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Date 14/09/2016-16:35:00 PM
Brief on foreign direct investment of the first 8 months 2016

1. Performance

Realized capital

As of August 20th 2016, FDI projects were estimated to disburse US$ 9.8 billion, up 8.9% as compared to the same period last year.

Export & import

Export of FDI sector (including crude oil) in the first 8 months 2016 was US$ 79.572 billion, up 6.1% as compared to the same period 2015 and making for 70.9% of export turnover. Export excluding crude oil in the first 8 months 2016 was US$ 78.099 billion, up 8.1% as compared to the same period 2015 and capturing 69.6% of export turnover.

Import of FDI sector in the first 8 months 2016 was US$ 64.386 billion, equaling 99.2% as compared to the same period 2015 and accounting for 58.6% of import turnover. Generally in the first 8 months 2016, trade surplus of the FDI sector was US$ 15.186 billion including crude oil and US$ 13.713 billion excluding crude oil.

2. Granting of investment certificate

As of August 20th 2016, as much as 1,619 new projects were granted investment certificate with total registered capital of US$ 9.795 billion, up 24.3% as compared to the same period 2015 and 770 projects adjusting their capital with total additionally registered capital of US$ 4.571 billion, equaling 83.7% as compared to the same period 2015.

Generally, in the first 8 months 2016, total newly and additionally registered capital was US$ 14.366 billion, up 7.7% as compared to the same period 2015.

By investment fields

In the first 8 months 2016, as much as 19 fields were invested, in which, processing and manufacturing attracted more with 678 newly registered projects and 551 projects adjusting their capital, total newly and additionally registered capital of US$ 10.53 billion, making for 73.3% of total registered capital in the first 8 months. Real estate ranked second with 34 new projects and total newly and additionally registered capital of US$ 836.2 million, capturing 5.8% of total investment capital. Professional activity and science – technology ranked third with US$ 622.3 million, accounting for 4.3% of total registered capital.

By investors

In the first 8 months 2016, there were 65 nations and territories investing in Vietnam. Korea ranked first with total newly and additionally registered capital of US$ 4.8 billion, making for 33.4% of total investment capital in Vietnam; Singapore ranked second with total newly and additionally registered capital of US$ 1.679 billion, capturing 11.6% of total registered capital; Japan ranked third with total newly and additionally registered capital of US$ 1.46 billion, accounting for 10.1% of total investment capital.

By investment areas

In the first 8 months 2016, there were 53 provinces, cities invested, of which, Hai Phong attracted most FDI capital with 30 new projects and 21 projects adjusting capital, total newly and additionally registered capital of US$ 2.02 billion, making for 14% of total investment capital. Ha Noi ranked second with total newly and additionally registered capital of US$ 1.782 billion, capturing 12.4%. Followed by Dong Nai, Binh Duong with total newly and additionally registered capital of US$ 1.59 billion and US$ 1.38 billion.

FDI situation of ASEAN countries in Vietnam

In the first 8 months 2016, as much as 208 newly registered projects were invested in Vietnam by ASEAN countries with total registered capital of US$ 2.23 billion and 99 projects adjusting their capital with total additionally registered capital of US$ 536.7 million. Generally in the first 8 months 2016, total newly and additionally registered capital of ASEAN countries was US$ 2.768 billion, capturing 19.27% of total investment capital of all foreign investors in Vietnam in the first 8 months.

3. Some large projects licensed in the first 8 months 2016

- LG Display in Hai Phong granted investment certificate on April 15th2016 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;

- Amata Long Thanh City was invested US$ 309.3 million by Thailand to build services urban according to the plan of Dong Nai;

- 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);

- Seoul Semiconductor Vina was invested in Ha Nam by Korea with total registered capital of US$ 300 million in order to research, develop, manufacture, assemble, machine LED Chip, LED package, semiconductor products, LED components, LED module.

- Republic of Korea – Tra Vinh wind power plant was invested US$ 247.6 million for power production from wind energy to join national grid, contributing to providing power for the economy;

- Midtown with total registered capital of US$ 225.62 million was invested by Cayman Islands in real estate in Ho Chi Minh city./.


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