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Foreign Investment Pours Into China Despite Trade War, Pandemic

  • Latest figures show FDI into China on track for record year
  • China is benefiting given it’s only major economy set to grow
Views of Shanghai as China Unexpectedly Injects $30 Billion Into Financial System
Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg

For all the talk of an economic decoupling between China and the U.S. and its allies, foreign companies continue to pour money into the Asian nation.

The coronavirus pandemic and trade tensions have highlighted the risks of over-reliance on China, prompting several countries to consider diversifying supply chains, with a potential knock-on effect on investment.