Vietnam sees US$10.5 billion FDI capital in first six months

Since the beginning of the year, there have been 554 new foreign direct investment projects with total registered capital of more than US$5.81 billion, up 3.7 percent compared to the same period last year.

Moreover, 217 projects asked to expand investments for an additional capital of $4.66 billion, up 35.7 percent year-on-year.

Hence, newly-registered and additional FDI capital exceed $10.47 billion in the first half of the year, an increase of 15.9 percent year-on-year.

In the investment sector, processing and manufacturing remains the most attractive with more than $9.3 billion. Real estate stood at second place with $419.67 million, followed by wholesale, retail and repair services at $178.27 million.

Japan continues to lead as the biggest investor in Vietnam.

By An Phuong – Translated by Thuy Doan

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