Published: 13:07, February 11, 2024 | Updated: 17:26, February 11, 2024
Steady rise seen in China's outbound investment in 2023
By Xinhua

A worker assembles a component at Sany's lighthouse factory in Bekasi, Indonesia, in August, 2023. (PHOTO / CHINA DAILY)

BEIJING – China's outbound investment rose steadily last year, according to the Ministry of Commerce.

China's non-financial outbound direct investment increased 16.7 percent year-on-year to 916.99 billion yuan in 2023.

In US dollar terms, ODI totaled $130.13 billion in this period, up 11.4 percent from a year earlier.

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Non-financial ODI in countries participating in the Belt and Road Initiative came in at 224.09 billion yuan last year, an increase of 28.4 percent year-on-year.

The turnover of contracted projects overseas grew 8.8 percent year-on-year to 1.13 trillion yuan in 2023, the ministry said.