At the ceremony to grant investment certificates to 19 projects in Binh Duong province.
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Binh Duong (VNA) – The People’s Committee of the southern province of Binh Duong on March 12 granted investment certificates to 19 projects.

Those include two logistic and property projects jointly invested by US private equity firm Warburg Pincus and Investment and Industrial Development Corporation (Becamex IDC) with a total registered capital of 135.2 million USD and a 25-million-USD garment and textile project of Apparel Far Eastern Co., Ltd of Taiwan.

According to Tran Thanh Liem, Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee, together with creating a sound business climate, the province has committed to supporting investors, removing bottlenecks and working to further improve local business conditions.

In the first two months of 2018, the province attracted 435 million USD in foreign direct investment (FDI). Most of the capital was poured into the processing and manufacturing industry (63.2 percent) and trade and real estate sector (36.74 percent).

With a total registered investment of 30.66 billion USD, Binh Duong ranked second in terms of FDI attraction, accounting for 9.5 percent of the country’s FDI flow.-VNA