According to the Department of Economic Zone Management under the Ministry of Planning and Investment, so far this year, Vietnam has drawn 8,970 FDI projects with capital of over 187 billion in industrial parks and economic zones.

Meanwhile, there are 388 domestic investment projects in industrial parks and economic zones with total newly registered capital of over 4.1 billion USD in the first nine months of this year.

The department said at present, the nation has 327 industrial parks with total area of about 96,100 ha. Of which, 256 industrial parks are in operation with occupancy rate at 75 per cent.

Seventeen coastal economic zones have been established with a total land area and water surface of more than 845,000 ha./.