Vietnam attracted close to US$18.15 billion of foreign capital in the year to August 20, improving 8.2 percent over the same period last year, according to the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment. Of the total, more than $8.87 billion was poured into 1,924 new projects, up 39.7 percent in value and 69.5 percent in number against last year. Foreign investors injected capital into 18 out of 21 sectors in the Southeast Asian nation. The FIA also revealed that Singapore was the biggest investor with over $3.83 billion, followed by China, Japan, South Korea, and Hong Kong. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter to get the latest news about Vietnam!