Geely buys Volvo - a fresh sign of the march of Chinese FDI

Chinese car maker Geely has signed a deal to buy Volvo from US car giant Ford for $1.8bn (£1.2bn). It is fresh evidence of the foreign direct investment being made by Chinese companies in a bid to buy access to European markets and access Western technology. This BBC news video provides some background. In 2009 China overtook the US as the world’s largest car market.

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