(ANSA) – HANOI, 29 JUN – The Vietnamese Ministry of Planning and Investments has announced that the total sum of capital from foreign investors has so far reached the figure of 14.03 billion dollars, with an overall growth of 91.1% compared to the same period in 2021, as reported yesterday by Vietnam News.
Subscribed capital increased by 65.6% for a total of $ 6.82 billion. Capital from capital injections and the purchase of shares increased by 41.4% to a total of $ 2.27 billion. New investments were down due to the anti-pandemic measures of 2021, amounting to a total of 4.94 billion dollars, corresponding to 48.2% less.
As for the investment sectors, the largest continues to be manufacturing, with a total of 8.84 billion dollars, equal to 63% of total investments, followed by the real estate sector, with a total investment capital of over 3 , 15 billion dollars, equal to 22.5% of the total registered investment capital. In third place are scientific (442.6 million dollars of capital) and technological activities (408.5 million dollars of capital).
In terms of the number of new projects, both wholesale and retail trade accounted for 30.1% of the total, manufacturing 25.4%, science and technology 16.5%.
84 countries have invested in Vietnam in the first six months of this year. Singapore was the largest investor with a total investment capital of over $ 4.1 billion, or 29.5% of the total, followed by South Korea with over $ 2.66 billion, or nearly 19%. of the total investment capital.
Foreign investors have invested in 49 provinces and cities of the country, mainly in southern Vietnam (ANSA).