(VOV) - The Mekong River Delta will stick to its target of exporting 6-7 million tonnes of rice each year, which was set in the region’s overall socio-economic development plan until 2020 and approved by the Prime Minister.
Rice exports to China surge
The region will strive for 7.7 percent annual economic growth from 2011 to 2015 and 8.6 percent in the 2016-2020 period.
It set the target of raising its GDP per capita to US$1,600 by 2015 and US$2,850 by 2020.
Also, by 2015, agro-forestry-fishery will account for 36.7 percent of the regional GDP, industry and construction, 30.4 percent, and services 32.9 percent. These figures are estimated to be 30.5 percent, 35.6 percent and 33.9 percent, respectively, by 2020.