China and the new challenges for inward FDI investment

Dr. Seamus Grimes of NUI Galway's CISC and Discipline of Geography is currently visiting China researching inward R&D investment. He says "There has been a lot of recent commentary in the media about the 'new' focus in 'indigenous innovation' by the Chinese government. This is more a new elaboration of the key Science and Technology 15 year plan published in 2006. Multinational companies in China have had some concern that this would mean an uneven playing field, with some restrictions on their access to the market." To learn more about his visit to China, please click HERE to read a recent article published on

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