The cumulative foreign investment in the northern province of Bac Ninh was worth 7.83 billion USD as of June 20, ranking it ninth out of the country's 63 provinces and cities, the Foreign Investment Agency said.

In an online report on July 23, the agency said Bac Ninh ranked third out of 11 localities in the Red River Delta.

The manufacturing and processing sector accounted for 7.12 billion USD or 91 percent of the FDI, with the property sector ranking second with around 332 million USD.

Almost all the FDI projects are wholly foreign-invested, with the rest being joint ventures, joint stock companies or business cooperation contracts.

Singapore topped the list of foreign investors, accounting for 35.6 percent of FDI, followed closely by the Republic of Korea with 33.1 percent and Japan with 10.5 percent.

Singapore-registered Samsung Electronics' 2.5 billion USD project is the largest foreign-invested one.

The second largest investment is 1 billion USD by the RoK's Samsung Display Company Limited.-VNA