According to the statistics of MOFCOM, from January to June 2012, Newly Approved Foreign-invested Enterprises (FEIs) amounted to 11,705, down by 13.05% year on year; and the actual use of foreign investment reached US$59.089 billion, down by 2.96% year on year.
In June 2012, Newly Approved Foreign-invested Enterprises amounted to 2,444, down by 16.27% year on year; and the actual use of foreign investment reached US$11.979 billion, down by 6.87% year on year.
In January-June, 2012, the number of newly established enterprises funded by ten Asian countries/regions (Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, Japan, the Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, ROK) was 9,169, down by 15.49% year on year, and the actual input were US$51.067 billion, down by 2.79% year on year. The number of newly established enterprises funded by US was 698, down by 3.99% year on year, and the actual input were US$1.625 billion, down by 3.2% year on year. Number of enterprises funded by EU was 848, up by 0.95% year on year, and the actual input was US$3.518 billion, up by 1.56% year on year.
From January to June this year, the top ten nations and regions with investment in China (as per the actual input of foreign capital) are as follows: Hong Kong (US$37.33 billion), Singapore (US$4.188 billion), Japan (US$4.098 billion), Taiwan Province (US$3.44 billion), U.S.A. (US$1.625 billion), R.O.K. (US$1.278 billion), Germany (US$895 million), Swiss Confederation (US$715 million), U.K.( US$580 million) and Holland (US$579 million), total of which accounted for 92.62% of total actual use of foreign investment in the country.
Source: Ministry of Commerce Website; http://english.mofcom.gov.cn/aarticle/newsrelease/significantnews/201207/20120708251005.html