Binh Duong is a potential destination in Vietnam for foreign corporation to set-up business and manufacturing facility.
According to the latest data of the Department of Planning and Investment of Binh Duong Province, in the first 11 months of 2015, this province has attracted 1.823 billion USD FDI capitals, reaching 182% of the annual plan, increase by 19% over the same period in 2014. With this result, Binh Duong occupies the 4th position in the country in attracting FDI and continues to assert as a “hot address” in attracting investment in the Southern key economic zone.
Most recently, in November 2015, Binh Duong province has granted the investment registration certificate for the project Kocham Tower with a total investment of 2 million USD to build the office building, culture school, Korean cuisine restaurant… This project comes from the idea of Association of Korean businesses in Binh Duong in which they want to have working place near the company’s factory and the provincial government then they can proposed opinions to tackle the problem.
In the spirit of creating the most favorable conditions for business and investors, the provincial authorities have flexibility in approving the project. The project was granted an area of 1,500 m2 in Binh Duong New City and Korean businesses has also promised to quickly organize funds and complete the project in the shortest time.
In the period 2010 – 2015, FDI attraction of Binh Duong has developed rapidly, with an additional of 879 FDI projects with a total investment of over 8 billion USD. So far, in Binh Duong, there are 2567 FDI projects with total registered capital of 22.244 billion USD from 40 countries and territories. In particular, investment in industrial parks is 1,523 projects with a total investment of 13.972 billion USD, accounting for 62.8% of total FDI capital in the province.
In recent years, Binh Duong province has actively building programs, promotion, investment attraction; timely solution to remove difficulties and obstacles in the process of implementing the project has created confidence for investors; focusing resources on promoting the construction of infrastructure, especially transport infrastructure; improve the investment environment, implementation of administrative reform to enhance the competitiveness of the province.
Binh Duong has 2 billion-USD-project, all of them are in the field of real estate. About attracting FDI, Binh Duong encourages investment in fields as high-tech, supporting industry, attracting large-scale projects, joining the global production chain.
Immediately before and after the TPP was signed, there was a wave of FDI enterprises coming to Binh Duong seeking investment opportunities and quickly making decisions.
According to information from leaders of Polytex Far Eastern VN (Taiwan), this enterprise is licensed for their 274 million USD project at Bau Bang Industrial Zone in 2015. They admitted to set-up factory in Vietnam to catch the opportunities from TPP and implement the trend to move factories from China, Taiwan to Vietnam.
The Vietnam market is very potential, especially the opportunities after joining the TPP. Therefore, in the future, many foreign enterprises will continue to expand their scale.
Finding the right business partner in Vietnam is also important. We recommend doing research on the reputation of the company and individual shareholders, corporate or individual, gathering publicly available company information, and performing background checks on key personnel to find potential risks in cooperation. Working with a reliable partner can help achieve economic benefits, saving time and money in business.