According to the Ministry of lanning and Investment of Vietnam, the country granted 258 newly-licensed investment projects with the registered capital of US$ 1. 48 billion from Japanese businessmen in the first ten months of the year.
In manufacturing industry, Vietnam attracted 91 new projects from Japanese businessmen with total investment capital of US$ 758 million. In the building sector, total investment capital of Japanese enterprises in Vietnam reached at US$ 354.4 million.
Japan is the top investor in the manufacturing sector of Vietnam, accounted for 71 percent in FDI capital. Most popular forms of investment in Vietnam are 100 percent foreign investment capital, including 213 new projects with its capital of US$ 1. 05 billion.