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National security concerns and China’s lack of openness to foreign business fuel a backlash against its global acquisitions spree

2 months ago
Sky Canaves
oreign direct investment from China rose 62 percent in the first seven months of the year, to $102.75 billion. Opposition to Chinese deals overseas has reached an "unprecedented level," though, according to one economist, and will likely be a major theme at the upcoming G-20 meeting in Hangzhou.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.