Based on the audit results, the State Audit has made many assessments related to law enforcement, investment incentive policies and project construction investment in 04 provinces. At the same time, it is recommended that these localities must rectify, learn from experience, and overcome limitations in the management of economic zones, industrial parks, and industrial clusters.
DOZENS OF PROJECTS ARE SEVERAL YEARS LATE
Specifically, in Khanh Hoa province, the State Audit discovered that the status of investment certificates was not consistent with planning in 02 projects; 28 investment projects are behind schedule for many years and 03 projects are behind schedule on land use compared to the progress recorded in the investment project. Notably, there are up to 55 cases of land locations in economic zones in the 2020-2022 period that have not yet issued land rental notices, leading to slow mobilization into the state budget.
In addition, there are 02 enterprises declaring corporate income tax incentives and 01 case of land rental incentives not following regulations; 05 projects in Van Phong economic zone, industrial park and 02 projects in industrial clusters have been delayed in project completion for many years. There are 04 resettlement area projects that have not been effective according to project investment objectives, affecting the effectiveness of investment capital from the state budget.
The State Audit said that Lam Dong and Phu Yen have used the state budget to invest in technical infrastructure in a number of industrial parks. This is not regulated in Decree No. 29/2008/ND-CP and Decree No. 82/2018/ND-CP on management of industrial parks and economic zones.
Regarding Lam Dong, the State Audit said that this province has established 02 industrial clusters when there are no enterprises or cooperatives investing in building technical infrastructure or units assigned the task of investing in building technical infrastructure. technique is a violation of regulations in Decree 68/2017/ND-CP. Meanwhile, there is 01 industrial cluster whose investment policy was approved by the Provincial People’s Committee, and the selection of investors to invest in technical infrastructure before its establishment is also a violation of the above Decree; The Provincial People’s Committee has leased land in Loc Son industrial park in excess of 11.58 hectares compared to the planning area approved by the Prime Minister;
In addition, there are 23 investment projects in industrial parks that have been approved for project locations and land sublease that are not suitable between production and business lines and the approved detailed construction planning. Browser; 12 projects have not put land into use or are slow to put it into use; 01 enterprise declared corporate income tax incentives and 01 case of land rental incentives not in accordance with regulations; 09 projects are behind schedule compared to the project approval decision; 03 investment projects to build industrial cluster infrastructure have been handed over and put into use but the project settlement has not been completed, the work items have been completed…
In Phu Yen province, the State Audit stated: The Provincial People’s Committee also allowed CCIPY Vietnam Co., Ltd. to stabilize the annual land sublease price and infrastructure usage fees throughout the land lease period, which is not included in the regulations. provisions of the law. Phu Yen’s use of state budget to invest in technical infrastructure in Hoa Hiep, An Phu, and Northeast Song Cau industrial parks is also not regulated in Decree No. 29/2008/ND-CP and Decree No. 82/2018/ND-CP.
A SERIES OF LAND SUBLEASE PROJECTS ARE NOT IN ACCORDANCE WITH PLANNING
In Phu Yen province, the State Audit discovered that there was 01 project that leased land without completing compensation and site clearance and 01 project that leased land without meeting the conditions to establish an industrial park. Karma; 01 project that has not had land subleased or been granted a construction permit has been constructed and put into operation; 29 projects in industrial parks have been approved for project locations and land sublease that are inconsistent between production and business lines and the approved detailed construction planning.
The province has also not adjusted the price of subleasing land with developed infrastructure in industrial parks in the province after the expiration of the 5-year stabilization period and the level of infrastructure use fees after the expiration of the period. 03 year regulation; The price for subleasing land with developed infrastructure and collecting infrastructure usage fees in foreign currency (USD) is not in accordance with regulations.
This province also has 02 projects that are behind schedule compared to the project approval decision and investment policy, 01 project that is behind in preparing the completed project settlement report, 03 construction investment projects and work items. Technical infrastructure has been handed over and put into use but project settlement has not been completed and 02 projects still have outstanding capital construction debt; 01 enterprise declared taxes incorrectly…
In Ninh Thuan province, the State Audit stated clearly: The Management Board of industrial zones has not submitted to the Provincial People’s Committee to promulgate regulations on infrastructure rental rates in Thanh Hai industrial zone when it is time to adjust prices. , have not yet implemented the content of inspection, supervision, and assessment of the implementation of investment objectives specified in the investment policy approval decision and investment registration certificate; Incomplete inspection of commitment terms for projects eligible for investment incentives.
In the province, there is 01 industrial park that has not registered infrastructure rental prices according to regulations and 01 industrial park that has not yet built a centralized wastewater treatment station; 01 enterprise declared corporate income tax incentives incorrectly according to regulations; 01 project in which the disbursement value of site clearance exceeds the value of site clearance in the total approved investment, causing it to exceed the total project investment but has not been approved for adjustment by a competent authority and still has outstanding construction debt. basic build…
In addition to recommendations to rectify and overcome the above shortcomings, the State Audit requested the People’s Committees of the four provinces to direct relevant units to organize reviews to clarify collective and individual responsibilities and handle them according to regulations. provisions of the law…
The State Audit has just conducted a thematic audit to evaluate the effectiveness of investment incentive policies and project construction investments for Van Phong economic zone and has discovered many errors and inadequacies. Thereby, the State Audit recommends financial handling through increasing state budget revenue by 2,222 million VND, recovering illegal payments of 617.6 million VND to the state budget, and reducing payment value by 1,088 VND. million VND, recovering excess funding of 1,090.5 million VND; Other data processing 2,080 million VND.