ATTRACTING FDI IN THE FIRST 5 MONTHS OF 2021 IS STILL POSITIVE
According to the Foreign Investment Division - Ministry of Planning and Investment, in the first 5 months of 2021, despite still being affected by the Covid-19 pandemic but new registered and adjusted investment capital (not including capital for share purchase) still increased over the same period in 2020. Specifically: New registered capital reached nearly USD 8.83 billion (up 18.6% over the same period); Adjusted capital reached USD 3.86 billion (up 11.7% over the same period).
The average scale of new projects and capital adjustment projects also increased over the same period in 2020. Specifically, the new registered capital increased from USD 2.2 million per project to USD 14.4 million per project; Adjusted registered capital increased from USD 7.9 million per project to over US$11.3 million per project.
In addition, FDI enterprises continue to recover and maintain good production and business activities. The investment capital into implemention of FDI projects in the first 5 months of the year was estimated at USD 7.15 billion, up 6.7% over the same period in 2020.
In the first 5 months of the year 2021, there were 70 countries and territories invest into Vietnam. In particular, Singapore leads with a total investment of USD 5.26 billion, nearly 37.6%; Japan ranked the second with a total investment of $2.59 billion, 18.5%. South Korea ranked third with a total registered investment capital of USD 1.83 billion, 13.1%...
Accumulated to May 20, 2021, the whole country has 33,615 valid projects with a total registered capital of 396.86 billion USD. The accumulated realized capital of FDI projects is estimated at 240 billion USD, equal to 60.5% of the total valid registered capital.