Vietnam attracted 35.46 billion USD in total foreign direct investment in 2018, equivalent to 98.8 percent of the previous year’s figure.

  

The Ministry of Planning and Investment reported by December 20, FDI commitment for 3,046 newly-licensed projects reached nearly 18 billion USD, equivalent to 84.5 percent of the same period last year.

Statistics showed that 112 countries and territories invested in Vietnam from January to December. Among them, Japan took the lead with 8.59 billion USD, making up 24 percent of the nation’s total FDI. The Republic of Korea and Singapore were the runner-ups.-VNA