The processing and manufacturing sector made the lion share of 15.5 billion US dollars, accounting for 78.8% of the total number. The real estate industry recorded 1.44 billion dollars, and electricity, gas, hot water, steam and air conditioner production and distribution, 1.43 billion dollars.

Vietnam attracted 25.1 billion US dollars in foreign investment in the 11 months, up 0.5% month-on-month but down 5% year-on-year. 

During the period, new capital registered in the country by foreign investors saw a yearly decline of 18% to 11.5 billion US dollars, while their capital contributions and share purchases also declined 7% year-on-year to nearly 4.08 billion dollars.

One bright spot in the period was adjusted capital which surged 23.3% year-on-year to 9.54 billion USD./.