FDI projects provide thousands of jobs in Ben Tre Province

The Investment Promotion Center in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre on April 20 said that many of the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) projects in the province have helped provide employment and a stable income for almost 18,000 local residents.

Ben Tre Province is famous for coconut products (Photo: SGGP)

The province currently has 41 FDI projects with total capital exceeding US$309 million, mainly concentrated in production of coconut products, fertilizer, garments, plastic items, shoes, automobile accessories and seafood processing.

FDI projects cover more than 40 percent of the manufacturing and 60 percent of the export turnover in the province.

Provincial authorities are now creating advantageous conditions to lure more businesses to invest in long-term projects.

The opening of Rach Mieu and Ham Luong Bridges for vehicular traffic has created better transport links with the province.

By Nguyen Thanh – Translated by Hai Mien

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