US multinational corporation DuPont is set to continue its investment in China during 2001, focusing more particularly in the food sector, according to a senior official within the company.

Over the course of the last year, DuPont has invested US$500m in the Chinese industry. It established a joint venture to produce and sell polyurethane with the Lianyungang Zhongshan Polyurethane Co, and increased its investment in Guangdong Dongguan Electric Materials Co.