Dong Nai support industry earns $3.2b in exports

Thursday, Jan 29, 2015 07:00

HCM CITY (Biz Hub) — The annual export value of southern Dong Nai province's support industry reached US$3.2 billion, according to the provincial Department of Industry and Trade.

Industrial parks in the province have attracted 422 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects worth a total of $6.9 billion to the support industry in various sectors, including garments and textiles, footwear, electronics, spare automobile parts, and mechanics and equipment.

Support companies account for 23.5 per cent of all enterprises and employ more than 200,000 people – or 37 percent of those working in industrial parks.

The support industry continues to be the province's priority for attracting FDI capital. During the first 20 days of January, the province granted investment licences to two support industry projects worth $1 million. So far, investment licences have been given to 1,473 projects worth a total of $26.19 billion.— VNS

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