Disbursement of foreign direct investment (FDI) capital in Vietnam hit 11.58 billion USD this year to August 20, an increase of 2 percent compared to the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Long An province posted high growth in the first half of 2021 despite the negative impact of COVID-19, coming third amongst 13 Mekong Delta localities, according to the provincial People’s Committee.
Vietnam is still a popular investment destination for foreign investors, who poured 14 billion USD into the country during the first five months of the year.
The processing and manufacturing sector took the lead in attracting foreign investment in the first three months to March 20, absorbing over 5 billion USD, or 49.6 percent, announced the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) at the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
As much as 5.46 billion USD worth of foreign direct investment (FDI) was injected into Vietnam as of February 20, equivalent to 84.4 percent of the figure recorded in the same time last year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.