21/09/2017 06:53 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Aeon to accelerate project in Hai Phong

Hai Phong, September 20 (VNA) – Aeon Vietnam’s 180 million USD shopping centre in the northern port city of Hai Phong is expected to begin operation by 2020 and welcome about 13 million customers each year, said General Director of the company Iwamura Yasutsugu. 

He made the statement during a ceremony in Hai Phong on September 20 to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Hai Phong Centre for Investment, Trade and Tourism Promotion, and Viet Phat investment, trade and export-import company to accelerate the construction of the shopping centre. 

Speaking at the signing ceremony, Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Le Van Thanh said once completed, the project will generate jobs to more than 2,000 workers, contribute to the State budget and assist the development of local small and medium-sized enterprises. 

Hai Phong will hand over the site on schedule and ensure infrastructure along with water and electricity supply for the investor to carry out the construction, he said. 

The AeonMall Hai Phong-Le Chan will cover an area of nearly 9.3ha on Ho Sen – Cau Rao 2 road in Le Chan district. 

Aeon Vietnam is a subsidiary of giant Japanese retailer Aeon, which entered Vietnam in 2011.