Can Tho’s IPs attract nearly US$2 bln in investment

15:04 | 07/02/2015

VGP – As many as 214 valid projects with a total investment capital of US$1.91 billion, have been launched in industrial parks (IPs) in the southern city of Can Tho, according to the city’s IPs management board.

In 2015, IPs in the city set the goal of earning US$1.5 billion from industrial and commercial production, of which US$620 million will be gained from exports.

They are expected to create 3,500 jobs and contribute VND2,000 billion to the State budget.

The industrial and commercial production of the IPs in Can Tho City was estimated to reach US$125 million in January, US$10.9 million higher than the same period last year.

The export value of these IPs attained US$51.6 million in the first month of the year.

Currently, a total amount of VND225 billion have been invested to expand the premises at these IPs in the city.

By Thuy Dung