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Number of European Union countries with systems for screening

foreign direct investment to protect national security & other key

interests: 18 of 27


Number of proposed investments examined: 265


Number of proposed investments blocked: 8


Share of examined investments that came from China: 8 percent


(Source: “Europe’s antitrust policy shouldn’t ignore China,” by Carisa Nietsche, Tech Crunch, December 28, 2021, Europe’s antitrust policy shouldn’t ignore China  | TechCrunch)