Select Page


Photo by ZSM

A broad range of actors are involved in China’s outbound investment and finance. This includes state bodies, regulators and industry associations inside China, state-owned and private enterprises, banks, equity funds, investment companies, and insurers.

This section explores five groups of actors: companies, financiers and investors, insurers, regulatory authorities and industry associations. Click on the links below to learn about each group.

Identifying the actors involved can help to gain a more complete picture of a project, the roles of the different stakeholders, and what options are available for engagement and advocacy. Crucially, once you know which actors are involved in a project, you will also be able to identify what points of leverage may exist and what environmental and social policies or commitments may apply.

To learn more about this, and how to find information on and engage Chinese stakeholders see: