On Feb 16th, 2017 Chairman of Quang Ngai PPC issued the Decision No. 216/QĐ-UBND setting up the the interdisciplinary working group to support PPC Hoa Phat Group in the process of implementing the projects of Hoa Phat steel production complex. Accordingly, the interdisciplinary working group has 18 members, including the Chairman of Dung Quat Economic Zone and Quang Ngai Industrial Parks Authority; Directors of departments: Transportation, Construction, Natural Resources and Environment, Agriculture and Rural Development, Planning and Investment, Finance, Industry and Trade, Labor - Invalids and Social Affairs, provincial tax Department, Customs Department of the province, provincial police, Fire Prevention and Fighting Police of Quang Ngai; Chairman of Binh Son District People's Committee and leaders of other relevant units. The Interdisciplinary working group headed by the Permanent Deputy Chairman of People's Committee Dang Van Minh.
Permanent Deputy Chairman of People's Committee Dang Van Minh
Main duties of the interdisciplinary working group are: advising the PPC to timely address investors’ problems and obstacles in the process of implementing the project of Hoa Phat Dung Quat; supporting and timely settling administrative procedures during the process of preparing and implementing investment projects in Dung Quat Economic Zone.
In the afternoon of February 6th 2017, Dung Quat Economic Zone and Quang Ngai Industrial Parks Authority hold a ceremony to give the Investment certificate on the project of the steel production complex in Dung Quat Economic Zone to Hoa Phat Group.
Mr. Nguyen Minh Tai_ Chairman of Dung Quất Economic Zone anh Quang Ngai Industrial Parks Authority
Attending at the ceremony were: Mr. Le Viet Chu_ Member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary of the Quang Ngai Provincial Party Committee; Ms. Bui Thi Quynh Van_ alternate member of Party Central Committee, Chairman of Quang Ngai Provincial People's Council; Mr. Tran Ngoc Cang - Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of Quang Ngai PPC; the comrades of Provincial Party Standing Committee of Quang Ngai, Standing People's Council, People's Committee of Quang Ngai province; the provincial Fatherland Front Committee and Provincial Parliament Delegation; representatives of departments, branches and relevant localities; leaders of banks in Quang Ngai provice; leaders of Dung Quat Economic Zone and Quang Ngai Industrial Parks Authority.
Mr. Tran Ngoc Cang PPC's Chairman speaks at the ceremony
In Hoa Phat group, there were: Mr. Tran Dinh Long _ Chairman, Mr. Tran Tuan Duong _ General Director, Mr Mai Van Ha - Director of Hoa Phat Dung Quat Steel Joint Stock Company and representatives of Hoa Phat’s subsidiary companies.
Province's leaders give Investment Certificate to Hoa Phat Dung Quat
Hoa Phat Dung Quat, the new name of the project, has received approval in principle from the Prime Minister, according to Document 152 issued on January 25. Hoa Phat’s iron and steel production complex in Dung Quat Economic Zone will go up on the premises of the Guang Lian steel project which was included in the steel production and distribution system development plan until 2020, with a vision towards 2025, approved in early 2013 by the Minister of Industry and Trade in the Dicision 694/QĐ-BCT on January 31st 2013.
With total capital of nearly VND 60.000 trillion, the Hoa Phat Dung Quat steel project would have an annual capacity of four million tons, and be carried out in two phases with each having a yearly capacity of two million tons. Phase 1, it will be implemented in two years with the first phase of long steel, steel construction which is 01 million tonnes of rebar and wire coils 01 million tonnes of high quality steel. Later stage will be implemented after phase 1, lasting 18 months with key products of flats. After the completion , the steel plant with an annual expected revenue of $2 billion will not only contribute about VND 4 trillion ($178.3 million) a year to the province's.
Mr. Tran Dinh Long_ Chairman of Hoa Phat Group speaks at the ceremony
On behalf of Quang Ngai province, Mr. Tran Ngoc Cang_Chairman of Quang Ngai PPC appreciated the investment of Hoa Phat Group for the project on iron and steel production complex in Dung Quat Economic Zone and confirms that the project of Hoa Phat Group in Dung Quat is a right and promising choice. With the potential and investment environment in Dung Quat and effective business strategies, the project will be sucessful and more expanded. Quang Ngai will carry out open and transparent administrative procedures, simplify and cut down on hassle, complex administrative procedures, and unofficial and travel time cost for investors. At the ceremony today, he wishes Hoa Phat Group will act as a bridge to promote investors in Quang Ngai province in the coming time.
