese outward foreign direct investment (FDI). Its characteristics – large numbers of smaller transactions by privately owned small and medium-sized firms – make these flows difficult to assess or control. However, China and African governments have an interest in effectively channeling this type of FDI.

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Academic Units
Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment
Publisher
Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment
Series
Columbia FDI Perspectives, 107
Published Here
December 13, 2013

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