HA NOI — Viet Nam was one of the three Asian markets from which foreign investors divested in the first six months of this year, according to Bloomberg.
Of the three, Taiwan saw the greatest outflows of capital, with US$767 million withdrawn, while Pakistan lost $30 million and Viet Nam US$26 million.
The year-to-date net value of foreign investments in 10 Asian markets at the end of the first half reached $25.5 billion, with India and Japan ranked first and second, attracting net investments worth $8.6 billion and $8.2 billion, respectively. In three ASEAN countries – Thailand, the Philippines and Indonesia – net values reached between $219 million and $2 billion. — VNS