More than 1.76 billion USD in foreign direct investment (FDI) landed in the southern province of Dong Nai during January-November. (Photo: VNA)

Dong Nai (VNA) – More than 1.76 billion USD in foreign direct investment (FDI) landed in the southern province of Dong Nai during January-November, surpassing the yearly target of 76 percent.

According to the provincial Department of Planning and Investment, the province licensed 109 new FDI projects worth 946 million USD, and allowed 94 others to invest an extra 821 million USD in the 11-month period.

Most of the province’s projects have been run by investors from the Republic of Korea (RoK), Japan, and China.

The Dong Nai Industrial Zone Management Board said that FDI capital was injected into supporting industry in the fields of electronics; garment, textiles and footwear; and the manufacturing of machinery products.

Notable projects include a 40-million USD project by RoK-based Hi Knit Co., Ltd.; a 60-million-USD project by Singapore-based KCC Vietnam Co., Ltd.; and a 45-million-USD project by RoK-based Samyang Vietnam Co.

The Department of Planning and Investment said that the province is now home to 1,861 FDI projects with a total registered capital of 33.63 billion USD. Among them, 1,379 projects worth 28.5 billion USD are operational, while the other 482 have had their licences withdrawn. –VNA