Enterprises in export processing zones (EPZs) and industrial parks (IPs) should use high technologies to better manage manufacturing processes and improve product quality.
Land for lease at industrial parks (IPs) in southern Vietnam is becoming increasingly scarce, according to data from real estate consultants Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) on the supply of industrial land in southern IPs during the second quarter of this year.
Private sector investment in social infrastructure is needed to raise the quality of life for workers in export processing zones and industrial parks, Tran Cong Khanh, chief of the secretariat of the Export Processing Zone and Industrial Park Authority.
VOV.VN -Japanese trading group Sumitomo Corporation have indicated that they plan to expand their industrial parks throughout Vietnam.
Most industrial parks in the country, including in the southern key economic zone, lack housing for workers, said Phan Van Anh, Vice President of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour.
Vietnam’s trade union organisations are doing well in protecting legitimate rights and interests of workers, President of the World Federation of Trade Union (WFTU) Mzwandile Michael Makwayiba said, adding that this is also the reason why the WFTU has chosen Vietnam to host the WFTU Congress in 2021.
Constant rises in land rents at industrial parks (IPs) lessen the chance for Vietnamese enterprises to build new factories or relocate their production facilities.
Rents in industrial parks in Ho Chi Minh City and neighboring localities increased 15.8 percent against the same period last year.
Preschool education in export processing zones and industrial parks in HCM City must receive more support to meet workers' childcare needs, education officials said.
Japan's Sumitomo has invested $37 million in a major port operator to take advantage of Vietnam’s growing logistics demand.
Industrial parks in the country have reported an average occupancy rate of nearly 74 percent, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Economic Zone Management Department.
The People’s Committee of the northern province of Ha Nam and the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Trade Promotion Agency on June 26 held a working session with foreign diplomatic representatives and trade promotion organisations in Vietnam.
Industrial parks (IP) in the central province of Thua Thien - Hue have so far attracted 143 investment projects with a total registered capital of nearly 92 trillion VND (3.94 billion USD), generating jobs for nearly 25,000 labourers, according to insiders.
The northern coastal province of Quang Ninh is offering various incentives and preferential mechanisms to encourage investors to invest in economic zones (EZs), industrial parks (IPs) and border economic zones (BEZs) in the province.
A seminar was held in Ho Chi Minh City on May 14 to discuss measures to develop its key industrial products for the 2018-2020 period.
VOV.VN - As opposed to pursuing a fragmented scheme, industrial real estate development must be based on an overall approach that links industrial parks and urban areas for the sake of green production, experts have noted.
Five or six more industrial parks are expected to be built in the northern port city of Hai Phong in the time ahead, according to head of the Hai Phong Economic Zone Authority (HEZA) Pham Van Moi.
Vietnam has to date completed 87 social housing projects with some 28,800 apartments for workers at industrial parks (IPs), meeting just 28% of the demand, according to the Ministry of Construction.
The southern province of Binh Duong has attracted more than 3,430 FDI projects with a combined registered capital of over US$31.4 billion by the end of September 2018, ranking among the top three in the country in FDI attraction, after Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi.
The northern province of Bac Ninh has been considered as a magnet for foreign direct investment (FDI) attraction with the rising pull of investment in recent years.