China says Jan-Feb FDI up 5.5 percent y/y in yuan terms

BEIJING, March 15 (Reuters) - Foreign direct investment (FDI) into China rose 5.5 percent in January-February to 147.11 billion yuan ($21.89 billion) compared with a year earlier, the Ministry of Commerce said on Friday.

In February, FDI into China grew 6.6 percent on-year to 62.94 billion yuan, said the commerce ministry, down from January's 84.18 billion yuan.

FDI into China from the United States rose 44.3 percent in the first two months of 2019, the ministry said. ($1 = 6.7207 Chinese yuan renminbi) (Reporting by Beijing Monitoring Desk)

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