Investment in HCM City’s industrial zones tops 190 million USD in Q1 hinh anh 1
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Of the total sum, foreign investment stood at 176.7 million USD, rising 3.6-fold from a year earlier. Meanwhile, domestic investment fell 63.15% to 352.42 billion VND (14 million USD).

Head of HEPZA Hua Quoc Hung said that in Q1, businesses based in local export processing and industrial zones operated stably. Many got orders again after facing difficulties for a long period.

Businesses at the zones posted an estimated export turnover of 2.17 billion USD in Q1, up 6% over the same period last year. They employed about 277,000 workers, an increase of 10% against the end of 2023, he noted./.