Adams Lee in CNBC

So far this year, investment from China has slowed due to Beijing’s efforts to limit capital outflows. Some in the U.S. federal government have also discussed increasing scrutiny on Chinese deals for security reasons, and the idea of cooperation with China may not fly in some voting districts.

But many analysts expect Chinese authorities to loosen capital controls and remain confident that Chinese money will continue to flow into the United States.

“In the end, it doesn’t matter who opens a new factory in Kentucky, South Carolina, Idaho or wherever. Someone is investing in their community,” said Adams Lee, an international trade lawyer at Harris Bricken. Despite a recent lull, “I think there’s going to be more Chinese investment in the U.S. across all sectors,” he said.