The whole province currently has 16 industrial parks in operation with the total planned area of over 3,700ha, the occupation rate of 85.95%; 12 Industrial parks have not been put into operation (with the total area of over 5,000 ha). Regarding the investment attraction in industrial parks, as of October 2019, the total FDI investment capital is 345.35 million USD, increased by 23.69 million USD (equivalent to 7.36%); the total DDI investment of 7,294.32 billion VND, decreased by 1,271.66 billion VND (equivalent to 14.85%). Although the number of projects investing in industrial parks has increased, the area of industrial land for lease has decreased over the same period.
By 2020, the province is planning 62 industrial clusters with the total area of over 3,100ha. Up to now, the whole province has 21/62 Industrial clusters in operation with the total area of over 1,000ha. The industrial clusters in operation have attracted 544 secondary investment projects with the total registered capital of over 15,600 billion VND; of which 60 projects with foreign direct investment with the total investment of 209.6 million USD. The total leased area of industrial clusters in operation is 586.65ha with the occupation rate of 86.55%. Infrastructure business activities of these industrial clusters are quite effective with high occupancy rate which reaches 100% in many industrial clusters.
Many industrial zones have been established, creating jobs for local laborers
Traffic connection for development
Long An is implementing many solutions to invest in a synchronous, modern and sustainable transportation infrastructure system
According to the Chairman of the provincial People's Committee Tran Van Can, over time, Long An has implemented many solutions to invest in constructing a synchronous, modern and sustainable transportation infrastructure system. Especially, Long An and Ho Chi Minh City have coordinated to invest in many roads and bridges such as Provincial Roads 823, 824, 825. In addition, there are also important transport infrastructure works such as Ho Chi Minh City - Trung Luong Expressway and Ben Luc - Long Thanh expressway in the coming time etc.. Promoting the archived results, the province has strengthened the traffic - transport connection with Ho Chi Minh City to meet the demand for passenger transport as well as transport of import and export of goods.
In parallel with the results in the field of industry and transportation, Long An and Ho Chi Minh City also have many coordination activities in the fields of agriculture, trade - service, tourism and education - training, health care, science - technology, environmental protection, etc. and have achieved many positive results, thereby, contributing to promoting the socio-economic development of the two localities. /.
Reported by Quang Nguyen
Translated by Lan Vy