Throughout the reviewed period, a total of USD142.8 million was invested in 18 new projects, representing a rise of 2.7 times, while USD403.2 million was added to existing investments, up 25.5 times from last year’s corresponding period.
As of April 20, the total amount of foreign investment poured into the country, including newly registered and adjusted capital, along with shares purchased by foreign investors, had reached USD12.25 billion, representing an annual fall of 0.7%.
Of the figure, 451 new projects were licensed with registered capital of USD8.46 billion, a decline of 54.2% on-year in terms of the number of projects and a rise of 24.7% iin the registered capital. In addition, 263 operational projects moved to adjust their investment capital with an additional sum of USD2.75 billion, down by 10.6%.
FDI disbursement during the first four months of the year reached approximately USD5.5 billion, an increase of 6.8% against the same period from last year./.