FDI disbursement reaches US$5.4 billion in first half
14:03 | 27/06/2012

VGP – As of June 20, the disbursement of foreign direct investment (FDI) hit US$5.4 billion, up 2%, according to the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI). 

Since the beginning of the year, the registered FDI capital reached US$6.4 billion, down 27.3% against the same period last year.

Processing and manufacturing sector took the lead in FDI attraction with 63% of the total registered capital, followed by the real estate which accounted for 25% of the registered capital. 

The FDI sector earned US$32.7 billion from exporting goods including crude oil, an increase of 37.3%.

In the reviewed period, Japan still remains the biggest investor in Vietnam by holding 65% of the FDI inflow.

The southern province of Binh Duong was the most attractive FDI destination as it lured around 40% of total figure./.  

By Kim Loan

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