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Update news industrial zones

Many businesspeople are pouring money into industrial real estate projects amid Vietnam’s macroeconomic stability and its position as a favorite destination for foreign investors.

Many low-paid female workers afraid to get married

Due to the characteristics of their jobs, lack of opportunities to interact with men, and a material life not guaranteed, many female workers are "afraid" to have a boyfriend or get married, which could lead to population problems later.

Industrial parks, economic zones absorb US$ 230 billion in foreign direct investment

Industrial parks (IPs) and economic zones (EZs) across the country have attracted nearly 11,000 foreign direct investment projects worth US$230 billion, according to Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Tran Quoc Phuong.

Industrial realty stocks remain attractive in second half of 2022

The shift of global investment to Vietnam is creating a bright spot for the industrial park real estate market.

Kickstarting upgrades to worker’s housing

The high concentration of industrial zones in big cities has attracted a huge number of workers from rural areas. However, improving their living conditions has become a huge problem that local authorities must deal with.

Prolific advances in VN industrial zones

Funding into industrial zones is expected to be fruitful for the majority of the year, when the demand for land lease recovers and a range of contracts are completed.

Interest in eco-industrial zones gather capital pace

Specialised industrial zones are getting the go-ahead in Vietnam, ushering in new activities from investors looking to get involved in increasingly modern ecological models and high-tech projects.

HCM City pilots price stabilised sale points to benefit factory workers

The HCM City Department of Industry and Trade has begun a programme called ‘Mobile price-stabilisation sales points’ at export processing zones and industrial parks to ensure workers there can buy safe foods at fair prices.

Revamping IZ management to meet investment appetite

Investors are calling for significant improvements to the operations of management boards of Vietnamese industrial zones to accelerate administrative procedures and better meet the tremendous appetite for investment.

Da Nang aims to build three more industrial parks

The People's Committee of Da Nang City has asked for the Prime Minister’s approval for the construction of three new industrial parks at a cost of more than VND15,000 billion (over $652 million).

Bac Giang: 120,000 workers to return to work by October

Bac Giang provincial authorities aim to have 120,000 workers return to work in Industrial Zones by October 2021.

Six factories in Ho Chi Minh City locked down due to Covid-19

Six plants with nearly 3,000 workers in industrial parks in Binh Tan, Binh Chanh and Cu Chi districts in HCM City have been locked down after several workers tested positive for coronavirus,

Vietnam in a rush to open new industrial zones

Due to its successful containment of Covid-19, Vietnam is having a great opportunity to attract foreign investment, with many localities across Vietnam building new industrial zones.

Workers in industrial zones face dual challenges amid pandemic

Workers, especially in industrial zones, are encountering dual challenges amid the COVID-19 pandemic: keeping their job in uncertain times while continuing to demand that their rights and entitlements remain protected, 

Vietnamese industrial market update – Rise of coastal industrial zones

The demand for industrial property at coastal regions is high, but the supply of industrial land ready to hand over in industrial zones in both regions was scarce.

Electronics industrial clusters to be piloted

The Ministry of Planning and Investment has instructed localities to review and report on the development of industrial zones with investment projects in the electronics industry with a scale starting from US$20 million.

IZs outside major cities becoming popular investment

Instead of projects with a small scale, realtors are now developing large projects in areas away from the city center.

Foreign company proposes to be allowed to buy social housing units for workers

Hon Hai Technology Group (Foxconn) has proposed the Government to allow enterprises in industrial zones (IZs) to purchase or lease-purchase social housing units for their workers.

 

HCM City targets 1,000 MWp of rooftop solar power at industrial zones by 2024

HCM City aims to have 1,000 MWp of rooftop solar power capacity installed by 2024 in its industrial parks, export processing zones and high-tech parks, up from 700MWp now.

IZs development needs planning to attract FDI

The development of industrial zones (IZs) needs a comprehensive plan to capture the transition of the foreign direct investment (FDI) inflow spurred by trade wars and the COVID-19 pandemic