Abstract

Russia maintains a strategic partnership with China, which became its largest trading partner. Bilateral relations have become even stronger because of Russia's “Pivot to the East” policy. China continues to provide ample opportunities for foreign investors in its market, gradually liberalizing the investment regime. Since foreign direct investment (FDI) follows trade flows, it is reasonable to assume the expansion of Russian FDI in China. In fact, we observe a reverse trend, as Russian FDI is very small and declining since the global crisis. The article reveals the motivation of Russian companies investing in China and their market entry modes. Particular attention is paid to main obstacles and key success factors of Russian companies in China.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the Third International Economic Symposium (IES 2018)
EditorsViktor Titov
Pages439-447
ISBN (Electronic)9789462528475
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2019
EventThird International Economic Symposium - 2018 (IES 2018) - The Faculty of Economics, St Petersburg University, St-Petersburg
Duration: 19 Apr 201821 Apr 2018
https://www.atlantis-press.com/proceedings/ies-18

Publication series

NameAdvances in Economics, Business and Management Research
PublisherAtlantis Press
Volume104
ISSN (Electronic)2352-5428

Conference

ConferenceThird International Economic Symposium - 2018 (IES 2018)
CountryRussian Federation
CitySt-Petersburg
Period19/04/1821/04/18
Internet address

Scopus subject areas

  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)

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    Borisov, G., & Popova, L. (2019). FDI motivation and entry strategies of Russian companies in the Chinese market. In V. Titov (Ed.), Proceedings of the Third International Economic Symposium (IES 2018) (pp. 439-447). (Advances in Economics, Business and Management Research; Vol. 104). https://www.atlantis-press.com/article/125924789