China Investment UP in Q4

Venture capital investment in companies headquartered in China reached the highest point in three years with 214 deals and $1.89 billion invested in 2006, according to Dow Jones VentureOne and Ernst & Young. Here is the data: the Numbers

This represents a 37% increase in deal flow and a 55% increase in capital from 2005. The fourth quarter also showed gains over the same period a year ago, with 50 deals and $417.5 million invested, increases of 11% and 3%, respectively.