The total investment from Singapore to Vietnam last year amounts to 4.37 billion USD, marking an increase of 153 percent over 2012.

As much as 3.01 billion USD was poured into 105 new projects while 34 existing ones applied to increase their capital by another 1.36 billion USD.

At the end of last year, there were 1,219 valid Singaporean-invested projects in Vietnam with a combined capital of over 29.31 billion USD. Singapore ranks second among the 101 countries and territories investing in Vietnam .

Also last year, Vietnam had three more investment projects in Singapore with a combined capital amounting to 35.7 million USD, and this brought Vietnam’s total investment in Singapore to nearly 185 million USD.-VNA