BEIJING, March 2 (Xinhua) -- China's economy started the year of 2023 with a bang. Bustling streets and humming factories all have signaled the world's second-largest economy is set to see a faster-than-expected recovery this year.
Observers have said being optimistic about the opportunities brought by China's strong revival, and believing the country will continue to power global economic growth, global investors have shown their confidence in China's economic prospects.
Foreign investors have been eager to seize the opportunities of China's economic recovery.
According to the Ministry of Commerce, the foreign direct investment (FDI) into the Chinese mainland, in actual use, expanded 14.5 percent year on year to 127.69 billion yuan in January. In U.S. dollar terms, the FDI inflow went up 10 percent year on year to 19.02 billion dollars.
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