April A. Herlevi is a research scientist with CNA, a nonprofit research and analysis organization in Arlington, VA, and a Fellow with the National Asia Research Program (NARP). She has a PhD in international relations and comparative politics from the University of Virginia, where her dissertation examined strategies for attracting foreign direct investment.
Introduction On March 15th, the National People’s Congress (NPC) of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) formally passed a new Foreign Investment Law (waishang touzi fa, 外商投资法) to govern the
Among Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is emerging as an important player through its relationship with China. Despite Saudi Arabia and Egypt’s perceived dominance given