In a significant stride towards technological advancement and economic growth, Vietnam celebrated the inauguration of the Hana Micron Vina semiconductor manufacturing facility on September 16. This pioneering project in the region, situated in the Van Trung Industrial Zone, holds promise for propelling Vietnam into the spotlight of the global semiconductor industry. Hana Micron Vina, a leading South Korean manufacturer specializing in integrated circuit board manufacturing, invested nearly $600 million in the first phase, with ambitious plans to surpass $1 billion by 2025. This blog post delves into the details of this game-changing venture and its potential implications for Vietnam’s economic landscape.
Hana Micron Vina: Pioneering the Semiconductor Frontier:
Hana Micron Vina, a reputable South Korean manufacturer, is a key player in the semiconductor industry, manufacturing and processing integrated circuit boards vital for cutting-edge electronic products, particularly mobile phones. Their visionary commitment to Vietnam’s semiconductor industry culminated in the establishment of the groundbreaking semiconductor manufacturing facility, heralded as the region’s first. Additionally, this state-of-the-art facility is poised to revolutionize the landscape of semiconductor production in Vietnam and bolster the nation’s position in the global semiconductor market.
Phase One Success and Future Endeavors:
InDuring its inaugural phase, which commenced operations in November 2020, the factory marked the beginning of a transformative journey in semiconductor production. Additionally, with a total investment nearing $600 million, Hana Micron Vina aspires to further elevate its investment to over $1 billion by 2025. This projection anticipates revenues of approximately $800 million. Notably, this ambitious plan is poised to create employment opportunities for over 4,000 Vietnamese citizens. This development underscores the substantial socio-economic impact of this initiative.
The Crucial Role of Vietnamese Talent:
Chairman Choi Chang Ho of Hana Micron Vina emphasized the pivotal role that Vietnam would play in Hana Micron Group’s global business model. Additionally, the talent pool in Vietnam is expected to constitute a staggering 70 percent of the total workforce, underscoring the importance of skilled human capital. Moreover, Choi elaborated on Vietnam’s potential in the semiconductor domain and expressed confidence that the country would establish itself as a pivotal nation in advanced industries. Furthermore, Choi elaborated on Vietnam’s potential in the semiconductor domain and expressed confidence that the country would establish itself as a pivotal nation in advanced industries.
Bac Giang: A Magnet for Foreign Direct Investment:
Bac Giang, the chosen location for this ambitious venture, has increasingly become an attractive destination for foreign direct investment (FDI), particularly from South Korea. With 345 projects, South Korea leads in both project numbers and total registered investment capital in Bac Giang. The influx of South Korean businesses, constituting a significant portion of the province’s industrial output value, highlights the symbiotic relationship between foreign investment and local economic development.
Stimulating Economic Growth:
Hana Micron Vina’s expansive investment of nearly $600 million positions it among projects with the highest investment per hectare, significantly exceeding the average capital of foreign-invested projects in local industrial zoneBac Giang acknowledges the profound economic and societal impact of this venture, thereby setting the stage for the development of a semiconductor manufacturing ecosystem in the region. This, in turn, will attract further high-tech projects, aligning with the government’s investment policies and direction.
The inauguration of Hana Micron Vina’s semiconductor manufacturing facility marks a monumental milestone in Vietnam’s technological and economic journey. This venture not only positions Vietnam on the global semiconductor map but also stands as a testament to the potential of the Vietnamese workforce and the attractiveness of the region for foreign investment. With aspirations to propel the nation into the forefront of advanced industries, Hana Micron Vina’s endeavor signals a bright future for Vietnam’s high-tech landscape and its integration into the global economy.
 Vietnam Investment Review