Do not neglect establishment trade: the China-US example

Sauvant, Karl P.

This Perspective suggests that, to assess the competitiveness of a country’s firms, one needs not only to look at exports, but also the sales of their foreign affiliates (“establishment trade”). It exemplifies this for the China-US trade relationship. Taking such a holistic approach leads to a different picture, with a clear policy implication.

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Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
Columbia FDI Perspectives, 260
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March 25, 2020