Ben Tre province asked to boost sea-based economy

(VOVWORLD) - Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has urged Ben Tre province to further tap into its advantages and develop their sea-based economy.
Ben Tre province asked to boost sea-based economy - ảnh 1Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh holds a working session with authorities in Ben Tre province on February 16, 2023 (Photo: Vu Khuyen/VOV)

At a working session with Ben Tre authorities on Thursday, the Prime Minister said Ben Tre holds a special position in road and sea transport connectivity and it boasts favorable conditions for developing sea-based economic sectors, logistics, and wind power.

The Government leader pointed out the need to enhance connectivity within the province to fuel development.

He also underlined the tasks of diversifying and improving tourism products; boosting agricultural restructuring and IT application to farming; concurrently stepping up fishing, aquaculture, seafood processing and export, and fishery resource protection; and preventing illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.

Mr. Chinh said the province needs to further strengthen administrative reform, improve the investment environment, increase competitiveness, and promote startups, innovation, and digital transformation.