Sign up | Log in



Home  >>   Daily News  >>  Vietnam  >>Economy>>S Korea top VN investor through October
NEW UPDATES Asean Affairs   11  November 2015  

 S Korea top VN investor through October

HA NOI  (VNS) — South Korea was the top foreign investor in Viet Nam with total new and expanded investments of US$6.2 billion through October 2015, according to a report released on Monday.

The report released by the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA), of the Ministry of Planning and Investment, showed that South Korea had 583 new projects with total registered capital of $2.3 billion, and 257 expanded projects in the 10-month period with total registered capital of $3.9 billion.

Most of these projects were foreign direct investment (FDI) projects, the report revealed.

Malaysia was the second largest investor with total investment of $2.5 billion, followed by Japan and the United Kingdom, with total investments of $1.48 billion and $1.27 billion, respectively.

South Koreans invested in 16 sectors, mainly in processing and manufacturing industries, with total investment of $5.63 billion, or 90.3 per cent of their registered capital, during the period.

Electrical production and supply industry was the second largest field, with $200 million total investment, accounting for 3.2 per cent of South Korean capital.

As for the locations, they invested in 41 provinces in Viet Nam during the first 10 months.

The northern province of Bac Ninh attracted most of South Korea's investment in the reviewed time, with $3.33 billion, followed by southern Dong Nai province with $401.9 million and northern Hai Phong province, with $305.7 million.

In the first 10 months, Viet Nam attracted $19.29 billion of FDI projects, a year–on–year increase of 40.8 per cent. Meanwhile, FDI disbursement posted a 16.3 per cent increase to $11.8 billion, reported the FIA.

Reach Southeast Asia!
10- Nations, 560- Million Consumers
And $1 -Trillion Market
We are the Voice of Southeast Asia Media Kit
The only Media Dedicated to Southeast Asia Advertising Rates for Magazine
Online Ad Rates

Comment on this Article. Send them to

Letters that do not contain full contact information cannot be published.
Letters become the property of AseanAffairs and may be republished in any format.
They typically run 150 words or less and may be edited
submit your comment in the box below

Today's  Stories                           November 11 , 2015 Subsribe Now !
• TPP beneficial to Brunei’s economy Subcribe: Asean Affairs Global Magazine
• Car sales pick up in October: BATA report
• Govt finishes ICAO recommendations on aviation standards
Research Reports
on Thailand 2007-2008

• Textiles and Garments Industry
• Coffee industry
• Leather and footwear industry
• Shrimp industry

• S Korea top VN investor through October
Quang Ninh plans economic zone on Chinese border
Asean Analysis                   October 22, 2015
• Asean Analysis October 22, 2015
Climate justice advocates call for fair shares,fair deal and fair process
Advertise Your Brand

Asean Stock Watch  November 9,   2015
• Asean Stock Watch-November 9, 2015
The Biweekly Update
• The Biweekly Update October 16, 2015

ASEAN NEWS UPDATES      Updated: 04 January 2011

 • Women Shariah scholars see gender gap closing
• Bank Indonesia may hold key rate as inflation hits 7 percent
• Bursa Malaysia to revamp business rules
• Private property prices hit new high in Singapore • Bangkok moves on mass transport
• Thai retailers are upbeat
• Rice exports likely to decline • Vietnamese PM projects 10-year socioeconomic plan


This year in Thailand-what next?

AseanAffairs   04 January 2011
By David Swartzentruber      

It is commonplace in journalism to write two types of articles at the transition point between the year that has passed and the New Year. As this writer qualifies as an “old hand” in observing Thailand with a track record dating back 14 years, it is time take a shot at what may unfold in Thailand in 2011.

The first issue that can’t be answered is the health of Thailand’s beloved King Bhumibol, who is now 83 years old. He is the world's longest reigning monarch, but elaborate birthday celebrations in December failed to mask concern over his health. More






1.  Verifier

1. Verifier

For security purposes, we ask that you enter the security code that is shown in the graphic. Please enter the code exactly as it is shown in the graphic.
Your Code
Enter Code

Home | About Us | Contact Us | Special Feature | Features | News | Magazine | Events | TV | Press Release | Advertise With us

Our Products | Work with us | Terms of Use | Site Map | Privacy Policy | Refund Policy | Shipping/Delivery Policy | DISCLAIMER |

Version 5.0
Copyright © 2007-2015 TIME INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT ENTERPRISES CO., LTD. All rights reserved.
Bangkok, Thailand