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Chinese Deal Activity in US Plummets to 17-Year Low – FT

The US has imposed restrictions on Beijing’s access to semiconductor technology while a congressional committee is scrutinising trade deals

More US companies are concerned that worsening Washington-Beijing relations will affect their China operations. Photo: Reuters
Chinese and U.S. flags flutter outside a company building in Shanghai.


Chinese deal activity in the US has plunged to its lowest level in nearly two decades, as continued friction between the two countries takes a toll on cross-border financial activity, the Financial Times reported.

US merger and acquisition investment from China has seen just $221m worth of deals so far this year, according to data from Dealogic, the slowest pace of investment since 2006, the report went on. The data also showed just $189m of Chinese deals in Germany so far this year, the lowest in more than a decade, while deals in the UK and Australia totalled $503m and $228m so far.

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  • By Sean O’Meara


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Sean O'Meara

Sean O'Meara is an Editor at Asia Financial. He has been a newspaper man for more than 30 years, working at local, regional and national titles in the UK as a writer, sub-editor, page designer and print editor. A football, cricket and rugby fan, he has a particular interest in sports finance.


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