At the licence handover ceremony (Photo: VNA)
Bac Ninh (VNA) –
The northern province of Bac Ninh
on March 3 officially licensed electronics manufacturer Goertek Vina a to raise
its investment in its facility at Que Vo Industrial Park to 565.7 million USD
from 260 million USD.
Speaking at the licence handover ceremony, Chairman of the
provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Huong Giang said Bac Ninh highly appreciates
investors from China, Taiwan (China), the Republic of Korea and Japan, adding that with the additional investment, the company is expected to
create more jobs and increase contribution to local State budget.
According to Goertek Vina CEO Yoshinaga Kazuyoshi, the
company, which produces electronic devices, network equipment and multimedia
audio products, now employs over 30,000 workers. Last year, its revenue rose by
20.4 percent to 3.28 billion USD despite COVID-19.
Bac Ninh raked in more than 1.3 billion USD in foreign
direct investment (FDI) in the first two months of this year, making it the
country’s largest FDI recipient during the period.
FDI flows into Bac Ninh accounted for 26.5 percent of the
country’s total and was 7.6 times that of the same period last year.
The industrial province is currently home to 1,727 valid FDI
projects with total registered investment reaching nearly 22.54 billion USD./.