Foreign direct investment (FDI) rose 8.6 per cent from a year earlier to US$10.14 billion. In yuan terms, FDI increased 11.8 per cent to 70.36 billion yuan. Photo: AFP Foreign direct investment (FDI) rose 8.6 per cent from a year earlier to US$10.14 billion. In yuan terms, FDI increased 11.8 per cent to 70.36 billion yuan. Photo: AFP
Foreign direct investment (FDI) rose 8.6 per cent from a year earlier to US$10.14 billion. In yuan terms, FDI increased 11.8 per cent to 70.36 billion yuan. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: foreign direct investment in China rises for first time since start of pandemic

  • Foreign direct investment in China rose 8.6 per cent in April from a year earlier, but was still down 8.4 per cent for the first four months of 2020
  • Commerce Ministry noted the rise benefited from a low base in April 2019, but still showed improvement in investor confidence in China

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Foreign direct investment (FDI) rose 8.6 per cent from a year earlier to US$10.14 billion. In yuan terms, FDI increased 11.8 per cent to 70.36 billion yuan. Photo: AFP Foreign direct investment (FDI) rose 8.6 per cent from a year earlier to US$10.14 billion. In yuan terms, FDI increased 11.8 per cent to 70.36 billion yuan. Photo: AFP
Foreign direct investment (FDI) rose 8.6 per cent from a year earlier to US$10.14 billion. In yuan terms, FDI increased 11.8 per cent to 70.36 billion yuan. Photo: AFP
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