It was followed by agricultural, forestry and seafood field with $68.4 million, processing and manufacturing with $50.9 million.
In 35 nations and territories which Vietnam have invested in, Laos attracts most with $97.6 million. Australia ranks second with 52.7 million and Slovakia ranks third with $35.9 million. At the following position is Cambodia, Cuba and Myanmar.
The Foreign Investment Department under the ministry said that 2006-2017 is the booming phase of Vietnam’s foreign investment. The country has invested in 1,188 projects in 70 nations and territories with the total registered capital of $21.4 billion as of January last year. So far, the amount has approximated $22.1 billion.