However, FDI disbursement reached only 20 percent of the yearly estimate.

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Disbursement of major projects registered in 2017 was completed. Meanwhile, that of projects which were newly-approved or registered additional capital in early of this year remains slow.

The provincial Department of Planning and Investment and the Management Boards of Dong Nai Industrial Parks are tasked with the review and supervision of project implementation and disbursement.

Statistics released by the management board showed that in the period, the province collected USD 397 million of tax and other sources from FDI firms, recording a year-on-year rise by USD 80 million.

According to the provincial Department of Planning and Investment, as of July 18, the province recorded 1,820 FDI projects worth USD 32.8 billion, 1,339 of which were valid with a total capital of USD 27.73 billion.

The foreign investors were from 45 countries and territories worldwide, with the RoK, Taiwan, and Japan taking the lead.

Source: VNA