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Date 08/09/2017-14:57:00 PM
Brief on foreign direct investment of the first 8 months 2017

1. Performance

Realized capital

As of August 20th 2017, FDI projects were estimated to disburse US$ 10.3 billion, up 5.1% as compared to the same period last year.

Export and import

Export of FDI sector (including crude oil) in the first 8 months 2017 was US$ 95.66 billion, up 15.5% as compared to the same period last year and making up 71.6% of total export turnover. Export excluding crude oil in the first 8 months 2017 was US$ 93.79 billion, up 15.7% as compared to the same period last year and accounting for 70.2% of total export turnover.

Import of FDI sector in the first 8 months 2017 was US$ 81.38 billion, up 14.8% as compared to the same period last year and capturing 60% of total import turnover. Generally in the first 8 months 2017, trade surplus of FDI sector was US$ 14.28 billion including crude oil and US$ 12.4 billion excluding crude oil.

2. Granting of investment certificate

As of August 20th 2017, there were 1.624 projects granted investment certificate with total registered capital of US$ 13.45 billion, up 37.4% as compared to the same period last year and 773 projects adjusted capital with total additionally registered capital of US$ 6.4 billion, up 40.2% as compared to the same period last year and 3,374 times of capital contribution and share purchase by foreign investors with total value of US$ 3.5 billion, up 101.3% as compared to the same period 2016.

Generally, in the first 8 months 2017, total newly and additionally registered capital and capital contributed and shares purchase was US$ 23.36 billion, up 45.1% over the same period 2016.

By investment field

In the first 8 months 2017, as many as 18 fields were invested by foreign investors, of which, processing and manufacturing industry attracted much attention with total registered capital of US$ 11.69 billion, accounting for 50% of total investment capital in the first 8 months 2017. Electric power generation and distribution ranked second with total registered capital of US$ 5.36 billion, capturing 22.9% of total investment capital. Mining ranked third with total total registered capital of US$ 1.28 billion, making up 5.5% of total investment capital.

By investor

In the first 8 months 2017, there were 98 nations and territories investing in Vietnam. Korea ranked first with total registered capital of US$ 6.02 billion, accounting for 25.7% of total investment capital in Vietnam; Japan ranked second with total registered capital of US$ 5.74 billion, capturing 24.58% of total investment capital; Singapore ranked third with US$ 3.92 billion, making up 16.8%.

By investment area

In the first 8 months 2017, as many as 58 provinces and cities were invested, in which, Ho Chi Minh city attracted more with total registered capital of US$ 3.3 billion, capturing 14.1% of total investment capital. Thanh Hoa ranked second with US$ 3.06 billion, accounting for 13.1% of total investment capital. Bac Ninh ranked third with US$ 3.05 billion, making up 13%.

3. Some large projects granted investment certificate in the first 8 months 2017

- Nghi Son 2 thermo-power plan project in Thanh Hoa was invested US$ 2.793 billion by Japan to build, operate and transfer a 1,200 MW coal plant;

- SamSung Display Viet Nam adjusted its capital up by US$ 2.5 billion in Bac Ninh province;

- Nam Dinh 1 thermo-power plant project was invested US$ 2.07 billion by Singapore to build, operate and transfer a 1,109.4 MW coal plant;

- Japanese investor in a joint venture with PVN and PV Gas invested US$ 1.27 billion in the Block B – O Mon pipeline in the Mekong Delta’s Kien Giang province, granted certificate on April 20th2017;

- Taiwan Polytex Far Eastern (Viet Nam) Company in Binh Duong province with US$ 485.8 million of additionally registered capital./.


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