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Remittances to Philippines hit new record in 2018

Personal remittances from overseas Philippine people reached US$3.2 billion in December 2018, up 3.6 percent year-on-year, the Philippine central bank said on February 15. 
Workers manufacture mechanical gear at Japanese-invested RK Engineering Co. ltd. in Dinh Vu Industrial Zone in the northern province of Hai Phong. (Photo: VNA/VNS)

FDI in VN rose 44% to hit new record in 2017

Vietnam has remained an attractive destination for foreign investors in 2017 with total FDI capital registered in the country hitting a record high of US$35.88 billion, up 44.4 percent against last year.