On October 12th, DEAZ has organized delegations to visit, encourage as well as share difficulties with enterprises on Vietnam Entrepreneurs’s Day.
We visited: BSR, Doosan Vina Heavy Industries, VSIP Quang Ngãi, etc. These are the typical enterprises which have made outstanding achievements in production and business, had high budget contribution in Dung Quat Economic Zone as well as in Quang Ngai province.
Thank for sincere attention of DEZA leaders, enterprises desire DEZA to continue supporting, creating favorable conditions for enterprises in production and business, thereby they can contribute more to the development of Dung Quat Economic Zone in particular and Quang Ngai province in general.
At each enterprise, in addition to visiting their production and business, this is also an opportunity for DEZA to give Merit of Quang Ngai province and the Certificate of Merit from DEZA to teams, individuals who have made outstanding achievements in production and business activities, contributed to the socio-economic development of Dung Quat EZ in 2015 in particular and Quang Ngai province in general.
Recognized and praised enterprises’ contribution for the development of Dung Quat EZ and Quang Ngai, Mr. Le Van Dung - Party Committee Secretary of DEZA, Vice Chairman of DEZA shared the difficulties and problems that businesses are facing. At the same time, he committed to support enterprises improving the efficiency of production and business in order to create sustainable developments.On this occation, Mr. Le Van Dung Mr. Le Van Dung affirmed that DEZA always create the best conditions for enterprises to invest in business and market expansion. He desired businesses to need more efforts to create a lot of wealth for society, create jobs for workers and increase revenue for the province in general.
Leaders of DEZA desired enterprises to constantly develop their production, business and brand name; create products with prestige goods, high quality on the market as well as jobs for local workers.
In the morning of September 29th, DEZA held a conference to implement the Resolution of the 12th Party Congress for whole officers.
Mr. Dam Minh Le_ Deputy Secretary of DEZA's Party Committee
Mr. Le Tien Dung_ Deputy Chairman of Propaganda Department of Quang Ngai Provincial Party Committee, reporter of the conference presented 3 main subjects of the Resolution of the 12th Party Congress. They are: The basic content of the political report at the 12th Party Congress; Overview of the results of implementation of Resolution XI Congress and look back on 30 years of innovation; The overall objective, important indicators and key tasks in 5 years from 2016 to 2020.
Mr. Le Tien Dung_Deputy Chairman of Propaganda Department of Provincial Party Committee
Stemming from the new requirements of our country’s practices in the context of international integration as well as promote the results and lessons learned in the history of the Party leadership, especially the achievements and lessons learned from 30 years of innovation , results and experience to implement the Resolution of the XI Party Congress, in next 5 years, our Party emphasized the tasks: Strengthening Party building in a clean and strong, leadership capacity and combativeness of the Party, build a strong political system. Promoting national power and socialist democracy. Promote comprehensive and synchronous renovation work; Rapid economic development, sustainability, striving to become our country's basic industrial countries towards modernization. Improving living standards and the spirit of the people. Resolute, tenacious struggle firmly safeguard the independence, sovereignty, unity and territorial integrity of the motherland, protect the Party, the State, the people and the socialist regime. Maintaining peace, stability, positive initiative and international integration to national development.
The conference sence.
Through the conference today, DEZA’s party committee requested all officials and party members must have an assigment as well as connect to the reality of the locality or organizations which they are working for to propose solutions for the implementation ; simultaneously applied the Resolution of the 12th Party Congress into practice. The conference also required all Party members must be an bright example for the others, be the forefront of all activities, affirm and uphold the vanguard role of the party as well as enhance workplace productivity TG
Sep28th, 2016 Doosan Heavy Industries Vietnam, Dung Quat Economic Zone, Binh Thuan Commune, Binh Son District, Quang Ngai, Vietnam: Doosan Vina in cooperation with Chung Ang University (CAU) Medical Center of Seoul South Korean is sponsoring free surgery for needy children in Korea to help them have a better life. This is the eighth surgery undertaken by Doosan and CAU. Between September 26th and October 2ndfour of Quang Ngai’s neediest children and their parents will visit Korea to have cleft lift and palate surgeries as the guests of Doosan and CAU.
