The southern province of Dong Nai has attracted 157 million USD in foreign-direct-investment (FDI) capital since the outset of March, according to the province’s Department of Planning and Investment.

Nearly 85 million USD of which is registered to 19 new projects and the remaining 72 million USD will be funneled into 14 existing projects.

In total, the southern province has drawn 50 projects with a total capital of 252 million USD thus far this year.

Dong Nai looks to attract 900 million USD in FDI capital in 2015, 400 million of which from new projects.

The province currently houses 1,161 valid FDI projects worth nearly 22 billion USD in total.-VNA