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China goes global: provenance, projection, performance and policy

China goes global: provenance, projection, performance and policy PurposeThe purpose of this paper is to examine the provenance, projection, performance and policy concerning Chinese outward foreign direct investment (COFDI) and speculate on the existence of “China’s international strategy”.Design/methodology/approachThis study includes a comprehensive review of COFDI.FindingsThere is evidence of not only the successful coordination of COFDI, but also context, conflict and independent decision making (in Chinese firms) playing an essential role in the determination of the direction, control and outcomes of the outward FDI, respectively.Research limitations/implicationsThere is a great scope for further research on COFDI, as the lack of data prevents definitive conclusions, particularly on the outcomes and performance of the investments.Originality/valueThe paper presents an original synoptic view of key elements in the globalisation of the world economy and in the projection of Chinese economic power. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Emerging Markets Emerald Publishing

China goes global: provenance, projection, performance and policy

International Journal of Emerging Markets , Volume 14 (1): 18 – Jan 21, 2019

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
1746-8809
DOI
10.1108/IJoEM-01-2017-0006
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Abstract

PurposeThe purpose of this paper is to examine the provenance, projection, performance and policy concerning Chinese outward foreign direct investment (COFDI) and speculate on the existence of “China’s international strategy”.Design/methodology/approachThis study includes a comprehensive review of COFDI.FindingsThere is evidence of not only the successful coordination of COFDI, but also context, conflict and independent decision making (in Chinese firms) playing an essential role in the determination of the direction, control and outcomes of the outward FDI, respectively.Research limitations/implicationsThere is a great scope for further research on COFDI, as the lack of data prevents definitive conclusions, particularly on the outcomes and performance of the investments.Originality/valueThe paper presents an original synoptic view of key elements in the globalisation of the world economy and in the projection of Chinese economic power.

Journal

International Journal of Emerging MarketsEmerald Publishing

Published: Jan 21, 2019

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