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EU-CHINA FDI: Working towards reciprocity in investment relations.

Author: by Thilo Hanemann, Rhodium Group and Mikko Huotari, Mercator Institute for China Studies
Date: May 2018

In this report, we first explain what reciprocity means and what role it has played in creating today’s institutional environment for global trade and investment. Then we describe why the emergence of China as a global investor is challenging those principles. Finally, we discuss the negative impacts for Europe from this reciprocity gap and illustrate the urgent need to address the existing gap. We conclude by offering recommendations to European policymakers.

Source: MERICS publication


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