Adjustment for general planning of Van Don economic zone approved

Sunday, 2020-02-23 13:04:45
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NDO – According to the People’s Committee of the northern province of Quang Ninh, the Prime Minister has issued Decision No.226/QD-TTg on approving the adjustment for the construction plan of Van Don economic zone (EZ) by 2040.

Accordingly, the planning scope will cover the entire natural area of Van Don district with more than 2,171 sq.km; of which, the natural land area is nearly 582 sq.km and the sea area is 1,589.5 sq.km.

Van Don is planned to be a multi-sector, multi-field marine economic zone. It is targeting becoming a green, smart and modern island urban area with a focus on logistics, high-end tourism and modern entertainment. It will have a casino and a centre for start-ups and international trade.

The total population is expected to reach 140,000-200,000 by 2030 and 300,000-500,000 by 2040.