Chinese mergers and acquisition (M&A) deal value dropped the most in a decade in the first half of the year, dragged by a plunge in outbound deal amid increasingly greater scrutiny globally on Chinese outbound deals.
China's overall M&A deal value, including both inbound and outbound deals, fell by 18 per cent in the first six months this year to US$264 billion, the largest six-month drop in value over the past decade.
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