|Workers at the 100 per cent Singaporean-invested Zion Precision Moulds Co Ltd at the Sài Đồng B Industrial Park in Hà Nội. Foreign investors are registered to pump approximately US$10.16 billion into Việt Nam in the first five months of this year. – VNA/VNS Photo Danh Lam|
Viet Nam News
With $3.42 billion pledged for Việt Nam, South Korea retained its position as the country’s leading investor, accounting for 34 per cent of the nation’s total FDI. Luxembourg came second with nearly $1.25 billion or 12.3 per cent while Singapore ranked third with $907 million or 8.9 per cent.
Manufacturing and processing sectors continued to be the top sector as it took $6.61 billion, making up 65 per cent of the registered FDI. It was followed by information and communication with $1.3 billion or nearly 13 per cent and real estate with $543 million or 5.3 per cent.
From January to May, the capital city attracted the lion share of FDI with $1.96 billion, equivalent to 19.3 per cent of the country’s total FDI. The runner-ups were the northern port city of Hải Phong and southern Đồng Nai province with $1.71 billion and $922 million, respectively. -VNS