On May 19 2016, the Ministry of Commerce issued the Foreign Investment Statistical System (2016) (the "System"). The System is applicable to the local competent commerce administrative departments at all levels, the state's comprehensive departments and entities with utilization of foreign investments, and the foreign-funded enterprises and cooperative development projects within China. In comparison with last year, the new Statistical Policy revises the Statistical Table of Operating Status of Foreign Invested Enterprises, sorting out and summarizing the explanations of the indicators under the Table.