- China's foreign direct investment grew 0.6% on year to $8.38B in August, although the expansion was down sharply from 24.1% in July and 20.1% in June.
- In January-August, FDI rose 6.4% to $79.8B vs growth of 7.1% a year earlier,
- The Conference Board's Leading Economic Index +0.7% in August vs +1.4% in July. Five of the six components contributed positively to the index in August. Growth slowed as "real-estate activity slumped markedly." (PR)
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Chinese foreign direct investment stalls
Sep 17 2013, 02:11 ET