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HANOI, May 24 (Reuters) - Vietnam will receive an estimated $6.15 billion in actual foreign direct investment (FDI) during January-May, up 6 percent from a year ago, the government said on Wednesday.
FDI pledges in the five-month period rose 10.4 percent from a year ago to $12.13 billion, which included new FDI pledges of $5.6 billion and additional funds to existing projects of $4.7 billion, the investment ministry said in an online report.
The country's FDI inflows hit a record high of $15.8 billion in 2016. (Reporting by My Pham; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)