China’s Development: Foreign Direct Investment, Accession to the WTO and Future Perspectives

  • Jurgis Samulevicius
  • Xiaoshuang Tong


The target and objective of this chapter is to analyse the development of China’s economy from the overview of FDI, accession to WTO and the IT and digital revolution of China, and then to forecast the future perspectives of China’s economy.


Foreign Direct Investment Foreign Investment Total Foreign Direct Investment Actual Foreign Direct Investment China Internet Network Information 
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  • Jurgis Samulevicius
  • Xiaoshuang Tong

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