According to the Ministry of Planning and Investment, as of December 20, it is estimated that foreign investments (FDI) have been disbursed to the Bank about US$22.4 billion, up 13.5% over the same period in 2021.
The combined amount of newly registered capital, adjusted capital, capital contributed to purchase shares, and capital contribution from overseas investors was about 27.72 billion USD. Even while the amount of newly registered investment capital fell, the quantity of new investment projects rose, and the adjusted investment capital also rose in comparison to the same period in 2021.
Specifically, 2,036 new projects were granted investment registration certificates (up 17.1% over the same period), and the total registered capital reached nearly 12.45 billion USD (down 18.4% over the same period). ; 1,107 projects registered to adjust investment capital (up 12.4% over the same period), and the total additional registered capital reached nearly 10.12 billion USD (up 12.2% over the same period).
Foreign investors have invested in 19 industries out of a total of 21 national economic sectors. The processing and manufacturing industry took the lead with a total investment of more than 16.8 billion USD, accounting for 60.6% of the total registered investment capital.
The real estate business ranked second with a total investment of more than 4.45 billion USD, accounting for 16.1% of the total registered investment capital. Next are the electricity production and distribution industries; scientific and technological activities with registered capital of more than 2.26 billion USD and nearly 1.29 billion USD respectively.
In terms of the number of new projects, the wholesale and retail sectors, the manufacturing and processing industries, and professional science and technology activities attracted the most projects, accounting for 30%, 25.1%, and 16 percent, respectively. .3% of total projects.
Since the beginning of the year, 108 countries and territories have invested in Vietnam. Singapore leads with a total investment of nearly 6.46 billion USD, accounting for 23.3% of the total investment capital in Vietnam. South Korea ranked second with nearly 4.88 billion USD. Japan ranked third with a total registered investment capital of more than 4.78 billion USD.
Ho Chi Minh City leads the way with a total registered investment capital of more than 3.94 billion USD
Ho Chi Minh City leads in FDI attraction
Foreign investors have invested in 54 provinces and cities across the country in 2022. Ho Chi Minh City leads the way with a total registered investment capital of more than 3.94 billion USD, accounting for 14.2% of total capital. registered investment and increased by 5.4% over the same period in 2021.
Regarding the number of new projects, foreign investors focus on investing in big cities with convenient infrastructure such as Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi. Ho Chi Minh City leads in the number of new projects (43.9%), and the number of times capital contributions to buy shares (67.6%) and ranks second in the number of projects with capital adjustment (17. 3% after Hanoi 18.6%).
Exports (including crude oil) were estimated at nearly $276.5 billion, up 12% over the same period, accounting for 74.4% of export turnover. Exports excluding crude oil were estimated at more than US$274.1 billion, up 11.8% over the same period, accounting for 73.8% of the country's export turnover.
Foreign investment sector import turnover was anticipated to be almost US$234.7 billion, up 7.4% over the same period and accounting for 65.1% of total import turnover.
In general, the foreign investment sector will have a trade surplus of $41.8 billion including crude oil, and roughly $39.5 billion without crude oil in 2022.
(Vietnam Government News)
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