China Reports Strong Rebound in Foreign Direct Investment in September

China attracted 70.63 billion yuan ($10.71 billion) worth of foreign direct investment in September, up 17.3% from a year earlier, the Ministry of Commerce said in a statement Friday.

The figure was up from August's CNY62.52 billion, which was 9.1% higher from a year earlier.

FDI in the January-September period edged up 1.6% compared with a year ago to CNY618.57 billion, according to the statement.

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October 13, 2017 03:17 ET (07:17 GMT)