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FDI entry mode choice of Chinese firms: A strategic behavior perspective

Cui, Lin; Jiang, Fuming


This study investigates the determinants of foreign direct investment (FDI) entry mode choice between a wholly owned subsidiary and a joint venture by Chinese firms that invest overseas. We argue that the FDI entry mode choice of a Chinese firm is primarily influenced by the variables related to the firm's strategic fit in host industry and its strategic intent of conducting FDI. Using survey data of a sample of 138 Chinese firms, the results suggest that a Chinese firm prefers wholly owned...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of World Business
DOI: 10.1016/j.jwb.2008.11.004


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