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Beijing invests away from the US

Focus between Southeast Asia and the Mediterranean

Chinese investment in the U.S. is at its lowest level since 2008, falling from 46 billion U.S. dollars in 2016 to 4.8 billion in 2019, a tenfold reduction.The Trade War and tensions over the management of the health emergency have made clear the trend which will be accelerated by the resolution of the US Senate calling for the de-listing of Chinese state companies. China seeks new regions to allocate its capital, but on what basis? Beijing is promoting new geo-economic trends with a focus in Southeast Asia, Africa and Europe. In this context of geographical conversion, Italy seems to play a key role in the attraction of FDI into the Old Contin