Outward FDI under China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Between regulation and adaptation, Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment’s FDI Perspectives series 289 (2020)

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Chinese regulations and guidelines on the BRI’s outward FDI increasingly align with international standards and best practices. However, this Perspective highlights that the voluntary nature of most of the guidelines and the Chinese central government’s lack of control over its economic actors abroad makes China’s approach adaptive to host countries.