Southern Economic Region slow in development

Southern Economic Region slow in development

The Southern Economic Region includes eight localities of Ho Chi Minh City, Binh Duong, Binh Phuoc, Dong Nai, Ba Ria-Vung Tau, Long An, Tien Giang and Tay Ninh. This region currently contributes upto 45% towards GDP of the country, of which Ho Chi Minh City contributes 51% of the GDP of the Southern Economic Region.