09 Mar Groundbreaking the expanded construction (314ha) of Yen Phong Industrial Zone
On 07/03/2016, Viglacera Corporation – JSC solemnly organized a groundbreaking ceremony of Expanded Yen Phong 1 Industrial Zone. Yen Phong Industrial Zone Phase I is currently being evaluated as a model industrial zone which attracts the largest investment of the country, worth nearly $ 8 billion, contributed 20% of national exports with USD 28 billion in 2015.
Attending the ceremony were Mr. Le Quang Hung, – Deputy Minister of Construction, Mr. Nguyen Nhan Chien- Member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee and Chairman of People’s Council of Bac Ninh Province, Mr. Nguyen Huu Quat, Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of Bac Ninh, Mr. Nguyen Tu Quynh – Deputy Secretary of Party Committee, Chairman of Bac Ninh Province, and other people from Standing Committee of Provincial Party Committee, people’s Council, people’s Committee, and local people. Leaders from Ministry of Planning and Investment, Viglacera Corporation, the foreign partners and representative officials from investment promotion organizations of Korea, Japan, EU, the leader of corporations, domestic/foreign enterprises which have been investing in Viglacera ‘s Industrial Parks.
Mr. Tran Anh Tuan – Director of Viglacera Infrastructure Investment and Development introduced the Project
Yen Phong Industrial Zone located in Bac Ninh province with total area of 658.71 ha, launched in 2005, is a good area where many big brands such as Samsung, Orion, Flexcom, Dongsin, Mobase, Dawo Vina, Hansol choose to invest in. Phase 1 of the project with an area of 344.8 ha was launched in 2005 and have basically been filled after more than ten years. This is the basis for Viglacera Corporation to start construction of Expanded Yen Phong Industrial Zone with additional area of 314 ha.
Mr. Tran Trung Chinh – Deputy Director of Internal Department announced the decision to award of Merit from Chairman of Bac Ninh for Viglacera Corporation – JSC
Leaders of Viglacera Corporation received Merit and flowers from Bac Ninh provincial leaders
In 2015, with investment decisions more $ 3 billion from Samsung in Yen Phong Industrial Zone, to date, IPs have attracted a total investment of nearly $ 8 billion, including $ 7.2 billion from FDI . Can appreciate, Yen Phong Industrial Zone is one of the IPs Viglacera effective land use / highest total capital of the country, with a total area of 246ha of industrial land, on average, each hectare of land Yen Phong Industrial Zone has attracted billions of dollars invested 0:31. Viglacera Yen Phong Industrial Zone also contributed largely to the export value of Bac Ninh province alone in 2015 the export value of enterprises in industrial zones reached 10.3 billion dollars, compared with export value in 2015 the province is over 25 billion dollars.
Mr. Ryu Hang Ha – Chairman of the Korean Chamber of Commerce (Korcham) in Vietnam
(Chairman of the Association of Korean enterprises in Vietnam)
Speaking at the ceremony, President of Korcham, Mr. Ryu Hang Ha highly recognized the relationship between Vietnam and Korea, like a relationship of two brothers. Particularly South Korean businesses which are investing in Viglacera’s industrial parks are very happy about the professional services, synchronous infrastructure, especially facilitating of administrative procedures in Bac Ninh Province. This is an advantage offered to new investors interested in investing in Vietnam.
Representatives of the clients who are doing business in Yen Phong Industrial Zone, Mr. Lee Je Hyun Deputy CEO of Samsung Display Vietnam said the reasons Samsung decided to build plants in Yen Phong Industrial Zone are because this project has important political economic meaning, located in the heart of the economic development triangle in the North, with extremely favorable transportation: located on Highway 18 connecting Hanoi and Quang Ninh, close to Highway 1A; 30km from Noi Bain international airport; 140km from Hai Phong seaport (about 1 hour 30 minutes of travel), 120km from Quang Ninh seaport (2 hours of travel), 150km from Friendship International Checkpoint (over 2 hours of travel). Especially, with the maximum support from leaders of Bac Ninh Province, comprehensive collaboration with Viglacera Corporation in terms of complete infrastructure, housing services for workers, etc, this Industrial Zone has met all requests from Samsung.
