Vietnam's seven-month overseas investments hit US$280 million

VOV.VN - Vietnamese businesses have poured US$238.33 million in 81 new ventures abroad and an additional US$41.3 million into 21 existing overseas projects during the first seven months of this year, according to the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

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The country’s total overseas investments reached US$279.63 million during the reviewed period which saw the finance and banking sector drew the greatest interest from Vietnamese investors, accounting for 37.8% of total investment capital with US$105.77 million.

The agro-forestry-fishery sector ranked second with US$63.84 million, followed by the processing and manufacturing industry with US$45.47 million.

So far in 2018, domestic businesses have invested in 32 countries and territories, with Laos topping the investment destinations on US$84 million, trailed by Australia (US$37.1 million), Slovakia (US$35.93 million) and Cambodia, Cuba and Myanmar.

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