Occupancy Rate at Industrial Parks Reaches 74%

9:46:05 AM | 7/8/2019


Viet Nam is home to 326 industrial parks, covering the area of 95,500 ha, according to the report of the economic zone management department, under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

251 industrial parks, located on the area of 66,200 ha, have been put into operation with the occupancy rate of 74%.

17 coastal economic zones have been set up with the total area of land and water surface reaching 845,000 ha.

As of June 2019, a total number of 38 industrial parks are located in the economic zones on the area of 15,200 ha, of which 17 ones are being operated.

Industrial parks and economic zones attracted the newly-registered capital worth US$8.7 billion in 340 Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) projects over the recent six months of 2019.

As such a total of 8,900 FDI projects, valued at US$186 billion, has landed in Viet Nam.

As many as 334 domestic projects, with the newly-registered capital of VND83,000 billion were invested in industrial parks and economic zones in the first six months of 2019. 

The total number of FDI and domestic projects in industrial parks and economic zones attained 9,086 ones, worth VND2,060 billion.

As of the end of June 2019, more than 3.6 million workers are working at industrial parks and economic zones, of whom 60% are female.