Chinese Premier Li Keqiang inspecting the Piraeus Container Terminal near Athens, the capital of Greece. Photo: Xinhua

EU investment rules leave over 80 per cent of Chinese firms feeling discriminated against, survey says

  • The European Union is the largest recipient of Chinese investment, but the bloc introduced new rules on foreign investment in April
  • Chinese foreign direct investment into Europe and North America fell sharply in 2018, declining from US$111 billion in 2017 to US$30 billion in 2018
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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang inspecting the Piraeus Container Terminal near Athens, the capital of Greece. Photo: Xinhua
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The Canton Fair lasts three weeks until early next month. A total of 190,000 buyers from across the world attended the fair last autumn. Photo: Xinhua

China’s belt and road plan helping foreign firms and hurting mainland exporters, say Canton Fair exhibitors

  • The Belt and Road Initiative is China's plan to grow global trade along the Silk Road trading routes to Europe, Africa and the Middle East
  • There are now a growing number of foreign exhibitors from belt and road countries at the country’s biggest export fair that is currently underway in Guangdong province
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The Canton Fair lasts three weeks until early next month. A total of 190,000 buyers from across the world attended the fair last autumn. Photo: Xinhua
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