An Additional of 60 FDI Projects Received Investment Licenses into Hanoi

According to Hanoi’s Department of Planning and Investment, in November, the city had 60 newly licensed FDI projects with a total registered capital of 600 million USD.

Of these, there are 52 projects with 100% foreign direct investment; 8 joint venture projects. Besides, there are 8 projects being adjusted to increase investment capital with the additional capital of 6.7 million USD.

Also, in November 2019, foreign investors contribute capital and buy stakes reach 72.9 million USD.

Notably, during the recent Prime Minister’s business trip to Korea, the leader of Hanoi People’s Committee awarded 4 investment policy decisions worth more than 400 million USD, signing the memorandum of understanding to invest in Hanoi worth more than 4 billion USD.

Accumulated from the beginning of the year to November 25th 2019, the total registered capital of newly established projects and additional capital increased projects reached 2,142 million USD, of which newly registered 788 projects with total capital of 1,562 million USD; 160 additional projects register to increase investment capital of 580 million USD.

In the first 11 months of 2019, foreign investors contributed capital, buying capital contribution reach 5,330 million USD.

Previously, in October 2019, Hanoi had 91 newly licensed FDI projects with a total registered capital of 468 million USD, of which 72 projects were 100% foreign direct investment, 19 joint venture projects. Of these, foreign investors contribute capital and purchase shares reach 5,330 million USD. The number of projects terminating, suspending and dissolution is 27 projects, of which 24 projects are 100% foreign direct investment and joint ventures are 3 projects.

Major projects from the beginning of the year until now have invested in Hanoi such as the capital contribution and share purchase project of Beerco Limited (Hong Kong) in Vietnam Beverage Co., Ltd., the value of the capital contribution is 3.85 billion USD with the main target of brewing and brewing malt in Hanoi. The project Meiko Electronics Co., Ltd. (Hong Kong) with the goal of designing, assembling and manufacturing electronic components in Hanoi adjusts to increase an additional of 200 million USD investment capital.

Hanoi together with many leading corporations in Japan also exchanged memorandums of understanding (MOUs) on investment cooperation in many projects in the city with a total committed investment capital of up to 3.75 billion USD.

In addition, the newly released data of Foreign Investment Agency (Ministry of Planning and Investment), in the first 11 months, the country has attracted nearly 31.8 billion USD of foreign investment, up 3.1. % compared to the same period last year.

Specifically, in 11 months, capital contribution and share purchase reached US $ 11.24 billion, up 47.1% over the same period in 2018 and accounting for 35.4% of the total registered capital. Meanwhile, both newly and increased capital decreased. Specifically, newly granted capital reached 14.68 billion USD, down 7%; additional capital reached US $ 5.87 billion, down 10.7% over the same period last year.

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