Growing pains: 2017-2022
Inbound and outbound flows diverged more than ever before in 2016. Domestic investors couldn’t get enough offshore investment (when they could find it). At the same time, regulators were busy sprucing up inbound channels to entice global investors. While this disconnect led to slowed growth of inflows, the groundwork for the next few years can be found in the trends seen in 2016.
– Outbound flow growth stagnated but, underneath the surface, approaches to outbound investment grew more nuanced.
– Significant improvement of existing channels and some key competitive moves meant that inbound channels are now primed for increased demand.
This China Cross-Border Market Sizing report sizes and, more importantly, identifies the key drivers behind the development of cross-border flows and expectations for what the space will look like in 2022.