London tops for Chinese investment
15% off all Chinese FDI has gone to London since 2002
London is Europe’s top city for foreign investment from Chinese companies,
according to the
& Young European Investment Monitor.
Since 1997, London has attracted 34 Chinese foreign direct investment
projects, with 27 of these projects having been completed since 2002.
The City has attracted 15% of all
FDI into Europe since 2002, the highest share for any European city.
Furthermore trade between the UK and China has more than doubled over the
past five years – in 2004 alone, investment into London from greater China
totalled £120 million.