Vietnam attracts nearly 5 billion USD of FDI in two months

Tuesday, 2022-03-01 12:05:15
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Foreign investors have poured nearly 5 billion USD in Vietnam so far this year. (Photo: VNA)
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NDO/VNA – Foreign investors have poured nearly 5 billion USD in Vietnam so far this year, equivalent to 91.5 percent of that in the same time last year, reported the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

As of February 20, 183 new projects had been licenced, a rise of 45.2 percent year on year, with their combined capital totaling 631.8 million USD, down 80.9 percent year on year.

Meanwhile, nearly 3.6 billion USD was added into 142 underway projects, over 2.2 times than that in the same period last year. Foreign investors also injected 769.6 million USD into share purchase deals, up 41.7 percent.

At the same time, 2.68 billion USD of foreign investment had been disbursed in the period, a year-on-year rise of 7.2 percent.

FDI was poured in 17 out of the 21 economic sectors, with the highest amount on processing-manufacturing sector at 3.13 billion USD. It was followed by real estate with nearly 1.52 billion USD, and science-technology and power production and distribution with 109.6 million USD and 60 million USD, respectively.