FDI disbursement up 6.7 percent in two months

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) disbursement reached US$1.12 billion in the first two months of 2014, an increase of 6.7 percent since the same period in 2013.

Production of electronic components at Nidek Tosok, Tan Thuan Export Processing Zone, HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

The country attracted nearly US$1.54 billion FDI in 2014, accounting for 37.5 percent compared to the same period last year, according to General Statistics Office.
Manufacturing and processing industries have nearly US$1.18 billion FDI, occupying 76.5 percent of the country’s total.

The real estate market ranks second-place with US$278 million, accounting for 18 percent. The third highest rank is transport and logistics services with nearly US$22 million.

South Korean is the largest investor in Vietnam with nearly US$469 million, accounting for 30.5 percent of total FDI capital. This number is followed by Singapore with US$265 million and Japan with US$263 million.

Binh Duong Province experiences US$691 million in FDI, accounting for 45 percent of the country’s total. Second to that is Hai Phong with US$196 million and HCMC with US$148 million.

By Anh Phuong – Translated by Hai Mien

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