Bac Giang Province topped the list with registered capital exceeding US$824.3 million, accounting for 26.6 percent of the total and up 8.4 times compared with the same period last year.
Ho Chi Minh City ranked second with 103 new projects with total registered capital of more than US$369.1 million, accounting for 11.9 percent of the total. In third position was Binh Duong Province with about US$342.06 million.
Other provinces on the top-10 list include Quang Ninh, Dong Nai, Hai Phong, Bac Ninh, Ba Ria-Vung Tau, Hung Yen and Tay Ninh. Tay Ninh Province came in last with US$81.13 million in foreign investment.