According to a report of the Department of Economic Zone Management (Ministry of Planning and Investment), it was estimated that in the first 9 months of 2019, industrial parks (IPs) and economic zones (EZs) have attracted 397 investment foreign projects with the registered capital of US $ 10.1 billion.
Accordingly, the cumulative increase of the total number of foreign invested projects up to 8,970 projects with a total registered capital of about 187.4 billion USD. For domestic investment projects, industrial zones and EZs have attracted 388 projects with a total newly registered capital of VND 96.9 trillion. Accumulated, bringing the total number of domestic investment projects to more than 9,140 projects with a total registered capital of VND 2,074.5 trillion.
There are 327 industrial zones established with a total natural land area of approximately 96.1 thousand hectares, of which the industrial land area is about 65.7 thousand hectares, accounting for about 68.4%.
Out of 327 established IPs, 256 industrial zones have been put into operation with a total natural land area of about 67.6 thousand hectares and 71 IPs are under construction with a total area of about 28.5 thousand hectares. The occupancy rate of operating industrial parks is nearly 75%.
In addition, 17 coastal EZs have been established with a total land area and water surface of more than 845 thousand hectares. In addition, Ninh Co EZ (Nam Dinh) is in the development planning of EZs but has not been established.
Accumulated to September 2019, there are 35 IPs located in the EZ with a total area of about 14 thousand hectares. In particular, 20 industrial parks are operating with a total area of about 7.8 thousand hectares and 15 industrial parks are under construction with a total area of about 5.8 thousand hectares.
According to Dieu Trang