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Overseas assets held by China worth $6 trillion: commerce minister
October 19, 2017 / 10:03 AM / a month ago

Overseas assets held by China worth $6 trillion: commerce minister

BEIJING (Reuters) - Overseas assets held by China are currently worth $6 trillion, Commerce Minister Zhong Shan said on Thursday.

FILE PHOTO: China's Commerce Minister Zhong Shan attends a news conference of BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) trade ministers meeting in Shanghai, China August 2, 2017. REUTERS/Aly Song

Irrational overseas investment has been effectively curbed this year, Zhong said, speaking on the sidelines of the 19th Communist Party Congress.

Reporting by Ben Blanchard and Lusha Zhang; editing by Nick Macfie

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