Chinese Investment in U.S. Rises to Record, Boosting Jobs

  • Flow of $15 billion spread over 171 transactions in 2015
  • Increase comes as presidential candidates focus on trade gap
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Chinese direct investment in the U.S. rose to a record last year, driving the total number of jobs linked to it to the highest ever, according to a report by the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations and Rhodium Group.

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