Kien Giang moves to develop supporting industry

16:43 | 17/10/2017 Industry

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang plans to disburse more than 19 billion VND (836,000 USD) to develop its supporting industry.

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According to the provincial Department of Industry and Trade, the province will invest in developing manufacturing mechanics, packaging production, electronic components, medium density fibreboard (MDF) wood, and footwear.

Vice Chairwoman of the provincial People’s Committee Le Thi Minh Phung said some supporting industry products will be developed in the coming time such as metal, plastic and rubber components, electronics and spare parts, garment-textile and footwear materials.

The province pledged to help businesses apply product quality management and business administration systems in line with international standards to increase their competitiveness, she said.

Local authorities will also offer assistance in improving human resources quality and increasing connectivity between universities, research institutes, training facilities and enterprises, she added.

Theo VNA