FDI flows to Dong Nai surpass full-year plan The Saigon Times Daily Workers are seen at a factory of Bosch Vietnam in Dong Nai Province. The province’s FDI in the year to date has surpassed the full-year target – PHOTO: VNA HCMC – The southern province of Dong Nai has, year to date, attracted more than US$1.14 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI), exceeding the province’s whole year target of US$1 billion, the Government news website reported. Since early this year, the province has issued investment certificates for 73 new FDI projects with total registered capital of nearly US$551.8 million. In addition, 64 other operational FDI projects have had their investment increased by US$595 million, taking the total fresh FDI pledged in the province to US$1.14 billion. According to the Dong Nai Industrial Zones Authority, FDI projects in the province were mainly found in supporting and green industries. Besides this, the provincial government has approved eight new domestic investment projects with combined registered capital of more than VND1.1 trillion (US$47.3 million) and an additional VND266 billion for an operational project. FDI investors are keen to roll out their projects in Dong Nai as the province has strived to reform its administrative procedures and create a fair and transparent investment environment. Moreover, the province has modern industrial infrastructure in place as well as essential traffic systems.