More importantly, those
projects must create positive spillover effects to the surroundings and
strengthen linkages between FDI and domestic enterprises, Dung said at a
teleconference on September 24 as reported by local media.
According to Dung, FDI is a critical part of Vietnam's economy, for which the
government is committed to reforming administrative procedures and improving
Dung, however, expressed
concern over uncertainties of the world economy, coupled with fierce
competition in terms of attracting FDI between countries in the regions. Dung
predicted that the FDI inflow may not remain robust in the future compared to
the previous years.
As part of the
government's effort to increase high quality FDI, the Ministry of Planning and
Investment (MPI) requested related government agencies to tighten the process
of investment certificate issuance and foreign project management, Dung
will no longer grant investment certificate for projects using outdated
technologies, which potentially pose negative impacts on the environment.
The MPI along with other
agencies are expected to strengthen state management on foreign investment
activities, particularly the inspection, examination and supervision for
foreign investment projects of large scale using of many lands and their
respective minimum investment rates.
Those projects in
subject with existing investment certificate will be reviewed and revoked if
they are found violating the laws.
Key role of FDI in the
Nguyen Mai, chairman of
the Vietnam Association of Foreign Invested Enterprises (VAFIE), stressed the
importance of FDI for Vietnam's economy, adding that "FIEs have played a
key role in Vietnam achieving its socioeconomic development targets, in turn
facilitating the shift and mobility of professions and trades in society."
The FDI sector has
shaped modern production, distribution, and consumption modes, Mai told Hanoitimes.
Sharing the same view, economist Vo Tri Thanh added, "Foreign invested
enterprises (FIEs) have accounted for 22-25% of total social investment
capital, over 72% of the country's export turnover, and more than 50% of total
industrial production value in recent years."
FIEs invest in high added value fields, such as processing, services, and finance
and banking," he noted.
FDI commitments in 2017
totaled US$35.9 billion, up 44.4% year-on-year, while the figure was US$24.35
billion in the first eight months of 2018, up 4.2% year-on-year, reported the
Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) under the MPI.
As of August 20,
disbursement of FDI projects jumped to US$11.25 billion, representing an increase
of 9.2% year-on-year. Investors have invested in 17 fields and sectors, in
which manufacturing and processing continued to attract substantial attention
with investment capital of US$10.72 billion, accounting for 44% of total
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Số liệu cho thấy 97 quốc gia và vùng lãnh thổ đầu tư vào Việt Nam trong giai đoạn tám tháng, với Nhật Bản dẫn đầu với 7 tỷ USD, chiếm 28,8% tổng mức đầu tư. Hàn Quốc đứng thứ hai với 5,16 tỷ đô la Mỹ, tương đương 21,2% tổng vốn đầu tư, trong khi vị trí thứ ba thuộc về Singapore với 3,47 tỷ đô la Mỹ hay 14%.