That was reported by HCMC Export Processing and Industrial Zone Authority (Hepza), saying that investment attraction was better than last year.
Of the total number, foreign direct investment (FDI) capital reached $160 million, up 24.14 percent and domestic investment hit $224 million, up 52.27 percent. Land area for rent touched 68 hectares, up 1.74 times over the same period last year.
Largest FDI investors in HCMC have been South Korean, Taiwanese and Japanese. They have mainly invested in food processing, support products in leather and footwear industry and mechanics.