Foreign investment in manufacturing has increased significantly in Ho
Chi Minh City and the neighboring provinces of Dong Nai and Binh Duong
as international firms seek to take advantage of the country's accession
to the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
In the first quarter they have
invested 2.3 billion USD in 141 projects in the three places,
accounting for 70 percent of the total FDI they attracted. Binh Duong
topped with nearly 800 million USD, and HCM City followed with 710