Disbursed ODA capital reaches US$1 billion in May

The Ministry of Planning and Investment has reported ODA disbursement reached US$1.5 billion by the end of May, accounting for 31.3 percent of amount planned for this year.

Earlier, ODA disbursement was estimated at $450 million in the first four months of the year and in May alone it exceeded $1 billion, more than two times higher compared to that of four months earlier.

Last year, ODA disbursement was estimated at more than $3.6 billion, the highest so far. Meanwhile, ODA committed capital reached $7.3 billion in 2012, and nearly $6.5 billion in 2013.

Data from the Ministry showed that implemented FDI capital in the first five months of the year was estimated at $4.58 billion, up 1.6 percent, while registered capital was at $8.52 billion, up 8.9 percent year-on-year.

By T.Mai – Translated by Thuy Doan

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