Will expand the Southeast Economic Zone to 80,000 hectares, then change its name to Nghe An Economic Zone

Oct 06, 2021

This is one of the important contents of the project on developing the Southeast Economic Zone, the driving force for economic growth of Nghe An province in the period of 2021-2025, with a vision to 2030, which has just been approved by the Standing Board of the Nghe An Provincial Party Committee at the meeting. regular meeting in September.

With the above scheme, Nghe An's goal is to build and develop the Southeast Economic Zone into a dynamic, attractive and highly competitive economic development area in the North Central region, focusing on structural development. synchronous and modern industrial park infrastructure associated with the effective construction and exploitation of Cua Lo and Dong Hoi seaports.
Through the Southeast Economic Zone, Nghe An aims to create a breakthrough in attracting investment, accelerate economic restructuring, increase production value, increase budget revenue, create many jobs and contribute to the development of the economy. actively contribute to economic development, national defense and security assurance, environmental protection, natural disaster prevention and control and climate change.

The project has built groups of tasks and key solutions to realize the set goals with a very specific roadmap. In which, in 2021, complete the overall adjustment of the general planning on construction of the Southeast economic zone to 2040; develop a plan for the development of integrated industrial parks and economic zones in the provincial master plan for the period 2021-2030, with a vision to 2050, in which the Southeast economic zone will be expanded to about 80,000 hectares.

In 2022, Nghe An will officially expand the boundary of the Southeast Economic Zone to the West along the N5 road connecting Hoa Son - Do Luong, the N2 road connecting National Highway 7A, Highway 48D connecting Hoang Mai town with Nghia Dan district , National Highway 1A (passing Vinh city) and coastal areas for seaport development and resort tourism. At the same time, submit to the Prime Minister to change the name to Nghe An EZ.

Nghe An will also submit to the Government to add the Southeast Nghe An economic zone to the group of key coastal economic zones of the country to get more development investment resources from the State budget in the 2021-2025 period.

Previously, in Notice No. 55-TB/TW dated April 20, 2019 about the preliminary review of the 5 years of implementation of Resolution No. 26-NQ/TW of the 11th Politburo on orientations and development tasks of Nghe An province. by 2020, the Politburo has agreed to "study the addition of Southeast Nghe An economic zone to the group of key coastal economic zones; adjusting Dong Hoi specialized port area into a general port area".

Southeast Nghe An Economic Zone was established in June 2007, currently has a total area of ​​more than 20,776 ha, located in 6 districts and cities of Nghe An province.

As of July 2021, the Southeast Economic Zone has 257 valid investment projects with a total investment capital of more than 70,189 billion VND, equivalent to 3.03 billion USD; in which there are 52 FDI projects with a total investment capital of 1.09 billion USD, accounting for 75% of foreign investment capital in the province.

In the 2016-2020 period, budget revenue in the Southeast economic zone and industrial zones increased rapidly, 2.34 times higher than in the 2011-2015 period, contributing nearly 10.5% of Nghe An's total budget revenue. An.

However, up to now, after a period of implementation, the general plan of the Southeast economic zone has revealed some shortcomings, which are difficult to implement in practice; compensation and site clearance still face many difficulties; ... so the promulgation of the project to develop the Southeast economic zone, the driving force for economic growth of Nghe An province in the period of 2021-2025, with a vision to 2030 is over. necessary to overcome the limitations and create more impetus for the development of this very important EZ.

Source: Nghe An Newspaper 

(Translated by Google)

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