Share this on Twitter Share this on Facebook Share this on LinkedIn Share this on Sina Weibo Share this on Wechat Share this on LinkedIn Wingtech’s stake in Nexperia increased by nearly 20 percent in 2020.Credit: Wingtech Chinese investors are proving less ready to splash their cash overseas. Numbers through November from the Chinese government showed $95 billion in overseas non-financial deals, which make up only a part of all overseas funding. However, the China Global Investment Tracker (CGIT), run for years by the American Enterprise Institute and the Heritage Foundation, found just $30.5 billion worth of significant investment and construction deals over the entire year.CGIT only tracks deals worth $95 million or more, so smaller deals will account for some of the discrepancy. The CGIT data, which in the past have tended to be more in line with official Chinese figures, indicate that China’s dealmaking overseas peaked in 2016 and 2017, and has declined in every year since. The global pandemic is likely to have delayed some transactions last year. But the figures also reflect growing unease about Chinese acquisitions, particularly in the U.S. and other Western countrieSubscribe, register or login to read the rest. Registered users can access a limited amount of content for free.Subscribers get full access to: Exclusive longform investigative journalism, Q&As, news and analysis, and data on Chinese business elites and corporations. We publish China scoops you won't find anywhere else. A weekly curated reading list on China from David Barboza, Pulitzer Prize-winning former Shanghai correspondent for The New York Times. A daily roundup of China finance, business and economics headlines. We offer discounts for groups, institutions and students. Go to our Subscriptions page for details.