08:22 | 04/02/2018 Economy
A total of US$62.1 million in foreign direct investment (FDI) capital was licensed for investment in Dong Nai province in January, an annual increase of 50 pct.
|Tam Phuoc industrial zone in Dong Nai|
Of the total, there were four newly licensed projects with a total capital of US$22.7 million, and three projects registering to increase their capital by US$39.5 million.
All FDI projects were high-tech, supporting industry and environmentally friendly ones that use skilled workers.
Several projects licensed in January included one by August Sport Limited Company in Tam Phuoc industrial zone in Long Thanh district with a registered capital of US$5 million; another by Henkel Adhesive Technologies Vietnam Limited Company at Bien Hoa 2 industrial zone with a supplemented capital of US$19 million; and a project by the RoK-based Inzi Vina Limited Company at Amata industrial zone with a supplemented capital of US$18 million.
Dong Nai has so far attracted 1,754 FDI projects worth a total over US$31.9 billion, including 1,294 valid projects with a total capital of US$26.9 billion and 460 withdrawn projects worth US$5 billion.
FDI investors have come from 45 countries and territories, with the leading investors from the Republic of Korea, Taiwan (China) and Japan.