A production line of a Japanese-invested firm at the Quang Minh IP in Hanoi (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) –
Total registered capital of new foreign-invested
projects and additional capital in existing ones in Hanoi amounted to 519.2
million USD in the first five months of this year, according to the Statistics
Department of Hanoi.
Specifically, 139 new FDI projects worth 76.8 million USD were
licensed in the period, while existing projects absorbed 442.4 million USD.
In May alone, Hanoi gave the green light to 14 wholly
foreign-owned projects and two foreign joint ventures, with combined registered
capital of 5.3 million USD. Meanwhile, foreign investors poured 184 million USD
in operational projects.
Regarding domestic enterprises, 2,238 new enterprises were
established in Hanoi in May, up 8 percent year on year, which registered a
total 42.3 trillion VND (1.84 billion USD) in capital, up 69 percent.
At the same time, 245
firms dissolved, up 20 percent, and 788 suspended operation, an increase of 28
percent, but 644 resumed operation, a surge of 51 percent./.