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An Giang (VNA) – The Mekong Delta province of An Giang has attracted 49 projects valued at over 13.8 trillion VND (roughly 621 million USD) so far this year.

The figures represent a 2.53-fold increase in the number of projects and a 3.6-fold rise in capital.

According to the provincial Department of Planning and Investment, the locality has licensed one new foreign project and adjusted another, raising the total number of valid foreign direct investment (FDI) projects to 37 with accumulated capital of more than 213 million USD, of which 76.1 million USD was disbursed.

The province has established a board supporting businesses in the locality while carrying out programmes to accelerate administrative reform in order to create an open and friendly investment climate.-VNA