FDI attraction in 2013
14:25 | 11/03/2014
VGP - As of mid December 2013, Viet Nam attracted US$ 21.6 billion of FDI, year-on-year increase of 54.5%

US$ 14.3 billion was invested into 1275 new projects and US$ 7.3 billion was added to 472 existing projects. The processing and manufacturing sector lured the biggest amount of FDI capital with US$ 16.6 billion (76.9% of total registered capital); followed by electricity production and distribution with US$ 2 billion (9.4%) and others US$ 3 billion (13.7%) – Source: The General Statistics Office

In 2013, 50 provinces and cities got FDI projects of which the northern province of Thai Nguyen attracted the biggest amount of registered FDI with over US$ 3.38 billion (23.7% of total newly-registered capital); followed by Binh Thuan with over US$ 2.02 billion (14.2%); Hai Phong US$ 1.84 billion (12.9%); Binh DInh over US$ 1.01 billion (7.1%) – Source: The General Statistics Office

Out of 50 countries and territories investing in Viet Nam, the Republic of Korea took the lead with over US$ 3.75 billion (accounting for 26.3% of total FDI registered capital); followed by Singapore US$ 3.01 billion (21.1%); China US$ 2.27 billion (16%); Japan US$ 1.29 billion (9.1%); Russia US$ 1.02 billion; Hong Kong US$ 604 million (4.2%); Taiwan US$ 400 million (2.8%) – Source: The General Statistics Office

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