Renewable energy was the top FDI sector by capital expenditure in Asia-Pacific in H1 2017, with $6.4bn in capital inflows.


Apac capex H1 2017

In the first half of 2017, renewable energy was the top FDI sector in the Asia-Pacific region in terms of capital expenditure, seeing $6.4bn in capital inflows.

The electric components sector was second, with $5.4bn in capex. Financial services saw $5.1bn in capital expenditure in H1, while communications had inflows of $4.8bn.

Fossil fuels were in fifth place, with $4.6bn in capex in the first half of the year

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