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Date 26/07/2021-18:10:00 PM
Report on foreign direct investment in the first 7 months of 2021

As of July 20th, 2021, the total newly registered, adjusted, and paid-in capital for share purchase by foreign investors reached nearly USD 16.7 billion, euqal to 88.9% higher than the same period last year. The capital generated by FDI projects was estimated at USD 10.5 billion, up by 3.8% over the same period last year.

Accumulated as of July 20th, 2021, the whole country had 33,967 valid projects with total registered capital of USD 399 billion. The accumulated realized capital of foreign direct investment projects was estimated at USD 242.36 billion, equivalent to 60.7% of total valid registered investment capital.

Details are as follows:

I. FDI INFLOWS OF VIETNAM

1. FDI attraction in the 7 months of 2021

1.1. FDI performance:

Realized capital:

As of July 20th, 2021, foreign direct investment projects were estimated to disburse USD 10.5 billion, a rise of 3.8% compared with the same period in 2020. The Covid-19 pandemic is still complicated in month, led to some factories’ postponement or capacity reduction; the realized capital in July decreased 14.3% compared to that in June 2020 and 39.7% over last month. However, the realized capital had a slight increase in the first 7 months.

Import and export performance:

Export: Export turnover of the foreign investment sector continued to increase in the first 7 months of 2021. Export (including crude oil) reached USD 135.8 billion, up by 28.9% compared with the same period last year, accounting for 73.7% of export turnover. Export (excluding crude oil) was USD 135 billion, a rise of 29.3% over the same period last year, accounting for 73.2% of the country's export turnover.

Import: Imports of foreign investment sector attained USD 120.9 billion, up by 37.6% over the same period last year and accounting for 64.7% of the country's import turnover.

In the first 7 months of 2021, the FDI sector saw a trade surplus of around USD 14.9 billion including crude oil and USD 14.1 billion excluding crude oil, while the domestic sector had a trade surplus about USD 17.4 billion.

1.2. Investment registration

As of July 20th, 2021, total newly registered, adjusted, and paid-in capital for share purchase by foreign investors reached approximately USD 16.7 billion,equalling 88.9% compared to the same period last year. Newly registered capital made a rise in the first while adjusted and foreign investors’ paid-in capital continued to fall.

Of which:

Newly registered capital:There were 1,006 new projects granted with investment registration certificates (a year-on-year plummet of 37.9%). Total registered capital reached about USD 10.13 billion (a year-on-year increase of 7%).

Adjusted capital:There were 561 projects registered for adjustment of investment capital (a year-on-year decrease of 9.4%). Total additional registered capital reached USD 4.54 billion (a year-on-year decrease of 3.7%).

Paid-in capital for share purchase:There were 2,403 paid-in capital for share purchase by foreign investors (a year-on-year decline of 46.1%). The total value of paid-in capital was worth USD 2.05 billion (a year-on-year decline of 55.8%).

(Detailed data in Appendix I attached).

By sector:

Foreign investors had invested in 18 sectors, of which the processing and manufacturing led with total investment capital of over USD 7.9 billion, accounting for 47.2% of total registered investment capital. Electricity production and distribution ranked the second with investment capital of about USD 5.49 billion, accounting for 32.8% of total registered investment capital. It was followed by the real estate business, wholesale and retail with the total registered capital of about USD 1.16 billion and USD 631 million, respectively. The rest were other sectors.

By counterpart:

There were 86 countries and territories investing in Vietnam in the first 7 months of 2021. Singapore led the list with total investment capital of approximately USD 5.92 billion, accounting for nearly 35.4% of total investment capital in Vietnam; Japan ranked the second with investment of USD 2.54 billion, accounting for 15.2% of total investment capital (in which, investment capital of Singapore and Japan was mainly in the form of new investment, accounting for 81% and 68.3% of total investment capital of each country subsequently). South Korea ranked the third with registered investment capital of nearly USD 2.2 billion, accounting for 13.1% of total investment capital, decreased 22.2% over the same period last year. Next were China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and so on.

By location:

The foreign investors had invested in 57 provinces and cities nationwide in the first 7 of 2021. Long An led the list with total registered investment capital of USD 3.58 billion, accounting for 21.4% of total investment capital. Ho Chi Minh City ranked the second with total registered capital of USD 1.78 billion, accounting for 10.7% of total investment capital. Binh Duong ranked the third with USD 1.33 billion, or 8% of total investment capital. Next were Can Tho, Hai Phong, Bac Giang and so on.

