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Bac Ninh

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Bac Ninh is a province in the north of Red river which has geological coordinate from 20058'N to 21016'N of latitude and 1050 54'E to 106019'E of longitude. The north borders on Bac Giang Province, the south borders on Hung Yen Province and a part of Ha Noi City, the east and south-east is contiguous with Hai Duong Province, the east is contiguous to Ha Noi.

 

Bac Ninh is a key point of economic triangle of Ha Noi – Hai Phong – Bac Ninh which belongs to North Vietnam focused economic area, Hong River delta and beside Ha Noi capital. Bac Ninh is the north-east gateway of Ha Noi and a bridge between Ha Noi and Northern midland and mountainous provinces. Bac Ninh has important traffic routes across such as Highways No. 1A, 18, 38, railway route from Ha Noi to Lang Son and waterway routes along Duong River, Thai Binh river. Bac Ninh is near Noi Bai Airport and some important sea ports of North Vietnam such as Cai Lan Sea Port and Hai Phong sea port. More over, Bac Ninh is on the axis of economic corridors of Kunming – Lao Cai – Ha Noi – Hai Phong and Nanning – Lang Son – Ha Noi – Hai Phong. Therefore, Bac Ninh has great advantages of cargo transportation and passenger transportation compared other provinces.

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Introduction

  

Geographical location: 

 

Bac Ninh province is located in the Red River Delta of the Northern Delta, and Hanoi - Hai Phong - Quang Ninh economic growth triangle. It is surrounded by Bac Giang province to the north, Hung Yen province to the south, Hai Duong province to the east, and Hanoi to the west.

 

Area:

 

82,272 sq.km; agricultural land area: 65.85%; forest land area: only 0.81%; non-agricultural land area: 33.31%, in which land area for residential purpose occupies 12.83%; unused land area is: 0.84%.

 

Population:

 

The province’s population is 1,050,000, of which 700,000 people are in the working age. The workforce of Bac Ninh province is relatively young with 47.5% having been trained and could absorb advanced technology as well as management upon request of investors.

Bac Ninh residents have good education level; the scientific staff are well qualified; the workers are skillful; most of workers are familiar with goods production industry and dynamically responded to the market mechanism. Besides, Bac Ninh is also attractive to the qualified scientific staff living in Hanoi.

 

Socio-economic situation:

 

GRDP in 2013 valued VND14.93 billion, up by 10.2% against 2012. GDP per capita valued VND68.2 million/year (equivalent to 3,243USD). Economic structure keeps moving towards the industrialization orientation: industry-construction makes up 74.5%, services 19.5%, agriculture-forestry-aquaculture 6%.

Total exports increased over the years, especially 2013 reached USD23billion (119.9%), up by 94.9%, i export surplus valued nearly USD2 billion.

 

FDI attraction:

 

As of year 2013, there were 399 FDI projects in Bac Ninh province with total registered capital of USD5700.11 million, ranking 11th in the country in terms of registered capital. In 2013, Bắc Ninh province granted new investment certificates to 105 projects with total registered capital of USD417.53 million. There were 20 projects with expansion capital of USD1,110.41 million. So, in year 2013, the province attracted USD1,528 million of FDI capital, ranking 6th and making up 7.1% of the country’s total FDI capital.

 

Infrastructure:

 

Road network: there are over 3,906.8 km of roads, 04 of which are key national roads, namely New National Highway 1A, Old National Highway 1A, National Road #18 and # 38 with total length of 104.8km; 12 provincial roads of 251km in length; 404km of district roads and urban roads; around 3,147km of commune roads.

Riverway: There are 03 big rivers running through Bac Ninh province, namely Cầu River (70km in length), Đuống River (42km) and Thái Bình River (17km). There are 03 big ports on these rivers: Đáp Cầu port and 02 specifically-used ports on Cầu River.

Railroad: The Hà Nội - Lạng Sơn railroad runs through Bac Ninh province over a length of 20km with 04 stations: Từ Sơn, Lim, Bắc Ninh and Thị Cầu. The railroad of Yên Viên - Phả Lại is 39km long, running through Tiên Du district, Từ Sơn district, Bắc Ninh city and Quế Võ district. 

Airline: Noi Bai International airport is only 30km from Bac Ninh province along National Road #18.

Electricity network:the network is continuously improved, supplying power stably for production and home consumption. The 110KV national grid stretches over 120km; the 35KV line is of 249.3km and the 0.4KV of 3,700km in length. All communes, districts and city have access to national grid.

Water supply and waste water drainage system:good enough to serve the demand of production and home consumption, particularly in urban area, townships and industrial parks.

Telecommunication network:modernly equipped and covers the whole province area; able to provide good telecommunication service domestically and internationally under various forms.

