The Prime Minister on Apr. 10 signed a decision to establish Mong Cai border economic zone in the northern province of Quang Ninh.

The 121,197 hectare complex will cover 17 wards of Mong Cai city, Hai Ha industrial zone and seaport, Quang Ha town and a number of communes in Hai Ha district.

Once operational, it will accommodate a non-tariff area, industrial zones, a financial centre, an administrative centre, a residential area and other functional areas.

The decision will take effect on June 1.-VNA