China's FDI climbed 15.2% year on year to $8.46 billion in April and was up 26% to $38.8 billion in the first four months, said the Ministry of Commerce, adding the nation's annual offshore investment is likely to crack the $100 billion mark making it a net investment exporter in the years to come.
China had 477 million Internet users and 3.82 million registered websites by March 31, 2011, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.
The number of China's 3G service users will exceed 100 million by the end of the year, some industry experts predicted.
IT job vacancies posted online totaled 318,799 in April, up 11% from the previous month, according to 51job Inc (NASDAQ: JOBS). Posts in Shanghai were 65,591, followed by 62,807 in Beijing, 31,764 in Shenzhen and 25,621 in Guangzhou. Software architect was the most needed, totaling 47,585 job offers.
China's gross sports product will amount to ¥400 billion, or 0.7% of gross domestic product, by 2015, according to a development plan released the General Administration of Sport of China. The industry is expected to employ four million people by then.
$1 = ¥6.51