Hoa Binh is a Northwest mountainous province, next to Hanoi Capital. It is bordered by Phu Tho and Hanoi in the north, Ninh Binh and Thanh Hoa in the south, Ha Nam in the east, and Son La in the west. Hoa Binh city, the centre of the province, is 73km far from Hanoi, 93km far from Noi Bai international airport, 170 km far from Hai Phong seaport.
Natural resources: Hoa Binh’s natural land area is 466,253 hectares. The land is rich suitable for a variety of plants. Besides, many types of minerals can be exploited in Hoa Binh such as asbestos, coal, mineral water, limestone, etc, but remarkable are stone used for construction material production, materials used for cement production, mineral water exploited in large scale.
Travel resources: Hoa Binh has great potentiality for tourism development: thrilling tours, trekking, hiking, hunting, stream bathing thanks to its endlessly stretched mountains and hills, caves (Hoa Tien, Thac Bo and Ret caves), primeval tropical forest (Pu Nooc), manmade lake in Da river where visitors can enjoy bays, islands, peninsula with rare and precious animals and plants.
Traffic: Roadway and waterway are the major means of transportation in Hoa Binh. Several national highways run through the province such as national highways No. 6, 12B, 15, 21 and Ho Chi Minh Avenue. The national highway No 6 connects Hoa Binh to Ha Noi as well as other provinces in the Northwestern mountainous area. In terms of waterway, Da river runs through Hoa Binh in 151 km and connects the province to Son La province. Now, there are some river-ports such as Bich Ha port, Ba Cap port, Binh Thanh po
Power system: Da River hydropower station with capacity of 1,920MW
Water system: Water supply plant with capacity of 50,000 m3/day. Besides that, Hoa binh also operates Phu Minh water plant with capacity of 600,300 m3 per day. The plant is planned to supply Hanoi with 300,000 m3 per day.
Post and Telecommunication Systems: Developed and modernized rapidly
GDP growth rate 2018: 8.36%
Up to now, Hoa Binh has 50 FDI projects with the total investment capital is about 711 million US dollars.
Infrastructure development, tourism, health-care service, food-processing, supporting industry, high-tech agriculture, foodstuff for cattle, textile, leather
HOA BINH DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND INVESTMENT
HOA BINH INDUSTRIAL ZONES AUTHORITY
HOA BINH INVESTMENT, TRADE AND TOURISM CONVENTION CENTER