Vietnam attracted additional 651 foreign invested projects in the first seven months of this year.

Among 43 cities and provinces nationwide, the northern province of Hai Duong took the lead in attracting foreign investment with a total capital of 2.472 billion USD, accounting for 32.4 percent of the country’s total registered foreign capital.

It was followed by Ho Chi Minh City with 1.588 billion USD, making up 20.8 percent, and the southern provinces of Ba Ria – Vung Tau and Tay Ninh with 478 million USD and 436 million USD, respectively.

Experts say at a time when investors are pursing strategies to shift their investment locations, restructure investment capital and adjust their business activities, foreign investment activities in the country are likely to revive in the near future./.