A production chain of Samsung in Bac Ninh province (Photo: VNA)
 
Bac Ninh (VNA) – The northern province of Bac Ninh has earned 29.85 billion USD from exports so far this year, ranking second nationwide in export revenue, following Ho Chi Minh City.

With that figure, Bac Ninh contributed 14.9 percent to the country’s total export value.

According to Nghiem Dinh Thuan, head of the provincial Statistics Office, Bac Ninh’s export revenue mainly came from the foreign direct investment (FDI) sector, with the most noteworthy Canon, Microsoft, Foxconn, Samsung Electronics Vietnam and Samsung Display Vietnam.

In February 2017, the Prime Minister gave a nod to an expansion project of Samsung Display Vietnam, raising the company’s accumulated investment in Vietnam to 6.5 billion USD.

Bac Ninh’s export value is expected to hit 30 billion USD in 2017.-VNA