Investment growing easier, especially for participants>China's efforts to ease market access for foreign investors and build a level playing field for all types>The country's trade and investment are expected to continue experiencing solid and steady expansion by channeling more resources into China's supply-side structural reform and by boosting the momentum generated by the Belt and Road Initiative, experts said.
Foreign direct investment into the Chinese mainland has registered steady growth during the past five years, with a great deal>For instance, FDI flowing into financial intermediaries such as commercial and investment banks increased by 3.9 times from 2012 to 2016, while foreign capital flowing into the information transmission, computer services and software sector expanded by 1.5 times, according to the>The substantial rise in FDI points to the country's efforts to improve the>In 2018, FDI into the Chinese mainland is expected to see double-digit growth, buoyed by the country's forthcoming round>China's>Official data show that stringent controls have reined in irrational>Since the country proposed the Belt and Road Initiative in 2013, business ties between China and countries and regions involved in the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road have improved.
Last year, Chinese enterprises signed 7,217 infrastructure construction and other commercial contracts with 61 countries involved in the initiative with a value of US$144.32 billion, up by 14.5 percent year-on-year. Those account for 54.4 percent of the value of all such deals in overseas markets, according to the Ministry of Commerce. In 2015, the value of such contracts was US$92.64 billion. Revenue from completed projects in countries involved in the initiative also continued to increase steadily in the past three years.