china's Absorption of FDI in the First 7 Months of 2010
According to the statistics, from January to July of 2010, the number of newly approved foreign-invested enterprises amounted to 14,459, up by 17.9% year on year; and the actual use of foreign capital reached USD 58.354 billion, up by 20.65% year on year.
In July, the number of newly approved foreign-funded enterprises was 2,082, up by 12.85% year on year; the actual use of foreign capital reached USD6.924 billion with a year-on-year growth of 29.2%.
In the first 7 months of 2010, 11,541 newly approved enterprises were invested by Asian 10 countries and regions including Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, Japan, Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, and ROK , up by 22.31% year on year; and the actual investment from them was USD48.143 billion, up by 24.34% year on year. 886 newly approved enterprises were invested by the U.S., down by 0.34% year on year with the actual investment of USD2.4 billion, up by 15.16% year on year. 911 newly approved enterprises were invested by the EU 27 member countries, up by 2.82%; and the actual investment in china was USD4.029 billion, up by 21.8% year on year.
From January to July, the top 10 countries and regions with investment in China (calculated by the actual use of foreign capital) are as follows: Hong Kong (USD35.947b), Taiwan (USD4.123b), Singapore (USD3.023b), Japan (USD2.465b), U.S.A. (USD2.4b), ROK (USD1.643b), U.K. (USD1.051b), France (USD650m), Holland (USD599m) and Germany (USD555m), total of which accounted for 89.9% of china’s actual use of foreign capital.