Modern China pp 169-190 | Cite as

China’s Investment in the Rest of the World

  • Jimena Terrazas Lozano


China has become the third biggest source of foreign direct investment in the world. Through its Belt and Road Initiative, it has catalyzed major infrastructure projects in Africa, Europe and Asia. Furthermore, China has agreements in place and contracts to invest in many Latin American nations. As a result, Chinese foreign direct investment is helping shape the global economy. As China began to implement its “Go Out” policy, which encourages Chinese enterprises to invest in foreign nations, a set of environmental and social guidelines appeared to ensure a more ethical and sustainable way of investing. However, political and cultural limitation remains an important challenge.


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