The southern provinces of Dong Nai and Binh Duong attracted 128 new Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) projects with registered capital totaling about US$1.86 billion in the first seven months this year.
Dong Nai has 57 projects with a total registered capital of US$1.2 billion. Of these, 54 projects invest in industrial parks.
In the neighboring province of Binh Duong, total FDI capital hit US$1.1 billion accounting for 105 percent of its plan. The number comprises 657.2 million from new projects.
Investors of 55 already licensed projects registered to increase investment capital by US$287.1 billion.
The province’s Department of Planning and Investment said that many projects were invested in support industries of automobile and motorbike, mechanics, electronics, footwear and leather, garment and textile fields.