|Officials in Bắc Ninh Province grant investment licences to investors. — VNA/VNS Photo Trương Diệp|Viet Nam News
BẮC NINH — The People’s Committee of Bắc Ninh Province on Thursday granted investment licences to six foreign direct investment (FDI) projects.
These projects include a factory manufacturing electronics, network equipment and multimedia products of Hong Kong’s Goertek Co Ltd in the Quế Võ Industrial Park with total investment of US$260 million.
Others are a stationery factory of China’s Deli Group with total capital of $25 million in the Yên Phong Industrial Park, and a electronic circuit boards manufacturing factory of the Republic of Korea’s TSE Company with total investment of $19 million in the VSIP Bắc Ninh Industrial Park.
The UK’s Cybertan Investment Corporation has poured $9 million into the production of wireless network modules, cable modems and television signal decoding equipment in the Đại Đồng – Hoàn Sơn Industrial Park. Meanwhile, Novatech Co Ltd injected $5 million into manufacturing products from magnets in the Quế Võ III Industrial Park; and Anyone Co Ltd increased its capital to $50 million from $30 million to expand its project in the Quế Võ Industrial Park.
At the licence ceremony, the provincial People’s Committee signed land use contracts with 10 businesses to build social housing on an area of 65.5ha with total investment of nearly VNĐ11.98 trillion ($511.8 million). The construction is expected to be completed in 2020-30, accommodating some 33,600 workers.
Deputy head of the management board of Bắc Ninh’s industrial parks, Nguyễn Đức Cao, said after 20 years Bắc Ninh now had 16 industrial parks with investment from 32 countries and territories.
As of 2018, these industrial parks had drawn 1,329 investment projects worth $17.83 billion. More than 900 projects have been put into operation, generating jobs for nearly 285,000 workers, bringing home $32 billion in export turnover, contributing VNĐ11 trillion to the local budget and creating industrial production value of VNĐ1.1 quadrillion. — VNS