Chinanews, June 12, according to the Ministry of Commerce website, from January to May 2021, 18,497 foreign-invested enterprises were newly established nationwide, an increase of 48.6% year-on-year and an increase of 12.4% year-on-year; the actual use of foreign capital was 481 billion yuan Renminbi, a year-on-year increase of 35.4%, an increase of 30.3% over the same period in 2019.

  From an industry perspective, the actual use of foreign capital in the service industry was 381.9 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 41.6%.

The actual use of foreign capital in high-tech industries increased by 34.6%, of which high-tech service industries increased by 37.6%, and high-tech manufacturing industries increased by 25%.

  In terms of source, actual investment in countries along the “Belt and Road”, ASEAN, and EU increased by 54.1%, 56%, and 16.8% respectively year-on-year (including investment data through free ports).

  In terms of regional distribution, the actual use of foreign capital in eastern, central, and western China increased by 37%, 36%, and 10.4%, respectively.