At the meeting, Vice Chairman Dang Minh Hung introduced the brief social economic development of the province as well as FDI attraction and foreign activities of Binh Duong province in the past time. He highlighted that Binh Duong attracted 2.2 billion US dollars in 2018 and 1.3 billion US dollars in the first six months of 2019. Currently, the province ranked the 3rd among 63 provinces and cities in term of attracting FDI with 3,629 FDI projects with total capital of US$33.6 billion from 64 countries and territories, in which, Malaysian investors have 94 projects of more than 810 million US dollars, specializing in furniture and garment.
Mr. Sofian Akmal Adb. Karim, Consul General of Malaysia in Ho Chi Minh city expressed his sincere thanks to Binh Duong authorities for their support to him self in his term in Viet Nam as well as Malaysian businesses community in Binh Duong province throughout the efficient activities including dialogues, meetings with businesses.
He was impressed of Binh Duong development in the past time as well as the implementation of Binh Duong smart city project and believed that Binh Duong province will become the smart urban in the future.