On the morning of October 27, the Management Board of Ho Chi Minh City Industrial and Export Processing Zones (Hepza) held a conference to summarize 30 years of construction and development of export processing zones and industrial parks in Ho Chi Minh City. Attending were Politburo member, Secretary of Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen; Alternate member of the Party Central Committee, Deputy Secretary of the City Party Committee Nguyen Van Hieu; Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Tran Duy Dong; Member of Standing Committee of City Party Committee, Secretary of Thu Duc City Party Committee Nguyen Huu Hiep; Member, Vice Chairman of the City People's Council Nguyen Van Dung; Member, Vice Chairman of the City People's Committee Vo Van Hoan. On behalf of Long An province, there were Mr. Nguyen Thanh Thanh - Head of Economic Zone Management Board of Long An province attended.
The conference aimed to evaluate the performance of export processing zones (EPZs) and industrial parks (IZs) and set out directions and tasks for the coming years. At the same time, evaluate the operating model of HEPZA; praising collectives and individuals with many achievements contributing to the development of EPZs and IZs in Ho Chi Minh City.
Head of HEPZA Management Board Hua Quoc Hung reports on the construction and development of industrial parks and export processing zones in Ho Chi Minh City
Reporting at the conference, Party Secretary, Head of HEPZA Management Board Hua Quoc Hung said, after 30 years of development, up to now, Ho Chi Minh City has 3 export processing zones (EPZs) and 14 industrial parks (IZs) come into operation. work; contribute to realizing the goals of attracting domestic and foreign investment capital, creating jobs, importing advanced technology and management experience, increasing export capacity, generating foreign currency revenue and contributing to promoting socio-economic development of the city.
Mr. Tran Duy Dong - Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment spoke at the Conference
In the first stage of implementing the doi moi policy, the Government advocated piloting an economic model to promote investment attraction and economic development to serve the process of industrialization and modernization of the country. The country's first EPZ model - Tan Thuan EPZ was born on November 25, 1991.
Politburo member, Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee – Nguyen Van Nen speaks at the Conference
Overcoming difficulties and challenges, from the success of Tan Thuan EPZ model, EPZs and IZs in Ho Chi Minh City, as well as most provinces and cities in the country, were established in turn. After 30 years, Ho Chi Minh City has 3 EPZs and 14 IZs put into operation, contributing to the realization of the goals of attracting domestic and foreign investment. Thereby creating jobs, importing advanced technology and management experience, increasing export capacity, generating foreign currency revenue and contributing to the socio-economic development of Ho Chi Minh City.
Representatives of Long An Economic Zone Management Board attended the Conference
One of the important factors contributing to the development of EPZs and IZs in Ho Chi Minh City in particular and the country in general is the "one-stop shop, on-site" management mechanism. This mechanism was born and operated for the first time together with the birth and development of Tan Thuan EPZ. With breakthroughs in attracting investment in EPZs and IPs in Ho Chi Minh City, the "one-stop, on-site" management mechanism has been replicated, widely applied and become the operating principle of the Boards. Managing export processing zones, industrial parks and economic zones (EZs) throughout the country since then.
From the practice of building and developing EPZs and IZs over the past 30 years, Mr. Hua Quoc Hung said that Hepza proposed that the Government and central ministries and branches continue to maintain and further promote the "one-stop shop in Vietnam" mechanism. place" to simplify administrative procedures, facilitate the implementation of investment projects, quickly solve problems arising in EPZs and IZs, create a strong attraction for investment capital in EPZs, Industrial Park.