Hoa Nguyen, ANT Consulting
According to the Foreign Investment Department under the Ministry of Planning and Investment, in the first two months of 2013, Dong Nai province attracted 214 million USD in foreign direct investment (FDI), accounting for 34% of total investment capital of the country and becoming a leader in investment attraction.
According to management representatives of Dong Nai industrial zones, in the first two months of 2013, the province has 7 new licensed investment projects with total registered capital of 127 million USD, in which the project with largest investment capital is from Terumo BCT Vietnam at Long Duc Industrial Park, with a total investment capital of nearly 100 million USD, specializing in manufacturing and distribution medical equipment.?In the medical sector there is also Shink Mark Hospital project at Bau Xeo Industrial – Trang Bom district with a total investment of 80 million USD.
To achieve these above results, Dong Nai has constantly improving the investment environment in the direction of equality, safety and in accordance with the process of integration with the efforts of Dong Nai provincial authorities. Every month, every week, the provincial people’s committee president has met investors to promptly respond and resolve any difficulties arising.
(Source: CafeF, ANT Consulting)Japan is leading of FDI in Vietnam, with nearly 160 million USD, accounting for over 56% of FDI in the first months of this year.?Three areas that attracted the attention of the foreign investors are processing and manufacturing industry, real estate sector and technological, scientific activities.