As of January 20th 2017, FDI projects were estimated to disburse US$ 850 million, up 6.3% as compared to the same period 2016.
Export & import
Export of FDI sector (including crude oil) in January 2017 was US$ 10.291 billion, up 9.7% as compared to the same period 2016 and capturing 70.4% of total export turnover. Export excluding crude oil in January was US$ 10.1 billion, up 9.1% as compared to the same period 2016 and making up 69.1% of total export turnover.
Import of FDI sector in January 2017 was US$ 8.5 billion, up 16% as compared to the same period 2016 and accounting for 57.8% of total import turnover. Generally, in January 2017, trade surplus of FDI sector was US$ 1.79 billion including crude oil and US$ 1.6 billion excluding that.
2. Granting of investment certificates
As of January 20th 2017, there were 175 projects granted investment certificates with total newly registered capital of US$ 1.244 billion, up 23% as compared to the same period 2016 and 76 projects adjusted their capital with total additionally registered capital of US$ 179.1 million, equaling 55.4% as compared to the same period 2016 and 194 times of capital contribution and share purchase by foreign investors with total value of US$ 165 million.
Generally, in January 2017, total newly and additionally registered capital and capital contributed, shares purchase was US$ 1.58 billion, up 9.5% as compared to the same period 2016.
By investment field
In January 2017, as many as 16 fields were invested by foreign investors, in which, processing and manufacturing attracted much attention with total registered capital of US$ 1.04 billion, capturing 65.5% of total investment capital in January. Real estate ranked second with total registered capital of US$ 314.8 million, making up 19.8%. Wholesale and retail ranked third with total registered capital of US$ 88.75 million, accounting for 5.6%.
In January 2017, there were 50 nations and territories investing in Vietnam. Singapore ranked first with total registered capital of US$ 477.8 million, capturing 30.1% of total investment capital. Korea ranked second with total registered capital of US$ 471.2 million, making up 29.7%. China ranked third with US$ 338.3 million, accounting for 21.3% of total investment capital.
By investment area
In January 2017, as many as 37 provinces and cities were invested, of which, Binh Duong attracted the most FDI capital with total registered capital of US$ 696.3 million, capturing 43.8% of total investment capital. Ho Chi Minh city ranked second with US$ 201.2 million, making up 12.7%. Bac Giang ranked third with US$ 159.4 million, accounting for 10%.
3. Some large projects granted investment certificates in January
- Vietnam – Singapore Industrial Park 3 in Binh Duong was invested by Singapore worth US$ 284.75 million to do business and construction of industrial parks’ infrastructure.
- KTV-1 tire fabric project in Binh Duong was invested by Kolon Industries Inc worth US$ 220 million.
- Lan Son’s infrastructure project and Khai Hong Viet plastic factory in Bac Giang were invested by China’s Wenzhou Hendy Mechanism and Plastics Co., Ltd worth US$ 150 million.
- Tetra Pak Binh Duong Joint Stock Company was invested US$ 124 million by Singapore to manufacture sterile packaging from paper, plastic and aluminum for packaging liquid foods./.
Attach Files: FDI_01_-_2017.xls
Ministry of Planning and Investment