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China says it will make it easier for foreign companies to invest in the country, though business leaders say there are still too many restrictions

2 weeks ago
Sky Canaves
uthorities said that the vast majority of procedures to register investments would be eliminated to spur more private investment in the Chinese economy, but foreign business groups remain concerned that far too many areas of the economy remain off limits to overseas investment and that domestic firms enjoy advantages.
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.