In this file photo taken on Feb 28, 2021,
workers weld at a workshop of an automobile manufacturing enterprise in Qingzhou city, east China's Shandong province. (WANG JILIN / XINHUA)

BEIJING – Foreign direct investment into the Chinese mainland, in actual use, rose 17.8 percent year-on-year to 943.15 billion yuan, or ($142.01 billion), in the first 10 months of the year, the Ministry of Commerce said Monday.

During the Jan-Oct period, FDI into the service sector increased 20.3 percent year on year, while high-tech industries saw FDI inflow jump 23.7 percent, data from the ministry showed.

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Foreign investments from countries along the Belt and Road as well as the Association of Southeast Asian Nations into the Chinese mainland jumped 30.7 percent and 29.5 percent, respectively.