Illustrative image (Source: VNA)
 
Dong Nai (VNA) - The southern province of Dong Nai attracted 314 million USD in foreign investment (FDI) in Q1 2017, up 53.4 percent year-on-year and reaching 31.4 percent of its yearly plan, announced the provincial Department of Planning and Investment.
 
Of the investment, 137 million USD was registered to pour into 15 newly-approved projects, while 177 million USD was added to 16 existing projects.
 
From the start of this year, new projects came mainly from the Republic of Korea (RoK), Japan, Singapore, British Virgin Islands and Germany.
 
According to the Department of Planning and Investment, invested projects in Dong Nai focused on the locality’s prioritised fields such as high technology, support industry and environmentally friendly projects.
 
To date, a total of 1,679 FDI projects have landed the province with a combined capital of 30.6 billion USD, including 1,262 valid projects worth 25.7 billion USD and 417 projects worth 4.8 billion USD revoked.   
These projects came from 45 countries and territories, with the RoK, Taiwan (China) and Japan being the leading investors.-VNA