Chinese Foreign Investment
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Various reports indicate that a Chinese-owned mining company operating in Colombia has filed a claim against the government of Colombia, arguing that the government's failure to protect its gold mine operation from violent attacks violates international investment obligations.
Litigation in U.S. court is continuing over the state of Florida's restrictions on real estate purchases by Chinese citizens, with legal briefs now filed in a federal appellate court over the issue of whether a preliminary injunction against enforcing the law should be granted.
As the Canadian Parliament debates an amended version of its investment screening legislation, concerns about Chinese investment have been prominent, especially from the Conservative opposition.
At a recent campaign event, Republican presidential candidate and former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley commented on Chinese investment in the U.S., and her answer provided a sense of the difficulty such investments will likely encounter going forward.
On Friday, the Australian Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet announced that, based on its review of the circumstances of the lease of the Port of Darwin, it would not vary or cancel a 99 year lease of the Port to Chinese company Landbridge Group.
During Chilean President Gabriel Boric's state trip to China this week, the two governments signed multiple deals, indicating further collaboration in lithium, trade, the Belt and Road Initiative, and industrial investment.