Industrial zones nationwide attract US$6 billion in FDI

VOV.VN - The first half of the year saw Vietnam attract 335 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects into industrial zones (IZs) and economic zones (EZs), with newly registered and added capital reaching US$6 billion, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).

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The MPI reports the number of FDI projects up to June stood at approximately 9,835 capitalised at roughly US$197.8 billion of which about 72.3% has been disbursed.

In terms of domestic investment projects, both IZs and EZs located throughout the country have attracted some 282 projects in six months with total newly registered and increased capital hitting US$2.7 billion.

They brought the cumulative number of domestic investment projects to 9,650, boasting a total investment figure of about US$99.6 million with disbursed investment capital making up 46.3%.

By the end of June, 336 industrial zones have been established in Vietnam, covering a total area of 98,000ha, according to data compiled by the Ministry of Planning and Investment.


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