Construction of Song Khoai industrial park begins on December 21 (Photo: VNA)

Quang Ninh (VNA) – Thai industrial park developer Amata has started the construction of Song Khoai industrial park in Quang Yen town of the northern province of Quang Ninh on December 21.

The park will consists of 714ha and has a total investment of over 3.53 trillion VND (151 million USD). The project is scheduled to become operational in 2020. It will be implemented in five phases, with the first phase covering 123ha.

It aims to develop the infrastructure system of Song Khoai industrial park to attract investors to the park, while helping boost the growth of the province alongside ensuring social balance and environmental protection.

This is the second park that Amata has built in Vietnam, along with a 700ha Bien Hoa industrial park in the southern Dong Nai province.

Addressing the ground-breaking ceremony, Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Van Trung and Chairman of the Quang Ninh People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Long highlighted the efforts of Amata.

They emphasised that the project is not only significant to the development of Quang Yen town, but also to the growth of Quang Ninh province. Furthermore, it is a step towards the development of Quang Yen coastal economic zone in the future, they noted.

Long asked relevant agencies of Quang Ninh to support and create optimal conditions for the investor to promptly deal with administrative procedures for the project, thus ensuring its progress, guaranteeing water and power supply, as well as security for the project.–VNA