The Role of Foreign Investment in China’s Transition

Lester Ross
Publication date: 
Fri, 16 Nov 2007

The rate of increase of foreign direct investment (FDI) has slowed and its proportion of totalinvestment in China has declined.

Foreign investment has exerted a positive influence, not only through its immediate economic impacts, but also by serving as a model for domestic economic reform, and for domesticbusinesses to become more socially conscious.