Most attractive FDI destinations in first half

16:17 | 27/07/2014

VGP – In the first half of 2014, three cities in the South-eastern region took the lead in FDI attraction, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

In the January-June period, Ho Chi Minh City ranked the first by attraction 12.9% of the total foreign direct investment inflow, followed by Binh Duong with 12.8% and Dong Nai with 10%.

The HCMC Department of Planning and Investment reported that the city lured US$1.08 billion. Of the figure, US$386 million went to the real estate sector and US$234 million poured in processing and manufacturing.

Binh Duong attracted over US$1.01 billion in the first half compared to the whole-year target of around US$1.4 billion, according to the local Department of Planning and Investment.

Meanwhile, as of July 15, Dong Nai received US$834 million in foreign direct investment./.

By Kim Anh