14:52 | 09/09/2015 Economy
The Republic of Korea was the biggest FDI investor in Viet Nam by pouring in US$5.26 billion, according to the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA).
The RoK made up 39.5% of total investment injected by 55 countries and territories investing in Viet Nam.
The UK ranked second with US$1.25 billion, accounting for 9.39%. British Virgin Islands and Hong Kong (China) positioned third and fourth with US$973.6 million (7.3%) and US$876 million (6.6%), respectively.
The FIA reported that as of August, 2015, 55 countries and territories had FDI projects in Viet Nam with a total registered and additional capital of US$13.33 billion, representing a year-on-year growth of 30.4%.
Foreign investors have involved in 17 fields. The manufacturing and processing industry was the most attractive, absorbing US$10.35 billion of registered and additional capital, accounting for 77.7% of total investment; followed by real estate business with US$1.82 billion (13.7%); retail and whole sales with US$311.08 million./.