Columbia International Affairs Online: Policy Briefs

CIAO DATE: 04/2012

The unbalanced dragon: China's uneven provincial and regional FDI performance

Karl P. Sauvant, Chen Zhao, Xiaoying Huo

March 2012

Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment


This Perspective ranks all Chinese provinces in terms of their performance in attracting foreign direct investment, examines the reasons for the high unevenness of this performance and makes some policy suggestions on how to deal with it.