OECD Investment Policy Reviews

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A series of OECD reviews examining the policies of individual countries on FDI and the role it plays in their economies. Previously published under the series titles, OECD Reviews of Foreign Direct Investment and OECD Investment Guides.

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OECD Investment Policy Reviews: China 2006

OECD Investment Policy Reviews: China 2006

Open Policies towards Mergers and Acquisitions You do not have access to this content

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17 Apr 2006
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9789264021945 (PDF) ; 9789264021938 (print)

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China has become one of the world's leading destinations for foreign direct investment (FDI). However, while cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&A) have become the dominant form of global FDI flows, they remain a relatively small part of FDI flows into China. In reviewing developments since 2003, this review evaluates the progress made in developing an effective institutional framework for cross-border M&A in China, takes stock of remaining obstacles, and offers policy options to address them.

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Table of Contents

Executive Summary
Chapter 1. Background to the Review
Chapter 2. The Case for Open Cross-border M&A Policy in China
Chapter 3. China's Regulatory Framework for Cross-Border M&A
Chapter 4. Lessons form North-East China Experience
Chapter 5. Problems Faced by Investors in Pursuing Mergers and Acquisitions in China
Chapter 6. Recommended Policy Responses
Annex A. Informal External Advisory Group on OECD Investment Committee-China Investment Policy Co-operation
Annex B. Survey of Company Experiences Regarding Cross-Border M&A Transactions in China
Annex C. Statistical Tables