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Date 27/09/2018-08:51:00 AM
Brief on foreign direct investment of the first nine months of 2018
Generally in the first 9 months of 2018, total newly and additionally registered capital and capital contributed and shares purchased by foreign investors was 25.37 billion USD, equaling 99.6% as compared to the same period in 2017.

I. Foreign investment in Vietnam

1. FDI attraction in the first nine months of 2018

1.1 Performance

Realized capital:

As of September 20th, 2018, foreign direct investment projects were estimated to disburse 13.25 billion USD, up 6% as compared to the same period in 2017.

Export and import:

Export: Export of foreign investment sector (including crude oil) was 127.8 billion USD, up 14.6 % as compared to the same period in 2017 and accounting for nearly 71.4 % of export turnover. Export excluding crude oil was 126.1 billion USD, up 15.4% as compared to the same period in 2017 and accounting for 70.5% of export turnover.

Import: Import of the FDI sector was 104.1 billion USD, up 11.9% as compared to the same period in 2017 and capturing 60% of import turnover. Generally, the trade surplus of the FDI sector was 23.6 billion USD including crude oil and 21.9 billion USD excluding crude oil.

1.2 Granting of investment certificate

As of September 20th, 2018, the whole country had 2,182 new projects granted investment certificate with total newly registered capital of 14.1 billion USD, equaling 97%% as compared to the same period in 2017 and 841 times of projects registered to adjust capital with total additionally registered capital of 5.5 billion USD, equaling 82.1% as compared to the same period in 2017. Also in the first nine months of 2018, the whole country had 5,275 times of capital contribution and share purchase by foreign investors with a total value of the capital contribution of 5.7 billion USD, up 36.8% as compared to same period of 2017.

Generally in the first nine months of 2018, total newly and additionally registered capital and capital contributed and shares purchased by foreign investors was 25.37 billion USD, equaling 99.6% as compared to the same period in 2017.

By investment field:

In the first nine months of 2018, 18 fields were invested by foreign investors, in which, processing and manufacturing sector attracted much attention from foreign investors with the total capital of 11.3 billion USD, accounting for 44.6% of the total registered investment capital. Real estate business ranked second with total investment capital of 5.8 billion USD, accounting for 23% of total registered investment capital. Wholesale and retail field ranked third with total registered investment capital of 2.1 billion USD, capturing 8.3% of total registered investment capital...

By investors

In the first nine months of 2018, there were 104 countries and territories having investment projects in Vietnam. Japan ranked first with total investment capital of 7 billion USD, making up nearly 28% of total investment capital; South Korea ranked second with total registered investment capital of 5.6 billion USD, accounting for 22.4% of total investment capital into Vietnam; Singapore ranked third with a total registered investment capital of 3.6 billion USD, capturing 14.4% of total investment capital…

By investment area

In the first nine months of 2018, 59 provinces and cities were invested by foreign investors, in which Hanoi attracted the most of FDI with a total registered capital of 5.8 billion USD, capturing 22% of total investment capital. Ho Chi Minh City ranked second with a total registered capital of 4.2 billion USD, accounting for 16.6% of total investment capital. Ba Ria – Vung Tau ranked third with a total registered capital of 2.1 billion USD, accounting for 8.5% of total investment capital…

Some large projects granted investment certificate in the first nine months of 2018 are:

- Smart city projects in Hai Boi, Vinh Ngoc commune, Dong Anh district, Hanoi, with total investment capital of 4.138 billion USD, invested by Sumitomo Corporation (Japan), with the goal of building a smart city with synchronous technical infrastructure and social infrastructure…

- Polypropylene (PP) manufacturing plant and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) warehouse project in Vietnam, licensed on May 30th, 2018 with a total registered investment capital of 1.201 billion USD, invested by South Korea’s Hyosung Corporation in Ba Ria – Vung Tau.

- Laguna (Vietnam) Company Limited project, licensed on March 7th, 2007, invested by Singaporean investors in Thua Thien - Hue, adjusted to increase investment capital by 1.12 billion USD on May 25th, 2018.

- LG Innotek Hai Phong factory project (invested by Korea), licensed on September 1st, 2016 with the objective of manufacturing camera module, adjusted to increase investment capital by 501 million USD in February 23th, 2018.

2. FDI accumulation until September 2018

Accumulated to September 20th, 2018, the whole country has 26,646 valid projects with a total registered capital of 334 billion USD. The accumulated realized capital of foreign direct investment projects was estimated at 185.62 billion USD, equaling 55.5% of total valid registered capital.

- By investment field: The foreign investors have invested in 19 out of 21 branches in the national economic classification system, in which, processing and manufacturing sector accounted for the highest proportion with 190.8 billion USD, making up 57.1% of total investment capital, followed by real estate business with 57.3 billion USD (accounting for 17.1% of total investment capital), production and distribution of electricity, gas and water with 22.7 billion USD (making up 6.8% of total investment capital).

- By investors: There were 129 countries and territories having valid investment projects in Vietnam. Korea ranked first with a total registered capital of 61.4 billion USD (accounting for 18.3% of total investment capital). Japan ranked second with 55.7 billion USD (capturing 16.6% of total investment capital), followed successively by Singapore and Taiwan, British Virgin Islands, Hong Kong.

- By investment area: FDI has been present in all 63 provinces and cities of the country, in which Ho Chi Minh City continued to rank first in FDI attraction with 44.4 billion USD (making up 13.3% of the total investment capital), followed by Hanoi with nearly 32.8 billion USD (accounting for 9.8% of total investment capital), Binh Duong with 30.8 billion USD (capturing 9.2% of total investment capital).

II. Vietnam's investment abroad

In the first nine months of 2018, the whole country had 99 projects newly granted certificates of investment registration abroad with a total investment capital of 286 million USD from Vietnam; there were 23 times of projects adjusted capital with a total additional investment capital of 44.8 million USD from Vietnam. Generally, in the first nine months of 2018, the total newly and additionally registered investment capital abroad from Vietnam was 330.9 million USD.

In the first nine months of 2018, banking and finance sector ranked first in Vietnam’s investment capital abroad with the total newly and additionally registered capital of 105.7 million USD, accounting for 31.9% of total investment capital, agriculture, forestry, fisheries ranked second with 63.8 million USD and accounting for 19.2% of total investment capital; processing and manufacturing industries ranked third with 45.8 million USD, accounting for 13.8% of total investment capital. The rest are projects belong to others fields.

In the first nine months of 2018, there were 30 countries and territories received investments from Vietnam, led by Lao with 95.1 million USD, accounting for 28.7% of total investment capital. Australia ranked second with 46.7 million USD, accounting for 14.1% of total investment capital. With a project with an investment capital of 35.9 million USD from Vietnam, Slovakia ranked third and capturing 10.8% of total investment capital, followed by Cambodia, Cuba, Myanmar./.


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