|A tra fish fingerling pond of the An Giang breeding centre for aquaculture|
Under the plan, the export of goods via the province’s border gates will grow 7%-8% by 2020, reaching a value of US$400 million. The respective figures for the 2021-2025 period will be 9%-10% and US$650 million.
The border gate export turnover is set to account for over 40% of the locality’s total exports in 2020 and 45% in 2025, while the figures for imports will be 30% and 35%, respectively.
In addition, the Khanh Binh border gate will be upgraded to an international one in the period to 2020 and the Vinh Xuong border gate by 2025.
The scheme also mentions several border trade development solutions such as completing mechanisms and policies, upgrading trade infrastructure in border areas, developing logistics and other support services, improving the province’s competitiveness, promoting trade and building brand names, and developing supply and value chains.
According to Nam, the department will coordinate with relevant agencies and People’s Committees of districts and townships to devise action plans for the implementation of the scheme.