Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in EU Port Infrastructures as a Means of Attracting Foreign Investment. How to Manage Risks to EU Strategic Interests?
Article from: TDM 5 (2020), in Special Economic Zones (SEZs)
In recent years, SEZs have proliferated both in the EU and in emerging countries, especially in China, as a means of attracting foreign investment and promoting development. In more recent times, Chinese investors have turned their attention to European SEZs, particularly in port areas. However, the particular structure of the Chinese investor system, mainly comprising State-Owned Enterprises and Sovereign Wealth Funds, was a cause for worry among the EU Member States, uncertain whether to accept the advantages of Chinese investment or to impede them in order to avoid the risk of ...