Vietnam has poured a total of 155 million USD into 47 projects in 22 countries and territories in the first six months of the year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment's Foreign Investment Agency.

Laos remained the top investment destination for Vietnam. It attracted nearly 54 million USD in four new projects and two existing projects with capital increases.

The US ranked second. It attracted 50.8 million USD investment from Vietnam, and was followed by Germany with 26.5 million USD.

Vietnam invested in mining, wholesale and retail services, automobile repair, financial service and insurance.-VNA