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Date 06/01/2017-09:42:00 AM
Brief on foreign direct investment in 2016

1. Performance:

Realized capital

As of December 26th 2016, FDI projects were estimated to disburse US$ 15.8 billion, up 9% as compared to 2015, representing the highest level of disbursement so far.

Export & import

Export of FDI sector (including crude oil) in 2016 was estimated at US$ 125.9 billion, up 10.2% as compared to 2015 and making up 71.55% of total export turnover. Export excluding crude oil in 2016 was estimated at US$ 123.55 billion, up 11.8% as compared to 2015 and capturing 70.2% of total export turnover.

Import of FDI sector in 2016 was estimated at US$ 102.2 billion, up 5.1% as compared to 2015 and accounting for 58.9% of total import turnover. Generally in 2016, trade surplus of FDI sector was US$ 23.7 billion (including crude oil) and US$ 21.35 billion (excluding crude oil).

2. Granting of investment certificates

As of December 26th 2016, as many as 2,556 new projects were granted investment certificate nationwide with total registered capital of US$ 15.18 billion, increasing 27% in terms of number of projects and equaling 97.5% in terms of total registered capital as compared to 2015. As many as 1,225 projects adjusted their registered capital with total additionally registered capital of US$ 5.76 billion, increasing 50.5% in terms of number of projects and equivalent to 80.3% in terms of total additionally registered capital as compared to 2015.

In 2016, as many as 2,547 enterprises and economic organizations had capital contribution and share purchase by foreign investors with capital share higher than 50% of charter capital or in the conditional investment fields, with total investment capital of US$ 3.425 billion.

Generally, as of December 26th 2016, total value of newly, additionally registered capital, capital contributed and shares bought by foreign investors was US$ 24.4 billion.

In 2016, number of newly registered projects and projects with additionally registered capital increased sharply as compared to 2015. Newly and additionally registered capital decreased as compared to 2015 because there are not many large-scale projects granted with investment certificate in 2016 (only 1 over-US$1billion-capital projects which is LG Display Hai Phong, granted on April 15th 2016 with total registered capital of US$ 1.5 billion invested by Korean LG Display Co., Ltd). In 2016, there were 2 large projects expected to be granted investment certificate, including Nghi Son 2 BOT Thermal Power project with US$ 2.5 billion and Vung Ang 2 Thermal Power project with US$ 2.5 billion but they were delayed to 2017. While in 2015, over-US$1billion-capital projects contributed US$ 6.6 billion to total investment capital.

By investment field

In 2016, as many as 19 fields were invested by foreign investors, in which, processing and manufacturing attracted much attention with 1,020 newly registered projects, 861 projects adjusting their registered capital and 290 projects and economic organizations having capital contribution and share purchase by foreign investors with total value of newly, additionally registered capital, capital contributed and shares bought by foreign investors of US$ 15.53 billion, capturing 63.7% of total registered investment capital in 2016. Wholesale, retail, repairing of automobile, motorbike ranked second with 505 newly registered projects and total value of newly, additionally registered capital, capital contributed and shares bought by foreign investors of US$ 1.899 billion, making up 7.79% of total registered investment capital. Real estate ranked third with US$ 1.68 billion, accounting for 6.9% of total registered investment capital…

By investor

In 2016, there were 95 nations and territories investing in Vietnam. Korea ranked first with total value of newly, additionally registered capital, capital contributed and shares bought by foreign investors of US$ 7 billion, capturing 28.8% of total foreign investment capital into Vietnam. Japan ranked second with total value of newly, additionally registered capital, capital contributed and shares bought by foreign investors of US$ 2.58 billion, making up 10.62%. Singapore ranked third with total value of newly, additionally registered capital, capital contributed and shares bought by foreign investors of US$ 2.41 billion, accounting for 9.9%.

By investment area

In 2016, excluding offshore oil, as many as 56 provinces and cities were invested by foreign investors, of which, Ho Chi Minh City attracted the most FDI capital with 836 newly registered projects, 222 projects adjusting their registered capital and 1,935 projects and economic organizations having capital contribution and share purchase by foreign investors with total value of newly and additionally registered capital, capital contributed and shares bought by foreign investors of US$ 3.42 billion, capturing 14% of total foreign investment capital into Vietnam. Hai Phong ranked second with total value of newly and additionally registered capital, capital contributed and shares bought by foreign investors of US$ 2.98 billion, making for 12.26%. Followed by Ha Noi, Binh Duong and Dong Nai with total value of newly and additionally registered capital, capital contributed and shares bought by foreign investors of US$ 2.79 billion, 2.36 billion and 2.23 billion, respectively.

Some large projects granted investment certificates in 2016:

- LG Display in Hai Phong granted investment certificate on April 15th2016 with total registered capital of US$ 1.5 billion was invested by LG Display Co., Ltd (Korea), producing and processing of plastic OLED display for mobile devices;

- LG Innotek Hai Phong factory with total registered capital of US$ 550 million was invested by LG Innotek Co., Ltd of Korea, producing module of camera;

- Cayman Islands Co., Ltd invested US$ 315.46 million to develop seaport and industrial park complex in Nha Mac lagoon, Quang Yen commune, Quang Ninh province;

- Amata Long Thanh City was invested US$ 309.3 million by Thailand to build services urban according to the plan of Dong Nai./.


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