Foreign investment in ROC doubles annually
September 23, 2016, 12:05 am TWN
TAIPEI -- The approved amount of foreign investment in Taiwan doubled in the period January to August this year compared with the same period in 2015, the Investment Commission under the Ministry of Economic Affairs said Tuesday.
The commission said approved foreign investment totaled US$6.62 billion in the eight-month period, an increase of 143.08 percent.
Approved investments from mainland China also doubled, rising 114.66 percent year-on-year to US$170 million in the first eight months of 2016, the commission said.