Mr. Le Viet Chu, Quang Ngai Provincial Party Committe Secretary who is escorting the children to Korea for the surgeries said, “Doosan Vina is the first FDI in Quang Ngai and the ‘Made in Vietnam’ products that are crafted by Doosan Vina’s skilled Vietnamese technicians and delivered to countries all over the world. At the same time, Doosan Vina was recently recognized by the Provincial Peoples Committee (PPC) of Quang Ngai Province as an Excellent Enterprise because of itsextensive CSR activities that include medical trips to Korea such as this, scholarships and housing assistance for underprivileged people in our area.”
Mr. Le Viet Chu, Quang Ngai Provincial Party Committe Secretary visited children after the sugery.
“This eighth Doosan Vina and Chung Ang University (CAU) sponsored surgical trip to Korea for needy children is a part of our continuous and ongoing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs. Our CSR is focused on three main areas: healthcare, education and housing. We chose these because we feel that they are important foundations to improve people’s lives and can make a big difference in the quality of their lives,” said Yeon In Jung, CEO of Doosan Vina.
The father of one of the children taken to Korea for surgery, Pham Van Xit said, “I never thought or even dreamed that my daughter could have this surgery, we don’t even have the money to pay for treatment in Vietnam. Having it done in Korea is like a dream. To think that my daughter will be able to have a better life is a miracle that will warm her and our entire family for the rest of our lives; I am so grateful, thank Doosan Vina.”
Since Doosan Vina signed a Memoradium of Understanding with CAU and Quang Ngai’s PPC in 2009 the program has provided surgery for more than 65 cleft lift and palate children, 19 cataract patients and has supplied free medicine, medical equipment and medical exams for 16,000 Quang Ngai residents. The total value of this latest surgical program for Quang Ngai children is nearly 95,000 USD. Since 2009 Doosan has spent more than $5.5 million on its local CSR programs in central Vietnam.
In the morning of August 10th, 2016 Quang Ngai Provincial People's Committee in collaboration with the Ministry of Planning and Investment, Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Viet Nam Bank for Industry and Trade held a conference on investment promotion "Quang Ngai - potential and investment opportunities" . Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Central leaders, distinguished guests and international and local enterprises to attended the conference.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc spoke at the conference.
Speaking at the conference, Mr. Tran Ngoc Cang_ Chairman of Quang Ngai PPC hoped to call for investors and entrepreneurs from inside and outside the country to seek opportunities for cooperation and investment in Quang Ngai, where the most favorable conditions are created for investors and entrepreneurs so they can be assured to do their business. He added that Quang Ngai has the Dung Quat Economic Zones that has been planned with an area of more than 45,000 ha. This is one of the five coastal economic zones prioritized to be invested with infrastructure by the Government and one of the economic zones offering the highest incentives in Vietnam. Quang Ngai also has a comprehensive and smooth traffic system with the National Highway 1A and North - South railway running through the province; the Da Nang - Quang Ngai Highway linking the two localities, the National Road 24 connecting to Highland provinces and Southern Laos, which is 35 km from Chu Lai Airport to the North; with the Dung Quat Deep Seaport, which can receive ships of up to 100,000 tons and serves as an important gateway for domestic and international import-export.
Chairman of Quang Ngai's PPC Trần Ngọc Căng spoke at the conference.
Through this Conference, Quang Ngai look forwards to receiving attention from the Central, Government, investors and businesses from inside and outside the country. We are determined to make breakthroughs in all fiels to become an industrial province and an actractive destination for domestic and international investors. Quang Ngai always accompanies businesses and consider your success as ours.
At the conference, a commitment to improve Investment and Business environment for enterprises between Quang Ngai Provincial People's Committee and Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, a comprehensive cooperation between Vietinbank and DEZA, between Viettin bank and enterprises investing in Quang Ngai were signed; In addtion, Quang Ngai PPC and DEZA also gave the investment policy, investment certificates and investment agreement to investers.
Speaking at the conference, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc highly appriciated Quang Ngai provine in holding the large-scale conference. With the participation of ministries, central agencies and especially international and local enterprises. This is a great opportunity for Quang Ngai to introduce the potentials, advantages to investers.
