|Can Tho is home to 214 projects, including 23 foreign-invested ones. — Photo btv
CAN THO (VNS)— The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta city of Can Tho attracted an additional US$54.8 million in investments this year.
The total amount of investments are $7 million higher than in 2013, which brings the total capital of the locality's industrial parks to $1.91 billion. The additional investments came from five new projects and 14 expanded other projects, Management Board of Can Tho Industrial Parks Vo Thanh Hung disclosed in a meeting held on Thursday to review this year's investment attraction in Can Tho city.
Can Tho is home to 214 projects, including 23 foreign-invested ones. Of the total, 192 projects are operational, while 22 others are under construction. These projects generated stable jobs for 32,000 workers.
Difficulties in production and business did not hinder the enterprises at the industrial parks to take in $1.4 billion in revenue, equal to the amount earned last year.
The industrial parks' export value reached $582 million , which is 8 per cent higher than last year.This figure accounted for 43 per cent of the city's total production value. — VNS