Welcome to Hue City

Th?a Thiên-Hu? is a province in the North Central Coast of Vietnam, approximately in the center of the country. It borders Quang Tri Province to the north and Da Nang City to the south, Laos to the west and the South China Sea to the east.
• 09 administrative units: 07 districts, 01 town và 01 city (Hue City – the first grade city and the ancient capital of Vietnam);
• Topography: mountain, hill, delta, lagoon and sea;
• Lagoon area: 22,000.00 ha (largest in Southeast Asia)

Indicators (2010) TT Hue
Land area (km2) 5,033.2
Population (persons) 1,090,800
GDP (VND bil) 6,143
GDP per income (US$) 1,150
Coastline (km) 128
Industrial parks 06
EZ, IT park, Hi-tech park Chan May EZ
Seaport Chan May
International airport Phu Bai
National road R1A, R49
Foreign visitor (arrivals) 460,785
Vietnamese visitor (arrivals) 683,622

What is the right time to visit Thua Thien Hue for business?
The most convenient time to visit the area is from November to April.

Business Associations

Association Leading Entrepreneur(s)/Company(ies)
Name: Thua Thien Hue Business Association
Tel: 84 54 3837789
Address:  11 Le Loi, Hue City, Vietnam
No. of Members: 223
Support members in production, business, and services. Provide with consultancy, training, research and information on trade and investment.
Name: Fishery Association
Tel: 84 54 3610626
Address: 148 Bui Thi Xuan, Hue, Vietnam
No. of Members: 5000
Provide with techniques, business and services on raising, processing, marketing and logistics for fish farming and fishing activities.
Name: Handicraft Association
Tel: 84 54 3895989
Address: 256 Dien Bien Phu, Hue City, Vietnam
No. of Members: 50
Support members to improve traditional handicraft business
Name: Youth Business Association
Tel: 84 54 3600539
Address: 32 Tran Truc Nhan, Hue City, Vietnam
No. of Members: 65
Support members to develop brand and market
– Support business development and create conditions for enterprises to improve knowledge management, career, market access, investment and business development.
–  Implement capacity building activities in doing business, market access and investment
– Support members with legal issues.
Name: Hue Cooperative Alliance
Tel: 84-54 3833105
Address:  No 16, Nguyen Luong Bang, Hue City, Vietnam
No. of Members: 374
Support members with legal issues
Provide with information on technology, finance, credit, and market.
Improve capacity of staff in the Alliance system
Implement programs/projects to strengthen cooperatives and cooperative unions

Economic Zones

Economic Zone 1

Name: Chan May-Lang Co
Total area: 271km2

Location (city/district): Lang Co-Phu Loc
Specificity/Specialty: Port development, port logistics, tourism, resorts, clean industries and high- tech industries

Economic Zone 2 (Industrial Zone)

Name: Phu Bai

Total area: 818.76 ha
Location (city/district): Southeast Hue City
Specificity/Specialty: processing, machinery manufacturing, electronics, computer, fiber, textile and producing equipment and tools for industries
No. of Industries: 2
Type of industries: Fiber, garment, packing, beer, wood and mining

Economic Zone 3 (Industrial Zone)

Name: Tu Ha

Total area: 250ha
Location (city/district): Tu Ha-Huong Tra District
Specificity/Specialty: construction materials, processing, mechanical engineering, electronics, textiles, and footwear

Economic Zone 4 (Industrial Zone)

Name: Phong Dien
Total area: 542ha

Location (city/district): Phong Dien
Specificity/Specialty: building materials, packaging, processing, mechanics, textile, and footwear
No. of Industries: 2
Type of industries: Garment and ceramics

Economic Zone 5 (Industrial Zone)

Name: Phu Da

Total area: 250ha
Location (city/district): Phu Da-Phu Vang District
Specificity/Specialty: mechanical, mineral processing, food processing for aquaculture, livestock and poultry; garments, electronics, industrial mechanical, electronics and household utilities, processing, packaging printing, construction materials
No. of Industries: 1
Type of industries: Concrete



Economic Zone 6 (Industrial Zone)

Name: La Son

Total area: 300ha
Location (city/district): Loc Son –Phu Loc District
Specificity/Specialty: processing, construction materials, mineral processing, mechanics, printing, packaging, manufacturing, electronics, and garments

No. of Industries: 2
Type of industries: Mining

Economic Zone 7 (Industrial Zone)

Name: Quang Vinh

Total area: 150ha
Location (city/district): Quang Vinh-Quang Dien District
Specificity/Specialty: Processing, Equipment Production and Pack printing

No. of Industries: Under construction
Type of industries:

Economic Zone 8

Name: A Dot Border Gate

Total area: 542ha
Location (city/district): Quang Vinh-Quang Dien District
Specificity/Specialty: Processing, Equipment Production and Pack printing

No. of Industries: Under construction
Type of industries:

Infrastructure Facilities

The infrastructure facilities in Hue have been developed comprehensively lately; thus being able to meet requirements of any investment project.

