Of which, 24 projects were granted newly-registered certificate with total investment of more than $80 million while existing projects asked to increase an additional investment of nearly $40 million.
Science and technology sector was invested most with newly-registered and additional capital of $67.8 million, accounting for 56.5 percent of total investment capital. Banking sector ranked second with $36 million, comprising of 30 percent. Wholesale and retail sector came in third with $10.7 million, making up 8.9 percent.
Vietnamese firms poured investments most into Spain, followed by Cambodia and the US.