Macau invests more in China

Macau investments in the mainland totalled US$420 million in the first half of 2010, up 36.8 percent year-on-year, China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Monday. The mainland signed 6,580 projects and labour contracts worth US$790 million with Macau during the period, a statement posted on the MOC website said, quoted by Xinhua news agency. Some 45,864-mainland workers were in Macau at the end of June, the statement said.