The Venture Capital & Private Equity
Country Attractiveness Index
Alexander Groh, Heinrich Liechtenstein, Karsten Lieser and Markus Biesinger

China  
Rank: 7 · Score: 84.7  

Basic facts, 2020        
Population (millions) 1,400.1   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Top
GDP (US$ billions) 14,722.8   M&A volume (quartile) Top
GDP per capita (US$) 10,515.9   Venture capital investments (quartile) Top
GDP growth (per cent) 2.3   Private equity investments (quartile) Top
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VC/PE Country Attractiveness Index 7 112, 113, 115, 116, 118 84.7
1 Economic Activity 1 124, 124, 124, 124, 124 101.9
2 Depth of Capital Market 2 123, 123, 123, 123, 123 94.4
3 Taxation 11 112, 112, 110, 112, 114 107.5
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 58 56, 57, 56, 53, 67 66.6
5 Human and Social Environment 8 113, 114, 114, 115, 117 62.5
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 8 105, 107, 110, 109, 117 88.2


 
Historic performance, 2017-2021   Key driver performance, 2021
 

   
VC/PE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
China  
Asia
 
 
 
Peer Group Comparison
 
Regional Peers Economic Activity Depth of Capital Market Taxation Investor Protection and
Corporate Governance
Human and Social
Environment
Entrepreneurial
Opportunites
Japan 93.6 89.2 102.9 94.0 60.5 94.5
Singapore 82.6 80.8 102.3 113.7 64.2 88.0
China 101.9 94.4 107.5 66.6 62.5 88.2
Korea, South 89.4 88.3 102.4 88.4 48.8 97.5
Hong Kong 79.7 87.9 100.0 109.7 56.7 78.8
Malaysia 84.2 80.1 98.0 96.6 42.9 72.7
Taiwan 85.5 82.2 103.7 87.1 52.1 55.4
Last updated: 21 Jun 2021