Create a 10 page essay paper that discusses How can we explain the international expansion of Chinese business Discuss using a big business group example(s) to illustrate your argument.
Both push and pull factors have contributed to the international expansion of Chinese business.
China opened up its economy in the 1970s and gained accession to World Trading Organization (WTO) in 1990. Because of the locational advantages that China offered, it received huge inward FDI (foreign direct investment) flows since the mid-1990s which has been one of the reasons for outward FDI (OFDI). Inward FDI resulted in massive foreign currency reserves (Andersson and Wang 2011) while the MNCs in China also provided the much-needed technical know-how, competence and confidence to the domestic companies to venture overseas (Bhuiyan 2011).