Mr. Lee, Je Hyun – Deputy CEO of Samsung Display Vietnam Co., Ltd
Viglacera Yen Phong Industrial Zone was built with objectives to deploy the overall planning of social-economic development of Bac Ninh, making Bac Ninh an industrial province with modern trends, creating a premise to become central city by 2020. With specific objectives of province’s labor resources development, creating jobs for workers, economic and social stability, diversification of industry in the province, creating favorable conditions for investment environment, attracting FDI to invest in industrial zones, which focuses on developing high-tech, environmentally friendly industries; economic and social development towards civilization and modern; improve the efficiency of import-export in compliance with sustainable development goals, as a boost for the regional economy.
Mr. Tran Duy Dong, Director of Industrial Park & Urban Area Management Department, Ministry of Planning and Investment
Speaking at the ceremony, Mr. Tran Duy Dong, Director of Industrial Park & Urban Area Management Department – Ministry of Planning and Investment has evaluated Viglacera Yen Phong Industrial Park one of the best industrial parks, and an industrial park model of the nation. The expansion of Yen Phong Industrial Zone leverage Bac Ninh to the leading group in the country in attracting FDI in recent years with the aim to attract $10 billion investment. Besides, this project also contributes to accelerate the development of electronic-telecommunication industry , high-tech industry, green-clean industry, and to make Bac Ninh a center of this industry in Vietnam.
Mr. Le Quang Hung – Deputy Minister of Construction gave speech at the ceremony
Assessment of the development of Yen Phong Industrial Zone, Deputy Minister of Construction Le Quang Hung said Yen Phong IZ not only made a great contribution to the industrial production value, export value to Bac Ninh province, but enterprises in Yen Phong Industrial Zone also significantly contributed to social welfare and community development. Those businesses have created jobs for more than 60,000 industrial workers and 4,000 service employees, making stable jobs, not only for local workers but also attract workers from other provinces.
Mr. Nguyen Tien Nhuong – Member of Provincial Standing Committee, Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of Bac Ninh Province spoke at the groundbreaking ceremony
Assessing the importance of Yen Phong Industrial Zone for the development of Bac Ninh, Vice Chairman of the Bac Ninh provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Tien Nhuong said: Viglacera Yen Phong Industrial Zone was built with objectives to deploy the overall planning of social-economic development of Bac Ninh, making Bac Ninh an industrial province with modern trends, creating a premise to become central city by 2020. With specific objectives of province’s labor resources development, creating jobs for workers, economic and social stability, diversification of industry in the province, creating favorable conditions for investment environment, attracting FDI to invest in industrial zones, which focuses on developing high-tech, environmentally friendly industries; economic and social development towards civilization and modern; improve the efficiency of import-export in compliance with sustainable development goals, as a boost for the regional economy.
Along with the groundbreaking event of Tien Hai-Thai Binh Industrial Park on 19.02.2016, Viglacera further confirmed its strong development in real estate, especially in Industrial Zone investment. Currently, Viglacera is the leading enterprise of the Ministry of Construction with stable, sustainable development growth rate, as well as holds a leader position in investment in production, application of high technology, modern technology in building material manufacturing and a reputed investor in real estate sector.
Currently, Viglacera has successfully implemented some typical industrial parks such as Tien Son Industrial Zone, Yen Phong Industrial Zone in Bac Ninh province; Hai Yen Industrial Zone, Dong Mai Industrial Zone in Quang Ninh; Phu Ha Industrial Zone in Phu Tho province; Phong Dien Industrial Zone in Thua Thien Hue, Tien Hai Industrial Park in Thai Binh with a total area of 3,000 ha. The above IZs attracted over 180 major local and international investors, typically like Samsung, Canon, ABB, Texhong, Vinamilk …; attracted more than 100 thousand employees, contributed over VND 5,000 billion to the state budget and approximately 20% of the national export turnover. The most typical of which is the Yen Phong Industrial Zone in Bac Ninh, which is attracting the largest investment in the country with nearly 8 billion US dollars, the export turnover of nearly 28 billion dollars in 2015. With the advantage of largest and leading building material manufacturing in Vietnam and the reputation of an experienced business investment in industrial parks plus the big advantage of Yen Phong industrial Zone, Viglacera committed: to create a green, clean, modern, integrated and sustainable industrial park; create economic boost, create jobs for over 30,000 workers, increase contribution to local budgets; to stabilize economic and political situation and security in the province.