Piaggio is increasing its investment in Vietnam

Piaggio Vietnam Co. Ltd, an Italian-invested motorcycle manufacturer, is expanding its operations in the northern province of Vinh Phuc by increasing its investment by $75 million to $165 million. The company recently received an investment adjustment registration certificate from the Vinh Phuc management board of industrial parks on February 21.

Piaggio Vietnam established a motorcycle assembly plant in the Binh Xuyen Industrial Park in June 2009, followed by an engine production factory in March 2012, also in the same industrial park. The combined initial investment in the two projects was $90 million, covering over 18.9 hectares.

To further develop its production and business activities, Piaggio Vietnam has merged the two projects and invested an additional $75 million to raise motorcycle production and assembly capacity to 400,000 units annually from 250,000. Engine production will also increase to 400,000 units each year from 300,000.

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