Vietnam’s FDI hits 4-year high

Foreign direct investment in Vietnam recorded a yearly increase of 81 per cent to 14.6 billion USD in the first four months of the year, according to the Foreign Investment Agency.

The result is the best in the past four years. Manufacturing and processing remained the most attractive sector, drawing 72 per cent of the total, followed by real estate and product sales. Hong Kong was the leading source of foreign investment in the reviewed period with 4.7 billion USD. South Korea ranked second and Singapore came third. Hanoi, HCM City and Binh Duong province were the top destinations for foreign investment.

Source: VOV5