BEGIC - In the afternoon, Mr. Tran Thanh Liem – Chairman of Binh Duong People's Committee had a working session with Mr. Chung Hungtae- President of Bumin Medical Group (South Korea).
Chairman Tran Thanh Liem introduced briefly the socio-economic achievements of the province in 2019. The Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) increased by 9.5%; the Industrial Production Index increased by 9.86%; production value of agriculture - forestry - fishery increased by 4%; value added in the service sector increased by 9.8%. Export turnover increased by 15.6% to nearly USD $28 billion with a trade surplus of nearly USD $7 billion. Budget revenue exceeded the set plan and reached nearly VND 60,000 billion. Social security and welfare are guaranteed, the living standard of citizens has been stable and improved with an average income of VND 146.9 million/ person/ year (equivalent to USD $6,500), an increase of VND 16 million compared to 2018.
In 2019, foreign investment attraction of the Binh Duong province exceeded the plan and reached USD $3.29 billion. Currently, the province has over 42,000 domestic enterprises with a total registered capital of nearly VND 358,000 billion; 3,753 foreign invested projects from 65 countries and territories around the world with a total registered capital of USD $34.33 billion, Binh Duong ranked the 2nd nationwide in term of foreign investment attraction, after Ho Chi Minh City.
Bumin Medical Group specializes in hi-tech health care and would like to explore the investment opportunities in health care. Binh Duong would like to develop to serve the health care service for the citizens as well as the foreigners living in Binh Duong.