Foreign direct investment into China dropped 6.1 percent year-on-year to CNY 286.55 billion, in the first four months of 2020 due to the Covid-19 outbreak. Still, investment in the high-tech service industry rose by 2.7 percent. Among them, information services, e-commerce services, and professional technical services increased by 46.9 percent, 73.8 percent, and 99.6 percent respectively. Meanwhile, the investment from countries along the Belt and Road went up by 7.9 percent, and that from ASEAN countries rose by 13 percent. But the investment from the EU dropped by 29.1 percent. In April only, the FDI surged 11.8 percent from a year earlier.
Foreign Direct Investment in China averaged 456.08 USD HML from 1997 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 1367.10 USD HML in December of 2019 and a record low of 18.32 USD HML in January of 2000. 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 - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2020. source: Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China
Foreign Direct Investment in China is expected to be 720.00 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 1500.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the China Foreign Direct Investment is projected to trend around 1500.00 USD HML in 2021, according to our econometric models.