Vietnam attracts nearly 16.8 billion USD in FDI in first 8 months of 2022
According to the Foreign Investment Department, Ministry of Planning and Investment, as of August 20, 2022, the total newly registered capital, adjusted and contributed capital to buy shares, purchase capital contribution of foreign investors reached nearly $16.8 billion.
Foreign investors have invested in 18 sectors out of a total of 21 national economic sectors. In which, the processing and manufacturing industry continued to lead with a total investment of over 10.7 billion USD, accounting for 63.9% of the total registered investment capital. The real estate business ranked second with total investment capital of over 3.3 billion USD. Next are the professional science and technology activities; information and communication with a total registered capital of nearly $620.8 million and $518.9 million, respectively.
Korea is still the partner with investors' interest and makes new investment decisions as well as expanding investment projects and contributing capital to buy shares the most in the first eight months of 2022. investment in 53 provinces and cities across the country in the first 8 months of 2022. Ho Chi Minh City leads with total registered investment capital, Binh Duong ranks second, and Bac Ninh ranks third.
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