November FDI edges up 2.35 percent
Updated: 2013-12-18 11:04
By Li Jiabao (chinadaily.com.cn)
China's foreign direct investment in November went up 2.35 percent from a year earlier to $8.48 billion, marking the 10th monthly rise since February, the Ministry of Commerce said on Wednesday.
In the January-November period, FDI inflow hit $105.5 billion, up 5.48 percent year-on-year, the ministry said.
Investment so far this year from 10 Asian economies, including Japan and South Korea, increased 7.45 percent year-on-year to $91.41 billion.
Investment from the United States rose 8.6 percent year-on-year to $3.16 billion and investment from the European Union stood at $6.82 billion, up 17.36 percent year-on-year, according to the ministry.
China's non-financial outward direct investment in the year to date surged 28.3 percent year-on-year to $80.24 billion, said the ministry.