|A conner of Phu Quoc island. — File Photo
KIEN GIANG (VNS) — The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang granted 30 new investment licences in the first six months of this year to projects in agriculture, industry, tourism and trade, according to the provincial People's Committee.
The projects have a combined capital of VND11.98 trillion (US$550 million) and cover an area of 611 hectares.
The committee said that the province had been working with agencies to implement major projects, such as the Kien Giang Thermal Power Plant in the Xeo Ro industrial zone, and Petrovietnam projects to build a synthetic-oil service port system and a bonded fuel warehouse on Phu Quoc Island.
The province also helped accelerate projects in the Thanh Loc industrial zone in Chau Thanh District. The zone currently has eight projects under construction and another nine registered.
Other industrial zones and the Ha Tien border gate economic zone have attracted 20 projects with a total investment capital of VND4.17 trillion ($191 million). — VNS