mandag 20. juni 2016

Does China care if the UK leaves the European Union?

The view from China appears to be unanimous: Chinese leaders and business people want the UK to remain inside the European Union. To understand why this view is so strongly held, you have to grasp the scale of Chinese investment in the UK. There is a long list of British brands and companies that now have Chinese backers: Weetabix, House of Fraser, MG cars, London taxi cabs, Heathrow and Manchester airports. And the UK has become the second most popular destination for Chinese investment in Europe, second only to Italy. Many investors worry that those economic ties will be damaged if Brexit occurs. Read more