The northern border province of Lang Son held a conference to
introduce its economic potential to Indian investors on March 8.
The conference was jointly held by the provincial People’s Committee,
the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), and the Indian
Embassy in Vietnam.
It is part of activities to
celebrate the 41st anniversary of Vietnam-India diplomatic ties
(January 7, 1972-2013) and the 6th anniversary of their bilateral
strategic partnership (July 6, 2007-2013).
advantageous location, resources, culture and labour, Lang Son is
seeking cooperation opportunities with Indian businesses and
international investors in various sectors.
Bordering China and connected directly with national economic centres
through a convenient railway system and network of roads, the province
is a transit point between Vietnam, ASEAN and China.
Provincial authorities encourage investment in the economic zone of Dong Dang–Lang Son border gate with China.
This 400-square-kilometre zone includes duty- and tax-free areas with
functional subdivisions such as Vietnam-China border economic
cooperation, commodity transportation, processing and industrial
It was established to provide incentives for investors and a convenient environment for them to do business.
Lang Son province appeals for investment to industrial sectors such as
machinery, electronics and construction materials. It also presents
potential in the mining industry and mountainous agriculture.
Besides, beautiful sites and the traditional culture of ethnic
minorities are favourable conditions for Lang Son to develop tourism. It
welcomes on average 1 million tourists every year.-VNA