 

Potential for development:

 

Industry:

The province has 15 concentrated industrial parks approved by the Government with an area of 7831 hectares, in which the planned area for IP is 6847ha, for urban and service area in association with IP is 984ha; 28 industrial clusters with total area of 863.9 ha. It is clearly that the province’s potential for industrial development is huge.

The IPs in Bac Ninh province has attracted big Real Estate companies likeVietnam-Singapore Urban and IP Development Joint Stock Company, Kinh Bac Urban Development Joint Stock Company, Viglacera Corporation, Sông Đà Corporation, IDICO Corporation, etc., who run infrastructure facilities and provide perfect infrastructure service to such big comapnies as Canon, SamSung Electronics, ABB.

A number of big prestigious companies in the world are now present in Bac Ninh province like: Canon, Sumitomo (Japan); SamSung, Orion (Korea); Foxconn, Mictac (Taiwan China); Tyco Electronics (USA); ABB (Sweden). These facts show that Bac Ninh has huge potential for development, for attracting foreign capital sources, particularly from big world corporations.

Tourism:

Bac Ninh – the “cradle” for historic, cultural formation and development, the hometown of pagodas, temples, festivals and beautiful folk songs, possesses huge potential for cultural-tourism development which not every province can have.      There are 1,259 relics in the province, of which there are 428 nationally and provincially recognized relics. The relics that are attractive to tourists are located in Từ Sơn town, Thuận Thành district, Gia Bình district, Tiên Du district, Bắc Ninh city. These relics play an important role as focus points in Bac Ninh’s tourism tour.

Service:

Credit, banking, currency services gained good growth, ready to provide service and loan to individuals, organizations for business and production operation.

 

Investment attraction orientation:Investment attraction focuses on:

- Projects in electronic, manufacturing, supporting industries to creat high added value, forming up electronic industrial clusters, turning Bac Ninh into a national high technology centre.

- Projects that are friendly with environment, use modern technology, use effectively natural resources and land, reinforce linkage with domestic enterprises;

- Projects in supporting industries which can raise nationalization ratio, commit to transfer suitable technology to each industry;

- Agriculture-supporting industries; advantageous services with high knowledge content; information technology; scientific and technology service; education and training; infrastructure development; selected processing industry, high-tech industry, energy industry, metallurgical and chemical industries;

- Projects that produce competitive products, make big contribution to local budget and are able to join global production network and value chain.

 

Economic zone and industrial parks in the province:

 

Tiên Sơn IP:

 

- Area:  402 hectares   

- Location: between the New and the Old National Highways 1A; 18 km from Hanoi Capital; 35km from Nội Bài International airport; 120 km from Cai Lan seaport (Quang Ninh province); 90km from Hai Phong seaport;

- Harmonious infrastructure facilities:110/60MVA electric station; safe water supply station with capacity of  6,500m3 per day & night; operating centre; main internal roads of 37.5 in width;distribution roads; waste water drainage and treatment system; telecommunication service, banking, customs, security services; container Logistics centre.

Đại Đồng-Hoàn Sơn IP:

- Area (stage 1): 368 ha.

- Location: near the intersection of New National Highway 1A and the Provincial Road #295; 18 km from Hanoi Capital; 37km from Nội Bài International airport.

- Infrastructure in the IP is being developed harmoniously following international standards.

VSIP industrial park:

- Planned area: 500 ha.

- Location: near the intersection of New National Highway 1A and the Provincial Road #295; 16 km from Hanoi Capital; 100km from Hai Phong seaport; 39km from Nội Bài International airport; 125 km from Cai Lan seaport (Quang Ninh province);

 

Từ Sơn IP:

 

- Area: 303 ha.

- Location: adjacent to the National Highway 1A and Từ Sơn town; 14 km from Hanoi Capital; 28km from Nội Bài International airport; 85km from Hai Phong seaport.

- Infrastructure in the IP will be developed harmoniously following international standards.

 

Hanaka IP:

 

- Area: 74 ha

-Location: adjacent to the National Highway 1A and Từ Sơn town; 14 km from Hanoi Capital; 28km from Nội Bài International airport; 85km from Hai Phong seaport.

- Infrastructure in the IP will be developed harmoniously following international standards.

 

Quế Võ IP:

 

- Area: 610 ha

- Location: adjacent to the National Road #18 between Noi Bai - Ha Long, National Highway 1A and the railway Hanoi-Bac Ninh to Cail Lan seaport; 33 km from Hanoi Capital; 34km from Nội Bài International airport; 110 km from Cai Lan seaport (Quang Ninh province); 100km from Hai Phong seaport.

- Harmonious infrastructure facilities: 110/220KV-80 MVA electric station, safe water supply station with capacity of  6.500m3 per day & night, operating centre, main internal roads of 37.5 in width,  distribution roads, waste water drainage and treatment system; telecommunication service, banking, customs, security services;

 In addition, Phúc Ninh Urban Area (120 ha) is planned to become an area to provide service to this IP.

