To provide favorable conditions for investors in industrial and economic zones, Ha Giang Economic Zones Authority has strengthened administrative reform and actively accompanied businesses.
In the past time, the authority has made great efforts to carry out the following tasks: Guiding investors to complete procedures for investment registration, revised investment certificate and project implementation schedule extension. The time to handle administrative procedures is reduced thanks to better procedural process and single-window mechanism. In addition, the authority has informed and guided businesses in Binh Vang Industrial Park and Thanh Thuy International Border Gate Economic Zone to deal with their emerging difficulties caused by the COVID-19 epidemic and ensure social security for workers by law. It has worked with the Department of Industry and Trade and the Department of Health to establish inter-sector working groups to review and evaluate COVID-19 epidemic prevention measures in labor-intensive projects in Binh Vang Industrial Park. It has actively guided and directed businesses in industrial and economic zones to report on COVID-19 infections to the Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs for timely support for affected workers.
To remove difficulties faced by enterprises at border gates, especially import and export activities, the Ha Giang Economic Zones Authority has actively worked with relevant bodies to prevent COVID-19 as per Plan 15/PA-BQLKKT dated February 13, 2020; actively carried out procedures of certificate of origin (C/O) Form E at border offices and assign employees to serve enterprises on Saturdays and Sundays to settle all procedure for enterprises in the fastest manner, with the time slashing from 8 hours to 4 hours. The authority has also regularly discussed with the Management Board of the Malypho Border Economic Cooperation Zone (China) to discuss flexible support solutions for imports and export and speed up the customs clearance of commodities at the border gate.
Box: In 2015-2020, the Ha Giang Economic Zones Authority granted investment certificates to 60 projects with a total registered investment of VND6,370.33 billion. Particularly, Binh Vang Industrial Park attracted 18 projects with VND3,511.48 billion, where the occupancy rate reached 84%. Thanh Thuy Border Gate Economic Zone had 42 projects with VND2,858.85 billion and its occupancy rate was up to 97%.
Source: Vietnam Business Forum