Indirect foreign investment increases this year

While foreign direct investment capital slightly reduced for the last 11 months because of no large certificated projects, indirect foreign investment was found accelerate via capital contribution and share purchase, reported Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

Specifically, foreign investors contributed capital to and purchase shares of 2,194 businesses with the total registered capital of US$22 billion, a year on year increase of 8.9 percent.

Since early this year, the disbursement rate of FDI projects reached $14.3 billion, up 8.3 percent over a year back.

FDI capital is forecast to slightly increase in the next couple of years and approximate $24 billion in 2017 with disbursement hitting $15.5 billion, up 3 percent over 2026.

By Anh Thu – Translated by Hai Mien

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