Vĩnh Phúc Leads Economic Growth in Urban Planning

According to Deputy Prime Minister Tran Hong Ha, the provincial planning of Vinh Phuc is developed with breakthrough thinking, long-term vision, based on unique potential, outstanding opportunities, and competitive advantages, making the province a highly developed core to drive the development of the modern industry in the Red River Delta region.


On March 5th, the People’s Committee of Vinh Phuc province organized a conference to announce the Provincial Planning for the period 2021-2030 and the vision towards 2050.

Vinh Phuc province leads the country in terms of GRDP growth. According to the approved Planning for Vinh Phuc province for the period 2021-2030 and the vision towards 2050, the planning includes the entire natural area of the province, with a scale of 1,236 km2, including 9 local administrative units (2 cities and 7 districts); it is bordered by Thai Nguyen and Tuyen Quang provinces to the north, Phu Tho province to the west, and Hanoi city to the east and south.

The planning sets the goal that by 2030, Vinh Phuc province will be among the leading localities in the country in terms of average GRDP growth per capita; it will have a modern and comprehensive infrastructure system that meets the criteria of a first-class urban area, laying the foundation for becoming a centrally-run city. The economic structure will shift towards a digital economy, a circular economy, a knowledge-based economy, and sustainable development.

Deputy Prime Minister Tran Hong Ha presents the Decision approving the Planning for Vinh Phuc province for the period 2021-2030 and the vision towards 2050 to the leaders of Vinh Phuc province. Photo: Linh Giang.

By 2050, Vinh Phuc will be a centrally-run city with a modern, green, and clean infrastructure system that has its own identity. The society will be prosperous, and the city will develop comprehensively in all aspects including the economy, society, and environment. The people will have a high quality of life and happiness. Vinh Phuc will have an advanced culture and a clean and livable eco-environment.

The Planning is a breakthrough and long-term vision, built based on unique potential, outstanding opportunities, and competitive advantages, reflecting the aspiration for prosperity and a worthy life. Vinh Phuc will play a role as one of the development nuclei and a driving force for the development of the modern industry in the Red River Delta region and one of the three growth poles of the Hanoi Capital region. The planning will open up new opportunities and development space for Vinh Phuc province.

Deputy Prime Minister Tran Hong Ha requested the province to urgently develop a roadmap for implementation and determine the focus, progress, and resources to implement the programs and projects in the Planning. The province should review, develop, adjust, and implement detailed, specialized, and zoning plans in a unified and synchronized manner with the Provincial Planning.

In addition, Vinh Phuc province should publicly announce and promote the Planning, attracting social resources; especially to allow the people to exercise their right to monitor the implementation of the Planning, and investors to access and concretize spatial planning through approved programs and projects.

Deputy Prime Minister Ha also suggested that the province continue to study, refine, and create breakthrough policies, remove bottlenecks, focus on improving the investment and business environment, promote administrative reform, develop e-government, digital economy, digital society, and build smart cities. The province should accelerate the process of transforming the growth model in depth, based on a digital economy, a green economy, a circular economy, and increasing labor productivity as the foundation.

The province needs to strengthen cooperation and linkages to develop the regional economy with other provinces and cities in the Hanoi Capital region. It should prioritize investment in dynamic and key projects that directly impact the socio-economic development goals, with large spillover effects, including projects that create new development space and new driving forces, promoting the province’s development in a modern and sustainable direction…

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