Investment from China into the United States Has Fallen to Nearly Zero

December 27, 2018

Investment from China into the United States Has Fallen to Nearly Zero
PIIE/William Melancon

Chinese investment in the United States has virtually dried up in 2018. Chinese foreign direct investment (FDI) is projected to fall 86 percent in 2018 compared to 2017, from $29.4 billion to $4.0 billion. Investors have shied away amid the Trump administration’s trade war and new US legislation that grants more power to monitor Chinese FDI into the United States.