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Dong Nai (VNA) - The southern province of Dong Nai granted investment licenses to seven new direct investment (FDI) projects and approved capital addition to four existing others, with total capital of 52.4 million USD in January 2019.

According to the provincial Department of Planning and Investment, all of these are hi-tech and support industry projects.

The notable ones include projects invested by SYM JSC Vietnam in the Giang Dien Industrial Park in Trang Bom district worth 10 million USD; and a 9.2 million USD project of SEMBA TOHKA Vietnam Co., Ltd of Japan in the Long Duc IP, Long Thanh district.

The department said local authorities have given priority to attract hi-tech and friendly environmentally projects.

Dong Nai has to date attracted 33.8 billion USD of FDI in 1,890 projects, of which 1,394 are valid with a total investment of 28.6 billion USD.

FDI projects come from 45 countries and territories, led by the Republic of Korea, Taiwan (China) and Japan.-VNA