Foreign direct investment in China rose 3 per cent to US$21.7 billion in the first two months of 2019, according to China’s Ministry of Commerce. Photo: AFP

China names and shames local governments for mistreating foreign investors

  • China’s national audit office lists 45 local authorities for violations relating to levying unauthorised fees and delays in granting business licenses
  • China is trying to attract increased overseas investment with some parties looking elsewhere due to the US-China trade war and increasing costs
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Foreign direct investment in China rose 3 per cent to US$21.7 billion in the first two months of 2019, according to China’s Ministry of Commerce. Photo: AFP
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