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China's offensive in Europe

Author
Le Corre, Philippe, 1964 or 1965- author.
Preferred Title
Offensive chinoise en Europe. English
Title
China's offensive in Europe / Philippe Le Corre and Alain Sepulchre ; translated by Susan Emanuel.
Format
Book
Published
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, [2016]
Description
xviii, 185 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Other contributors
Sepulchre, Alain, author.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction : Europe as a strategic priority
  • !. China's entry into the European market, 1985-2015 : first steps
  • 2. Spreading the tentacles, opportunistically
  • 3. A new kind of multinational corporation
  • 4. Great stretches in Chinese finance
  • 5. The challenges of acculturation
  • 6. China in 2016 : between business and politics
  • 7. China's perfectible image : building soft power and communication skills
  • 8. China and the global villiage
Summary
"For years China’s international investment interests focused on a search for natural resources in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Recently China’s focus has shifted to Europe as well as the United States, and to new fields as diverse as real estate, energy, hospitality, transportation, and heavy industry. Chinese foreign investment is expected to grow throughout Europe in the years to come. For instance, the financial crisis centered in Greece and the fall of the euro have helped China and some of its corporations create a new partnership within the European Union, working to expand the country’s power through finance and infrastructure. China’s Offensive in Europe studies the trends, sectors, and target countries of Chinese investments in Europe. It looks at cases of outbound investment trajectories and journeys by some key Chinese private and state-owned companies. It also takes a look at European perceptions of China, a country with a very different history and very different traditions from the Western world. Philippe Le Corre and Alain Sepulchre examine how China's presence in Europe can serve as a benchmark to other developed economies—especially the United States, which is also seeing a rise in Chinese investments" -- publisher's website
Subject headings
International business enterprises--China.
Investments, Chinese--European Union countries.
China--Foreign economic relations--European Union countries.
European Union countries--Foreign economic relations--China.
ISBN
9780815727989 (pbk.)
0815727984 (pbk.)
0815727984

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Herman B Wells Library
Call Number
HF1604.Z4 E1842313 2016
Location
Wells Library - Research Coll. - Stacks
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