VOV.VN - Vietnamese businesses have poured US$238.33 million in 81 new ventures abroad and an additional US$41.3 million into 21 existing overseas projects during the first seven months of this year, according to the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
The country’s total overseas investments reached US$279.63 million during the reviewed period which saw the finance and banking sector drew the greatest interest from Vietnamese investors, accounting for 37.8% of total investment capital with US$105.77 million.
The agro-forestry-fishery sector ranked second with US$63.84 million, followed by the processing and manufacturing industry with US$45.47 million.
So far in 2018, domestic businesses have invested in 32 countries and territories, with Laos topping the investment destinations on US$84 million, trailed by Australia (US$37.1 million), Slovakia (US$35.93 million) and Cambodia, Cuba and Myanmar.
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12:44 | 07/28/2018