Political hazards and entry modes of Chinese investments in Africa

  title={Political hazards and entry modes of Chinese investments in Africa},
  author={Jane Wei-Zhen Lu and Wen Wen Li and Aiqi Wu and Xueli Huang},
  journal={Asia Pacific Journal of Management},
Africa has achieved the fastest growth rate of inward foreign direct investment (FDI) recently. Yet heightened political hazards present substantial challenges to foreign firms in Africa. This study examines the entry strategies that firms may take to mitigate such hazards by exploring the relationship between political hazards and entry mode choices in Africa. We further consider how an investing firm’s host country experience and foreign aid provided by its home country government to host… CONTINUE READING

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