In June, foreign direct investment rose 3 per cent from a year earlier to US$16.1 billion. In yuan terms, foreign direct investment rose 8.5 per cent to 109.3 billion yuan, the same growth rate as in May. Photo: AFP

Foreign direct investment rise shows ‘no such thing’ as a large number of foreign firms pulling out of China

  • Investment in China by overseas investors rose to US$70.4 billion in the first half of 2019, 3.5 per cent higher than a year earlier
  • In yuan terms, foreign direct investment rose 7.2 per cent to 478.3 billion yuan in the first six months of 2019, the same growth rate as in the first five months
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In June, foreign direct investment rose 3 per cent from a year earlier to US$16.1 billion. In yuan terms, foreign direct investment rose 8.5 per cent to 109.3 billion yuan, the same growth rate as in May. Photo: AFP
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