In line with the common goals ofthe Red River Delta’s socio-economic development, Hung Yen alwayssticks to building modern infrastructure with close regionalconnectivity, taking advantage of geography, natural and humanresources.
The locality intends to formsocio-economic hubs and several development corridors in efforts tobalance new and original values, and urban and rural areas to create asustainable socio-economic and environmental landscape.
Focal urban areas include Pho Hien Universities Urban Area which willattract universities in Hanoi to the locality, and a Pho Hienancient town will be restored to promote local tourism.
Several new urban areas will be developed in My Hao and Van Giang tobecome socio-economic centres in the province’s northern area by 2015.
Transport consistently plays an important role inthe locality’s plan to effectively take advantage of regional linksbetween the capital city and regional provinces.
Hung Yen has been mobilising resources to invest in its two life-lineroads, the 5A and 39A, linking the province with the Hanoi-HaiPhong-Quang Ninh development triangle.
A recentlycompleted section on the 39A route in the Khoai Chau-Van Giang segmentreduces the distance between the province and the capital city, openingnew opportunities for regional economic development in the future.
Taking advantage of its position in the centre of the developmenttriangle, which makes it easier to lure investors, the province hasformed 14 industrial parks. Five IPs have been opened to investors,attracting over 1,000 projects, generating over 100,000 jobs.
Regarding agricultural development, Hung Yen plans to developspecialised farming zones to grow high-quality and stable produce. Theyinclude fruit and flower-growing areas in Van Lam, Van Giang and KhoaiChau districts; vegetable fields in Yen My district; rice in My Hao andAn Thi; and longan fruit in Hung Yen city.
With astrategic geographical location, Hung Yen has potential to become anattractive economic hub and a development counterbalance to the capitalcity.-VNA