China's fixed asset investment jumped 31.3% year-on-year in the first six months of the year, National Bureau of Statistics figures show. Urban fixed asset growth also climbed in the six provinces for which the bureau provided numbers. In poor Anhui province, fixed asset investment jumped 54.1%. No figures were available for June alone but the rate of growth reported for January-May was 30.3% and for the January-April period 29.6%. The growth figures come amid a spat of measures to cool overheating sectors like real estate, steel and cement. Authorities have slowed approvals of some projects to ease investment.