(VOV) - Vietnam attracted US$4.267 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first four months of this year, equal to 70 percent of the figure recorded in the same period last year.
US$2.5 billion FDI disbursed in three months
According to the General Statistics Office (GSO), the total amount of capital disbursed for 168 newly licensed projects was estimated at US$3.6 billion, down by 0.3 percent.
The real estate sector in Binh Duong took lead with a total FDI capital of over US$1.57 billion, followed by Haiphong, Quang Ninh and Ninh Binh.
Currently, Japan is the biggest investor in Vietnam, with its newly-registered projects estimated at more than US$2.36 billion, (76 percent of the total FDI funding in the first four months).