Referred to as the Go West strategy, the plan will see Beijing attempt to corral investment into its lesser developed inland regions. Illustration: Brian WangReferred to as the Go West strategy, the plan will see Beijing attempt to corral investment into its lesser developed inland regions. Illustration: Brian Wang
Referred to as the Go West strategy, the plan will see Beijing attempt to corral investment into its lesser developed inland regions. Illustration: Brian Wang

China’s Go West plan fails to capture imagination of foreign firms suffering from ‘regional development plan fatigue’

  • Foreign firms unconvinced by China’s latest efforts to revitalise its 12 underdeveloped western local economies
  • Beijing urged to focus on ‘long-term factors, not short-term subsidies and tax deferrals’, while Xinjiang human rights issues could also act as a deterrent
Topic |   China economy
Referred to as the Go West strategy, the plan will see Beijing attempt to corral investment into its lesser developed inland regions. Illustration: Brian WangReferred to as the Go West strategy, the plan will see Beijing attempt to corral investment into its lesser developed inland regions. Illustration: Brian Wang
Referred to as the Go West strategy, the plan will see Beijing attempt to corral investment into its lesser developed inland regions. Illustration: Brian Wang
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