Armed with the power of 17 seaports, 15 economic zones, 22 industrial parks, 2 export processing zones, 8 airports, 2 trans-Vietnamese highways, East-West economic corridors, the potential for growth in the infrastructure of the Central is being promoted by general planning and orientation to overcome the range limitations of fragmentation, lack of connection over the years. The deep-water ports of Vung Ang – Son Duong (Ha Tinh), Chan May (Thua Thien Hue), Tien Sa (Da Nang City), Ky Ha (Quang Nam), and Dung Quat (Quang Ngai) have not been at their fullest capacity. Industrial and export processing zones are in a shortage of domestic and foreign enterprises, despite the policy of attracting, calling for, and supporting investment creating room for large infrastructure projects.
The core economic region of Central consists of 5 provinces/cities:
- Da Nang City is considered the nuclear town core of Central Vietnam. Attractive sectors for foreign investment (Learn more)
- Thua Thien Hue is associated with heritage, cultural and health capital, Phu Bai International Airport (recently upgraded), and Chan May Economic Zone – Lang Co (with Chan May deep-water port). Attractive sectors for foreign investment (Learn more)
- Quang Nam
- Quang Ngai
- Binh Dinh
Compared to the remaining two core economic regions of Vietnam, the core economic region of Central has strengths in the development of transit harbor, tourism, and resorts.
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