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Overview of industrial zones in Long An province (Part 1)

Overview of industrial zones in Long An province (Part 1)
Overview of industrial zones in Long An province Part 1

Following a series of articles on industrial zones in Ho Chi Minh City[1] and Binh Duong[2] as we mentioned before, this article will help investors get to know the economic zones in Long An province. Long An is the gateway connecting the two key economic regions of the East and the Southwest. In the economic restructuring strategy of Ho Chi Minh City, Long An is considered as the most convenient expansion area to relocate industrial plants. Currently, it has 36 Industrial Zones/Clusters, the occupancy rate reached 80%, and was gradually becoming the industrial & service center of the whole Mekong Delta region. In addition, Long An also has a convenient location when combining both waterway and road traffic; having Long An international seaport and Binh Hiep international border gate is a strength to attract domestic and foreign investment.

 1. Xuyen A Industrial Park

Xuyen A Industrial Park is the largest industrial park in Long An province with an industrial land area of ​​481 hectares and a residential area of ​​32 hectares, officially put into operation in 2011. This industrial park is located near important traffic milestones of Long An province and neighboring provinces. This project is being invested by Ngoc Phong Joint Stock Company.

Scale of the industrial park: Xuyen A Industrial Park is located on Provincial Road 824, Tram Lac Hamlet, My Hanh Bac commune, Duc Hoa District, Long An Province, belonging to the strategic area prioritized for the industrial development of Ho Chi Minh City and Long An Province. Specifically, this park is 17 km from Phu My Hung urban area, 22 km from the center of Ho Chi Minh City; 25 km from Tan Son Nhat International Airport, and 28 km from Saigon Port.

Business lines: Processing industry; Light industry such as Plating, Producing welding rods, precision mechanics, mechanical processing, machine building, repairing machinery and equipment spare parts, assembly tools, Electrical industry, machinery manufacturing, spare parts, industrial and household electrical appliances, Assembly of motorcycle parts; High-tech industries such as Electronic industry, information media, telecommunications media, Pharmaceutical industry, medical equipment; Chemical industry such as the production of chemical raw materials, pharmaceutical raw materials, cosmetic raw materials.

Infrastructure: Xuyen A Industrial Park has an advanced wastewater treatment system with Singapore technology, meeting the standards of the Vietnamese Ministry of Environment, ensuring maximum safety of the wastewater discharged by the factories, so Xuyen A Industrial Park is allowed to receive most manufacturing business lines (eg textile dyeing, plant protection…)

Rental price: The leased land has been guaranteed the technical requirements for leveling and completing the infrastructure. The rental or transfer price is 55 – 70 USD/m2 depending on the location and payment schedule. The service fee for management and administration of the IP is 0.04 USD/m2/month, paid monthly. Currently, the occupancy rate in this IP has reached 93% investors need to ask the Industrial Park Management Board before choosing to invest in this IP.

Investment incentives: Investment activities in this industrial park include exemption from CIT for 2 years and further, reduction in CIT by 50% for the next 4 years for investments in new projects.

Enterprises operating in this industrial park include Pacific – Long An Seafood Company Limited, Zhan Huei Electroplate Company Limited, Mei Sheng Textile Company Limited, Nam Truong Thinh Long An Textile Co., Ltd., Artco International Company Limited, etc.

2. Long Hau Industrial Park

Scale of the industrial park: Long Hau Industrial Park was established in 2006 by Long Hau Joint Stock Company, with a total area of ​​425 hectares. Up to now, the industrial park has attracted 172 investors from countries such as Japan, Korea, the US, Malaysia, etc. At the same time, the technical and social infrastructure has been completed, helping quickly stabilize the way we do business.

Geographical location: Long Hau Industrial Park is located in Long Hau Commune, Can Giuoc District, Long An Province, in the strategic area prioritizing industrial development “Towards the East Sea” of Ho Chi Minh City:

  • 3km to Saigon Central Container Terminal (SPCT) and Saigon – Hiep Phuoc Port.
  • 12km to Phu My Hung Urban Area.
  • 19km to the center of Ho Chi Minh City.
  • 25km to Tan Son Nhat International Airport.

Business lines: Food and seafood processing; Group of supporting industries; Logistics; Group of high-tech products, R&D; Group of mechanical assembly, precision mechanics, machinery and equipment; Production of building materials: excluding cement production; Casting, smelting iron and steel, cast iron; Production, processing and processing of a number of less toxic chemicals; Producing and processing products from wood, bamboo; Packaging printing and related services (excluding ink production); Consumer goods.

About utilities in the IP: The infrastructure in the area is complete and has been put into operation, including the water supply plant, wastewater treatment plant, the power station in the area, supermarket, polyclinic, accommodation for workers, customs,… brings many conveniences to businesses. In addition, the industrial park is currently operating under the ISO 14001:2015 certificate for environmental quality management and ISO 9001:2015 for product quality management in order to bring products standards to contribute to increasing the value of products for enterprises in the industrial park.

