Foreign direct investment into China rose 2 percent year-on-year to USD 69.7 billion in the first half of 2019, or 7.2 percent to CNY 478.33 billion. For June only, FDI grew 3 percent to USD 16.13 billion, or 8.5 percent to CNY 109.27 billion. Foreign Direct Investment in China averaged 445.17 USD HML from 1997 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 1349.66 USD HML in December of 2018 and a record low of 18.32 USD HML in January of 2000.
Foreign Direct Investment in China is expected to be 1000.00 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 720.00 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.