Vietnam to spend US$970 million by 2030 to develop inland box depots

Currently Vietnam has 20 inland container depots (ICDs).

By 2020, ICDs are expected to handle 15-20% of the volume of containerized goods, with a total capacity of 4 to 6.84 mil TEU per year, and is forecasted to rise to 25-30% and 12 to 17.6 mil TEU per year, respectively by 2030.

6 ICDs in the North are planned in
• the coastal economic zone of Hanoi - Lao Cai economic corridor,
• Hanoi - Lang Son economic corridor,
• the economic zones in the Northwest and Southeast of Hanoi, and
• the Hanoi-Thai Nguyen/Cao Bang economic corridor.
6 ICDs in the central and entral highlands are planned for
• the highway 9 economic corridor,
• highway 19 economic corridor,
• Da Nang Thua Thien Hue - highway 14 economic area,
• Nghi Son economic zone,
• highway 8 economic corridor, and
• highway 12A economic corridor.
3 ICDs in the South will be built in
• the economic zones in the Northeast and Southwest of Ho Chi Minh city and
• the Mekong Delta Region.

(Hecny)