FDI pouring into hi-tech industries in Vietnam

Apr 13, 2010. Many foreign investors in hi-tech industries, especially multinational companies, are continuing to pour money into Vietnam even though the world’s economy has yet to completely recover from the global financial crisis. Here are some of the big movers and shakers who have invested in the country.

Wintek Corporation, a Taiwanese manufacturer of touch screens for Apple iPhones, last month received an investment certificate to build a factory in the northern province of Bac Giang.

The company is well-known for its LCD touch screens worldwide and is one of only two companies worldwide to produce them for the iPad. It will use more than 150,000 square meters of Quang Chau Industrial Zone to locate its factory, which is worth US$250 million.

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