FDI Fizz

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Coke has been all over the blogosphere with its investment plans (we initially covered it here, last September).

Now, as China is reported to be reviewing the Huiyuan deal under the new anti-monopoly law, Coke has announced dramatic expansion plans, and an additional US$2 billion of investment into China – something that will boost FDI, help confidence, but also test the protectionism China is fighting so hard elsewhere. (h/t @DanHarris).

Could the timing be coincidental? We think not.

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