Thua Thien Hue is a province in the key economic zone in central Viet Nam: the Eastern borders the Eastern Sea, the Western borders Laos PDR, the Northern borders Quang Tri province, the Southern borders Quang Nam province and Da Nang city.
With natural area 5.054 km2, population:1,1 million people, in which labours: 600.000 people; trained labor forces hold over 35%. There are 9 administrative divisions: Hue city, Huong Thuy town anf 7 districts: Phu Vang, Huong Tra, Phu Loc, Nam Dong, A Luoi, Quang Dien, Phong Dien.
Thua Thien Hue province has a coastline of 128 km length and 22.000 hectares of lagoons; Thuan An seaport and Chan May deep seaport, being able to pick vessels with capacity of 50.000 tons. Thua Thien Hue’s territoria; waters have more than 500 types of fish and species of seafood of high economic value. Exploting productivity is from 40.000 - 50.000 tons/year.
Thua Thien Hue province also has rich resources, serving the demand for exploitation in place. There are in the ground of Thua Thien Hue provice more than 100 mineral points with large reserves such as limestone, black and grey granite can be exploited and processing tens of thousands m3/year; kaolin mine, peat, bentonite, oxyttiane, mineral water’ especially, sand mine containing quartz serving for producing hi-quality glass products with reserves of more than 41 million m3; area of acacia plantation forest as raw material: over 60.000 hectares; area of rubber: over 19.000 hectares.
Traffic system is verr convenient, in which roads and railways are on the line over VietNam. In A Luoi district there are 02 border gates with Laos PDR: A Dot-Ta Vang and Hong Van-Kutai. Phu Bai international airport: ensures Boeing, Airbus…taking off and landing safely in all weather.
Thua Thien Hue is the end of East-West economic corridor, connecting Myanma-Northeast Thailand - Lao - Central Vietnam. In which Chan May deep seaport in Chan May - Lang Co Economic zone is considered as a gate to the Eastern Sea of the East-West economic corridor.
Thua Thien Hue is a potential and strong provice determined at the conclusion 48 of the Poliburo, that aer: Thua Thien Hue is a center of commerce, service and international transactions and is one of the traffic hubs of the Central highlands and the country; a big center of Culture-Tourism of the country; one of three deep health centers of the country; is a multidisciplinary training center of high quality and a land of high potential to develop production.