India's appearance well down the list is disconcerting for CEOs exploring opportunities in the large emerging economy.
The founder of one of China's biggest companies has said a trade war with America would be a "disaster".
The very concept of "trade" took a beating in the American presidential campaign from across the political and ideological spectrums.
Chinese President Xi Jingping has warned that American businesses could be hurt if the country loses its status as the global champion of free trade.
Any CEOs hopeful that Donald Trump's election will herald a golden age of strong economic growth may want to have a chat with their CFO.
Just like Donald Trump, Wanda Group owner and CEO Wang Jianlin made his fortune in the real estate and entertainment industries.
CEOs broadly are optimistic, although some are concerned about the impact of Brexit.
Pacific Rim leaders have vowed to press on with free-trade negotiations, though they could now have a greater focus on China, rather than the U.S, following Donald Trump's election as president.
According to a new report by the National Center for the Middle Market, Latin America is largely untapped by mid-market companies and could present some of the biggest opportunities for growth and expansion.
For the growing number of U.S. businesses concerned about the safety risks of operating in China, the sudden arrest of one of Australia's highest-ranking casino executives will do little to quell their fears.