FDI disbursement reaches $14.3 billion in 11 months

Foreign direct investment (FDI) disbursements reached $14.3 billion during the first 11 months this year, a year on year increase of 8.3 percent, reported Foreign Investment Agency under the Department of Planning and Investment.

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FDI capital totaled US$18.1 billion accounting for 89.5 percent of the number during the same period last year, 2,240 new projects were licensed and 1,075 projects registered to adjust investment capital.

Foreign investors invested in 19 industries and fields in Vietnam. Of them, manufacturing and processing field was the most attractive one with the total capital of $13.41 billion from 907 new and 766 capital adding projects.

Hai Phong city attracted the highest FDI capital totaling $2.74 billion from 45 new and 35 capital adding projects, followed by Binh Duong province with $1.93 billion, Dong Nai $1.87 billion, Hanoi $1.84 billion and HCMC $1.32 billion.

By Dang Tuan – Translated by Hai Mien

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