Favorable attractive investment policy

 

As of 2013, there were 15696 projects granted with investment certificates with total registered capital of USD230.157 billion. In 2013 alone, there were 1275 new projects with total registered capital of USD14.272 billion, up 70.5% compared to the same period in 2012; 472 increased capital projects with total increased capital of USD7.355 billion, up 30.8% compared to the same period in 2012. In general, in 2013, both newly registered and increased capital was USD21.628 billion, up 54.5% compared to the same period in 2012.

 

                         Source: FIA

 

FDI distribution by sectors:

 

As of 2013, foreign investors invested in 18 sectors. Industrial processing and manufacturing sector attracted the most FDI with 8620 new projects and total investment capital of USD122.710 billion, accounting for 53% of total registered capital. Real estate sector ranked second with 406 projects and total investment capital of USD48.876 billion, accounting for 21% of total registered capital. Ranking third was accommodation and food service sector with 343 new projects and total investment capital of USD10.749 billion, accounting for 5% of the total registered capital. The following sector is construction; electricity, gas and water, and air conditioner production and distribution.

 

 

Source: FIA

 

FDI by partners:

 

                As of 2013, there were 101 countries and territories investing in Vietnam. Japan ranked the first with 2127 projects and total investment capital of USD34.583 billion, accounting for 13.6% of total registered capital in Vietnam. Singapore ranked the second with 1219 projects and total investment capital of USD 29.312 billion, accounting for 13%, and Korea ranked the third with 3546 projects and total investment capital of USD29.041 billion USD, accounting for 12% of total registered capital in Vietnam.

 

 

Source: FIA

 

FDI distribution by provinces:

 

                As of 2013, not including offshore oil and gas, foreign investors invested in all 63 provinces. Ho Chi Minh City attracted the most FDI with 4170 projects and total registered capital of USD34.285 billion, accounting for 15% of registered capital. Coming next was Ba Ria - Vung Tau province with 294 projects and total investment of USD26.482 billion, accounting for 12% of registered capital in Vietnam. Hanoi ranked the third with 2677 projects and total registered capital of USD 22,278 billion, accounting for 10% of registered capital. The following provinces were Dong Nai, Binh Duong and Ha Tinh.

 

 

Source: FIA

 

FDI by investment forms:

 

                As of 2013, the main form of foreign investment in Vietnam was 100% foreign-owned with 12523 projects worth USD154.176 billion, accounting for 67% of total registered capital. The second form was joint venture with 2751 projects and total investment capital of USD58.133 billion. The following forms were BOT, BTO and BT, business cooperation contract (BCC), joint stock company and parent-subsidiary company.

 

 

Source: FIA

 

FDI by regions:

 

As of 2013, the Southeastern region ranks the first in attracting FDI with 8824 projects and total investment capital of USD101.246 billion, accounting for 44% of total investment capital in the country. The Red River Delta followed with 4483 projects worth USD55.578 billion, accounting for 24% of total investment capital in Vietnam. The North Central and Coastal Central ranked 3rd with 940 projects and total investment capital of USD50.636 billion, accounting for 22% of total investment capital in the country.

 

 

Source: FIA

 

The Red River Delta

 

Among 11 provinces of the Red River Delta, Hanoi ranked the first in attracting FDI with 2677 projects worth USD22.278 billion, accounting for 40% of total investment capital within the region. Hai Phong city followed with USD9.858 billion, accounting for 18%, and Hai Duong province with USD6.124 billion, accounting 11%.

 

 

Source: FIA

Northern midlands and moutainous areas

 

Among 14 provinces in the Northern midland and mountainous area, Thai Nguyen ranked the first in attracting FDI with 50 projects and total investment capital of 3.548 billion USD, accounting for 46% of total investment capital in the region. Bac Giang followed with total investment capital of USD1.809 million, accounting for 23% of total investment capital; Lao Cai attracted USD875 million, accounting for 11%.

 

 

Source: FIA

 

North Central region

 

Among 4 provinces of North Central, Ha Tinh ranked the first in attracting FDI with 53 projects worth USD10.613 billion. Thanh Hoa ranked the second with 47 projects worth USD10.081 billion.

 

 

Source: FIA

 

Some active big projects (2013):

 

- Project of Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Iron and Steel Co., Ltd (Taiwanese investor) in the field of metallurgy, seaport business; total investment capital: over USD9.9 billion; licensing date: June 12th, 2008 

 

- Project of Nghi Son oil refinery Co. Ltd in Thanh Hoa (Japanese investors); total investment capital: USD9 billion; licensing date: April 14th, 2008;

 

- Project of New City Vietnam Co., Ltd in Phu Yen (Brunei investor) in the field of real estate business and construction; total investment capital: USD4.3 billion;

 

- Project of Ho Tram Project Co., Ltd (Canadian investor) in the field tourism, resort business. total investment capital: USD4.2;

 

- Project of Winvest Investment Co. Ltd (American investor) in the field of hotel and resort construction;  total investment capital: USD4.1 billion;

 

- Project of Nam Hoi An Co., Ltd in Quang Ninh (Singapore investor) in the field of resort and tourism site development; total investment capital: USD4 billion;

 

- Project of Long Son Petrochemical Co., Ltd (Thailand investor) in Ba Ria-Vung Tau in the field of production and sales of chemicals; total investment capital: USD3.7 billion;

 

- Project of International University City One Member Co., Ltd. (Malaysian investor) to develop an international university city; total investment capital: USD3.5 billion;

 

- Project of Guang Lian Vietnam Co., Ltd (Cayman island investor) in Quang Ngai to build a steel mill; total investment: USD3 billion;

 

- Project of Samsung Electronics Vietnam Co., Ltd (Singpore investor) in Bac Ninh in the field of high-tech products; total investment capital: USD2.5 billion. 

 

 

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