The southern province of Binh Duong has named six priority fields in calling for investment in 2014.

The six fields are electrical-electronic industry, supporting industry, precision mechanics, basic chemical industry, medical and pharmaceutical equipment and high-quality food processing.

The province will encourage the application of technologies that help save energy, fuel and materials during production.

It also focuses on raising the local content as well as value and competitiveness of products, minimising labour use, and developing industry in line with environmental protection.

More than 1.2 billion USD has been poured into the province this year, driving its total FDI so far to nearly 19 billion USD.

Foreign-invested projects in the province have been operating effectively, earning major production and export values, with strength in garments, wood products, footwear, electronics and food processing.-VNA