Potential for economic development
Dong Thap is also a province with many national highways passing through the area, convenient transportation system facilitates Dong Thap to closely connect with Ho Chi Minh City, Can Tho and neighboring provinces, including to your country. Cambodia. The two branches of the Mekong River, Tien and Hau, flow through, creating a convenient waterway system in Dong Thap. The two harbors located on the banks of the Tien River make it convenient to transport goods to the East Sea and Cambodia.
Dong Thap borders 48 km long with the province of Pray-veng (Cambodia), on the border line has two international border gates (Thuong Phuoc and Dinh Ba belonging to the Provincial Border-Gate Economic Zone) and 05 pairs of secondary border gates. Dong Thap has signed cooperation to strengthen trade with Cambodia, promoting border economic exploitation.
Infrastructure for industry of the province is planned and developed synchronously. Dong Thap has master plan of 01 border-gate economic zone, with an area of 31,936 ha, a multi-sector and multi-field integrated area attached to international border gates, and a center for economic development and exchange among countries. Mekong region, especially the gateway to trade with Cambodia; 08 industrial parks with a total area of 1,266 ha, including 3 concentrated industrial parks (Tran Quoc Toan, Sa Dec, Song Hau) with large scale to ensure infrastructure, convenient transportation on roads, waterway and implementing the planning of 31 industrial clusters with a total area of nearly 1,500 hectares, of which 14 clusters have been detailed planning with an area of nearly 441 hectares, including compensation and site clearance. and infrastructure investment of nearly 345 hectares, the province continues to call for investment for 17 clusters with a total area of 617 hectares. All industrial zones and complexes have high, medium-voltage power lines and clean water systems to serve the needs of investors.
As an agricultural province, Dong Thap produces a lot of food and agricultural and aquatic products with export value. Dong Thap soil is fertile by alluvium provided by the Tien and Hau rivers every year, with abundant villages surrounded by four green trees. Therefore, Dong Thap is known as a granary of the whole country. There is a floating rice variety that grows naturally from April, May to October without any fertilization. Dong Thap is also a promising area for short-term industrial crops such as sugarcane, cotton, tobacco, soybean and fruit trees such as Cao Lanh mango, longan Chau Thanh, Lai Vung mandarins, Phong Hoa grapefruit, rambutan, breast milk, custard apple is available year round.
Determining the extremely important role of enterprise forces in the strategy of socio-economic construction and development, Dong Thap has carried out synchronously many solutions to build business environment for many years. advantage to attract more investment from the outside.