Viet Nam’s overseas investment touches US$ 19 bln

15:26 | 17/09/2014

VGP – Viet Nam had invested US$19 billion in 890 projects in 63 countries and territories worldwide by July this year, according to the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).

In the January-July period, the MPI granted  investment licenses for 68 projects worth US$ 894 million in 21 countries and territories.

Most of the projects operated in the fields of mining (oil and gas exploitation), industrial tree planting, electricity production and telecom.

Laos, Cambodia, Russia, and Venezuela remained the major destinations of the Vietnamese investment./.

By Kim Loan