Rental price: Currently, Long Hau Industrial Park applies a land rental price of 105 USD or more, an infrastructure management fee of 0.035 USD/m2/month; Factory rental price is from 5.2 USD/m2 or more, the price includes management, maintenance, security fees… The current occupancy rate is 85%, so there is still land available for rent.

Investment incentives: Investment activities in this industrial park include exemption from CIT for 2 years and further, reduction in CIT by 50% for the next 4 years for investments in new projects.

Some typical enterprises include RCH Vietnam Co., Ltd., Elecro Engineering Vietnam Co., Ltd., Dyechem Alliance (VN) Co., Ltd., Inoac Polymer Vietnam Co., Ltd., Fecon Miltec Joint Stock Company, …

3. Thuan Dao Industrial Park

Scale of the industrial park: Thuan Dao Industrial Park was established in 2011 with a total area of ​​up to 815 hectares divided into three phases including Phase 1 – 113 hectares, phase 2 – 189 hectares and phase 3 – 461 hectares. The owner of this project is Dong Tam Industrial Park Joint Stock Company. The occupancy rate in this IP is currently 70%, so there is still land available for lease.

Geographical location: Thuan Dao Industrial Park is located in Ben Luc Town, Ben Luc District, Long An Province. This Park connects the transportation system (road, airway, waterway) easily and conveniently:

  • By road: 800m from National Highway 1A, 2 – 5 km from Ring Road 3 and 4, 3 km from Ho Chi Minh City – Trung Luong – Can Tho highway.
  • By airway: 20 km from Tan Son Nhat International Airport
  • By waterway: 500m from Bourbon – Ben Luc Port, 28km from Long An International Port, 35km from Cat Lai Port – Ho Chi Minh City.

Business lines: Industry producing building materials and interior decoration (types that cause less environmental pollution); Industrial production of agricultural products, animal feed (dry materials); Mechanical industry, machinery manufacturing, mechanical casting, agricultural and fishery mechanics; Manufacturing industry of plastic products; Processing food, beverages, agro-forestry; Biotechnology, production of medical equipment; Industry of manufacturing auto parts, motorcycle parts and assembling equipment and components for motorcycles, manufacturing technical equipment for the transport industry (without plating); Manufacture of electronic equipment components, information and telecommunications equipment; Industry producing consumer goods domestically and for export; Project of producing hot asphalt concrete; Group of projects on waste treatment; Group of projects to process feed for livestock, poultry and waterfowl; Group of pharmaceutical, cosmetic and chemical projects; Water-based paint production projects (not accepting oil painting industry); Group of other types of production and services; Textile industry; Projects on production of pharmaceuticals and veterinary drugs; Projects on production of electric wires and cables; Agricultural product storage project.

Rental price: Thuan Dao Industrial Park currently provides industrial land and factories for lease with diverse areas located along major internal roads. Depending on the rental product, the price listed by the project owner is as follows:

Overview of industrial zones in Long An province (Part 1)

Infrastructure: Thuan Dao Industrial Park has a complete transportation system with hot asphalt concrete roads and easy connections to the main roads outside the park. The electricity, clean water supply, rainwater drainage, wastewater treatment and communication systems are fully and modernly arranged, ensuring to serve the stable production needs of businesses in the region.

Investment incentives: Investment activities in this industrial park include exemption from CIT for 2 years and further, reduction in CIT by 50% for the next 4 years for investments in new projects.

Some typical investors in the industrial park include Ching Luh Shoes Vietnam Co., Ltd., Hoca Kitchen Sanitary Equipment International Co., Ltd., Okia Optical Vietnam Co., Ltd., Samson Garment and Printing Accessories (Vietnam) Co., Ltd., Huafu Industry Company Limited (Vietnam),…

4. Huu Thanh Industrial Park

Scale of the park: Huu Thanh Industrial Park has a scale of 524.14 hectares with a total investment of 5,253 billion VND, which was established by the People’s Committee of Long An province in 2016. The owner of this project is IDICO Corporation (IDICO CORPORATION – JSC). Currently, the occupancy rate in this IP has reached 100%, so investors can contact the Management Board of the Industrial Park in advance to update the available land area for lease.

Geographical location: Huu Thanh Industrial Park is located in Huu Thanh Commune, Duc Hoa District, Long An Province. The industrial park adjacent to Ho Chi Minh City should benefit from traffic – urban expansion projects from the city such as the National Highway N2 project has completed construction of the Duc Hoa – My An section. Route N2 plays the role of a new axis of the Mekong Delta with the starting point in Cu Chi district (HCMC) going through the Dong Thap Muoi region; routes DT830 (ring road 4), Metro 3A will be deployed in the near future. According to the regional planning project of Ho Chi Minh City, Duc Hoa district is one of the three satellite towns of Ho Chi Minh City, next to Can Giuoc and Ben Luc. From the center of Duc Hoa town, it only takes 15 minutes to move to Hoc Mon District, Ho Chi Minh City; 45 minutes to Tan Son Nhat airport.

