Foreign direct investment into China increased 3.3 percent year-on-year to USD 101 billion (CNY 701 billion) in January to October of 2018. In October alone, FDI into China rose 7.2 percent from a year earlier to CNY 64.46 billion. Foreign Direct Investment in China averaged 439.62 USD HML from 1997 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 1310.35 USD HML in December of 2017 and a record low of 18.32 USD HML in January of 2000.
Foreign Direct Investment in China is expected to be 1300.00 USD HML by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Foreign Direct Investment in China to stand at 717.05 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the China Foreign Direct Investment is projected to trend around 1500.00 USD HML in 2020, according to our econometric models.