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Nam Kim to build coated steel plant in BR-VT

The Saigon Times

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HCMC – Nam Kim Steel Joint Stock Company (NKG) has passed a plan to build a coated steel plant valued VND4.5 trillion (US$196.6 million).

Nam Kim Phu My coated steel plant will be located at the My Xuan B1 – Dai Duong Industrial Park in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau. The plant is expected to churn out 1.2 million tons of coated steel products per year.

The company will also establish a wholly-owned unit, Nam Kim Phu My Steel Company, with charter capital of VND500 billion (US$21.8 million).

NKG approved a plan to appoint Vo Hoang Vu, general director of NKG as director and legal representative of the new business. Vu will be in charge of managing the entire stake of NKG in the new subsidiary.

Recently, Nam Kim released documents for its 2022 general meeting. The company looks to earn VND28 trillion (US$1.2 billion) in revenue and VND1.6 trillion (US$70 million) in after-tax profit.

On the local stock market, NKG fell 3.34% to VND44,900 per share, with over 6.2 million shares changing hands.

The benchmark VN-Index of the Hochiminh Stock Exchange again closed lower today. With 92 advancers and 370 decliners, the index shed 20.35 points, or 1.35% against the previous session at 1,482. The southern bourse saw over 795 million shares worth over VND27 trillion transacted, down 4% in volume and 13.27% in value versus yesterday. Put-through transactions accounted for over VND1.06 trillion of the total value.

The HNX-Index on the Hanoi bourse ended lower. It lost 9.58 points, or 2.17% compared to the previous session at 432.02, with 57 stocks rising and 177 others falling.

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