Jul. 16, 2012 (China Knowledge) - China's foreign financial assets had reached US$4.89 trillion at the end of March this year, according to the latest statistics released by the State Administration of Foreign Exchange
The figure included US$379 billion in overseas direct investment, US$270.3 billion investments in foreign securities and US$859.5 billion in other investments, which accounted for 8%, 6% and 18% of the total, respectively.
The country's reserve assets were over US$3.38 trillion at the end of March, accounting for 69% of its total foreign financial assets.
said that the country's foreign financial liabilities had increased to US$3.1 trillion at the end of March.
The total foreign financial liabilities comprised of US$1.85 trillion in foreign direct investment into China, US$289.2 billion in securities investments and US$959.2 billion in other investments, which account for 60%, 9% and 31% of the total.
China saw its net foreign financial assets falling to US$1.79 trillion at the end of the first quarter.