FDI registered capital down, disbursement up

Vietnam has attracted US$11.18 billion foreign direct investment (FDI) capital as of September 20, accounting for 74.5 percent over the same period last year. Disbursement reached US$8.9 billion, a year on year increase of 3.2 percent.

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Manufacturing and processing remained the most invested field with 571 new projects. Newly registered and adjusted capital hit US$7.7 billion, accounting for 98.3 percent of the total number in the first nine months.

The South Korea is the largest FDI investor in Vietnam with US$3.55 billion, occupying 32 percent of the total investment capital.

Foreign companies have invested in 50 out of 63 provinces and cities in Vietnam.

Of these, Bac Ninh Province attracted most with US$1.36 billion, Ho Chi Minh City was ranked second with US$1.28 billion and Dong Nai third with US$1.17 billion.

By Anh Phuong – Translated by Hai Mien

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