Thilo Hanemann is an Economist at Rhodium Group and leads the firm’s work on global trade and investment. Thilo supports the investment management, strategic planning and policy analysis requirements of RHG clients within his fields of expertise. He is also a Senior Policy Fellow at the Mercator Institute for China Studies, Europe’s biggest China think tank located in Berlin. Thilo’s research focuses on new trends in global trade and capital flows, related policy developments and the political and commercial dynamics of specific transactions. One of his areas of expertise is the rise of emerging economies as global investors and the implications for host economies and the global economy. His most recent work focuses on the evolution of China’s international investment position and the economic and policy implications from this new trend.