|The online signing ceremony between AEON Mall Vietnam and Dong Nai People’s Committee|
Cao Tien Dung, Chairman of Dong Nai People’s Committee, signed an MoU with AEON Mall Vietnam (belonging to AEON Group of Japan) on researching and investing in AEON Mall trade centre in Bien Hoa city.
According to the representative of AEON Mall Vietnam, this company aims to put into operation about 20 trade centres in the near future. Dong Nai province is considered by the company as a destination with great potential because of its large population with more than 3.1 million people. Plus, there are many projects of foreign-invested enterprises in the province.
The project will likely be built on Hiep Hoa isle in Bien Hoa city with a scale of about 10 hectares. After coming into operation, the mall will give priority to using local labourers.
Until now, AEON Mall Vietnam has invested in six trade centres which operating effectively in Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Binh Duong, and Haiphong.
Dung stated that Dong Nai is one of the provinces attracting many foreign-invested projects operating in many different industries. The province has invested in 45 countries and territories with 1,532 projects with a total registered capital of $31.8 billion. In this, Japan has 262 projects with a total investment of nearly $4.9 billion, ranking third among countries and territories investing in the province.
“Foreign-invested projects investing in Dong Nai are mostly related to industrial production, agriculture, and services. There are only a few foreign investors in supermarkets and trade centres. Therefore, Dong Nai will support AEON Mall Vietnam to soon complete investment procedures, carry out the project construction and put it into operation,” said Dung.
Nguồn: Vietnam Investment Review