Industrial and economic zones in northern cities and provinces have so
far attracted more than 3,000 domestic and foreign-invested projects
worth over 40 billion USD.
They make up nearly 40
percent of the total number of projects invested in industrial and
economic parks across the country, according to reports at a conference
of management boards of industrial and economic zones in the northern
region that took place in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue
on June 15.
Major parks that have operated efficiently
include Dinh Vu-Cat Hai in the northern port city of Hai Phong and
Van Don in Quang Ninh province.
Delegates at the
conference reviewed operations of the industrial and economics parks as
well as their impacts on socio-economic development.
They made in-depth analysis of the existing policies and mechanisms,
focusing on shortcomings that hinder land clearance, compensation and
They also proposed incentives for housing projects for workers and measures to promote investment in industrial parks.-VNA