The central province of Thua Thien – Hue has taken a number of measures in an effort to attract more investment to its industrial zones (IZs).

From this year, apart from speeding up site clearance, the province continues push up administrative reforms, improve legal framework, offer preferential policies, help investors build factories, and mobilise capital resources for infrastructure construction in industrial zones.

In addition, Thua Thien-Hue focuses on human resource development, particularly vocational training for spearhead industries, as the demand on trained labourers is increasing. Its industrial zones need 15,000 trained labourers each year, and the figure is expected to increase in the time to come.

The province has attracted 66 foreign investment projects with a total registered capital of nearly 2,000 USD, covering a wide variety of fields such as garment and textiles, tourism, food and beverage processing.

In the first quarter of the year, FDI projects’ turnover in the province reached 110 million USD, up 48 percent over same period last year and contributed over 11 million USD to state budget.-VNA