Signed the commitment between Quang Ngai PPC and VCCI
For the development of Quang Ngai province now and in the coming years, Prime Minister noted the province to implement the following factors: Sticking close on the resolutions and policies of the Party and the State, implemented drastically in operating social-economic development at the local level; in which perfom well the message of the Government is to develop the business, reform the bureaucracy, have the tectonic development and integrity, improve people’s standard of living, commit to establish a transparent legal framework, a fair healthy competitive environment, ensure the rights of citizens and entrepreneurs; He particularly e mphasized that enterprises should be the center of the development.
Signed Comprehensive cooperation commitments between Viettin Bank and enterprises
Prime Minister proposed Quang Ngai continue to have dialogues in order to listen to the investors expressing encountered difficulties. Therefore, Quang Ngai can timely solve them. Furthermore, he added that we should establish the business and investment environment of equality and harmony among enterprises, do not differentiate between domestic enterprises and foreign enterprises. Develop the economic must be combined with protecting the habitat and living spaces. Do not develop the economic at any cost.
Quang Ngai believed that with the determination to renew, the consensus among leaders at all levels and departments of the province, the active support from the Government, the Prime Minister, the ministries and central agencies, as well as with the attractive investment incentives and policies along with the active response of investors, investment attraction in Quang Ngai province in near future will certainly be more prosperous and progressive.
In the morning of June 17th, DEZA held a training course on tax policies for enterprises and investors in Dung Quất Economic Zone. There were more than 70 trainees who are directors, chief accountants and accountants from units, enterprises and investors participating in the training. At the training course, learners were taught about regulations concerning the costs to be deducted when calculating corporate income tax; preferential corporate income tax; applicable tax rates; finalization and financial reports as well as other new tax policies, such as: environmental resources tax, excise tax and exemption policies, reduction of land rent.
Mr. Dam Minh Le_ Vice chairman spoke at training course on tax policies.
Besides, in the training course, all concerns and proposals of enterprises were answered for them to easily overcome difficulties on tax policy and tax administration procedures. In the spirit of openness and outspokenness, a lot of questions were answered satisfactorily. The enterprises as well as investors mainly interested in answers relating to value-added tax, corporate income tax, personal income tax, tax procedures, bill of sale, software assistant on tax.
With many outstanding advantages in terms of infrastructure as well as the preferential policies, DQ EZ has became one of golden land for attracting investment.
According to the plan, until the end of 2016, DQ EZ attracted about USD 70-100 million and created jobs for more than 3,000 new employees. The value of industrial output, trade and services reached about VND 85,000 billion; export turnover reached USA 230 million; budget revenue in the province reached 18,000 billion; exported cargo through Dung Quat port reached 15 million tons.
Until now DEZA has implemented specific programs, issued many policies and mechanisms, gradually removed existing obstacles to create an attractive investment environment for Dung Quat to achieve those objects. Mr. Le Van Dung_ Vice Chairman of DEZA said that improving administrative procedures is one of the powerful innovation that Dung Quat EZ has been done. In 2016, DEZA signed with Department of Planning and Investment on the evaluation of dossiers for foreign investors investing in Dung Quat EZ. Previously, the process from the evaluation of dossiers to the certification takes a lot of time, even a few months, but now It do not exceed 11 days from receipt of the dossier. These dramatic changes in administrative procedures reform made businesses, particularly FDI businesses comfortable to invest in Dung Quat EZ.
Besides, Dung Quat Economic Zone has been invested in infrastructure developments such as: Vo Van Kiet road project, roads connecting center of the south to north of Van Tuong urban area, Tra Bong bridge and Binh Tri Dung Quat road projects, etc.
In addition, DEZA has also completed the compensation and land clearance; supported PetroVietnam to operate the project on upgrading and expanding Dung Quat oil refinery. We not only support and promote to issued investment certificates for important projects but also collaborate with VSIP Quang Ngai to lunch marketing campaigns, appeal the investment projects into VSIP Quang Ngai and Dung Quat EZ.
Up to now, Dung Quat EZ has 131investment projects with the total registered capital of about USA 10.56 billion; there are 76 enterprises engaged in production and business creating jobs for 15,000 laborers. Quang Ngai Provincial Committee has Resolution 06 which is on a number of tasks and major solutions to develop Dung Quat EZ up to 2020. It was issued and implemented in the context of Dung Quat EZ has prospect to have a number of large-scale projects.
Investment funds from the budget increase significantly, enterprises run their business stably, foreign companies give the investment environment in Vietnam the deep interest. All these factors open up great opportunities for Dung Quat EZ to attract FDI inflows.