Nghe An has high hopes for the coastal economy


This locality also sets a goal that by 2030, the economy of the coastal region in Nghe An will account for about 57 – 60% of the local gross product (GRDP) and the average growth rate will reach about 12.5 – 13.0%. ,5 years. However, for these numbers to become a reality in the future, many issues related to opportunities and challenges need to be cleared up and overcome promptly.

There are changes but not high

Nghe An is a locality with a coastline of 82km long, a large sea area (4,2030 square nautical miles of water surface), a total reserve of aquatic products of about 80 thousand tons, 6 large and small creeks and many beaches. Pretty. Therefore, this locality has many favorable conditions for coastal economic development in a number of strong fields such as tourism and services; marine mineral exploitation, renewable energy; coastal industry; Seafood Aquaculture…

>>What is the “highlight” for Nghe An to develop its marine economy?

Specifically, seizing the above advantage, the locality has recently attracted many strategic investors to invest in large-scale, high-class resorts and tourist areas in coastal localities. Including a number of outstanding projects such as: Muong Thanh Dien Lam ecological area with a total investment capital of 950 billion VND; Vinpearl Cua Hoi cable car and entertainment complex phase II with more than 4,365 billion VND on the east side of Binh Minh street, Cua Lo town; Bai Lu hotel and resort villa complex of Tan A Dai Thanh Group with an investment capital of 4,121 billion VND;…

Nghe An sets a target that the economic development rate of the coastal area will account for about 57 – 60% of the total GRDP product in the province in the near future.

Regarding fisheries exploitation, the whole province has more than 3,400 fishing vessels, of which the number of vessels from 15m or more exploiting offshore waters is 1,179, accounting for 34.5%. Total seafood exploitation output of coastal localities averages nearly 200,000 tons/year. Meanwhile, aquaculture also achieved some remarkable results, with good changes in the production process, with a sharp increase in both quantity and quality.

In addition, the coastal industry has also been focused and valued by the province over the past time with many core contents and strategic long-term plans. Specifically, many important and outstanding projects contribute to the local budget, for example: Fishmeal processing factory in Dien Hung commune, Dien Chau district, with a capacity of 150 tons of raw materials/day, revenue reached 220 billion VND/year; Royal Foods Nghe An canned fish processing factory with 2 production lines with a capacity of over 100 tons of fish/day of Royal Foods Thailand Group…

>>Development of the Central Coast’s marine economy: Expert planning

Although the economy in the coastal region in Nghe An has achieved positive results, in reality, the province has not yet made a remarkable breakthrough and economic development in the coastal region is still low; not commensurate with the potential and available resources. It can be clearly seen through statistical data such as: The growth rate of the coastal area has only reached 5 – 6%/year, GRDP reached 26 – 30%/year compared to the whole province; The proportion of agriculture, forestry and fisheries accounts for 28.53%, industry – construction accounts for 35.25%, services accounts for 36.23%…

Strive to become the main growth pole

According to the master plan of Nghe An province for the period 2021-2030, vision to 2050 determines the specific goal of making the coastal region’s economy account for about 57 – 60% of the total gross product (GRDP) in the province; The average growth rate of added value is about 12.5 – 13.5%/year.

To realize the above goal, Nghe An will focus on promoting economic development in coastal areas in order of priority: Coastal industry; maritime economics; Sea travel; aquaculture and exploitation of seafood; marine mineral exploitation; and other marine economic activities.

>>Developing the Central Coast’s maritime economy: There are still many “bottlenecks”

In particular, priority is given to the development of key industries and fields such as: diverse and modern transportation, warehousing, and logistics services; develop marine tourism and coastal urban areas; exploiting and cultivating aquaculture products associated with processing industry, logistics services and fisheries infrastructure; Search, explore and evaluate marine mineral reserves; Developing wind power and solar power in coastal areas.

At the same time, taking coastal industry, maritime economy and tourism development as breakthrough fields; Take the expanded Southeast economic zone as a key territory for marine economic development; Use regional cooperation and international cooperation as leverage to promote marine economic development.

In the coming time, Nghe An will promote community tourism, promoting the role of professional social organizations in developing tourism and marine services…

For breakthrough fields, first of all coastal industry, Nghe An province will prioritize attracting investment in processing, manufacturing, and high-tech industries (electronics – telecommunications, industrial products, etc.). digital, pharmaceutical), developing economic zones, industrial parks and coastal industrial clusters; Promoting the driving role of the Southeast Economic Zone (expanded) in the direction of developing modern and dynamic industrial parks and urban areas associated with the advantages of connected transport infrastructure and human resources;

For the maritime economy, promote the important role of maritime transport in connecting Nghe An with the international market, creating attraction for FDI capital flows in the period 2021-2030. Develop Cua Lo, Cua Hoi and Dong Hoi general seaports, including promoting the development of Dong Hoi wharf area in the role of serving inter-regional socio-economic development, supporting Nam Nghi Son wharf area to form Nghi Son – Dong Hoi port cluster.

For the marine tourism industry, promote the diversification of marine tourism products to create a breakthrough associated with building and upgrading the coastal park system towards civilization, quality and environmental friendliness. Developing entertainment, sports, shopping services…

Promote investment attraction and development of large-scale projects associated with potential beach tourism destinations in Nghi Loc, Cua Hoi, Bai Lu… Form a friendly and civilized Nghe An beach tourism brand. At the same time, support and create conditions for coastal people to change jobs, directly participate in business activities, and benefit from tourism activities; Promote community tourism, promote the role of social and professional organizations in developing tourism and marine services.

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