Vietnam attracts 15.6 billion USD of FDI in first half of 2020

(VOVWORLD) -As of June 20, foreign investors’ the newly registered and adjusted capital and capital for purchasing shares in Vietnam totaled  15.67 billion USD the first 6 months this year, nearly 85% of the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment. 

Foreign investors invested in 18 sectors, of which the leading manufacturing and processing industry accounted for more than 51% of the total registered investment capital. Electricity production and distribution ranked second; followed by retail and real estate business.

98 countries and territories are investing in Vietnam, of which Singapore took the lead with a total investment of 5.44 billion USD. Thailand ranked second, China ranked third, followed by Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan (China). Foreign investors have invested in 57 provinces and cities. Bac Lieu province received most capital,  followed by Ho Chi Minh City, Ba Ria - Vung Tau, Hanoi, Binh Duong, and Hai Phong.


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