The Central Highlands province of Lam Dong organised a trade promotion conference on December 25 with a view to inviting more investors to the locality and the region at large.

The conference brought together 200 domestic and foreign businesses, which reached 16 deals covering various industries.

Lan Dong, Dak Lak, Dak Nong, Gia Lai and Kon Tum form the Central Highlands region with a population of over 5.4 million people, 25.7 percent of which are ethnic minorities.

In the first nine months of 2014, the Central Highlands have over the past nine months attracted 177 FDI projects with a total registered capital of 926 million USD, 66 percent of the capital went to Lam Dong.-VNA