China is expected to import goods worth 8 trillion U.S. dollars in the next five years, Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli said Saturday at the opening ceremony of the Boao Forum for Asia in south China’s Hainan Province.

During the period, the country will attract 600 billion U.S. dollars of foreign investment, with its outbound investment reaching 750 billion U.S. dollars, he said as he highlighted China’s commitment to opening-up and easier access for foreign investment.