Attracting investment capital into Long An industrial parks (IZs) from the beginning of the year to the middle of May 2023 increased compared to the same period last year. In which projects with domestic investment increased by 215%; foreign direct investment (FDI) projects increased by 65%.
Photo: Long An International port
According to the Management Board of Long An Economic Zone, since the beginning of this year, industrial zones have attracted 44 new projects, including 29 FDI projects, and 15 domestic projects, with a total newly granted investment capital of 379.58 million USD and 16,682.91 billion VND.
Besides, there are 31 projects with capital adjustment, including 26 FDI projects with a capital increase of 46.88 million USD; 5 domestic projects adjusted to increase by over 230 billion VND. Compared to the same period in 2022, the number of new projects attracted to Long An IPs increased by 19%.
Currently, industrial zones in Long An province have attracted 1,800 projects (875 FDI projects and 925 domestic projects). In addition, in the border gate economic zone of the province, there are 2 FDI projects with investment capital of 75 million USD with an area of 21.2 ha and 2 domestic projects renting 0.66 ha of land.
The whole province of Long An currently has 37 industrial zones with a total planning area of 12,300 hectares, of which 35 industrial zones have been added by the Prime Minister to the development planning of Vietnam's industrial zones with a total area of nearly 12,000 hectares. 2 industrial zones are located in Long An border gate economic zone with a total area of over 340 ha.
Of these, there are 24 industrial zones eligible to receive investment with an industrial land area of 4,278 hectares (the natural land area is nearly 6,000 hectares), of which the industrial land area has been leased nearly 3,000 hectares, billion the occupancy rate reached 65.19%.
8 IPs have had investment policies and are carrying out related procedures to deploy investment, site clearance, and infrastructure investment in IPs, with a planned area of nearly 2,500 hectares. There are 5 industrial zones that have not been approved by the Prime Minister's investment policy with a planning area of over 823 ha.
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