Processing and manufacturing industry has attracted the most foreign direct investment (FDI) projects in 2014, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Foreign Investment Agency.
About 62 newly-registered FDI projects reached US$1.178 billion, accounting for 76.5 percent of total investment capital in January and February.
The country has 122 newly licensed projects with total investment of US$831 million, equal to 80 percent compared to same period last year as of February 20. Forty-one project investors increased capital to US$709 million, equal to 23 percent of the same period last year.
However, FDI projects have disbursed US$1.12 billion, up by 6.7 percent against the same period last year.