Foxconn invests in $270 million laptop plant in Bắc Giang

January 19, 2021 - 09:45
A major supplier of Apple products has signed a deal to build a factory in Viet Nam.


Chairman of the Bắc Giang People’s Committee Lê Ánh Dương granted investment certificates to three foreign investors on Monday. — VNA/VNS Photo Đồng Thúy

BẮC GIANG — A major supplier of Apple products has signed a deal to build a factory in Viet Nam.

Foxconn Singapore PTE Ltd will build a US$270 million plant to produce laptops and tablets at Quang Châu industrial park in the northern province of Băc Giang.

The company was among four projects of Singaporean and Hong Kong investors with total capital of nearly $570 million awarded investment certificates at a ceremony on Monday.

Besides Foxconn, Risesun Investment Pte.Ltd (Singapore) will invest $75 million in a plant to produce plastic and composite products and $6 million into another factory to manufacture PVC decorative films at Hòa Phú industrial park.

Ja Solar Investment (Hong Kong) Limited will invest] $210 million in a photovoltaic manufacturing plant at Quang Châu industrial park. 

Addressing the ceremony, chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Lê Ánh Dương pledged to provide investors with the best technical infrastructure and services while facilitating administrative procedures for those investing in the locality.

He said Bắc Giang would organise regular dialogues with enterprises to remove bottlenecks in a timely manner.

The official asked the investors to carry out their projects in line with schedule, prioritise high technologies in production, as well as work to balance the benefits of their companies and the workers.

The investors should work with local authorities to receive timely support and access preferential investment policies in the province, he added.

General Director of Foxconn in Việt Nam Zhuo Xianhong, on behalf of the investors, pledged to abide by Vietnamese laws.

He said he hoped to receive support from authorities in Bắc Giang. VNS