Ca Mau sees positive economic growth

Wednesday, Jul 02, 2014 08:00

Ca Mau City

CA MAU (Biz Hub) — The southernmost province of Ca Mau saw significant economic growth in the first half of 2014, exceeding its targets in several areas.

Aquatic product yield recorded a year-on-year rise of 15 percent, reaching 200,000 tonnes, while exports earned nearly US$500 million, according to the chairman of the provincial People's Committee, Pham Thanh Tuoi.

Industrial production hit nearly VND7 trillion ($329 million), 21 percent higher than the target.

The locality aimed to reach an aquatic product yield of 420,000 tonnes, a farm produce output of 550,000 tonnes, and an export value of $1.1 billion this year. — VNS

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