China's FDI inflow up 22.3 pct in first 8 months

Added On September 17, 2021

China's Ministry of Commerce said Thursday foreign direct investment (FDI) into the Chinese mainland, in actual use, rose 22.3 percent year on year to 758.05 billion yuan, or 113.78 billion U.S. dollars, in the first eight months of the year.

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Foreign investment in the service industry came in at 599.33 billion yuan during the period, up 25.8 percent year on year, with foreign investment in the high-tech services sector rising 35.2 percent.
During the period, investments from the Belt and Road countries expanded 37.6 percent, and investment from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations rose 36.8 percent, respectively.
The foreign investment used by China's eastern, central, and western regions climbed 23 percent, 30.1 percent, and 1.6 percent, respectively.
The country would push forward higher-level opening-up, continue to widen market access, push for the early implementation of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, and actively participate in building high-standard international investment rules.