  • Total water-supply capacity: 130,000 m3/day;
  • Power transmission network: 110Kv/220Kv/500kV
  • Total capacity of the local hydroelectric plants: 1770 MW
  • Convenient worldwide telecommunication system
  • Phu Bai International Airport, Chan May and Thuan An Seaport
  • Road: 2,500km; National Railway: 101.2km

Investment Opportunities

    o Tourism: eco-tourism areas, entertainment areas, tourism resorts and international standard 4 – 5 stars hotels;
    o Infrastructure: hi-tech park, economic zone, industrial zones, cluster of industrial villages and new urban areas;
    o Services: finance, medicine, education, culture and sports and consulting.
    o Industry: Information technology, bio-technology, electronics, hi-tech products, manufacture and engineering, new materials, production of agriculture – forestry – aquaculture and handcraft products.
    o Hue City (new urban areas)
    o Chan May – Lang Co Economic Zone
    o IZs : Phu Bai Phong Dien, Tu Ha and La Son
    o Bach Ma Eco-tourism area
    o Coastal and Lagoon area from Phong Dien to Phu Loc
    Land rental price (**Percentage of discount from unite price of land lease per year issued by the Provincial People’s Committee every year)
 Areas Rental unit
(announced every year by PPC)
1. Project of incentive sectors at all districts (excluding Hue and Huong Thuy) 0.25** 0.35 0.5 0.65
2. A Luoi, Nam Dong x
3. Phong Dien, Quang Dien, Huong Tra, Phu Vang, Phu Loc x
4. Huong Thuy  and townsof districts (excluding Nam Dong and A Luoi) x
5. Hue city x x

Investment approval processes

Our motto is to simplify to the process of obtaining investment certificates for investment projects. Normally, it takes 6 days to issue a certificate for a typical FDI project (from the date we receive the completed application)

Logistics Provider

Logistics industry in Hue is operating dynamically as the city is located at the heart of the Central Economic Zone and an important chain in the East West Economic Corridor. As of August 2011, the total revenue from logistics sector (including passenger transportation) is reported to achieve 10 thousand US dollars.

Major products: Leading Entrepreneur(s)/Company(ies)
Cargo handling,   Warehousing, Tugboat services, Ship’s chandlers, Tallying, Cruise ship carrier, Shipping agent, Mechanics repairs, Import/Export Cargo Name: Chan May Port Co. Ltd
Address: Second Floor – 23 Nguyen Van Cu Street – Hue City – Viet Nam
Tel: 84 54 3891840
Transport goods and passengers in Vietnam and along EWEC Name: Hue Transportation Joint-Stock Company
Tel: 84-54 3823922
Address: 330 Dien Bien Phu, Hue City, Vietnam
Consumer goods Name: San Hien Ltd.,
Add: 242 Le Duan, Hue City, Vietnam
Tel: 84 54 3522278
Fax: 84 54 3537557
Petrol Name: Petrolimex Logistics and Service Co, Ltd
Tel: 84 54 3832334
Address: 13 Tran Thanh Mai, Hue City, Vietnam

Macro Economic Indicators

Trade Potential in Thua Thien Hue

10 months of 2011, Thua Thien Hue has achieved a total export value of USD 305 million. The majority products contributing into exporting are from the garment industry with USD 151.53 million which markets mainly target to EU and USA.

Fine Art, Handicraft and Furniture

Hue has many well-known art craft villages such as My Xuyen wood, Phuong Duc cooper casting, Phuoc Tich pottery, and A Luoi weaving.  Traditional art and Handicrafts have recieved attention from the City’s Goverment lately. Many clusters are reinforced and improved such as knitting, embroider, and wood carving. The special product of traditional hats made from bamboo leaves have become the symbol of the Vietnamese people. The Goverment aims this industry for exporting.

