Potential - Infrastructure
  
Update12/25/2017 9:30:20 AM

POTENTIAL

Being one of the localities in key Central Economic region, Thua Thien Hue province is located in the main transport axis, home to Chan May deep seaport, Thuan An port which is capable of serving Central Highland area and Greater Mekong Sub-region; Phu Bai airport in 1A road and 87,97 km long shared border with Laos PDR. The trans-Vietnam railway also run across province. Thua Thien Hue province is considered as an essential economic development pole of Central region's key economic zone as well as an important location on East - West Economic Corridor connecting Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and the East sea. Thanks to this favorable position, Thua Thien Hue province has every condition to develop goods economy, expand economic exchange activities with domestic and foreign localities.
Covered the square of 5.000 km, Thua Thien Hue province is home to diverse natural resource. There are 120 mines and mineral points with 25 types of natural resources, water resource and underground water resource that comparatively distribute in Thua Thien Hue province. Among these, nonmetals and construction materials such as pyrite, phosphorite, kaolin, clay, granite stone, gabbro stone, limestone, pebble and construction sand account for considerable proportion. Majority of these nonmetals are being exploited. Construction material manufacture and exploitation have now become an essential industry in province. Forest and forest land square account for 70% of natural land square. Local natural forests are home to a greater number of plants as the province is the meeting point of tropical and subtropical climate. There are many kinds of valuable plants (for example Afzelia, Merawan Giaza, rose-wood, etc.) and precious pharmaceuticals. Besides, Thua Thien Hue province also has diverse water resources such as hot mineral water and water resourrces enable hydropower plants development
Thua Thien Hue province has the advantage in developing seafood sector in three regions including marine area, lagoon area and fresh water area. The 120 km long beach have many kinds of valuable kinds of seafood include lobster, butterfish, mackerel, etc. Covered the square of 22.000 hectares, Tam Giang is the largest lagoon in Southeast Asian region. It is suitable for cultivating and catching special kinds of seafood for export. These factors enable Thua Thien Hue province to build models on marine economic synthetic exploitation.
Hue's diverse culture includes tangible and intangible culture, environmental scenery, environment, etc. Hue Monuments Complex and Hue Court Music - World Cultural Heritage, Thua Thien Hue province is a center in Vietnamese world cultural heritage road. Destinations including Ha Long - Phong Nha - Hue - Hoi An - My Son - Ho Chi Minh route have created a connection among tours in localities such as Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Da Nang, Quang Nam, etc. Especially, Lang co was recognized as one of the three most beautiful bays in the world. This great advantage enables the province to develop tourism as the flagship economic sector at national and international level.
However, human plays the most decisive role in attracting investors to Hue. Hue locals have been long known for their politeness and studious personality. Each of Hue locals has special characteristics of Hue culture. Hue University is a high quality multi-disclinary multi-sectoral institution in Vietnamese education system. It is home to 7 member universities and affiliated Faculties i.e. University of Pedagogy, University of Sciences, University of Medicine and Pharmacy, University of Agriculture and Forestry, University of Economics, University of Foreign Languages, Faculty of Tourism and Faculty of Physical Education. In addition to Hue University, Thua Thien Hue province is home to Hue Music Academy, Phu Xuan University and system of colleges and professional colleges. Thua Thien Hue province is a quality human resource training center for Central Highland area. Hue Central hospital is one of the three largest hospitals in Vietnam. It is the high quality, advanced, intensive health care center in Central region and Vietnam. Thua Thien Hue Provincial Information Technology Center is responsible for training and developing high level human resource in information technology field in province, information technology application to promote socio-economic development and turn IT development become key economic sector of province. These above strengths enable Thua Thien Hue province to develop knowledge economy. In this attempt, information technology development strategy is the initial step.  


Chan May - Lang Co economic zone

INFRASTRUCTURE

As infrastructure is considered as the motivation to accelerate socio-economic development as well as an essential factor to promote investment attraction, Thua Thien Hue province has called for domestic and foreign investment, applied encouraging and assisting policies to unceasingly build and develop infrastructure. Local technical infrastructure system and socio-economic infrastructure have now been comparatively synchronous and basically met development requirement.

Favorable transportation system in terms of motorway, railway, waterway and airway include 1A National road, 49 National road, Ho Chi Minh road, trans-Vietnam railway; Hai Van tunnel connecting Thua Thien Hue province and Da Nang city is the largest tunnel in Southeast Asian region as well as an important transportation work serving regional trade exchange activities. Chan May deep seaport is capable of hosting cruise ships with up to 3.000 on board, 50.000 ton cargo ship; Phu Bai international airport is capable of ensuring Airbus A320, Boeing 747 airplanes to take off safely in every weather condition, etc.

110kV, 220kV and 500kV electricity transmission network through national hydroelectricity system being under construction to ensure stable high quality supply as well as satisfy the electricity demand of investors.

Local clean water supply system of city and towns includes 6 companies with the total capacity of 95.500m3/day and night. To 2010, the capacity reached 162.000m3/day and night well fulfil development demand in fields such as industry, services, tourism and locals' life.

Provincial banking service is diverse and has been unceasingly developed with international standard services. These services will be a safe and convenient bridge which facilitates transaction between enterprises and partners in financial banking activities.

Post telecommunication plays an important role in promoting economic growth. At present, Thua Thien Hue province has 100% telephone equipped hamlets, 100% Wrieless connected People's Committees and People Councils at commune level. Telephone density reached 85,93 telephones/100 people (the province is making effort to reach 100 telephones/100 people in late 2009); and 4 enterprises running in Telecommunication field. Thua Thien Hue provincial Post, Vietel Post, Express Parcel Service Commercial Joint Stock Company, Saigon Postel; units joining in post and telecommunication services have unceasingly developed, expanded coverage and operation scope to well satisfy requirements and ensure service quality.

Being one of the three intensive health care centers in Vietnam, Hue Central hospital has successfully applied high technology in kidney transplanting, bone marow transplanting, open heart surgery, coronary artery bypass graft, Laparoscopic Surgery. Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy Hospital has applied 3D positioning Gamma knife surgical technology, Eye Hospital, Hospital of Traumatology and Orthopaedics, etc as well as other specialized health care centers.

Hue University is a high quality multi-discilipnary multi-sectoral institution in Vietnamese education system. It is home to 7 member universities and affiliated faculties i.e. University of Pedagogy, University of Sciences, University of Medicine and Pharmacy, University of Agriculture and Forestry, University of Economics, University of Foreign Languages, Faculty of Tourism and Faculty of Physical Education; Music Academy, Phu Xuan Private University and system of Colleges, Secondary School. Hue University provides 90 university training majors, 22 Ph. D training majors, 33 specialist training type I and II. This is great advantage of Thua Thien Hue province in supplying abundant and high quality human resource.

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