Statistics of Foreign Investment Department in the first two months of 2015 shows, real estate sector ranked 2nd in attracting FDI.
Real estate sector attracted $111 million in the first 2 months of 2015.
During the two-month period, FDI capital was invested into 13 industries with 79.8% of the total amount invested into the manufacturing and processing industry. Real estate ranked 2nd, followed by wholesale, retail sale and repair industries in attracting FDI capital.
Reportedly, 28 countries and territories invested in 23 provinces and cities in Vietnam in the last two months. British Virgin Islands surprisingly took the lead in FDI capital invested in Vietnam with a total capital of $351.39 million, accounting for 29.5% of the total FDI in Vietnam. The Republic of Korea came in second while Japan came in third. Ho Chi Minh City garnered $506.3 million from FDI in February, up 170.5% against the same period last year.