The Prime Minister has approved adjustments on planning for development of industrial parks in Central Highlands province of Dak Nong, including the expansion of the Nhan Co industrial zone.

According to the master plan through 2020, the Dak Nong People’s Committee will be in charge of making adjustments and plans on land use in the locality.

Relevant bodies are assigned to make a detailed plan for the expansion, ensuring access to social services such as water, electricity, and environmental protection.

The Nhan Co Industrial Zone which will be expanded to 148 ha from 100 ha is located in Nhan Co commune, Dak R’Lap district and serves domestic bauxite exploitation, aluminium production projects and agro-forestry product processing.

Last year, the provincial economy grew by 12.2 percent, the average income per capita exceeded 32.5 million VND (1,500 USD), and the rate of poor households was reduced to 13.75 percent.

In 2015, the locality is working towards an economic growth of over 12.25 percent, an average income per capita over 35 million USD, and a 2 percent decrease in the household poverty rate.-VNA