Foreign investment booms in 2017

(VOVWORLD) -The past 11 months witnessed a significant surge in foreign investment in Vietnam, which jumped 53 percent to reach 33 billion USD of new capital, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

The figure is expected to reach 35 billion USD by the end of the year, surpassing the set target. Disbursement of foreign capital is also expected to reach a record high of about 17.5 billion USD for 2017. Foreign investment is expected to maintain the momentum of this year to fare well in 2018. Most of the capital has been poured into construction, transport, energy, real estate, and tourism projects.

Source: VOV5