Between January and May, China's total foreign direct investment in the non-financial sector increased by 38.5% year-on-year to $47 billion 890 million, according to the Ministry of Commerce. Since the beginning of this year, Chinese investors have invested in 2,987 enterprises in 149 countries and regions of the world. Investments in 54 countries, located along the One Belt, One Road, increased by 8.2%. As reported by Xinhua News Agency, the investments were mainly directed to leasing services, business services, manufacturing industry, retail and wholesale trade. According to the Ministry of Commerce of China, over the five months of this year, the number of companies, established in China with the participation of foreign investment, exceeded the same indicator in 2017 by 97.6%.