More than 60 investors and representatives from apparel companies and financial institutes from different countries gathered in a workshop held in northern Nam Dinh provnce on June 27 to discuss policies to attract investment to the locality and its Rang Dong Garment and Textile Industrial Zone.

Participants learned about infrastructure, power capacity, waste and waste water treatment in the Rang Dong IZ, land for business expansion, and registration and administrative formalities, and local incentives for investors.

Chairman of the Nam Dinh People’s Committee Doan Hong Phong briefed the participants of the province’s potential of abundant, skilled and young workforce, convenient transport, improved telecommunication and healthcare infrastructure and services.

All industrial parks and clusters have solid and liquid waste treatment systems as well as residential buildings for workers, he noted.

The locality prioritises investment in the fields of industrial infrastructure development, green agricultural production, food processing and supporting industry for mechanics, electrics, electronics, textiles and garment, and footwear.

Investment in eco-tourism, education and healthcare services are also encouraged, he added.

Nam Dinh plans to have nine industrial parks, three of which have been put into use including the Hoa Xa, My Trung and Bao Minh IZs.

The 600-hectare Rang Dong Garment and Textiles IZ will be operational by the end of 2015.

Three cooperation projects between the province’s enterprises and foreign investors were inked during the event.-VNA