The total value of foreign and domestic investments in industrial and economic zones nationwide fell slightly in the first half of 2018.
The northern coastal province of Quang Ninh has been working to mobilise resources for the building of a blueprint on the establishment of the Van Don Special Administrative-Economic Zone.
The Chu Lai Open Economic Zone attracted 23 projects in 2017. Three were foreign investment projects worth US$16 million.
The northern province of Quang Ninh has envisioned turning the Van Don special administrative-economic zone into a smart and green island urban area, according to Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Nguyen Van Doc.
The expansion of Lao Cai Border Gate Economic Zone with investment of over VND14 trillion (around US$625 million) from 2016-2020 has been approved by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.