Major products: Leading Entrepreneur(s)/Company(ies) Export
Copper products Name: Nguyen Van Sinh Bronze Casting Co.,
Address: 163 Bui Thi Xuan, Hue City
Tel: 84 54.3882394 – 3824574 – 2211574 – 0905117647
Laos, Cambodia and Thailand
Traditional pottery Name: Traditional pottery enterprise
Address: 15 Huyen Tran Cong Chua, Hue City, Vietnam
Tel: +84-54-3822549
Fax: +84-54-3822549. Website: http://www.gomcohue.com
Embroider Name: XQ Co Do Xuan Quan Weaving
Address: 49 Le Loi, Hue City, Vietnam
Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Tel: 84-54 3825026
Fax: : 84-54 3848727
Southeast Asian coutries, and Western Europe
Bamboo, rattan furnitures Name: Phu Hoang Rattan Company
Address: 63 Phan Dinh Phuong, Hue City, Vietam
Tel: 84-54) 3886999
Fax: 84-54) 3886999
South East Asian countries, Japan and South Korea
embroider Name: Kinh Do Weaving
Address: 120/13/3 Dien Bien Phu, Hue City
Tel: 84 54. 3820032 – 3820034

Construction Materials

Hue has a number of mines of rubble, plaster, limestone, granite, Frit and Ilmenhit for construction. These materials have been favored both in domestic and abroad markets.

Major products: Leading Entrepreneur(s)/Company(ies) Export
Gypsum and cement Name: Gypsum and cement joint stock company:
Address: 24 Hanoi, Hue City, Vietnam
Tel: 84-54 3846108
Fax: 84-54) 3825432. Email: : This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Laos, Cambodia and Thailand
Cement Name: Luks cement Ltd.,
Add: Tu Ha Town, Huong Tra, Thua Thien Hue
Tel: 84-54) 3558001
Fax: 84-54) 3557011. Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website: http://vnth.vn/vn/a4466/luksvx/gioi-thieu.htm
Ilmenite, Rutile, Monazite, Zircon, Zircon powder and TiO2 Pigment colored powder Name: Thua Thien Hue mineral corporation
Add: 53 Nguyen Gia Thieu, Hue City, Vietnam
Tel: 84-54 3541044;
Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Fax: 84-54 3527926. Website: http://www.humexco.com.vn
Japan, China, Malaysia and South-East Asia
Granite and Colorful tiles Name: Construction and Construction Materials No.7 Joint-stock Co.,
Add: Lo E, Phu Bai IZ, Huong Thuy District, Hue, Vietnam
Tel: 84-54-3862525
Fax: 84-54 3862386
Website: http://www.cosevco7.com.vn
Laos, and Thailand
Transparent Frit, Glossy White Frit and Matt White Frit Name: HUE CERAMIC MATETIAL COMPANY LIMITED
Add: Lô 1A Phu Bai IZ, Huong Thuy District, Hue, Vietnam
Tel: 84.54 3862123 / 3862355
Fax: 84.54 3862124


Thua Thien Hue has 330,000 ha of forest (130,000 ha of which is productive); 128 km of coast line and 22,000 ha of lagoons with a wide variety of fishing and aquaculture products.

Agriculture sector (Crop farming-Forestry- Fishery) in Hue has continually grown in the period of 2006-2010. In 2010, GDP of agriculture is 12.5% (increased 3.5%). Agro-Processing is one of the priorities of the Provincial Government in the period of 2010-2020. Agro-processing mainly focus on aquaculture products (shrimp, squip, calamari and fish), cassava and wood pulp, which will be exported to a number of abroad markets (e.g EU and Japan)

Major products: Leading Entrepreneur(s)/Company(ies) Export
Plants and seeds Name: joint-stock company for plant and animal varieties
Tel: 84 54 2211466
Address: 128 Nguyen Phuc Nguyen, Hue, Vietnam
Beer Name: Hue Brewery Ltd
Tel: 84 54 3850164
Address: 243 Nguyen Sinh Cung – Hue city
Asean Countries, Japan, Australia, Europe, USA and Canada
Starch Name: FOCOCEV Thua Thien Hue
Tel:  84 54  3 55178
Address:  km 802 – Quoc Lo 1A – Phong An Commune–Phong Dien District– Thua Thien Hue
China, Korea, Taiwan and Japan
Wood pulp Name:  Hue Paper Material Export And Planting J.V.C
Tel:  84  54-3872628
Address:  Phu Gia, Loc Tien Village, Phu Loc, Thua Thien Hue
Tel: 84 54 3522401
Address: 86 Nguyen Gia Thieu, Hue, Vietnam


In many years, the garment industry takes a large piece in the pie of the City’s export turnover.

