Agence France-PresseNovember 18, 2013 22:32
Foreign investment into China rose 5.77 percent on year in the first 10 months of 2013, the government said Tuesday.
Foreign direct investment (FDI), which excludes financial sectors, totalled $97.0 billion for January-October, the Ministry of Commerce announced.
For October alone FDI increased 1.24 percent to $8.42 billion, the ministry said.
Ministry spokesman Shen Danyang said in a statement that in the first 10 months, "investment in China from the 10 Asian countries and regions, the EU and the US maintained rather fast growth".