China Q1 FDI up 6.5 percent y/y in yuan terms
BEIJING, April 18 (Reuters) - Foreign direct investment
(FDI) into China rose 6.5 percent in January-March to 242.28
billion yuan ($36.19 billion) compared with a year earlier, the
Ministry of Commerce said on Thursday.
In March, FDI into China grew 8 percent on-year to 95.17
billion yuan, the commerce ministry said, up from February's
62.94 billion yuan.
FDI into China from the United States rose 71.3 percent in
the first three months of 2019, the ministry said.
($1 = 6.6950 Chinese yuan renminbi)
(Reporting by Lusha Zhang and Beijing Monitoring Desk
Editing by Shri Navaratnam)
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