Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee held an investment promotion conference on May 8, calling for more domestic and foreign investment to stimulate the local economy.

The conference is an opportunity for Ho Chi Minh City to call for investment cooperation and find ways to solve problems facing investors.

Ho Chi Minh City called for investment in 210 project with a total capital of nearly 54 billion USD. The projects are mainly in the fields of infrastructure, transport, agriculture, trade-service, education, healthcare, culture - sports and tourism. They include 85 infrastructure projects, with a total capital of nearly 42 billion USD.

By the end of last year, there were more than 8,110 projects from 100 countries and territories investing in Ho Chi Minh City with a total capital of nearly 45 billion USD.-VNA