Rental price and management fees: Fees for using infrastructure from 116 USD/m2/term (The specific unit price depends on the location and size of the area). The annual management fee is 0.65 USD/m2/year. The management fee (in VND) will be adjusted annually with an increase of 3.5% (Including the cost of management, infrastructure maintenance, lighting, protection, trees… Excludes waste treatment fees).

Business lines: Electrical industry, industrial electricity and household electricity; Industry of electronics, informatics, media and telecommunications; Motorcycle, automobile and tractor manufacturing industry; Mechanical industry, precision mechanics, medical instruments; Industry producing construction steel, steel pipe (not casting, smelting, plating); Industry of manufacturing furniture, interior decoration, building materials (not producing cement); Industry of ceramics, glass, crystal; Plastic and rubber industry (not processing latex); Packaging, prepress, printing, paper industry (no pulp processing); Garment and textile industry (not dyed); Food processing industry, food, animal feed; Pharmaceutical and cosmetic manufacturing industry; Industry of manufacturing gymnastics and sports equipment, toys and jewelry; Producing products for agriculture (except for plant protection chemicals).

Investment incentives: Investment activities in this industrial park include exemption from CIT for 2 years and further, reduction in CIT by 50% for the next 4 years for investments in new projects.

Some enterprises operating in the industrial park include Mega-VN Trading Production Company Limited, Parkland Industrial Company Limited, ADG Investment Construction Mechanical Joint Stock Company, Wilsons Hill Huu Thanh Company Limited.,…

5. Vinh Loc 2 Industrial Park

Scale of the park: Vinh Loc 2 Industrial Park was established in 2011 with a total area of ​​561.5 hectares, of which:

  • Phase 1: 259.8 hectares including:

+ Industrial land: 225.98 hectares

+ Residential area: 33.6 hectares

  • Phase 2: 301.7 hectares

The owner of this project is Vinh Loc Industrial Park One Member Company Limited, which is very successful with the Vinh Loc Industrial Park project in Ho Chi Minh City. Currently, the occupancy rate in this industrial park has reached over 70%, and there is still land available for investors to rent.

Geographical location: Vinh Loc 2 Industrial Park is located at KM 1929-1930, National Road 1, Voi La hamlet, Long Hiep commune, Ben Luc district, Long An province. This park borders Binh Chanh district, Ho Chi Minh City, which is considered a key economic development area of ​​Long An province, and urban expansion development of Ho Chi Minh City to the west, so the growth rate of the project is much higher than in other regions. In addition, Vinh Loc 2 Industrial Park also has a strategic location with convenient traffic connections such as having the main gate adjacent to National Highway 1, convenient for road traffic (front of National Highway 1A, 3km far from Saigon – Trung Luong expressway, 20km from the center of Ho Chi Minh City,…) and by waterway (27km from Saigon port, 4km from Bourbon port).

Business lines: Industrial cluster of garment – garment accessories – knitting, production of consumer goods, plastics, chemicals, equipment & tools for schools – medical, household goods, pharmaceuticals – pharmaceuticals, chemicals and cosmetics, footwear (closed & processed); Electricity, refrigeration, electronics, information telecommunications equipment, information technology; Precision mechanics – CNC, mechanical engineering, agricultural mechanics, printing, mold processing; Processing, agro-forestry-fishery, food, animal feed, beverage, confectionery; Producing light materials, interior decoration, wood – fine art goods, building materials, packaging (paper, plastic, glass…).

Rental price and management fees: The land lots in Vinh Loc 2 Industrial Park are planned to be built adjacent to at least 2 road surfaces: one main road surface (road width from 30 – 47m) and one side road surface (width from 8-16m); very convenient for transportation of vehicles with large loads, emergency exits and construction of technical infrastructure works of enterprises. The rental price of land with infrastructure is 55-70 USD/m2, the minimum land area for lease is 1 hectare. The factory rental price is from 5-8 USD/m2/month. The management fee is 0.4 USD/m2/year.

Investment incentives: Investment activities in this industrial park include exemption from CIT for 2 years and further, reduction in CIT by 50% for the next 4 years for investments in new projects.

Enterprises in the industrial park include Nine Dragons Fertilizer Joint Stock Company, Huro Probiotics Joint Stock Company, Gifa Foods Import Export Production Company Limited, Nguyen Minh Steel Group Joint Stock Company, W&W Textile Joint Stock Company…

The article is based on applicable law at the time noted as above and may no longer be appropriate at the time the reader approaches this article as the applicable law has changed and the specific case that the reader wishes to apply. Therefore, the article is only for reference.