Major products: Leading Entrepreneur(s)/Company(ies) Export
Clothes Name: Hanesbrands Hue
Tel: 84 54 3951345
Address: Lo C2-6 & C2-7 Khu CN Phu Bai
USA and Europe
Poly/Cotton combed & carded (T/C 65/35; CVC 52/48; CVC 60/40)
Poly/Viscose (65/35; 50/50)
100% Viscose spun
100% Polyester spun
100% cotton combed & carded
Name: Phu Bai Spinning Joint Stock Company
Add: Phu Bai Industrial Zone – Huong Thuy Dist. – Thua Thien Hue Pro. – Viet Nam
Tel: +84-54-3863 355
Fax: +84-54-3863 363 E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website: http://www.phubaispinning.com/
South Korea, Phillipines, Turkey, South America & Portugal
Jackets, underwear and other clothes Name: Hudatex
Add: 171 Phan Dinh Phung, Hue City, Vietnam
Tel: 84-54 3820244
Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Fax: (84-54) 3828991
EU, USA, Mexico and Brazil
Fiber and clothes Name: Hue Textile Ltd.,
Add: Thuy Duong, Huong Thuy, Hue, Vietnam
Tel: 84-54 3864326
Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Fax: (84-54) 3864338
EU, USA, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan

Opportunities in Tourism

Thua Thien Hue Province has all the popular forms of tourism including marine tourism, eco-tourism, community tourism and cultural tourism

The ancient capital of Hue has a monument complex and Royal Court Music which have been recognized by UNESCO as the World tangible and intangible cultural heritages

Hue Festivals is organized regularly in June every even year, and the Traditional Art Craft Village Festival every odd year.

Many popular sigh seeing places including the Lang Co-Canh Duong resort, Thuan An Beach, Bach Ma National Park, Hai Van Pass, and pagodas.

Mineral resources: There are many types of mineral deposits such as limestone, kaolin, paving granite, clay, material stone for construction, titan, white sand with SiO2 occupying more than 98.4%, natural hot springs rich in sulfate and natural hot springs rich in calcium.

Hue has a range of standard hotels from 3 to 5 stars with more than 7,000 rooms. About 2 million visitors come to Hue every year.

Other Services

Other services accounts for 45.2% of the provincial GDP with the large contribution from hotel and tour operation.

Major products: Leading Entrepreneur(s)/Company(ies) Export
Tour Operator Name: Asiana Travel Mate
Tel: 84 54 361 -7686
Address: 45-47 Le Loi, Hue City, Thua Thien Hue, Vitenam
Laos, Cambodia and Thailand
Banking Name:  Vietnam Bank For Agriculture And Rural Development – Thuathien Hue Branch
Tel: 84-54 3828182
Address: No. 10 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hue City, Thua Thien Hue, Vietnam
Hotel Name: Imperial Hotel Hue
Tel: 84 54 388-2222
Address: 8 Hung Vuong, Hue City, Vietnam
Retail Name: Big C
Tel: 84-54  3936900
Address:  Khu quy hoach Ba Trieu – Hung Vuong, Phuong Phu Hoi, Hue City, Thua Thien Hue, Vietnam

Research and Development

R & D activities are still in the early period of development. Each year there are about 15 research projects managed and implemented by the Department of Science and technology. The Provincial Government is planning to establish a High-tech Hub which starts in 2011.

Leading Centers Activity
Tel:? 84 54.3820438
Address: 07 Duong Hanoi, Hue City, Vietnam
scientific research and technology transfer for serving development of the central and highland regions of Vietnam, postgraduate education on environment and biotechnology, and international collaboration for developing human resources
Name: Center for technology Transfer and Verification, Validation
Tel: 84 54 3822439
Address: 26 Hanoi Street, Hue city
technology transfer: trainings, demonstrations and consultancy, particularly in agriculture
Analysis and testing

Why invest in Hue City

A strategic location:

  • Located in the central economic zone
  • On East – West economic corridor (Vietnam – Lao – Thailand – Myanmar)

Complete infrastructure system

Hue city is a Festival city with two world culture heritages recognized by UNESCO: Hue Citadel & Hue royal court music.

Competent workforce: Hue has 600,000 people in the workforce, 10% of which have a university degree and 40% that have undergone vocational training; creating employment for more than 16,000 – 17,000 labours/year