Bình Dương – Smart City

Binh Duong is one of the most prosperous industrial provinces in Vietnam. Located in the center of the Southern Key Economic Region, adjacent to Ho Chi Minh City, Binh Duong is gradually asserting its role in regional, inter-regional relations and international connection.

Following the separation from Song Be province (1997), thanks to the dynamic and forward-thinking mindset of continuous generations of Binh Duong province’s leaders, progressive socio-economic development policies have been implemented. Binh Duong have overcome difficulties, self-created and taken advantage of opportunities for global development.

Philatelic image

From a primarily agriculture-based province, together with the transformation of the country, Binh Duong has transformed into an industrial province. Industry and service sector is currently accounting for over 60% of the province’s GDP. The province offers more than 10,000 ha of industrial land and attracts more than 30,000 enterprises., Binh Duong ranks second in the country’s FDI attraction after Ho Chi Minh City.

Over 20 years of industrialization, Binh Duong has earned its brand name as the destination for investment domestically and internationally. However, new challenges gradually emerge: the labor-intensive economy with low value-added, the danger of degrading environment and natural resources, the diminishing advantage of low labor cost…

Recognizing the present challenges, along with the opportunities of the new era: industry 4.0 trend, smart city development, international cooperation ... and the new requirements of manufacturing industries: intellectual property, competitiveness, labor productivity, infrastructure, energy, business environment, supply chain, policies ... Binh Duong once again determines to innovate in her aspiration to upgrade the economy, build a prosperous society and reposition its branding towards science and technology by implementing its socio-economic breakthrough strategy: Binh Duong Smart City Project

Putting people and knowledge at the center, placing high emphasis on smart collaboration as the way of development, Binh Duong Smart City is moving towards a dynamic and creative economy, capable of adapting to world changes. Triple Helix model is chosen as the mechanism, the strategy focuses on 4 domains: people, technology, business and basic foundations.

Binh Duong Smart City Project:

  • Mechanism: Triple Helix

  • 4 domains

  • 6 criteria