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.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-04-18 07:00 AM FDI (YTD) YoY 6.5% 5.5%
2019-05-15 07:00 AM FDI (YTD) YoY 6.2% 6.5%
2019-06-13 07:00 AM FDI (YTD) YoY 6.8% 6.4% 5.9%
2019-07-11 07:00 AM FDI (YTD) YoY 7.2% 6.8% 7%
2019-08-16 07:00 AM FDI (YTD) YoY 7.2% 7.5%
2019-09-13 07:00 AM FDI (YTD) YoY
2019-10-18 07:00 AM FDI (YTD) YoY


China Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 509.76 417.30 612.86 -320.02 USD HML [+]
Current Account 490.00 545.99 1330.85 -341.00 USD HML [+]
Current Account to GDP 0.40 1.30 10.10 -3.70 percent [+]
Imports 1618.60 1721.20 1951.30 13.88 USD HML [+]
Exports 2128.36 2138.50 2315.23 12.50 USD HML [+]
External Debt 19652.14 17106.00 19652.14 158.28 USD HML [+]
Terms of Trade 101.86 100.20 118.33 81.75 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows 388.00 157.59 725.40 -1305.58 USD HML [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 697.00 546.09 1349.66 18.32 USD HML [+]
Tourist Arrivals 3054.00 2917.00 3054.00 22.96 Tens of Thousands [+]
Gold Reserves 1864.30 1852.50 1864.30 395.01 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 3895.00 3780.00 4408.00 1012.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Tourism Revenues 5.97 5.40 5.97 4.13 CNY Trillion [+]
Terrorism Index 5.11 5.54 6.29 1.47 [+]
Weapons Sales 1040.00 1227.00 2605.00 3.00 USD Million [+]

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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 July of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
697.00 546.09 1349.66 18.32 1997 - 2019 USD HML Monthly
NSA; YTD




Country Last Previous
Argentina 160.60 May/19
Australia 80891.00 Dec/18
Brazil 7070.10 May/19
Canada 12178.00 Mar/19
China 697.00 Jun/19
France 2540.00 May/19
Germany 11885.30 May/19
India 2160.00 May/19
Indonesia 107.90 Mar/19
Italy 463.00 Apr/19
Japan 8221.52 May/19
Mexico 10162.00 Mar/19
Netherlands -113677.00 Dec/18
Russia 10206.00 Mar/19
Saudi Arabia 1249.00 Mar/19
Singapore 33093.60 Mar/19
South Africa 11733.00 Mar/19
South Korea 6704915.00 Jun/19
Spain 1091.00 Apr/19
Switzerland 1088433.00 Dec/17
Turkey 13200.00 Dec/18
United Kingdom -15010.00 Mar/19
United States 52432.00 Jul/19


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