Vietnam’s registered foreign direct investment (FDI) capital reduced while disbursed fund increased in the first seven months this year, reported the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
|An apartment project of An Gia Company in Tan Phu district, HCMC. Japanese Creed Group signed a US$200 million contract to purchase all shares of An Gia on July 26 (Photo: SGGP)|
Specifically, registered fund reached US$8.8 billion, down 7.6 percent over the same period last year while disbursed amount hit US$7.4 billion, up 8.8 percent.
In the seven months, South Korea took the lead in total FDI capital with US$1.9 billion, followed by England with US$1.3 billion and British Virgin Islands with US$800 million.
Two following positions went to Hong Kong (China) with US$790 million and Japan with US$716 million.
Most invested fields included processing and manufacturing; real estate; and retail, wholesale and repair.