Long An’s economic growth in H1 ranks third in Mekong Delta

Long An province posted high growth in the first half of 2021 despite the negative impact of COVID-19, coming third amongst 13 Mekong Delta localities, according to the provincial People’s Committee.
Long An’s economic growth in H1 ranks third in Mekong Delta hinh anh 1 The Thuan Dao industrial park in Ben Luc district of Long An attracts FDI projects (Photo: VNA)
Long An (VNA) - Long An province posted high growth in the first half of 2021 despite the negative impact of COVID-19, coming third amongst 13 Mekong Delta localities, according to the provincial People’s Committee.

The province’s economy expanded 6.06 percent in H1, higher than the 4.34 percent recorded in the same period last year.

The outcome made Long An rank fourth amongst eight cities and provinces in the country’s southern key economic region. 

Of note, a number of industrial sectors have seen signs of recovery, as the index of industrial production rose 7.5 percent year on year. Power production and distribution increased 14.9 percent and construction 10.4 percent. 

In the period, Long An authorities handed over investment licences to 77 domestic projects with a registered capital nearing 5.6 trillion VND (243.44 million USD), and 30 foreign ones worth over 3.2 billion USD.
Long An’s economic growth in H1 ranks third in Mekong Delta hinh anh 2 The index of industrial production of Long An rose 7.5 percent in H1 (Photo: baolongan.vn)
The provincial People’s Committee asked relevant agencies to continue realising the dual targets of curbing the spread of COVID-19 and bolstering socio-economic development./.
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