Currently, there are 69 FDI projects in Bình Định with a total
registration capital of $783million. - Photo baodautu.vn
HÀ NỘI - The planning and investment department of Bình
Định Province has issued an investment certificate to Seldat Việt Nam Company
Limited to build a garment factory in An Nhơn town.
million project will be funded by an investor from Canada. The factory, to be
built in Nhơn Khánh Commune’s An Hòa Hamlet, will have five garment lines and
a design capacity of two million products a year, most of which will be
exported to the US.
will be constructed on a 2,440sq.m site and is expected to become operational
in the second quarter of this year.
This is the
first licence that has been given to a foreign direct investment (FDI)
project in the central province this year. Currently, there are 69 FDI
projects in Bình Định with a total registration capital of $783million.
Investors are from countries such as the US, China, Japan, France, South
Korea, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand.
the province implemented reforms and simplified administrative procedures to
create an attractive investment environment. Bình Định will continue its work
on conducting dialogues with firms in the province to understand their
problems and propose solutions so as to improve its business environment and
boost its socio-economic development.
Đầu tư(Vietnam Investment
Review) quoted Nguyễn Bay, director of the provincial investment promotion
centre, as saying that the province’s goal is to continue building the Nhơn
Hội Economic Zone as well as other industrial parks and become a hub for
industry and tourism.
surplus with Canada
a trade surplus of around $3.089 billion with Canada at the end of November
2016, an increase of 24.6 per cent against the same period in 2015, according
to Statistics Canada.
period, the two-way trade value touched $3.826 billion, a year-on-year
increase of 10.6 per cent, which includes Việt Nam’s exports worth $3.457
billion, up 16.4 per cent, and an import value of $368 million, a drop of 25
Dũng, Việt Nam’s commercial counsellor in Canada, said the country leads
among ASEAN nations in terms of export value to Canada.
Việt Nam is
followed by Thailand with $2.17 billion, a drop of 3.2 per cent; Malaysia
with $1.789 billion, down 7 per cent; Indonesia with $1.134 billion, down 7.6
per cent; the Philippines with $934 million, down 9.8 per cent; and Singapore
with $666 million, down 3.5 per cent.
$1.174 billion on Việt Nam’s electronic products and accessories, up 56.5 per
cent; $355 million on footwear, up 15.5 per cent; $108 million on sportswear,
up 25 per cent; and $54 million on toys, up 24 per cent.
Nam’s export goods, mobile phones recorded the highest jump of 67.9 per cent,
touching $827 million.