The trade war between the US and China has been stoked further by Covid-19. But how will this 'decoupling' affect investment between the two countries?
US-China economic integration shaped today’s world. This New Statesman Media Group special report looks at why parts of it are now going into reverse.
Despite trade wars and rising geopolitical tensions, China remains one the world’s leading destinations for FDI.
The political and social instability in Hong Kong has seen its investors increasingly eyeing opportunities in Europe.
While FDI screening initiatives are being ramped up during the Covid-19 outbreak, there is a feeling among institutional investors that this will target state-owned Chinese companies, leaving less competition for them.
With production stunted, commodity prices in free fall and supply chains restricted, many governments are implementing measures to ease the energy downturn brought on by Covid-19.