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Hau Giang (VNA) – The Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang plans to build a logistics centre at a cost of over 1.5 trillion VND (66.03 million USD), aiming to reduce logistics cost in the region and improve competitiveness of regional products in both domestic and foreign markets.

The centre will cover 80 hectares in Song Hau Industrial Zone in Chau Thanh district. It comprises a wharf area, goods storage and warehouse, along with a control building, support areas and roads.

In the 2017-2020 period, the project will build quay, warehouse and office serving logistics activities on a 30-ha area.

According to Ho Thi Thu Hoa from the Ho Chi Minh City University of Transport, the centre has a favourable location near many industrial parks and road system connecting to the Mekong Delta key economic region and neighbouring countries.

Once operational, the centre will play a core role in goods distribution and transportation, boosting the socio-economic development of the whole region.

By 2025, it is expected to create jobs for 1,000 people.-VNA