The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho is calling for investment in 27 projects worth more than 28 billion VND (over 1.3 billion USD) in the locality, particularly in industry, trade, new urban area building and the development of tourism sites.

The city is calling for investment to develop the infrastructure system in O Mon Industrial Park (IP) on an area of 317ha with a total capital of 864 billion VND (40.6 million USD), the second phase of Thot Not IP with an area of 400ha and costing over 3 trillion VND (about 141 million USD).

It is also encouraging investors to pour money into a high-tech agricultural area in Thoi Lai district with an investment of 464 billion VND (21.8 million USD), a plant for manufacturing agricultural machinery and engines with a total capital of 570 billion VND (26.7 million USD), and a 30.12km road project worth 10 trillion VND (470 million USD).

In addition, the city invites investment in the Thot Not urban-industry-service complex along the Hau River, a hi-tech urban area near the O Mon River, a heavy industrial park in the southern port of the river and the Cai Rang industrial port and ecotourism sites in the southwest.

In order to facilitate investors’ operations in the projects, the city plans to issue preferential policies on capital and the land rental.

It will also provide financial assistance for investors when they participate in promotion activities in the fields of investment, trade and tourism in the locality.-VNA