According to the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment, as of April 20, 734 new FDI projects were granted investment certificates with registered capital totaling 4.88 billion USD, or 96% of the same period of 2016.
In the first 4 months of 2017, the country saw 345 FDI projects raising their registered capital totaling 4.36 billion VND, up 241.8% against the same period in 2016.
The market also saw 1,687 deals, in which investors contributed 1.35 billion USD more, a year-on-year increase of 106.8% to FDI projects.
That means, FDI registered capital in the first 4 months of 2017 has mounted to 10.95 billion USD, up by 40.5% year on year. FDI projects have focused on 18 industries, of which the processing industry has attracted 7.36 billion USD.By Phung Nguyen