From the beginning of this year, Nghe An has granted licences to 93 projects with a combined capital of 27,885 billion VND (1.28 billion USD), according to the province’s Department of Planning and Investment.

Of 1.28 billion USD, 1.25 billion USD comes from 73 new ones and 29.5 million (643 billion VND) is from increased capital of 20 existing projects.

Sizeable projects under construction include the Song Lam Cement Factory with a capacity of 4 million tonnes, the Hoa Son Cassava Powder Factory producing 150 tonnes per day, a system supplying untreated water to the clean water plants in Vinh city and the Hoa Sen Steel Sheet Factory.

The province also completed some important projects such as the Vinh Airport Passenger Terminal, the National Road 1A and the Railway Flyover.

Nghe An is calling for investments for many other projects relating to residential areas, irrigation systems and roads.-VNA