The son of Hong Kong immigrants, Andy Mok left New York to find China on the cusp of a tech boom. To help fill the entrepreneurship knowledge gap, he started Beijing Tech Hive, the first weekend startup bootcamp in China.
Visualizing FDI Restrictiveness
We visualize how open—or closed—both the U.S. and China are to foreign direct investment in their countries.
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FDI restrictiveness is an index measured by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) that gauges how open—or closed—a country's foreign direct investment rules are from 0 (open) to 1 (closed). While China has become twice as open to FDI since 2014, barriers still remain in markets like media, where it's fully closed. While the U.S. is much more open than China, it's still less open than the OECD average.