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10.18.2012 16:36

Questions over China's Int'l Investment Position

Figures indicate strength, but economists say structural imbalances should be addressed
By intern reporter Li Xiaolu

(Beijing) – China's net international investment position was positive, at nearly US$ 1.75 trillion, by the end of June, data recently released by the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) shows.

This represents an annual increase of 37 percent on average since 2004's record of a positive US$ 276.4 billion, SAFE's data shows.

The net international investment position refers to the value of external assets minus debts.

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