In 2019, the industrial production sector in the province was recorded to continue developing stably, helping to shift the province's economic structure towards industrialization and modernization, contributing mainly to the general GRDP growth. The Management Board of Provincial Industrial Parks informed that in 2019, the area of filled industrial land increased by 65 ha. Up to now, Long An has 16 operating industrial parks with a total area of 2,277ha, occupancy rate is over 85%. Industrial parks attracted 1,514 investment projects, including 731 foreign investment projects with a total investment of USD 4,144 million and 783 domestic investment projects with a total investment of VND 84,385 billion. There are currently 21 operating industrial clusters with a total area of 1,081.2ha, occupancy rate is 89.7%, attracting 544 projects with a total investment of over VND 15,635 billion, including 60 FDI projects with a total investment of over USD 209 million.
The province's industrial production continues to maintain a breakthrough growth (Photo: A corner of Long Hau Industrial Park, Can Giuoc District)
According to the evaluation of the Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee – Tran Van Can, the province's industrial production continued to maintain a breakthrough growth because the province also issued many mechanisms, policies, implemented positive measures and supported enterprises to strengthen administrative procedure reform and remove difficulties and obstacles. Mr. Tran Van Can said that, in order to maintain the momentum of industrial development as well as create a stronger breakthrough, in 2020, Long An would continue to focus on inspecting, urging and timely supporting to remove difficulties and obstacles to speed up the investment progress in infrastructure of industrial parks and clusters to create favorable conditions for large investment projects to come into operation in order to create motivation for the province's development./.
Reported by Gia Han
Translated by Lan Vy