The Rise of the Dragon: Inward and Outward Investment in China in the Reform Period 1978-2007 (Chandos Asian Studies Series)

Kerry Brown


Chinese economic reform has been undertaken through a series of phased reforms. The goal of Chinese economic reform was to generate sufficient surplus value to finance the modernization of the mainland Chinese economy. This book provides an assessment of where investment stands today and it's likely future role in China. It reviews China's interaction with the rest of the world as the country advances towards superpower status.

  • Provides and accessible study of both inward and outward investment – not found in other books on China
  • Based on clear case studies while the author worked as an Embassy commercial officer from 2000 to 2003 in China, and then as a consultant for Western companies, and Chinese companies, seeking to implement inward and outward investment plans

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