1. Transport system
Vinh Phuc province has a relatively developed transport network including road, rail and river. The transport system in the province is appropriately distributed with high transport density. A number of invested transport routes have brought out significantly socio-economic effects.
1.1. Road transport
Total road length is 4,058.4 kilometres of which national high way ( Noi Bai – Lao Cai express way, national high way no2, express way 2B, 2C, 23): 151,753 kilometres are designated to be National Highways, 298.75 kilometres provincial, the main road to industrial parks and road belt: 137,1km; belt and haft belt: 200 km of district and commune road.
Express way Noi Bai – Lao The distance of the highway Noi Bai – Lao Cai running through Vinh Phuc province is 40 kilometres. This highway with its length of 245 kilometres linking with the highway Con Minh – Ha Khau (Chinese) is one of components that contribute into the transport infrastructure development project of Con Minh – Hanoi – Hai Phong Economic Corridor.
1.2. Rail transport
The railway route Hanoi – Lao Cai runs through five over nine administrative units (including Phuc Yen town, Binh Xuyen district, Vinh Yen city, Tam Duong and Vinh Tuong districts) with its length of 35 kilometres and five stations of which Phuc Yen and Vinh Yen stations are two principal ones. This railway route running Vinh Phuc connects Hanoi city with Vietnam’s Southern mountainous and midland provinces and China.
1.3. Water transport
Vinh Phuc has two principal river routes at grade II managed by the central government namely Red River of 30 kilometres and Lo River of 34 kilometres. Only means of transport with a capacity of at most 300 tons can move on these two rivers. Two local river routes including Ca Lo River of 27 kilometres and Pho Day River of 32 kilometres only can serve boats, rafts with a capacity of at most 50 tons in the rainy season.
Currently, there are two ports including Vinh Thinh on Red River and Nhu Thuy on Lo River.
Besides, the three modes of transport above, Vinh Phuc is also close to Noi Bai international airport, about 25 kilometres.
2. Electricity supply network
Vinh Phuc is located in the favourable region in supplying electricity from the national grid. The electric transmission and distribution system has been planned and invested synchronously, which ensures the favourable conditions and the full supply for the development of industrial zones in the province.
During the last years, in order to meet the demands of the socio-economic development, Vinh Phuc government and Vietnam General Electricity Company have made great efforts in seeking fund sources investing into the grid development in Vinh Phuc province.
Currently, the electricity supply network in the province consists of:
220kV and 110kV lines well run, stable and moderate load.
220KV substations: 220 kV Substation Ba Thien, voltage 220/110 / 22kV scale 2x250MVA capacity; Vinh Yen 220kV substation scale (125 + 205) MVA.
110 KV substations include: Lap Thach station (40+ 63) MVA; 2x63MVA Vinh Yen station; 2x40MVA Phuc Yen station, 2x63MVA Hop Hoi Station, 2x63MVA Tam Duong station, 2x40MVA Yen Lac station, 1x40MVA Song Lo station, 2x63MVA Ba Thien station, To meet growing demand, especially industrial development in the area northeast of the province, station 2x125MVA-220/110 / 22kV has been built in recent years.
Each industrial park has substation 22kV / 0.4kV. Therefore, Companies using electricity on demand. Electricity prices prescribed by the central State. Power fee collected in the company. Good installation services and electrical repairs.
3. Water supply, drainage, sewage and waste treatment system
Vinh Phuc has enormous potentiality of water resources. Natural groundwater and surface water are abundant, which is enough to provide for activities of industrial, agricultural production and irrigation in the province.
3.1. Water supply
Allocated from the province’s water plant with a current total capacity of 56,000 m3/ day – night. Currently, Vinh Phuc province is building a water treatment plant by Japanese ODA loans at Song Lo district with a capacity of 50,000 m3 / day-night to cater to the industrial park. Therefore, companies use water on demand. Water price prescribed by the local. Water using fee collected at the Company. Good Installation services and repairs water system.
3.2. Drainage water
Currently there are two drainage projects are underway in the city of Vinh Yen:
– Project storm water in southern region of Vinh Yen.
– Wastewater treatment plant and sewerage system in Vinh Yen area.
Industrial zones have collection wastewater system focused environmental standards.
3.3. Sewage treatment system:
– For life waste:
The provincial government has implemented the construction of plants processing refuse into micro-fertilizer in Thanh Lang town, Dai Dong, Dong Cuong communes and Lap Thach town. Up to now, works have been basically completed and put into operation. Each plant’s processing capacity is 10 tonnes of organic refuse per month. Until now, the rate of household refuse processed is 65% of urban areas and 52% of countryside.
– For industrial and solid waste:
Businesses are in charge of treating industrial sewage. A large amount of sewage has been reused as materials and fuels for other industries, and a part has been treated simply by burning or burying. Currently, the provincial government has been seeking places and calling investment in constructing plants to process waste.
4. Information and communications network
Postal service network has now been widely developed in the whole province, satisfying basic postal services.
Telecommunication networks thrive with the equivalent of modern technology in the region. All communes have optical transmission. There are three intercity fiber optic lines of VNPT, Viettel and EVN Telecom directions Hanoi – Vinh Phuc – Viet Tri.
Vinh Phuc province is full of mobile networks available in our country such as Mobifone, Vinaphone, Viettel Mobile, EVN Telecom, Vietnamobile, G-Tel, etc. Broadcast telephone stations have been built in all districts in Vinh Phuc.
In general, along with the rapid development of the national information network in the country, the provincial postal, telecommunications, information networks have met the information requirements for production, business and people’s needs. The information network for the management is becoming modern, which properly and timely meets the information requirements for direction and management of all levels of leadership.
5. Industrial zones
Vinh Phuc’s industrial zones are organized into three major areas: Binh Xuyen zone, Tam Duong zone and Lap Thach – Song Lo zone. Industrial zones are mostly built in the midland area with the height of 10 metres above the river water level and 13 m above the sea water level, so they shall be affected by flooding, landslide. With well geographical structure, the construction of plants using heavy and exact equipments shall be ensured.
The security and surrounding environment of industrial zones are safety and easy for recruitment.
The industrial zone is established or planned establishment near the important road axis, and railway station and 5 interchanges through Vinh Phuc segment of the Noi Bai – Lao Cai (go to Kunming – China) has been completed and put into operating since September 2014, but no tonnage limit or means of transport.
Financial and banking services (ATM), customs and taxation are available in industrial zones.