Enterprises operating in industrial parks (IPs) in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue have so far this year paid nearly 966 billion VND (46 million USD) to the State coffer, up 5.7 percent from the same period last year.

During the same period, those enterprises posted a combined production value of 6.84 trillion VND (325.7 million USD), up 4.3 percent, and total export value of 283.7 million USD, a year on year increase of 6.9 percent.

Meanwhile, an additional six projects were licensed in local IPs with a total registered capital of 775 billion VND (36.9 million USD), bringing the number of projects operating in the province’s six IPs to 91, worth a combined 18.37 trillion VND (874.8 million USD).

The six IP in Thua Thien Hue have proven their important role in the province’s economy, with two of them – Phu Bai and Phong Dien 2- reporting a 90 percent of occupancy rate.

Earlier, the province granted an investment licence to a 5 million USD foreign-invested project to build infrastructure for Tu Ha industrial park.

Authorities plan to pour over 22 billion VND (1.03 million USD) to build infrastructure at local industrial parks and support construction firms in ground clearance, mine removal, and building waste treatment plants.

Next year, the IPs aim to attract 2.9 trillion VND of investment capital.-VNA