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Date 25/04/2016-08:47:00 AM
Brief on foreign direct investment of the first quarter 2016
Report of Foreign Investment Agency, Ministry of Planning and Investment dated March 22nd 2016.

1. Performance

Realized capital

As of March 20th 2016, FDI projects were estimated to disburse US$ 3.5 billion, up 14.8% as compared to the same period 2015.

Export and import

Export of FDI sector (including crude oil) in the first quarter 2016 was US$ 27.043 billion, up 5.8% as compared to the same period 2015 and capturing 71.3% of total export turnovers. Export (excluding crude oil) in the first quarter 2016 was US$ 26.597 billion, up 8% as compared to the same period 2015.

Import of FDI sector in the first quarter 2016 was US$ 22.218 billion, equaling 94.3% as compared to the same period 2015 and making for 59.8% of total import turnovers. Generally in the first quarter 2016, trade surplus of FDI sector was US$ 4.825 billion.

2. Granting of investment certificates

As of March 20th 2016, as much as 473 new projects were granted investment certificate with total registered capital of US$ 2.74 billion, up 125.2% as compared to the same period 2015 and 203 projects adjusting capital with total additionally registered capital of US$ 1.285 billion, up 107% as compared to the same period 2015.

Generally, in the first quarter 2016, total newly and additionally registered capital was US$ 4.026 billion, up 119.1% as compared to the same period 2015.

By investment field

In the first quarter 2016, as much as 19 fields were invested, of which processing and manufacturing attracted more attention with 216 newly registered projects and total newly and additionally registered capital of US$ 2.9 billion, capturing 72.2% of total registered capital in the first quarter. Real estate ranked second with 11 newly registered projects and total newly and additionally registered capital of US$ 239.78 million, making for approximately 6% of total registered capital. Art and entertainment ranked third with 1 big newly registered project and registered capital of US$ 210.58 million, accounting for 5.2% of total registered capital.

By investor

In the first quarter 2016, as much as 40 nations and territories invested in Vietnam. Korea ranked first with total newly and additionally registered capital of US$ 888.6 million, capturing 22% of total investment capital in Vietnam; Singapore ranked second with total newly and additionally registered capital of US$ 554 million, making for 13.7% of total investment capital; Taiwan ranked third with total newly and additionally registered capital of US$ 465.6 million, accounting for 11.5% of total investment capital.

By investment area

In the first quarter 2016, as much as 42 provinces and Central cities were invested, in which Dong Nai attracted more FDI capital with 26 newly registered capital and 34 projects adjusting capital with total newly and additionally registered capital of US$ 585 million, capturing 14.5% of total investment capital. Bac Ninh ranked second with total newly and additionally registered capital of US$ 398 million, making for 9.8%. Binh Duong ranked third with total newly and additionally registered capital of US$ 371 million, accounting for 9.2% of total investment capital.

Some large projects licensed in the first quarter 2016

- Ocean Paper JSC was invested US$ 220 million by Taiwanese investor to manufacture Duplex, Kcraf and household paper in Tien Giang province;

- Berjaya corporation Berhad (Malaysia) invested US$ 210.58 million in coordination with Vietnam Computerized Lottery One Member Co., Ltd to purchase and operate technical system, equipment, technology, software and conduct business in computerized lottery in Vietnam;

- Korean Taekwang Industrial’s US$ 171.4 million shoe-manufacturing factory in Can Tho;

- Samsung SDI Vietnam Co., Ltd licensed on October 12th 2009 in Bac Ninh adjusted to raise capital by US$ 117.6 million;

- Vietnam steel mill emissions processing facility was invested US$ 115 million in Ba Ria – Vung Tau by Zincox Resources Public Limited Company of the UK./.


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