Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) disbursement reached US$1.12 billion in the first two months of 2014, an increase of 6.7 percent since the same period in 2013.
|Production of electronic components at Nidek Tosok, Tan Thuan Export Processing Zone, HCMC (Photo: SGGP)|
The country attracted nearly US$1.54 billion FDI in 2014, accounting for 37.5 percent compared to the same period last year, according to General Statistics Office.
Manufacturing and processing industries have nearly US$1.18 billion FDI, occupying 76.5 percent of the country’s total.
The real estate market ranks second-place with US$278 million, accounting for 18 percent. The third highest rank is transport and logistics services with nearly US$22 million.
South Korean is the largest investor in Vietnam with nearly US$469 million, accounting for 30.5 percent of total FDI capital. This number is followed by Singapore with US$265 million and Japan with US$263 million.
Binh Duong Province experiences US$691 million in FDI, accounting for 45 percent of the country’s total. Second to that is Hai Phong with US$196 million and HCMC with US$148 million.