How coronavirus is changing the rules on foreign investment in essential areas

Anastasia Ufimtseva, Daniel Shapiro, Jing Li, The conversation

Image by ds_30 from Pixabay
Image by ds_30 from Pixabay

Despite the G20 commitment to keep foreign direct investment (FDI) and trade going during COVID-19, some countries are placing restrictions on incoming investment. For them, strategic industries like health care are a primary area of concern. How do these measures manifest in practice and why are they being implemented by host countries? While investment screening measures are not new, the scope of their expansion is.

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