Liu Chuanzhi, the founder of Lenovo, brought the Chinese-based company to the U.S. when it purchased IBM’s PC division in 2005. Now, Liu says further investment from China could be headed to the country where Lenovo operates its headquarters.

“If it’s complementary and good for both sides, why not?” Liu told The Wall Street Journal in an interview at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Liu and Lenovo, which is based in Morrisville but has most of its operations in China, could be at the forefront of another Chinese business frontier if, as rumored, Lenovo announces a joint venture with Japan-based NEC to build PCs. Such an agreement would be the first between Japanese and Chinese technology firms, according to media in Japan. (That deal was announced early Thursday. Read the details here.)

Liu sat in on a meeting between Chinese business leaders and President Obama last week.

Local Tech Wire asked Lenovo if it would have a statement or comment about that meeting. Lenovo declined through a spokesperson.

Liu told The Journal that some of a $300 billion investment fund in China could be targeted at the U.S.

“These Chinese companies, when they go abroad, do so out of business necessity,” Liu, whom the newspaper described as one of China’s most respected businessmen, said.

“I call this the evolution of Chinese business,” he added.

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