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Date 17/05/2016-16:37:00 PM
Brief on foreign direct investment of the first 4 months 2016

1. Performance

Realized capital

As of April 19th 2016, FDI projects were estimated to disburse US$ 4.65 billion, up 12% as compared to the same period 2015.

2. Granting of investment certificates

As of April 19th 2016, as much as 697 new projects were granted investment certificates with total registered capital of US$ 5.08 billion, up 89.9% as compared to the same period 2015 and 314 projects adjusting capital with total additionally registered capital of US$ 1.8 billion, up 72.4% as compared to the same period 2015.

Generally, in the first 4 months 2016, total newly and additionally registered capital was US$ 6.88 billion, up 85% as compared to the same period 2015.

By investment field

In the first 4 months 2016, as much as 19 fields were invested, in which: processing and manufacturing attracted more attention with 299 newly registered projects and total newly and additionally registered capital of US$ 5.24 billion, capturing 76.2% of total investment capital. Technical scientific professional activities ranked second with 64 newly registered projects and total newly and additionally registered capital of US$ 334 million, making for approximately 4.9% of total investment capital. Wholesale, retail and repair of automobiles and motorcycles ranked third with total newly registered capital of US$ 242.5 million, accounting 3.5% of total investment capital in the first 4 months.

By investors

In the first 4 months 2016, as much as 50 nations and territories invested in Vietnam. Korea ranked first with total newly and additionally registered capital of US$ 2.837 million, capturing 41.2% of total investment in Vietnam; Singapore ranked second with total newly and additionally registered capital of US$ 730 million, making for 10.6% of total investment capital; Taiwan ranked third with total newly and additionally registered capital of US$ 664 million, accounting for 9.6% of total investment capital.

By investment area

In the first 4 months 2016, as much as 46 provinces, cities were invested, of which: Hai Phong attracted more FDI capital with 13 newly registered projects and 8 projects adjusting capital with total newly and additionally registered capital of US$ 1.666 billion, equaling 24.2% of total investment capital. Dong Nai ranked second with total newly and additionally registered capital of US$ 724.7 million, equivalent to 10.5%. Ha Noi ranked third with total newly and additionally registered capital of US$ 663.6 million, equaling 9.6% of total investment capital.

Some large projects licensed in the first quarter 2016

- LG Display in Hai Phong granted investment certificate on April 15th 2016 with total registered capital of US$ 1.5 billion was invested by LG Display Co., Ltd (Korea), producing and processing of plastic OLED display for mobile devices;

- Samsung Center for Research and Development with total registered capital of US$ 300 million was invested by Samsung Electronics Vietnam Co., Ltd to research and deploy electrical, electronic products and high technical communication (CPC 851);

- 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./.


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