At Phu Bai industrial zone in Thua Thien-Hue (Source: VNA)
 
Thua Thien-Hue (VNA) – The central province of Thua Thien-Hue strives to attract more capital in 2019  strives to attract 15 domestic and foreign projects worth 400 million USD this year.

Areas in focus are tourism, real estate, industrial and economic infrastructure, non-tariff areas, manufacturing industry, health care, education – training, support industry for textile and garment and others in value chains in Southeast Asia and Asia-Pacific.

Amid the fourth industrial revolution, the province gives top priority to developing information technology workforce, high-tech agriculture and bio technology.

It will also prioritise investors with major brands, banks’ prestigious partners, domestic and foreign investment funds, and successful domestic enterprises.

Further attention will be paid to calling for investment from traditional markets such as the Republic of Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Japan, Hong Kong (China), the US, Europe, countries benefiting from Vietnam’s entry to bilateral and multilateral free trade agreements, and investors in China who are impacted by the US – China trade war.

In January 2019, Thua Thien-Hue licensed 8 projects, including four foreign ones worth over 60 million USD and four domestic ones valued at more than 5.7 trillion VND. Meanwhile, an existing project adjusted its investment capital up by over 7.4 trillion VND.-VNA