Dear Colleagues Re: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/320198132_Editorial_at_International_Journal_of_Export_Marketing_Vol_1_No_4 3rd Special Issue by International Journal of Export Marketing (IJEXPORTM) in 2018: 'THE INTERNATIONALIZATION OF CHINESE FIRMS INTO THE WESTERN WORLD' by Assistant Professor Dr Yi Wang at the University of Southern Denmark, and Associate Professor Dr Dafnis N. University at the University of Tartu * Yi Wang<https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Yi_Wang168?_iepl%5BviewId%5D=8nIcDNIpnIQd94PS0EJ1Alg7&_iepl%5Bcontexts%5D%5B0%5D=projectUpdatesLog&_iepl%5BinteractionType%5D=projectViewCollaboratorProfile> [Yi Wang]<https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Yi_Wang168?_iepl%5bviewId%5d=8nIcDNIpnIQd94PS0EJ1Alg7&_iepl%5bcontexts%5d%5b0%5d=projectUpdatesLog&_iepl%5binteractionType%5d=projectViewCollaboratorProfile> * Dafnis N. Coudounaris<https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Dafnis_Coudounaris?_iepl%5BviewId%5D=8nIcDNIpnIQd94PS0EJ1Alg7&_iepl%5Bcontexts%5D%5B0%5D=projectUpdatesLog&_iepl%5BinteractionType%5D=projectViewCollaboratorProfile> [Dafnis N. Coudounaris]<https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Dafnis_Coudounaris?_iepl%5bviewId%5d=8nIcDNIpnIQd94PS0EJ1Alg7&_iepl%5bcontexts%5d%5b0%5d=projectUpdatesLog&_iepl%5binteractionType%5d=projectViewCollaboratorProfile> Goal: Aims and objectives: This special issue aims to investigate Chinese firms' internationalization into the western countries. Studies on export activities, export barriers and export motives of born globals/international new ventures and other types of internationalizers, and also Chinese firms' foreign direct investments, international joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, and divestments are welcome. They can be conceptual or based on quantitative, qualitative or mixed methods. Topics include, but are not limited to, the following: 1) Business opportunities and impediments arising from changes in Chinese firms' economic environment 2) Chinese firms' export performance 3) Chinese firms' export motives and barriers 4) Export promotion programs of China 5) Chinese exporters' de- and re-internationalization (foreign market exits and re-entries) 6) Psychic distance of internationalizing Chinese firms 7) The impact of network relationships on Chinese firms' internationalization 8) Immigrant and re-migrant entrepreneurship in China 9) The impact of ownership change on Chinese firms' internationalization 10) Foreign direct investments by Chinese firms 11) International joint ventures in China 12) Mergers and acquisitions in China 13) Factors causing Chinese firms' divestment decisions IMPORTANT DATES: Papers due by: 30th April 2018 Notification to authors: 30th June 2018 Final versions due by: 30th October 2018 Best regards Dr Dafnis N. Coudounaris (Fellow EMAB, Board of Governors of GIKA, Editorial Review Board of JBR) Associate Professor of Innovation Management School of Economics and Business Administration University of Tartu Tartu, Estonia Email: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> Mob: +37258339575 or +35796572295 https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Dafnis_Coudounaris Editor in Chief of International Journal of Export Marketing http://www.inderscience.com/jhome.php?jcode=ijexportm [cid:[log in to unmask]] [cid:[log in to unmask]] ____ AIB-L is brought to you by the Academy of International Business. For information: http://aib.msu.edu/community/aib-l.asp To post message: [log in to unmask] For assistance: [log in to unmask] AIB-L is a moderated list.