China Foreign Direct Investment  1997-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Foreign direct investment in China increased by 1.6 percent year-on-year to CNY 618.57 billion (USD 94.01 billion) in January to September 2017. FDI in manufacturing sector rose 7.5 percent, accounting for nearly 30 percent of the total foreign investment in the period. Also, FDI increased in chemical (48.6 percent) and medical products manufacturing (40.6 percent), in high-tech manufacturing (27.5 percent) and in services sector (24 percent). In September alone, FDI jumped by 17.3 percent to CNY 70.63 billion (USD 10.73 billion), the biggest gain since August 2015. Foreign Direct Investment in China averaged 424.64 USD HML from 1997 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 1262.67 USD HML in December of 2015 and a record low of 18.32 USD HML in January of 2000.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-15 10:30 AM FDI (YTD) YoY -1.2% -0.1%
2017-09-14 02:00 AM FDI (YTD) YoY -0.2% -1.20%
2017-10-13 06:35 AM FDI (YTD) YoY 1.60% -0.2%
2017-11-16 07:00 AM FDI (YTD) YoY 1.6%
2017-12-13 07:00 AM FDI (YTD) YoY


China Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 286.10 419.92 628.33 -319.71 USD HML [+]
Exports 1982.59 1992.29 2273.72 13.00 USD HML [+]
Imports 1697.92 1572.38 1830.94 16.60 USD HML [+]
Current Account 508.87 183.89 1330.85 -8.96 USD HML [+]
Current Account to GDP 1.80 2.70 10.10 -3.70 percent [+]
External Debt 14207.00 14162.00 14207.00 158.28 USD HML [+]
Terms of Trade 96.77 97.44 118.33 81.75 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 940.13 815.04 1262.67 18.32 USD HML [+]
Capital Flows -4.49 393.08 464.08 -1305.58 USD HML [+]
Tourist Arrivals 128.50 161.00 216.60 21.70 Tens of Thousands [+]
Gold Reserves 1842.56 1842.56 1842.56 395.01 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 3944.00 3829.00 4408.00 1012.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Weapons Sales 2123.00 1764.00 2606.00 3.00 USD Million [+]
Terrorism Index 6.11 6.29 6.29 1.47 [+]
Exports to India 5768041.00 6094426.00 6094426.00 2326991.00 USD THO [+]

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China Foreign Direct Investment

In China, foreign direct investment refer to the accumulated foreign investment in domestic companies or entities in non financial sector in a given year. This page provides the latest reported value for - China Foreign Direct Investment - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. China Foreign Direct Investment - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
940.13 815.04 1262.67 18.32 1997 - 2017 USD HML Monthly
NSA; YTD




foreign direct investment by Country

Last
Australia 64825.00 Dec/16
Brazil 5138.00 Aug/17
Canada 223.00 Jun/17
China 940.13 Sep/17
France 2936.00 Aug/17
Germany 2938.46 Jul/17
India 8579.00 Aug/17
Indonesia 109.90 Jun/17
Italy 504.00 Jul/17
Japan 5927.00 Aug/17
Mexico 5621.30 Jun/17
Netherlands 84137.00 Mar/17
Russia 4646.00 Mar/17
South Korea 3991000.00 Sep/17
Spain 1197.00 Jul/17
Switzerland 833192.60 Dec/15
Turkey 12300.00 Dec/16
United Kingdom 7430.00 Jun/17
United States 46199.00 Jun/17