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Is China buying the world?

Author: Peter Nolan; US-China Business Council.
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity Press, 2012.
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"China has become the world's second biggest economy and its largest exporter. It possesses the world's largest foreign exchange reserves and has 29 companies in the FT 500 list of the world's largest companies. 'China's rise' preoccupies the global media, which regularly carry articles suggesting that it is using its financial resources to 'buy the world'. Is there any truth to this idea? Or is this just  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Nolan; US-China Business Council.
ISBN: 9780745660783 0745660789 9780745660790 0745660797
OCLC Number: 773429318
Notes: "Based on a paper delivered to the board of the US-China Business Council in Washington, DC, on 1 June 2011"--Page ix.
Description: ix, 147 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Who are we? Who are they? --
Who are we? --
Globalization and industrial concentration --
Evidence from automobiles and beverages --
Globalization and 'going out' by global firms --
Who are they? --
China catches up --
China is still far from 'catching up' --
China's deepening relationship with developing countries --
Oil companies and energy security --
Multinational companies 'going in' to China --
Chinese firms 'going out' of China into the high-income economies : 'I have you within me but you do not have me within you' --
Constraints on China 'buying the world' --
The complexity of 'us' and 'them' : the case of strategic industries --
Banks --
Commercial aircraft --
Conclusion : is China buying the world? --
Who are we? --
Who are they? --
The complexity of catching up.
Responsibility: Peter Nolan.
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