Hanoi licenses 22 new FDI projects in February

VOV.VN - A total of 22 foreign investment projects were granted new licenses in Hanoi during February, with a combined registered capital of U$12.1 million, according to information released at a recent press conference held by the municipal People's Committee.

The opening two months of the year witnessed the total registered capital of newly established FDI projects and additionally increased capital projects reach a sum of US$58.9 million.

Furthermore, the capital has allowed two domestic investment projects to make use of non-budget capital, with newly registered capital and increased capital reaching VND2.879 billion.

Most notably, the reviewed period saw roughly 3,415 enterprises being established, with registered capital reaching VND36.6 billion, a decline of 8% in terms of the number of enterprises and a 54% fall in registered capital compared to the same period from last year.

Despite being affected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the economic situation in the capital has yielded a number of positive results, including many outstanding indexes being recorded throughout the two-month period.

The total state budget revenue in the capital by the end of February stood at VND50.839 billion, accounting for 20.2% of the estimate.

Moreover, both January and February witnessed the strong recovery of export and import activities, with export turnover in February posting a year-on-year rise of 10.7%.

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