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Date 30/01/2019-13:54:00 PM
Brief on foreign direct investment of January 2019

I. Foreign investment in Vietnam

1. FDI attraction in January 2019

1.1 Performance

Realized capital:

In January 2019, foreign direct investment projects were estimated to disburse 1.55 billion USD, up 9.2% as compared to the same period in 2018.

Export and import:

Export:Export of foreign investment sector (including crude oil) was 13.58 billion USD, equaling 94.9% as compared to the same period in 2018 and accounting for 67.9% of export turnover. Export excluding crude oil was 13.4 billion USD, equaling 95% as compared to the same period in 2018 and accounting for 67% of export turnover.

Import:Import of the FDI sector was 11.75 billion USD, equaling 98.7% as compared to the same period in 2018 and capturing 56.4% of import turnover. In January 2019, export-import turnover of FDI sector decreased as compared to the same period. Generally, the trade surplus of the FDI sector was 1.83 billion USD including crude oil and 1.65 billion USD excluding crude oil.

1.2 Granting of investment certificate

As of January 20th, 2019, the whole country had 226 new projects granted investment certificate with a total newly registered capital of 805 million USD, up 81.9% as compared to the same period in 2018 and 72 times of projects registered to adjust capital with total additionally registered capital of 340.2 million USD, equaling 74.5% as compared to the same period in 2018. Also in January 2019, the whole country had 489 times of capital contribution and share purchase by foreign investors with a total value of the capital contribution of 761.8 million USD, up 114% as compared to same period in 2018.

Generally in January 2019, the total newly and additionally registered capital and capital contributed and shares purchased by foreign investors was 1.9 billion USD, up 51.9% as compared to the same period in 2018.

By investment field:

In January 2019, 18 fields were invested by foreign investors, in which, processing and manufacturing sector attracted much attention from foreign investors with the total capital of 1.19 billion USD, accounting for 62.4% of the total registered investment capital. Professional, scientific and technological field ranked second with total investment capital of 185.8 million USD, accounting for 9.7% of total registered investment capital. Real estate business ranked third with a total registered investment capital of 179.1 million USD, capturing 9.3% of total registered investment capital...

By investors

In January 2019, there were 51 countries and territories having investment projects in Vietnam. Japan ranked first with total investment capital of nearly 364 million USD, making up 19% of total investment capital; South Korea ranked second with total registered investment capital of 349.1 million USD, accounting for 18.3% of total investment capital into Vietnam; China ranked third with a total registered investment capital of 307.8 million USD, capturing 16.1% of total investment capital, etc.

By investment area

In January 2019, 39 provinces and cities were invested by foreign investors, in which Ho Chi Minh city attracted the most of FDI with a total registered capital of 745.7 million USD, capturing 39.1% of total investment capital. Binh Duong ranked second with a total registered capital of 240 million USD, accounting for 12.5% of total investment capital. Hai Duong ranked third with a total registered capital of 125.7 million USD, accounting for 6.5% of total investment capital, etc.

Some large projects granted investment certificate in January are:

- Kyoshin (Vietnam) Company Limited Project, granted a certificate for adjusting investment registration on January 17th, 2019, to increase investment capital by 134.7 million USD. This is the project invested by Japanese investor in Ho Chi Minh city since 1995 with the objective of manufacturing, processing and exporting electrical components; metal stamping dies, molding parts.

- Katolec Global Logistics Vietnam Company Project, licensed on January 18th, 2019, with a total investment capital of 65 million USD, invested by Katolec Corporation (Japan) with the objective of warehousing and storage of goods in Ha Nam.

- Sews-Components Vietnam Co., Lt. Factory No II Project, licensed on January 11th, 2019 with the total registered investment capital of 64.89 million USD, invested by Japanese investor in Hung Yen with the objective of building a factory for manufacturing electric and electronic components and parts for automobiles and motorcycles, manufacturing connectors for automobiles and motorcycles.

- Huanyu's Factory for Producing Textile Dyeing Substances Project, licensed on January 2nd, 2019 with a total registered investment capital of 60 million USD, invested by Chinese investor in Tay Ninh with the objective of producing textile dyeing substances.

- Phu Son Solid Household Waste Treatment Plant Project, licensed on January 11th, 2019, invested by Chinese investor with the aim of waste disposal and treatment in Thua Thien Hue.

2. FDI accumulation until January 2019

Accumulated to January 20th, 2019, the whole country has 27,643 valid projects with a total registered capital of 340.1 billion USD. The accumulated realized capital of foreign direct investment projects was estimated at 191.4 billion USD, equaling 56.2% 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 195.3 billion USD, making up 57.4% of total investment capital, followed by real estate business with 57.9 billion USD (accounting for nearly 17% of total investment capital), production and distribution of electricity, gas and water with 23 billion USD (making up 6.7% of total investment capital).

- By investors:There were 130 countries and territories having valid investment projects in Vietnam. Korea ranked first with a total registered capital of 62.5 billion USD (accounting for 18.3% of total investment capital). Japan ranked second with 57 billion USD (capturing 16.7% 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 45 billion USD (making up 13.2% of the total investment capital), followed by Hanoi with 33.1 billion USD (accounting for 9.7% of total investment capital), Binh Duong with 31.7 billion USD (capturing 9.3% of total investment capital).

II. Vietnam's investment abroad

In January 2019, the whole country had 4 projects newly granted certificates of investment registration abroad with a total investment capital of 1.05 million USD from Vietnam. In which, there were 2 projects in the fields of wholesale and retail with a total investment capital of 600 thousand USD from Vietnam, accounting for 47.9% of total investment capital. The other 2 projects belong to the fields of professional, scientific and technological activities, informatics and communications. The countries received investments from Vietnam in January 2019 were Singapore, Finland, Japan and the United State of America.

Also in January 2019, there was 01 project adjusted capital with a total additional investment capital of 200 thousand USD from Vietnam.

Generally, in January 2019, the total newly and additionally registered investment capital abroad from Vietnam was 1.25 million USD./.


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