The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho is implementing plans to build three industrial zones with a total area of 1,400 hectares.

They are O Mon (600ha), O Mon Bac (400ha), and Thot Not (400ha).

Besides, the city is making land clearance to expand Hung Phu I and II industrial zones, and two other zones in O Mon district.

The city will invest in communication infrastructure, a water drainage system, electricity and provide accommodation for residents that have been resettled.

Can Tho city’s present industrial zones have attracted 206 projects, including 184 domestic projects and 22 projects with foreign invested capital.

In 2012, businesses in the city’s industrial zones grossed 1.87 billion USD in turnover. Industrial production value was up 3.9 percent from 2011, reaching 1.365 billion USD.

The industrial zones employ 34,000 local labourers.-VNA