Dong Nai works to sharpen competitive edge for businesses

The authorities of southern Dong Nai province said they will continue assisting local businesses to research export markets and promote trade for achieving an export turnover of US$18.3-US$18.5 billion in 2018.

They said they will help with connecting local producers and FDI enterprises located in the province in a bid to reduce the import of products that local businesses can produce and sharpen the competitive edge of domestic enterprises.

Dialogues and meetings with businesses will be held regularly to promptly tackle difficulties and hindrances so businesses could have smooth production and export activities.

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In the first two months of this year, the province posted a 25% surge in export and ran a trade surplus of nearly US$610 million, of which US$267 million was made in January and US$340 million was recorded in February.

The locality’s major export items included apparels, footwear, wooden products, machinery and spare parts, and electronic products and components.

It main markets are China, the Republic of Korea, Japan, and China’s Taiwan.

As one of southern localities having huge investment attraction, Dong Nai is currently home to 35 industrial parks with more than 1,510 investment projects, including some 1,100 foreign-invested ones, with about 900,000 workers.

About 70% of workers in Dong Nai come from other provinces, mostly in the central and northern regions.


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