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Date 30/07/2019-14:12:00 PM
Brief on foreign direct investment of the first seven months of 2019

1. FDI attraction in the first 7 months of 2019

1.1 Performance

Realized capital:

In the first 7 months of 2019, foreign direct investment projects were estimated to disburse 10.55 billion USD, up 7.1% as compared to the same period in 2018.

Export and import:

Export:Export of foreign investment sector (including crude oil) was 101.14 billion USD, up 5.6% over the same period in 2018 and accounting for 69.7% of export turnover. Export excluding crude oil was 99.85 billion USD, up 5.7% as compared to the same period in 2018 and accounting for 68.8% of export turnover.

Import of the FDI sector was 82.51 billion USD, up 5.3% as compared to the same period in 2018 and capturing 57.6% of import turnover.

In the first 7 months of 2019, the trade surplus of the FDI sector was 18.63 billion USD including crude oil and 17.34 billion USD excluding crude oil. Although the trade deficit of the domestic economic sector was 16.84 billion USD but he trade surplus of the foreign investment sector manage to offset the trade deficit of the domestic economic sector. Therefore, the whole country saw a trade surplus of 1.79 billion USD in the first 7 months of 2019.

1.2 Granting of investment certificate

As of July 20th, 2019, the total newly and additionally registered capital and capital contributed and shares purchased by foreign investors was 20.22 billion USD, equaling 88.1% as compared to the same period in 2018. In which:

Newly granted: The whole country had 2.064 new projects granted investment registeration certificate, up 24.6% of projects as compared to the same period in 2018. The total newly registered investment capital was 8.27 billion USD, equaling 62.6% as compared to the same period in 2018. Newly registered investment capital decreased because in July 2018, there were many large projects granted new investment registration certificates (Smart city projects in Hai Boi, Dong Anh district, Hanoi, with total investment capital of 4.14 billion USD, invested by Japan, Polypropylene manufacturing plant and liquefied petroleum gas warehouse project in Vietnam, with a total registered investment capital of 1.2 billion USD, invested by South Korea in Ba Ria – Vung Tau, etc.).

Capital adjustment: There were 791 times of projects registered to adjust capital, up 26.2% as compared to the same period in 2018. The adjustment capital decreased due to the adjustment to increase capital by 1.12 billion USD of Laguna Company Limited project, invested by Singapore.

Capital contribution and share purchase: There were 4.387 times of capital contribution and share purchase by foreign investors with a total value of the capital contribution of 8.52 billion USD, up 77.8% as compared to the same period in 2018 and capturing 42.1% of the total registered capital.

By investment field:

In the first 7 months of 2019, 19 fields were invested by foreign investors, in which, the investment mostly focused on the processing and manufacturing sector with the total capital of 14.46 billion USD, accounting for 71.5% of the total registered investment capital. Real estate business ranked second with total investment capital of 1.47 billion USD, accounting for 7.3% of total registered investment capital. Wholesale and retail field ranked third with a total registered investment capital of 1.1 billion USD, capturing 5.4% of total registered investment capital, etc.

By investors

In the first 7 months of 2019, there were 99 countries and territories having investment projects in Vietnam. HongKong ranked first with total investment capital of 5.44 billion USD (including 3.85 billion USD of shares purchase in Vietnam Beverage Co., Ltd. in Hanoi), making up 26.9% of total investment capital; Korea ranked second with total registered investment capital of 3.13 billion USD, accounting for 15.5% of total investment capital into Vietnam; China ranked third with a total registered investment capital of 2.58 billion USD, capturing 12.3% of total investment capital. Singapore and Japan ranked fourth and fifth successively with a total registered capital of 2.3 billion USD and 2.25 billion USD.

By investment area

In the first 7 months of 2019, 55 provinces and cities were invested by foreign investors, in which Hanoi attracted the most of FDI with a total registered capital of more than 4.86 billion USD, capturing 24% of total investment capital. Ho Chi Minh City ranked second with a total registered capital of 3.55 billion USD, accounting for 17.5% of total investment capital. Binh Duong ranked third with a total registered capital of more than 1.73 billion USD, accounting for 8.6% of total investment capital, etc.

Some large projects inthe first 7 months of 2019 are:

- Capital contribution and share purchase project of Beerco Limited (HongKong) in Vietnam Beverage Limited Company, with the total value of the capital contribution of 3.85 billion USD, with the main goal of producing beer and malt for brewing beer in Hanoi.

- ACTR's all steel Radian tire manufacturing project with a total registered investment capital of 280 million USD, invested by Chinese investors in Tay Ninh with the goal of producing TBR all-steel tires.

- Electronic equipment, network equipment, and multimedia audio products manufacturing factory project, with the total registered capital of 260 million USD, invested by Goertek (HongKong) co., Limited in Bac Ninh.

- Hoa Hoi solar power plant project in Phu Yen, with the total registered capital of 216.7 million USD, invested by Thai investors in Phu Yen with the goal of producing solar energy.

- Vietnam’s Advance Tire co., Limited project, with the total registered capital of 214.4 million USD, invested by Guizhou Advance Type Investment co., Ltd (China) with the objective of producing and consuming tires, rubber, and related products in Tien Giang.

- Vinhtex project with the total registered investment capital of 200 million USD, invested by Royal Pagoda Private Limited (Singapore) with the goal of producing fabric and dyeing knitting fabric in Nghe An.

- Meiko Electronics Vietnam Co., Ltd (Hong Kong) project with the aim of designing, assembling and manufacturing electronic components in Hanoi, adjusted to increase investment capital by USD 200 million

2. FDI accumulation until July 2019

Accumulated to July 20th, 2019, the whole country has 29.274 valid projects with a total registered capital of 352.3 billion USD. The accumulated realized capital of foreign direct investment projects was estimated at 202.15 billion USD, equaling 57.4% 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 nearly 205.9 billion USD, making up 58.5% of total investment capital, followed by real estate business with 58.05 billion USD (accounting for 16.5% of total investment capital), production and distribution of electricity, gas and water with 23.45 billion USD (making up 6.6% of total investment capital).

- By investors:There were 132 countries and territories having valid investment projects in Vietnam. Korea ranked first with a total registered capital of 64.59 billion USD (accounting for 18.3% of total investment capital). Japan ranked second with 58.1 billion USD (capturing 16.5% of total investment capital), followed successively by Singapore and Taiwan, 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 45.82 billion USD (making up 13% of the total investment capital), followed by Binh Duong with 33.14 billion USD (accounting for 9.4% of total investment capital), Hanoi with 32.7 billion USD (capturing 9.3% of total investment capital)./.


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