Chinese Investment in Central and Eastern European Countries – A Study of Motivations
China has started to engage in the overseas investment to obtain maximized profit and improve the competitiveness from 1990s since the government supportted and encouraged enterprises to ‘go out’. Moreover, the financial crisis and EU sovereign debt crisis as a windows opportunity attract more and more Chinese investment. Therefore, it becomes a hot debate in accordance with the motivations in which factors drive the Chinese investment in central and eastern Europe. The different opinions between western and eastern Europeans are mainly collected and analysed. The paper is going to answer the question that the motivations of Chinese investment in CEE countries from both the perspective of China and CEE countries to test the political and economic implications.