January 17, 2011 3:14 PM

Think China has a big stake in U.S. business? Not yet

China lags far behind its Asian and European competitors in direct investment in the U.S. — taking stakes in manufacturers, suppliers, warehouses and other businesses. In fact, cash-rich China is near the back of the pack. As Chinese President Hu Jintao visits the U.S. this week, however, he's likely to announce some new business deals.

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