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Let Samsung suppliers resume production, province tells neighbor

Bac Ninh Province authorities want the neighboring province of Bac Giang to allow Samsung’s suppliers to reopen their plants with Covid-19 safety measures in place.

Letting the 13 tier-1 vendors resume production would ensure the supply of parts required for the South Korean company’s factories in her province and Thai Nguyen, its people’s committee chairwoman, Nguyen Huong Giang, said on Thursday.

Samsung suppliers, resume production, Covid-19 pandemic, safety measures

Samsung's factories in the northern province of Bac Ninh.

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam voiced support for the proposal, saying companies meeting all safety requirements for containing the contagion could resume operations, especially those that are part of supply chains for multinationals like Samsung.

As of Friday morning Bac Giang had the highest number of Covid cases in the latest wave, 683, followed by Bac Ninh with 378.

In Bac Ninh, five workers at Samsung and Canon factories have been diagnosed with the disease. The province has been trying to keep its industrial parks open after isolating infected areas.

It has stopped all transportation but allows workers, experts and goods to be ferried to support businesses.

Bac Giang has however shut down four industrial parks, including those that house production facilities of Taiwanese giant Foxconn, an Apple supplier.

First day of temporary closure of four industrial parks: Enterprises strictly comply with the regulation
(BGO) – On May 18, the first day of temporary closure of four industrial parks (IP) of Van Trung, Quang Chau, Dinh Tram and Song Khe – Noi Hoang as wel as social isolation at Viet Yen district and three communes of Yen Dung district, the relevant sectors and local authority focused on instructing and requesting the investors to IPs and enterprises to seriously follow the regulation. 
Guard rails installed at Expressway passing Van Trung and Quang Chau industrial parks
(BGO) – To prevent the workers and pedestrians from crossing over Hanoi – Bac Giang Expressway, BOT Hanoi – Bac Giang Investment Joint Stock Company has installed steel grid guard rails at both sides and in the middle of median strip at the section from Quang Chau industrial park to Van Trung industrial park (Viet Yen district). 
Van Trung industrial parks lure two more investment projects
(BGO) – Since early April, two more projects have been invested in the industrial park in Bac Giang province. 
Bac Giang strives to complete land clearance for Hoa Phu industrial park in second quarter
(BGO) – According to the Management Board of industrial parks (MBIP) in Bac Giang province, the competent agencies have compensated to clear about 184 ha for Hoa Phu industrial park (IP) which covers up 200 ha with total investment of nearly 2 trillion VND (86.7 million USD).

Source: VnExpress

Samsung suppliers, resume production, Covid-19 pandemic, safety measures
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