(Detailed data in Appendix II attached).

Some major projects in the7months of 2021:

(1) Long An I and II LNG Power Plant Project (invested by Singaporean investors) having total registered capital of more than USD 3.1 billion, with the goal of transmitting, distributing, and producing electricity in Long An (granted with a certificate of investment on March 19th, 2021).

(2) O Mon II Thermal Power Plant Factory (invested by Japanese investors) in Can Tho, with total investment capital of USD 1.31 billion, aimed to create a thermal power factory for electricity supply for the regional and national power system (granted with a certificate of investment on January 22nd, 2021)

(3) LG Display Project (invested by Korean investors) in Hai Phong with investment capital adjusted to increase by about USD 750 million (granted with an amended investment certificate on February 4th, 2021).

(4) Polytex Far Eastern Vietnam Co., Ltd Factory Project (invested by Taiwanese investors) with investment capital adjusted to increase by 610 million USD (granted with an amended investment certificate on May 13th, 2021).

(5) Jinko Solar PV Vietnam Solar Cell Technology Project (invested by Hong Kong investors) in Quang Ninh, having total investment capital of USD 498 million, with the goal of producing solar panels and electrical equipment (granted with a certificate of investment on March 29th, 2021).

2. Accumulated foreign investment as of July 20th, 2021

Accumulated as of July 20th, 2021, the whole country had 33,967 valid projects with total registered capital of nearly USD 399 billion. The accumulated realized capital of FDI projects was estimated at USD 242.2 billion, equaling 60.7% of total valid registered capital.

-By sector:Foreign investors have invested in 19/21 sectors in the national economic classification system, in which the processing and manufacturing sector accounted for the highest proportion with almost USD 233.7 billion, accounting for 58.7% of total investment capital. Followed is real estate business with about USD 61.1 billion (or 15.3% of total investment capital); electricity production and distribution with USD 33.9 billion (or 8.5% of total investment capital).

-By counterpart:There are 140 countries and territories having valid investment projects in Vietnam. In which, South Korea ranked first with a total registered capital of USD 72.2 billion (accounting for 18.1% of total investment capital). Japan ranked second with USD 63.2 billion (or 15.8% of total investment capital). Next were Singapore, Taiwan, and Hong Kong.

-By location:FDI has been present in all 63 provinces and cities nationwide, of which Ho Chi Minh City remains the leading province in attracting foreign investment with over USD 48.9 billion (accounting for 12.3% of total investment), followed by Binh Duong with USD 36.8 billion (or over 9.2% of total investment capital), Hanoi with nearly USD 36.7 billion (or 9.2% of total investment capital).

(Detailed data in Appendix III attached)

II. FDI OUTFLOWS OF VIETNAM

In the first 7 months of 2021, Vietnam’s total newly registered investment and additional investment outflows were 570.1 million USD (up by 2.3 times over the same period last year). Of which, 28 projects were granted with newly registered certificate of investment, with total investment capital of 145.3 million USD (equal to 70.4% compared to the same period last year), and 11 times project adjusted investment capital with capital gain of USD 424.8 million (a year-on-year increase of 9.1 times).

Vietnamese investors have invested in 12 sectors abroad. Of which, professional, scientific and technical activities led the list with 3 times of project adjusted capital with total newly registered and additional capital of 270.8 million USD, accounting for 47.5% of total investment capital. Wholesale and retail ranked second with 148.6 million USD, accounting for 26.1%; followed by agriculture, forestry and fishery; administrative activities and support service and so forth.

There were 18 countries and territories receiving investment from Vietnam in the first 7 months of 2021. Leading is United State of America with 3 new investment projects and 2 expanded projects worth 302.8 million USD, accounting for 53.1% of the total investment capital. Campuchia ranked second with 89.2 million USD, accounting for 15.6% of total investment capital. Followed by Laos and Canada, with the investment capital of USD 47.8 million and USD 32.1 million correspondingly.

Accumulated as of July 20th, 2021, Vietnam had 1,423 valid aboard investment projects with total registered investment capital of nearly USD 21.8 billion. Vietnam’s investment aboard focuses mainly in: mining (36.3%); agriculture, forestry and fishery (15.3%). The areas receiving the most investment from Vietnam were Laos (23.8%); Campuchia (13.1%); Russia (12.9%)./.

(Detailed data in Appendix IV and V attached)


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