Korean Enterprises Poured Nearly 3.2 Billion USD into Binh Duong

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Korean investment ranked 5th among countries and territories investing in Binh Duong, mainly in the fields of textiles, leather shoes, manufacturing products to support the automotive, medical, cosmetic industries and food processing…

According to Binh Duong Department of Planning and Investment, since the beginning of the year, Binh Duong has attracted nearly 1.45 billion USD of foreign direct investment (FDI), increase by 70% compared to the same period last year.

Accumulated until now, Binh Duong ranked 3rd in the whole country (after Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi) in attracting FDI with over 3,650 projects from 64 countries and territories, with a total registered capital of 33.93 billion USD.

Notably, Korean enterprises have more and more investment projects, contributing positively to socio-economic development of Binh Duong. Among more than 3,650 FDI projects in Binh Duong, Korea ranked 5th with more than 800 projects, with a total investment of nearly 3.2 billion USD. Korean businesses operate mainly in the fields of textiles, leather shoes, manufacturing products to support the automotive, medical, cosmetic and food processing industries…

From the beginning of the year until now, the project to expand investment with the largest registered capital in Binh Duong is from a Korean enterprise.

Specifically, the project of KyungBang Vietnam Co., Ltd in Bau Bang Industrial Park, registered capital increased by 84 million USD, bringing the total registered investment capital to 179.2 million USD.

According to the Chairman of Binh Duong People’s Committee, the results of FDI attraction in Binh Duong are due to the positive contributions of the people and the foreign business community, including the contributions of Korean enterprises.

Therefore, the difficulties that Korean enterprises raised about human resources, problems in the investment process, technology, procedures for selling projects, machinery and equipment, changing the owners’ names, transfer of capital… Or, petitions on building more hospitals, applying health insurance for foreigners; opening Korean language teaching centers in colleges and universities in the province; set up e-mail system to solve difficulties in the province… Binh Duong People’s Committee will officially reply by documents for enterprises to thoroughly resolve petitions. At the same time, relevant departments must coordinate in strengthening the links between schools and businesses to focus on addressing the problem on lack of high quality human resources…

Besides, Binh Duong will concentrate resources to complete the socio-economic infrastructure system such as transportation, water supply, electricity, environmental treatment… to carry out planning to expand industrial parks, creating a clean land fund to attract investment.

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