|Saigon Hi-Tech Park has set a target to attract US$600 million in investment capital in 2017. — Photo vietrade.gov.vn|Viet Nam News
HCM CITY — Saigon Hi-Tech Park has set a target to attract US$600 million in investment capital this year.
Last year, SHTP granted investment licences to 17 projects with total registered investment capital of $666.43 million, 2.7 times higher than its target.
Six of these projects were foreign-invested and had a combined registered investment capital of nearly $335 million.
Last year, five operating projects registered, increasing investment by $95 million.
As of today, SHTP has 107 valid projects worth more than $6.095 billion, of which local investors invested $1.48 billion in 67 projects.
Export revenue from enterprises in the park was worth $7.19 billion, and more than $7.06 billion was spent to import materials, machinery and equipment.
Exports are expected to reach $9 billion this year. — VNS