"The scope of the study covers 1997-2007 and the objective of this study is to analyze the economic relation between China and Nigeria in the area of foreign direct investment (FDI) with a view to determining its developmental impacts. Some of the objectives include: An inventory of FDI inflows from China including their sectoral breakdown and an analysis of trends; An estimation of the extent to which this FDI represent the creation of new or augmented production capacities or a change in ownership of existing production units; An analysis of the extent to which overall Chinese FDI inflows are bundled with aid; A description of the regulatory regime governing FDI inflows and the extent to which they embody China-specific provisions; An assessment of the economic benefits that arise from major Chinese FDI in terms of exports expansion, reduction of import dependence, contribution of value added and employment, government revenue."