Speaking at the ceremony, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan highly appreciated the initiatives of holding the Award “Vietnam Golden FDI” by the Vietnam Association of Foreign-Invested Enterprises (VAFIE) under the sponsorship of the Ministry of Planning and Investment and the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Of 1,000 enterprises participating for the awards, 85 foreign enterprise investors and 15 foreign entrepreneurs who had recorded the most outstanding production and business performances in
In the past ten years (from 1988-2008), the total capital of foreign investment reached USD163.6 billion, of which the implemented capital reached over USD59.9 billion. Over 10,000 foreign invested businesses in most sectors of the economyhave created nearly 2 million direct jobs and millions of other indirect jobs. In 2008, FDI sector contributed over 28% of GDP compared with 16% of 2004.
In 2009, in the context of World economic crisis, Vietnam has also set a target to attract about USD20 billion of FDI capital, making up 30% in 2008 and in first 8 months of this year, Vietnam has attracted USD10.4 billion of FDI capital.
Binh Dinh has the honor of a business receiving this award - Binh Dinh Vietnam Malaysia Minerals J. V Co (BIMAL). In 2008, BIMAL also received the Golden Dragon Award.
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