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FDI capital sees sharp rise in March

Vietnam attracted US$5.4 billion in foreign direct investment between February 20-March 20, a monthly record figure. Of the total, US$2.93 billion came from newly-licensed projects, a year-on-year increase of 2.2 percent, and the remaining US$3.10 billion was additional capital from operational FDI projects, up 277 percent. The March figure helped …

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FDI efficiency needs improving

Foreign direct investment (FDI) projects have made important contributions to Vietnam’s socio-economic development despite several shortcomings in the slow capital disbursement process. Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Dao Quang Thu said over the past 25 years FDI inflows have helped boost economic growth and increase the effective use of …

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Samsung investment to hit US$1.5 billion

Samsung has recently been granted an investment license to build a mobile phone and electronics production plant in the northern province of Bac Ninh. The plant, the second of its kind in the province, has received strong support from the Vietnamese Government. The newly-licensed plant, named Samsung Electronics Vietnam (SEV) …

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Nearly US$1 billion FDI invested in Hanoi

The capital city of Hanoi has attracted 231 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects, with a total capitalization of US$919 million over the past nine months. Of these, 190 were newly licensed with an initial amount of US$493.5 million and 49 with an additional amount of US$506.1 million. The Hanoi Statistics …

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Japan tops Q1 foreign investors in Vietnam

Japan tops Q1 foreign investors in Vietnam

Japan took the lead among 26 countries and territories investing in Vietnam with new projects worth USD2.3 billion in the first quarter of this year. The figure accounted for 88.8% of the total foreign direct investment in the nation during the period, said the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Foreign …

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FDI disbursement on the rise

FDI disbursement on the rise

Disbursement of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first nine months of this year surged by 1.9 percent, hitting 8.2 billion USD, the General Statistics Office (GSO) has announced. Despite the disbursement increase, the first nine months still saw a slump in both new registered investment capital and the number …

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