Dong Nai has attracted 1.1 billion USD to nearly 140 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects since the start of this year, according to the Industrial Zones Authority of this southern province (DIZA).
The FDI capital attracted so far this year has exceeded Dong Nai’s target of 700 million USD for 2021. (Photo: VNA)
Of the sum, more than 736 million USD was channeled into 93 existing projects while the rest into new ones.
The FDI capital attracted so far this year has exceeded this industrial hub’s target of 700 million USD for 2021.
Most of the projects operate in supporting and electronics industries, apply modern technology, and do not cause environmental pollution, matching the local policy of selective FDI attraction.
Le Van Danh, deputy head of the DIZA, said despite the COVID-19, foreign investors have still raised capital, expanded operations, and invested in many new projects in Dong Nai, which shows their belief that the pandemic will be put under control and the economy of Vietnam and Dong Nai will develop in the time ahead.
The province will welcome more FDI projects in the coming time as many investors are liaising with the DIZA to express their intention to open new projects, he added.
Dong Nai is currently home to nearly 1,500 valid FDI projects worth 32 billion USD in total by investors from 45 countries and territories. The largest investors are the Republic of Korea, Taiwan (China), and Japan./.