Hai Phong has drawn the largest amount of FDI in the year to date. (Photo: Internet)
Foreign enterprises registered to put $6.88 billion in projects in Vietnam in the year to April 20, representing an 85% year-on-year increase, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs (GSO
During the period, foreign direct investment (FDI
) committed to fresh projects soared 55.6% year-on-year to $5.08 billion while overseas players sought to add $1.8 billion to operational projects.
The manufacturing and processing sector remained the most appealing sector to foreign investors, drawing $5.25 billion.
South Korea stayed firm at the top among 45 countries and territories investing in the Southeast Asian country in the period, with $2.48 billion in fresh capital.