Foreign direct investment (FDI) approvals in Viet Nam in January-August amounted to a record high of US$46.3 billion, with the tourism and real estate sectors accounting for nearly a half.

This FDI figure represents an increase of five times over the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment's Foreign Investment Agency.

Of the US$22.2 billion committed to the tourism and real estate sectors, some US$4.8 billion went to high-class urban towns, US$8.5 billion to office-for-rent buildings, around US$8.8 billion to tourism and hotels, and the rest to infrastructure for export processing and industrial parks...

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