First published in 1997, this volume emerged in the wake of China’s Open Door policy. Qu and Green focus on the spatial aspects of foreign direct investment within China. They aim to locate FDI within a subnational context, with particular reference to the Chinese experience between 1979 and 1993. Issues explored include the philosophy, objectives and process of inducing FDI, the choice of cities and the country of origin effect. Issues explored include the philosophy, objectives and process of inducing FDI, the choice of cities and the country of origin effect.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction. 2. The Location of FDI: a Literature Review. 3. The Location of FDI within a Subnational Context. 4. The Philosophy, Objectives and Process of Inducing Foreign Direct Investment. 5. Why These Cities and Not Those? 6. Location of FDI at the Prefecture City Level: a Statistical Analysis. 7. The Country of Origin Effect. 8. Conclusion.