Distribution of Chinese Overseas Investment 2016



Distribution of Chinese Overseas Investment

Chinese overseas investments in the year 2015 continued its upward trend. In 2015, the non-financial Outward Direct Investment flows increased by 14.7 percent to reach an amount of $118.02 billion. The United States topped the list of countries and regions for Chinese outbound M&A transactions in 2015 by number of deals. In the US, China recorded 113 deals in the fields of healthcare, Utility and energy, real estate, computers and electronics, machinery, telecoms, insurance, utility and energy. Next on the list was Australia which witnessed 42 deals followed by South Korea at 38 deals. Other countries included Germany at the fourth place. Taiwan and the UK were tied at the fifth place. Singapore occupied the sixth place while Canada was seventh. Italy and Japan were eighth and ninth respectively, while the tenth place went to both France and Israel.

Top countries and regions for Chinese outbound M&A transactions in 2015, by no. of deals
Rank Country/Region No. of Deals Investment Targets
1 US 113 Computers and electronics, healthcare, real estate, machinery, telecoms, insurance, utility and energy
2 Australia 42 Mining, utility and energy, real estate, agribusiness and food, Healthcare
3 South Korea 38 Computers and electronics, consumer products, leisure and recreation, telecoms
4 Germany 26 Automotive, machinery, healthcare
5 Taiwan 24 Chemicals, computers and electronics, consumer products, financial services, healthcare
5 UK 24 Computers and electronics, professional services, real estate, Transportation
6 Singapore 21 Computers and electronics, transportation, consumer products
7 Canada 19 Mining, oil and gas, healthcare
8 Italy 14 Automotive, financial services
9 Japan 13 Agribusiness and food, computers and electronics, healthcare
10 France 11 Healthcare, real estate, professional services
10 Israel 11 Computers and electronics, real estate

 

Top countries for Chinese outbound M&A transactions in 2015, by disclosed deal value
Rank Country/Region Disclosed deal value (USD billion) Investment Targets
1 US 14.4 Computers and electronics, healthcare, real estate, machinery, telecoms, insurance, utility and energy
2 Italy 10.6 Automotive, financial services
3 Australia 8.4 Mining, utility and energy, real estate, agribusiness and food, Healthcare
4 Ireland 7.5 Transportation, financial services
5 Taiwan 5.9 Chemicals, computers and electronics, consumer products, financial services, healthcare
6 Brazil 5 Automotive, financial services, machinery, transportation, utility and energy
7 Switzerland 4.1 Computers and electronics, financial services, healthcare, leisure and recreation, transportation
8 Netherlands 3.5 Chemicals, computers and electronics, consumer products, financial services, agribusiness and food
9 Malaysia 3.2 Chemicals, computers and electronics, consumer products, real estate, utility and energy
10 Singapore 2.6 Computers and electronics, transportation, consumer products