Vietnam invests US$15.5 billion in overseas projects

Friday, 2013-12-20 17:47:43
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Nhan Dan/VNA – Vietnamese enterprises have so far committed a total of US$15.5 billion in 742 projects abroad.


According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade, mining industry tops the list with 99 projects totalling US$4.6 billion, equivalent to 13.3% of overall projects and 46% of total investment capital.

Agro-forestry and food processing comes to second with 80 projects worth of US$1.9 billion, accounting for 10.8% of all projects and 23.6% of total investment capital, while power projects also attracted US$1.8 billion, accounting for 12.1%.

Vietnam has expanded its investment to 59 countries and territories across the world.