China FDI inflows hit record high in 2021

Beijing Review | Jan 14, 2022 at 1:00 AM
  • In a year when the pandemic continued to wreak havoc on the world economy, global investors have cast more votes of confidence on investing in China as the foreign direct investment (FDI) into the country hit a record high.
  • Foreign investment in China’s high-tech manufacturing and high-tech services industries rose 10.7 percent and 19.2 percent, year on year, respectively.
  • Off-limit items for foreign investors have been cut to 31 in the 2021 version of the negative list from 33 in the 2020 version, while the 2021 negative list for foreign investment in pilot free trade zones cut the number of items to 27 from 30.