From Xinhua via China Daily (link)
Urban centers along the Yangtze River Delta, one of China’s three major city clusters, has absorbed nearly half of the country’s total foreign capital
The region has used 47.8 percent of the total foreign capital in China, according to officials and experts at an ongoing forum on economic development along Yangtze River in Nanjing, capital of east China’s Jiangsu Province. Statistics show that more than 400 of the world’s top 500 companies have established a foothold in the delta.
The forum expects more foreign investment for the upper and middle reaches of Yangtze River as industrial relocation progresses.