BUSINESS Updated at 16:16:57 06/26/2019  (Views:  521 )
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First half’s industrial production reached VND 13.587 trillion

BTO-In the first half of 2019, Binh Thuan’s industrial production index is estimated at VND 13.587 trillion (basing on comparative price in 2010), accounting for 47.7% of the whole year’s plan, and raising by 10.9% compared with that of the same period last year.

Generally, a number sector such as: mining industry, manufacture, water supply, water management-waste and waste water treatment posted slight falls in comparison with figures of last year’s first half. However, electricity production and distribution enjoyed an increase of 24.8%, with VND 5.333 trillion. Of which, electricity output gained an increase of 33% after some power projects were completed and put into operation.

Up to the end of May, 2019, a total of 21 solar power projects have started construction, with 3 projects (combined capacity of 76.8 MW, investment capital of VND 2.178 trillion) has been connected with national power grid; another 13 projects (with total investment capital of VND 17.763 trillion and combined capacity of 652.28 MW) are expected to come into commercial operation while 5 projects (capital of VND 5.250 trillion) are under construction.

Translated by Phuong Lan (Source: Binhthuan Newspaper)

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