You remember the Ralls wind farm case, yes? The deal involving Chinese investors, backed by Chinese firm Sany, and several U.S. wind farms, one of which happened to be near a navy base. Because of national security concerns, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS) forced Ralls to divest itself of certain assets;…
OK, I think we get the point. Yes, the U.S. government has recently been tough on Chinese investors.
When reviewing Chinese inward investment deals, should the U.S. take into account how American companies are treated in the PRC?
The president scotched a wind farm acquisition by Chinese investors. Hard to see any useful lessons to be learned here.