The main output of the research project coordinated by the Institute of World Economics, Centre for Economic and Regional Studies HAS, Budapest is the publication of Chinese investments and financial engagement in Visegrad countries: Myth or reality. The book analyses the Chinese investments in Visegrad countries before and after the crisis with a special focus on Chinese financial assistance such as the purchase of government bonds, credit lines, and grants for infrastructure projects. In addition to the economic issues, the research examines the underlying political interests of both sides as well as the attitude of V4 societies to incoming Chinese capital and growing influence.
Richard Q. Turcsányi wrote the case study of Slovakia.
The book is available for download here.