The project analyses the role of foreign direct investment through acquisitions of existing firms by German and other European firms in China, as well as be Chinese firms in Germany and other European countries. The analysis provides both a quantitative evaluation of size, structure and development of such investments, and a qualitative assessment based on interviews with firms.

Selected Publications

Discussion and Working Papers


Bundesministerium für Bildung und ForschungBundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung, Berlin, DE

Project duration

01.05.2019 - 29.02.2020


Economics of Innovation and Industrial Dynamics

Cooperation partner

Universität Peking, Peking, CN