Cao Bang is located in the northeastern Vietnam, sharing a 322km long borderline with Guang Xi province (China) in the north and northeast, bordering Tuyen Quang and Ha Giang in the west, and Bac Kan and Lang Son in the south.
Natural resources: Soil is a valuable resource to develop the economy of Cao Bang province. The province has 140,942 hectares of soils which can be used for agriculture, 408/705 hectares of soils which can be used for forestry. Many precious kinds of wood (bassia, sapan-wood, etc) and animals (bear, deer, stag, etc) can be found in Cao Bang’s forests. Cao Bang has plentiful and diversifies mineral resources with 142 mines and ore points including 22 different types of minerals such as tin, vonfram, gold, lead, zin
Travel resources: Cao Bang has not only many famous landscapes such as Ban Gioc water-fall Nguom Ngao cave, Thang Hen lake and Phia Oac mountain peak with 1931m heigh but also numerous ranked historical places like Pac Bo historical complex where Uncle Ho lived after 30 years overseas; Tran Hung Dao forest where original Vietnam army was established; Dong Khe historical complex and Underground Fortress of Cao Bang town. With the great potential, Cao Bang could develop various kinds of tourism.
Traffic: Cao Bang has rather complicated topography. It has only 1 way of transportation which is road one with 4 national lines: National highways No. 3, 4A, 34 and 4C in which National highways No 3 and 4 were improved. Provincial road has 9 main lines and 2 branch lines and most of them meet the V standard for mountainous areas. 100% roads to town center were standard based on the standard for rural roads.
Power system: Cao Bang’s power authority is currently in charge of managing approx. 85km of 110kV power network, more than 600km of 35kV power network. Besides national power network, Cao Bang has developed its own such as Cun stream hydroelectricity plant in Cao Bang town, Na Tau hydroelectricity plant in Quang Hoa district, etc. The province is constructing Na Loa hydroelectricity plant which is the ever largest hydroelectricity plant of the province to serve local household and production needs.
Water system: Cao Bang town is supply water by a water treatment station using French technology and other townlets were supplied by gravity water supplies. The percentage of town population using clean water was 50% in 2010.
Post and Telecommunication Systems: Cao Bang’s post and telecommunication system has been gradually developed. Mobile phone waves was covered all province even low areas. The ratio of telephone per 100 population increase rapidly and is estimated to reach 85 in 2010. - Industrial zones: De Tham industrial zone in Cao Bang with planned 92,21 hectares is being leveled in the first phrase.
System of ndustrial Zone: Cao Bang has 3 border-gate economic zones which are Ta Lung, Tra Linh, Soc Giang. It is planned to 2011-2020 that Ta Lung and Tra Linh will be international border-gate and Soc Giang will be main border-gate of Cao Bang
GDP growth rate 2018: 7.15%
Up to now, Cao Bang has 18 FDI projects with the total investment capital is about 52.4 million US dollars.
Infrastructure development; tourism & service, high-tech industry, education & trainning, high-tech agriculture
CAO BANG DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND INVESTMENT
CAO BANG ECONOMIC ZONES AUTHORITY