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Foreign Firms Investment And Environmental Regulation In The People S Republic Of China

Author : Phillip Stalley
ISBN : 0804775141
Genre : Political Science
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This new book takes as its focus a simple yet critical question: Does foreign direct investment lead to weakened environmental regulation, thereby turning developing countries into "pollution havens"? The debate over this question has never before been the focus of a book about China. Phillip Stalley examines the development of Chinese law governing the environmental impact of foreign investors, describes how regional competition for investment has influenced environmental regulation, and analyzes the environmental practices of foreign and Chinese companies. He finds only modest evidence that integration with the global economy has transformed China into a pollution haven. Indeed, after China opened its domestic market, the entry of foreign films largely strengthened the environmental protection regime, including the oversight of foreign firms' environmental practices. Nevertheless, foreign firms (and the competition to lure them) have posed new challenges to controlling industrial pollution. Stalley identifies the conditions under which foreign investment contributes to and undermines environmental protection, offering readers a solid understanding of China's environmental challenges. He also builds on existing theory and provides hypotheses that can be tested with other developing nations.

China S Influence On Non Trade Concerns In International Economic Law

Author : Paolo Davide Farah
ISBN : 9781317167204
Genre : Law
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This volume examines the range of Non-Trade Concerns (NTCs) that may conflict with international economic rules and proposes ways to protect them within international law and international economic law. Globalization without local concerns can endanger relevant issues such as good governance, human rights, right to water, right to food, social, economic, cultural and environmental rights, labor rights, access to knowledge, public health, social welfare, consumer interests and animal welfare, climate change, energy, environmental protection and sustainable development, product safety, food safety and security. Focusing on China, the book shows the current trends of Chinese law and policy towards international standards. The authors argue that China can play a leading role in this context: not only has China adopted several reforms and new regulations to address NTCs; but it has started to play a very relevant role in international negotiations on NTCs such as climate change, energy, and culture, among others. While China is still considered a developing country, in particular from the NTCs’ point of view, it promises to be a key actor in international law in general and, more specifically, in international economic law in this respect. This volume assesses, taking into consideration its special context, China’s behavior internally and externally to understand its role and influence in shaping NTCs in the context of international economic law.

Nafta And Sustainable Development

Author : Hoi Kong
ISBN : 9781107097223
Genre : Law
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This book assesses the current state of environmental protection under NAFTA, twenty years after ratification.

Developing China The Remarkable Impact Of Foreign Direct Investment

Author : Michael J. Enright
ISBN : 9781315393339
Genre : Business & Economics
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One of the most important features of China’s economic emergence has been the role of foreign investment and foreign companies. The importance goes well beyond the USD 1.6 trillion in foreign direct investment that China has received since it started opening its economy. Using the tools of economic impact analysis, the author estimates that around one-third of China’s GDP in recent years has been generated by the investments, operations, and supply chains of foreign invested companies. In addition, foreign companies have developed industries, created suppliers and distributors, introduced modern technologies, improved business practices, modernized management training, improved sustainability performance, and helped shape China’s legal and regulatory systems. These impacts have helped China become the world’s second largest economy, its leading exporter, and one of its leading destinations for inward investment. The book provides a powerful analysis of China’s policies toward foreign investment that can inform policy makers around the world, while giving foreign companies tools to demonstrate their contributions to host countries and showing the tremendous power of foreign investment to help transform economies.

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Investment In Greater China

Author : Cch Asia
ISBN : 9789041124258
Genre : Business & Economics
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Investment in Greater China provides extensive and up-to-date information on the concepts governing foreign investments in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. The book, written by hands-on experts in a pragmatic style, explores the full spectrum of Greater China¿s investment laws and practices including: legal system; land tenure; investment structure; business regulation; taxation; import and export controls; exchange control; regulation of local finance; labour and nationality law; intellectual property; movement of goods; insurance and disputes settlement. Features of this book include comprehensive coverage and sectional user-friendly index to ensure speedy location of information. Investors, legal and tax practitioners, corporate advisers, management consultants and business professionals who need to participate effectively in the Greater China¿s investment environment will benefit from Investment in Greater China. This title forms part of the Asia Business Law Series. The Asia Business Law Series is published in cooperation with CCH Asia and provides updated and reliable practical guidelines, legislation and case law, in order to help practitioners, policy makers and scholars understand how business is conducted in the rapidly growing Asian market. This book was originally published by CCH Asia as the loose-leaf Investment in Greater China

International Investment Strategies In The People S Republic Of China

Author : Yadong Luo
ISBN : UCSD:31822026114942
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The book provides international managers with conceptual frameworks, general guidelines, governmental policies, and insightful evidence useful for their strategic investment decisions involving the People's Republic of China.

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Daily Report People S Republic Of China Index

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ISBN : UCSC:32106019919403
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