FDI reaches US$3.34 bln in two months
15:08 | 28/02/2018

VGP – Viet Nam attracted foreign direct investment (FDI) worth US$3.34 billion in the first two months of the year, or 98.2% of the figure of the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment's Foreign Investment Agency.

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Disbursement of FDI increased by 9.7% to US$1.7 billion over the recent two months of 2018.

Of this total, US$1.83 billion came from manufacturing and processing firms, accounting for 54.6% of the nation’s total registered capital. It was followed by construction with US$345.4 million and real estate trading with US$312.1 million.

In January, Viet Nam attracted nearly US$1.25 billion in FDI, equal to 75.9% of the figure in the same period last year.

In 2017, Viet Nam remained an attractive destination for foreign investors with total FDI capital registered in the country hitting a record high of US$35.88 billion, a year-on-year increase of 44.4%.

FDI disbursement last year also reached a record high, increasing by 10.8% to US$17.5 billion.

By Hoang Ha

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