As of May 17, the southern province of Dong Nai attracted around US$690 million in 76 newly-licensed and existing foreign-invested projects, up 143% against the same period last year and fulfilling nearly 70% of the annual target.
Of the amount, over US$346 million was poured into 42 new FDI projects and over US$343 million into 34 existing ones, according to the provincial Department of Planning and Investment.
So far, Dong Nai has attracted 1,792 FDI projects with total registered capital of US$32.5 billion, of which 1,323 worth US$27.46 billion are still valid.
The projects come from 45 countries and territories with the Republic of Korea, China’s Taiwan and Japan being the biggest investors.
Overseas investors are interested in the fields of industry, logistics, energy and technical infrastructure./.