In 2019, the industrial parks in the province had 40 more new enterprises going into operation, bringing the total number of active enterprises to 904 enterprises (or projects), including 411 FDI enterprises (or projects) with a total investment capital of over USD 1.87 billion and 493 DDI enterprises with a total investment capital of VND 18,104 billion. In addition, there were 46 warehouse projects and 46 factory lease projects in operation.
The production and business results of enterprises in the following year are always higher than the previous year. Industrial parks have attracted a number of large-scale investment projects in the field of industrial production, contributing to enhancing the efficiency of industrial parks, gradually affirming that Long An is increasingly meeting better infrastructure for enterprises, especially foreign enterprises to invest in production and business.
Accordingly, the 2019 revenue of FDI enterprises reached USD 1.872 billion, up 3.63%; DDI enterprises reached VND 24,050 billion, up 1.78% compared to 2018. Enterprises also made relatively high contribution to the state budget; FDI enterprises paid over USD 53 million; DDI enterprises paid VND 1,011 billion.
In 2019, the provincial Economic Zone Management Board well implemented the contents of the administrative reform plan associated with the provincial administrative reform plan. In the year, the Board received nearly 5,000 documents of all kinds, resolved them on time 100%, thereby improving the satisfaction of organizations and individuals in settling administrative procedures under the authority of the management board, contributing to enhancing the provincial competitiveness index in 2019 and the following years.
Reported by Mai Huong
Translated by Lan Vy