In 2021, there were around 48,000 newly established foreign-invested enterprises in China, up by 23.5 per cent year on year, compared to 40,910 in 2019 and 60,560 in 2018, according to China’s Ministry of Commerce.
List of countries by received FDI
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The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is a free trade agreement between the Asia-Pacific nations of Australia, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, and Vietnam.
FDI into China Rises 25.6% in Q1
In dollar terms, FDI increased 31.7% to $59.09 billion.
North America and Europe are also the top destinations for Chinese FDI. From 2005 to 2019, Chinese companies invested $624.4 billion in North America and Europe, amounting to just over half (50.9 percent) of all Chinese FDI outflows during this period.
Countries considered India’s closest include the United Arab Emirates, Russian Federation, Israel, Afghanistan, France, Bhutan, Bangladesh, and the United States. Russia is the largest supplier of military equipment to India, followed by Israel and France.
As China’s economy becomes more integrated, these regional differences are taking on greater importance than ever before. Each of the Nine Nations faces a unique set of challenges and opportunities in carving out its own competitive niche.
Economists generally attribute much of China’s rapid economic growth to two main factors: large-scale capital investment (financed by large domestic savings and foreign investment) and rapid productivity growth. These two factors appear to have gone together hand in hand.
China continues to offer huge market growth potential, has a skilled labor pool and unparalleled infrastructure, and is investing in its capabilities as a manufacturing base for industries of the future. Investing in China is not always easy, but there is no other country that can replace it.
U.S. foreign direct investment (FDI) in China (stock) was $123.9 billion in 2020, a 9.4 percent increase from 2019. U.S. direct investment in China is led by manufacturing, wholesale trade, and finance and insurance. China’s FDI in the United States (stock) was $38.0 billion in 2020, down 4.2 percent from 2019.
Of China’s concessional loans, 61% are used to help developing countries to construct transportation, communications and electricity infrastructure, and 8.9% are used to support the development of energy and resources such as oil and minerals.
European companies under Chinese control include Volvo Cars, the tire maker Pirelli, the Greek port of Piraeus, and the Swiss agrochemicals manufacturer Syngenta.
Percent of world Foreign Direct Investment, 2020 - Country rankings: The average for 2020 based on 185 countries was 0.54 percent. The highest value was in China: 18.4 percent and the lowest value was in Switzerland: -22.28 percent. The indicator is available from 1993 to 2020.
Top 10 Richest Asian Countries (2020 GDP, Int$ PPP - World Bank)
Reliance Industries LtdRanking of Top 500 Companies in India
|1||Reliance Industries Ltd|
|2||Tata Consultancy Services Ltd|
|3||HDFC Bank Ltd|
|4||Hindustan Unilever Ltd|
In terms of market capitalization, Reliance Industries, which is headed by Mukesh Ambani, is the number one company in India.
Number one in the list of Indian stock traders is Mr. Rakesh Jhunjhunwala. Everyone in India know Mr. Rakesh Jhunjhunwala as a Warren Buffett of India.
The UK has historically been the USA’s “Best Friend”, despite Canada being on our border, being a more valuable trade partner, etc.
India is considered one of the potential superpowers of the world. This potential is attributed to several indicators, the primary ones being its demographic trends and a rapidly expanding economy and military. In 2015, India became the world’s fastest growing economy with a 5% estimated GDP rate (mid year terms).
There are 45-48,000 Indian nationals/expatriates living in mainland China as of 2015, most of whom are students, traders and professionals employed with Indian IT companies and banks. There are three Indian community associations in the country.
The United Nations (UN) is the largest intergovernmental organization in the world, with a current membership of 193 member states and two permanent non-member observer states (Palestine and Vatican City/Holy See).Countries Not in the United Nations 2022.
|Faroe Islands (Denmark)||Self-governing territory||Europe|
The UK was the first major Western country to recognize the PRC in 1950. In September 1972, PRC established formal diplomatic relations with Japan. In October 1972, PRC established formal diplomatic relations with West Germany.
China and Pakistan also share close military relations, with China supplying a range of modern armaments to the Pakistani defence forces. China supports Pakistan’s stance on Kashmir, while Pakistan supports China on the issues of Xinjiang, Tibet, and Taiwan.
Japan, with its population of 127,185,332, has the highest national debt in the world at 234.18% of its GDP, followed by Greece at 181.78%. Japan’s national debt currently sits at ¥1,028 trillion ($9.087 trillion USD).
There are countries such as Jersey and Guernsey which have no national debt, so the pay no interest. All this started with the Napoleonic wars when the government borrowed money to fund the war.
As per projections by IMF for 2021, United States is leading by $6,033 bn or 1.36 times on an exchange rate basis. The economy of China is Int. $3,982 billion or 1.18x of the US on purchasing power parity basis. According to estimates by World Bank, China’s gdp was approx 11% of the US in 1960, but in 2019 it is 67%.
China under current president Xi Jinping is a global superpower. With the world’s second-largest economy, a permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council, a modernised armed force and an ambitious space programme, China has the potential to replace the United States as the greatest superpower in the future.