VOV.VN - The southern economic zone must introduce solutions to fully exploit its potential and promote fresh growth in order to offset the negative effects of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and achieve sustainable development, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
The Southern Key Economic Zone needs specially tailored policies to attract large amounts of foreign direct investment and improve linkages between localities to ensure sustainable development, experts have said.
Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province, one of eight provinces and cities in the Southern Key Economic Zone, has for many years been an ideal destination for foreign investors thanks to its natural advantages and comprehensively developed infrastructure in addition to attractive incentives.
The Southern Key Economic Zone needs special policies to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) and improve linkages between localities to ensure sustainable development, experts have said.
The Southern Key Economic Zone needs more robust policies and mechanisms for attracting resources and foreign direct investment (FDI) and enhancing linkages between localities to enable the region to develop faster and sustainably, according to experts.
Ho Chi Minh City is likely to achieve export value of US$35.2 billion this year, a 15.1% increase from last year, and imports of US$43.1 billion, a 13.2% rise.
The Ministry of Planning and Investment on June 5 announced overall development plans for two southern economic zones through to 2020, which are focused on expanding key fields and boosting GDP growth.