Beijing fears the impact of the coronavirus could accelerate the exodus of manufacturing from China as companies look avoid future risk. Photo: AP
Beijing fears the impact of the coronavirus could accelerate the exodus of manufacturing from China as companies look avoid future risk. Photo: AP

China’s inbound foreign direct investment plunges in February as coronavirus disrupts economy

  • Foreign direct investment into China dropped 25.6 per cent last month after a 4 per cent gain in January
  • Chinese official admits it will be difficult to hold foreign investment steady this year, as the coronavirus pandemic hits the global economy

Beijing fears the impact of the coronavirus could accelerate the exodus of manufacturing from China as companies look avoid future risk. Photo: AP
Beijing fears the impact of the coronavirus could accelerate the exodus of manufacturing from China as companies look avoid future risk. Photo: AP
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