|Unitel, the joint venture between Viettel and Lao Asia Telecom
Overall, the total of the Vietnam’s new and additional investment capital abroad was US$153.6 million for the period.
Finance and banking topped Vietnam’s overseas investments with the total of new and additional capital reaching US$105 million, accounting for 68.3% of total investment capital abroad. The processing and manufacturing industries came second with 13.2%, followed by the retail and wholesale sector and other fields.
The MOIP reported that Vietnamese businesses have invested in 19 countries and territories, of which Laos ranked first with US$80.12 million, trailed by Cambodia (US$25.9 million) and Cuba (US$19.9 million).