The southern province of Dong Nai has targeted luring foreign direct investment (FDI) worth up to 900 million USD this year, according to the provincial Department of Planning and Investment.

The figure is 1.6 billion USD lower than the 2013 level, the department said, citing a more selective project strategy by the province, which focuses on the high technology and support industry, environmentally friendly projects, agricultural projects and infrastructure development.

Provincial authorities have set green production targets and committed to using less energy and more efficiently deploying employees.

As of January 20, the province attracted a combined foreign direct investment of 140 million USD, consisting of 70 million USD in four new businesses and 70 million USD in 17 existing businesses registering additional capital.-VNA