09:24 | 21/11/2016 Economy
Industrial parks and clusters in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang attracted 33 projects by early November.
he Thanh Loc industrial park in Kien Giang province (Source: cand.com.vn)
The projects mainly focus on agriproducts, seafood, wood panels, footwear, garment and textiles, animal feed, and construction materials.
Thanh Loc Industrial Park in Chau Thanh district has 19 projects, of which four are under operation and eight projects still being implemented. The projects have a total investment of 2.4 trillion VND (111 million USD).
Thuan Yen Industrial Park in Ha Tien town attracted four projects. Two projects have been granted with investment certificates, with a combined capital of 3.3 trillion VND (151 million USD) and one project under implementation has capital of 160 billion VND (7.2 million USD).
The Xeo Ro industrial park in An Bien district is housing two Vietnam Oil and Gas Group- invested factories using gas. The park is also calling for investment in shipbuilding and seafood processing.
Industrial clusters, namely Giang Thanh district’s Ha Giang, Linh Huynh in Hon Dat district, and Vinh Hoa Hung Nam in Go Quao district attracted five projects with a combined capital of 170 billion VND (7.6 million USD).
Vice Chairman of the Kien Giang People’s Committee Le Thi Minh Phung said the province will continue creating favourable conditions to attract more investment.
The infrastructure projects in industrial parks and clusters will be accelerated and investment procedures will be simplified to help investors implement projects.
The province will also work with enterprises to train labourers and provide capital incentives for agriproduct and seafood processing enterprises who invest in new projects, reform technology and increase export production./.