Chinese air travelers spend a lot of money at duty free shops. Many of them speak little or no German or English. At Frankfurt Airport, Chinese-speaking shopping consultants assist the Asian customers.
The German government has blocked Chinese investors from taking stakes in two German companies. The move is less about protectionism and more about equal opportunities, writes Andreas Becker.
While the troika was determining Portugal's fate, China was buying Portuguese companies. That trend has continued. Is the EU member on the road to economic and political dependence?
The news that an expected Chinese takeover of German manufacturing company Leifeld has collapsed comes as no surprise. There has been increasing opposition to Chinese investment into Europe’s largest economy.
The German government plans to tighten rules on foreign investment in some companies by lowering the threshold at which it can consider blocking such plans. The move comes amid increasing concern about Chinese investors.
© 2018 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version