07/04/2015 09:52 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Deputy PM greenlights industrial complex plan

Hanoi, April 6 (VNA) - Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has approved the plan for the third phase of the industrial complex project in 20 provinces.

The approval is based on the industry and trade ministry's proposal.

The 20 provinces and cities involved in the industrial parks project are: Bac Giang, Dien Bien, Ha Giang, Ha Nam, Hai Duong; Hai Phong, Hoa Binh, Lai Chau, Lang Son, Ninh Binh, Phu Tho; Son La, Thai Binh and Vinh Phuc in the north; Da Nang and Quang Nam in the centre; and Ca Mau, Can Tho, Dong Thap and Hau Giang in the south.

The Deputy PM asked the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) to announce a detailed list of planned industrial parks.

He also asked the MoIT to direct and examine the implementation of the industrial parks project, following government's regulations.

The Deputy PM asked the People's Committees of provinces and cities to implement the planning, establishment and expansion of industrial complexes in accordance with the government's regulations on the management of industrial parks.

He urged provincial people's committees to resolve problems of inefficient operation of industrial parks.

The Deputy PM petitioned the committees to check whether laws were being followed in industrial complexes.

The MoIT reported in the first phase of implementation of the industrial complex project, 14 cities and provinces had plans till 2020, following government regulations on land use and industrial park establishment.

These 14 cities and provinces were: Bac Kan, Cao Bang and Thai Nguyen in the north; Nghe An, Thua Thien-Hue, Binh Dinh and Phu Yen, besides Khanh Hoa in the central region; Tay Ninh, Binh Thuan, Soc Trang and Long An, besides Vinh Long in the south; and Gia Lai in the Central Highland.

The Deputy PM had approved the planning of the second phase's industrial complex project in 26 cities and provinces last August.