Ba Ria-Vung Tau Remains Most Attractive to Foreign Investors in Jan-Jun

4:15:28 PM | 6/7/2010

Vietnam’s southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau has taken lead in Vietnam in terms of foreign direct investment attraction with a pledged $2.2 billion in the first half of this year, the government’s General Statistics Office (GSO) said.
The runners-up were Quang Ninh with $2.1 billion, Ho Chi Minh City with $1.1 billion and Nghe An with $1 billion, the office added. 
This year, Ba Ria-Vung Tau province targets to license 39 projects, including 20 FDI projects capitalized at $2 billion.
As of May 5, Ba Ria-Vung Tau province had 274 valid FDI projects totaling $26.2 billion.
The province currently has 14 industrial parks and seven of which were put into operations with 34.7% of their area occupied. (GSO)