Foreign direct investment in China increases by 3.5 percent in H1

Friday, 12 July 2019 11:14:20 (GMT+3)   |   Shanghai

Foreign direct investment (FDI) in China in the January-June period of the current year totaled $70.74 billion, up 3.5 percent year on year, with a total of 20,131 new companies set up by foreign investment in China, as announced by China's Ministry of Commerce (MOC). 

In particular, in the given period the direct investments made in China by Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea, Singapore, Japan and Germany increased by 4.8 percent, 10.8 percent, 63.8 percent, 10.5 percent, 13.1 percent and 81.3 percent, respectively, and the direct investments made by the EU, ASEAN countries and the countries of the One Belt, One Road area rose by 22.5 percent, 7.2 percent and 8.5 percent, respectively, all on year-on-year basis.

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