 

Quế Võ II industrial park:

 

- Area: 270 ha.

- Location: adjacent to the National Road #18 between Noi Bai airport-Ha Long city; 50 km from Hanoi Capital; 50km from Nội Bài International airport; 90 km from Cai Lan seaport (Quang Ninh province); 100km from Hai Phong seaport.

-Infrastructure in the IP is being developed harmoniously following international standards.

 

Quế Võ III industrial park:

 

- Area: 524 ha.

- Location: adjacent to the National Road #18 between Noi Bai-Ha Long; 45 km from Hanoi Capital; 40km from Nội Bài International airport; 100 km from Cai Lan seaport (Quang Ninh province); 100km from Hai Phong seaport.

-Infrastructure in the IP is being developed harmoniously to followinginternational standards.

 

Yên Phong I industrial park: 

 

- Area: 665 ha

- Location: adjacent to the National Road #18 between Noi Bai-Ha Long; 30km from Hanoi Capital; 18km from Nội Bài International airport; 122 km from Cai Lan seaport (Quang Ninh province); 112km from Hai Phong seaport.

 

Thuận Thành II industrial park:

 

- Area: 252 ha

- Location: adjacent to the National Road #38 and Hồ town; 30 km from Hanoi Capital; 12 km from Bac Ninh city; 55km from Nội Bài International airport; 90km from Hai Phong seaport.

- Infrastructure in the IP will be developed harmoniously to meet the development requirements of the IP.

 

Thuận Thành III industrial park:

 

- Area: 504 ha

- Location: adjacent to the National Road #282, between Hồ street-Phu Thuy, to the South of Hồ town; 25 km from Hanoi Capital; 17 km from Bac Ninh city; 47km from Nội Bài International airport; 85km from Hai Phong seaport.

- Infrastructure in the IP will be developed harmoniously to meet the development requirements of the IP .

 

Investment incentives:

 

Investment incentives are basicallyin accordance with incentives stipulated by the Central Government. In addition, some other incentives shall be offered flexibly to call for investment in big projects that use modern technology, creat high production and export value, make big contribution to State budget, provide numerous job opportunities and are friendly with environment;

Investment incentives shall be offered to specific enterprises who use high technology, green technology, make great contribution to State budget, invest in investment encouraged agricultural sector upon following conditions:

+ Support in terms of infrastructure: infrastructure shall be developed inside and outside of IP for enterprises contributing to State budget of more than VND50 billion annually in period 2011-2012, more than VND 80 billion in period 2013-2015, or for big enterprises that have great effect to the province socio-economic development;

+ Assistance for research, technology transfer and building up of high quality technology models for enterprises making annual contribution to State budget of more than VND 50 million in period 2011-2012, more than VND 80 million in period 2013-2015.

+ Financial assistance for land compensation offered to enterprises investing in sectors like agriculture, rural development, including: purchase and processing of the province’s agricultural products, building up of high quality, high technology agricultural production, etc.

+ Assisstance to job training and worker recruitment: if the investor needs to give their workers job training, the provincial authority will give him a financial assistance amounting VND380,000 per worker per month, applicable to workers having permanent residence in Bac Ninh, and the training period must last 01 month at minimum and 05 months at maximum.

Besides, the investor will be offered good conditions to cooperate with vocational schools and have priority in recruiting trained workers, college and university graduates.

 

Some of the projects calling for investment:

 

Complete construction of road interchanges between National Road #18 and the New National Highway 1A;  between National Road #38 the New National Highway 1A (Bắc Ninh city).

Investment in construction of urban areas (of 100 ha – 200 ha) in Bắc Ninh city.

Construction of flats for workers in following IPs: Tiên Sơn, Quế Võ, Yên Phong I, VSIP, Thuận Thành II, Thuận Thành III. (Tiên Sơn IP: construction area is 150.000m2, large enough for building 12,000 flats. Quế Võ IP: construction area is 250.000m2, large enough for building 20,000 flats.Yên Phong I  IP: construction area is 150.000m2, large enough for building 12,000 flats)

Construction of Thiên Thai surface-water treatment Plant (to supply water for production and home consumption of residents in Gia Bình district and the neighbouring areas;Capacity in stage I: 50,000 m3/day&night; water source: Đuống river).

Development of information technology software (in IPs, ICs)

Construction of super markets, trading plaza in Bắc Ninh city;

Construction of a Goods Exchange Centre (30 – 50 hectares) in Bắc Ninh city.

Construction of an international-standard university (in the Science-technology training Park)

Assembly, manufacture of electronic and telecommunication components (in the province’s IPs and ICs).

Manufacture and assembly of mobile phones, landline phones (in the province’s IPs and ICs)

Production of advanced materials for manufacturing industry (in the province’s IPs and ICs).

 

 

For more information please visit at: http://www.bacninh.gov.vn

 

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