Improvements seen in business recovery in first month of 2022

(VOVWORLD) - Business activities in Vietnam continued to recover this month, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

More than 19,000 businesses resumed operation in January, up 350% against the previous month. Average registered capital of a newly established business rose 5.8% compared to December 2021. 

Since the beginning of the year, registered foreign investment in Vietnam has reached more than 2.1 billion USD, an increase of 4.2% against the same period last year.  The most attractive sectors included manufacturing,  processing, and real estate. 

Singapore topped the list of foreign investors in January with 198 million USD, followed by Hong Kong (China), and France.