EU invested most in ASEAN, $19.7 billionStaff Writer | August 30, 2016
The European Community topped the list of ASEAN's FDI sources, injecting $19.7 billion into the region in 2015, followed by the United States ($17.4 billion) and Japan ($12.2 billion)
Investing in Asia Taiwan lagged notably behind China
Taiwan historically has invested more in Vietnam than in any other ASEAN country, injecting a total of $31.59 into the country between 1959 and March 2016 to make Taiwan Vietnam's fourth largest source of investment during that time.
Taiwan lagged notably behind China, which invested $8.2 billion to rank as the fourth biggest source of foreign direct investment (FDI) in ASEAN, and fifth-placed South Korea, which invested $5.7 billion in the region. ■