China January-April FDI Edges Up 1.21% From Previous Year

Shanghai street scene
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Shanghai street scene

China drew $38.3 billion in foreign direct investment in the first four months of 2013, up 1.21 percent from the same period in 2012, the Commerce Ministry said on Thursday.

In April alone, China attracted $8.44 billion in FDI, up 0.4 percent from a year ago, the ministry said.