Columbia International Affairs Online: Policy Briefs

CIAO DATE: 03/2010

While global FDI falls, China's outward FDI doubles

Ken Davies

May 2009

Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment


This perspective examines the drivers behind the surge in FDI from China in 2008 and the salient features of this outward investment. Davies also discusses how the global financial crisis is affecting China's outward FDI. A shorter version of this perspective was also printed in the Shanghai Daily.