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Visualizing FDI Restrictiveness

We visualize how open—or closed—both the U.S. and China are to foreign direct investment in their countries.

October 29, 2020

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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.



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