Data as of June 20 shows that of the total FDI pledges, US$9.24 billion has been disbursed, up 6.8% year-on-year.
During the period, as many as 804 new FDI projects were licensed across the country with a total registered capital of nearly US$9.55 billion, representing a year-on-year increase of 13.2%. In addition, new pledges of US$4.12 billion were made to 460 existing projects, up 10.6%.
Foreign investors’ capital contributions and share purchases between January and June reached approximately US$1.61 billion, down 54.3% from the same period in 2020.
The MPI report stated that among the 18 FDI-attracting industries, the processing and manufacturing sector continued to take the lead with US$6.98 billion, accounting for 45.7% of the total registered capital.
Electricity production and distribution came next with US$5.34 billion or nearly 35%, followed by real estate with US$1.15 billion and science-technology with US$476 million.
So far this year, 80 countries and territories have invested in Vietnam, led by Singapore with US$5.64 billion, accounting for nearly 36.9% of the total and up 3.6% year-on-year. Japan and the Republic of Korea rank second and third with US$2.44 billion, or nearly 16% of the total (up 66.8%) and US$2.05 billion, or 13.4% (up 43.6%), respectively.
As of June 20, there are 33,787 valid FDI projects in Vietnam with a total registered capital of US$397.89 billion, with the disbursement rate hitting 60.6%, or approximately US$241.1 billion.