Dong Nai attracts 161 mln USD in two months hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)

Dong Nai (VNA)
– As many as 161 million USD of foreign direct investment (FDI) was poured into the southern province of Dong Nai in the first two months of 2019, equivalent to 78.2 percent of the same period last year.

According to the provincial Statistics Office, local authorities granted investment licenses to 15 new projects with total registered capital of 54 million USD, and allow 13 others to add 107 million USD during the reviewed period, up 6.67 percent and 196.12 percent year-on-year, respectively.

The management board of industrial parks in Dong Nai said almost FDI projects in the province are mainly hi-tech and environmentally friendly support industrial ones.

Besides, the local authorities also granted investment licenses to and approved investment plans for 16 domestic projects with total capital of nearly 4.39 trillion VND (189.4 million USD), 165 percent higher than that of the same period last  year.

Dong Nai is now home to 1,460 FDI projects totalling over 30 billion USD. Enterprises operating in the locality are hiring about 1 million labourers./.