The Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau will mobilise 10 billion VND (476,000 USD) for promoting its trade and investment programme in 2015, said Director of the provincial Investment Promotion Centre Mai Van Bo.

The programme aims to expand exports and attract investors to local government-approved projects and industrial parks.

In 2015, the province targets to augment its seafood exports to the US, Japan and the European Union (EU).

The province has actively carried out promotion activities including participating in international exhibitions and trade fairs to advertise locally-produced products and seek business opportunities for local enterprises.

It has also expanded trade promotion activities with China and member nations of the ASEAN bloc.

As scheduled, more than 20 business groups and economic specialists will take part in fact-finding trips to over 30 countries and territories in a bid to promote trade and participate in exhibitions and trade fairs.

The provincial trade promotion centre will also open 10 training courses to help local businesses become more proactive in trade, export activities.

To date, the province’s seafood products have been presented in over 50 countries and territories with export revenues of 1.3 billion USD annually.-VNA