China's FDI drops 3.7%

Updated: 2013-01-16 11:05

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Foreign direct investment in China in 2012 declined 3.7 percent year-on-year to $111.72 billion, the Ministry of Commerce said at a news briefing on Wednesday.

December saw FDI in China drop 4.5 percent from a year earlier to $11.7 billion.

The US investment in China in 2012 increased 4.5 percent year-on-year to $3.13 billion while EU spending in 2012 decelerated 3.8 percent year-on-year to $6.11 billion. FDI from Japan in 2012 rose 16.3 percent year-on-year to $7.38 billion despite the islands row.

China's non-financial outbound direct investment in 2012 surged by 28.6 percent year-on-year to $77.22 billion.


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