Jul 15, 2014

Japan's direct investment in China fell by half in first half

Japan’s direct investment in China dropped nearly 50 percent in January-June from the same period last year to $2.4 billion, China’s Commerce Ministry said Tuesday. That is less than South Korea’s direct investment in China. Observers attributed the sharp decrease to Japanese businesses’ skittishness ...

Key trade gauge logs surprise rise in half

Nov 11, 2013

Key trade gauge logs surprise rise in half

The current account surplus rose in the first six months of fiscal 2013, the first surge in six half-year periods, as growth in direct investment income outweighed a trade deficit triggered by a surge in fossil fuel imports, government data showed Monday. The surplus ...