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Answer the following question based on the information given below.

FEI for a country in a year, is the ratio (expressed as a percentage) of its foreign equity inflows to its GDP. The following figure displays the FEIs for select Asian countries for the years $1997$ and $1998$.

It is known that China’s GDP in $1998$ was $7\%$ higher than its value in $1997$, while India’s GDP grew by $2\%$ during the same period. The GDP of South Korea, on the other hand, fell by $5\%.$ Which of the following statements is/are true?

1. Foreign equity inflows to China were higher in $1998$ than in $1997$.
2. Foreign equity inflows to China were lower in $1998$ than in $1997$.
3. Foreign equity inflows to India were higher in $1998$ than in $1997$.
4. Foreign equity inflows to South Korea decreased in $1998$ relative to $1997$.
5. Foreign equity inflows to South Korea increased in $1998$ relative to $1997$.

1. I, III and IV
2. II, III and IV
3. I, III and V
4. II and v