Da Nang, with its favorable geographical location, lies on the arterial North-South traffic axis in terms of road, rail, sea and air, is an important traffic gateway of the Central – Central Highlands and is the end point on the East-West Economic Corridor running through Vietnam – Laos – Myanmar – Thailand, converging types of transport from air, seaport, railway, expressway, especially with deep water ports. Therefore, Da Nang has a great potential to develop into a maritime transport center, an important logistics hub to countries in the region.
In the economic development orientation and in the Politburo’s Resolution No. 43-NQ/TW dated January 24, 2019 on Da Nang construction and development to 2030, a vision to 2045 defines: Danang will focus on exploiting advantages to soon become a marine economic center, forming logistics service supply chains for the Central and Central Highlands.
To comply with the Resolution, currently, in parallel with the expansion of the port, Da Nang is also actively calling for investment in logistics centers. Of which, 20 hectares in Hoa Vang district, 2 hectares in the north of Da Nang airport, 9.1 hectares in the High-Tech Park. At the same time, promote the early operation of highways Da Nang – Quang Ngai, La Son – Tuy Loan… to awaken potentials, promote trade links, connect industrial zones, economic zones in the region, thereby becoming the driving force to promote the city’s logistics services industry.
In addition, Da Nang will build a new Lien Chieu port as a transport port, Tien Sa port will be a tourist port in order to promote the central role of the international seaport city and urban seaport. According to the Department of Planning and Investment of the city, the Lien Chieu port project is currently completing the environmental impact assessment report, submitting for appraisal and approval of the subdivision planning project 1/2,000. City leaders suggested early appraisal of capital sources and capital balancing capabilities, and proposed to allocate central budget capital to support projects. In the next phases, Lien Chieu port will attract investors in logistics items. This is an important premise for Da Nang to promote the role of a key maritime route in the Central region and a logistics center in the region.
With the above orientation, it is expected that in the coming time, the market of transport services and logistics in the city will develop more vibrantly, raising the quality of services not only in the city but in the region. It is hoped that more companies will invest, set up company and apply for investment certificate in Da Nang in the area of logistics and logistics support.