VOV.VN - The nation attracted a total of US$26.4 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) by November 20, representing an annual decline of 16.9%, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Of the figure, 2,313 new projects were granted investment certificates with total registered capital reaching a figure of US$13.6 billion, marking a fall of 33.5% in terms of number of projects, along with a 7.6% drop in registered capital compared to the same period from last year.
With regard to adjusted capital, there were a total of 1,051 projects capitalized at US$6.3 billion, representing an increase of 7.8% on-year.
In terms of capital contribution and share purchases, 5,812 capital contributions and share purchases were made by foreign investors totaling US$6.5 billion throughout the reviewed period, representing an annual decline of 41.8%.
Throughout the 11-month period, Vietnam has invested a total of US$490.4 million overseas, including both newly-registered and additional capital, marking an increase of 6.9% in comparison with last year’s corresponding period.