12:48 | 18/09/2016 Economy
The southern province of Long An is calling for investment in 15 economic projects over the next five years as part of measures to implement the provincial Party Congress’s resolution for the 2016-2020 period.
Long An has favourable conditions for both industrial and agricultural development
Notable projects include the Long An border economic zone, the Phu An Thanh and Viet Phat industrial parks, Dong Thap Muoi biotechnological zone, the ring road for Long An city, and a solar energy project in Thach Hoa district.
According to Nguyen Van Duoc, Vice Chairman of the Long An provincial People’s Committee, the province is home to favourable conditions for both industrial and agricultural development.
The province currently has 28 industrial parks and 32 smaller industrial clusters with a total area of 13,000 hectares, mainly located in Ben Luc, Duc Hoa, Can Giuoc, Can Duoc districts and Tan An city while the Dong Thap Muoi area is suitable for agriculture and aquaculture.
Long An province’s transport infrastructure has also improved in recent years with four national highways and an expressway linking the province up with other regions.
A number of rail lines, ring roads and shuttle bus services connecting the province with Ho Chi Minh City are also planned for the near future./.