10:47 | 18/02/2019 Economy
The Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh has welcomed representatives of seven domestic and foreign firms to learn about the investment and business environment and regulations related to business registration in the locality in the first days of the Lunar New Year.
According to the provincial Department of Planning and Investment, the firms mainly operate in production, waste treatment and environmental protection, energy and seaport development, construction and refrigeration electromechanics.
Deputy Director of the department To Ngoc Binh said the locality’s investment attraction has shown positive signals thanks to measures implemented by local authorities to improve the competitiveness index and promote administrative reform, and support enterprises.
Apart from activities to call for more investment, they have also enhanced trade promotion and helped local firms join trade and industrial fairs in neighbouring localities.
Through activities to assist businesses, Tra Vinh has developed 27 new small- and medium-sized enterprises with a total registered capital of 815 billion VND (nearly 35 million USD) so far this year, 2.5 times higher than the figure in the same period of 2018.