Recently, Thua Thien Hue is among the proactive provinces/cites focusing on development of Information Technology (IT) especially, IT applications in culture and tourism field. Additionally, the province is one of a few destinations clearly and strongly affirming the development goal of building a “heritage, culture, ecology, landscape and environment-friendly” urban area based on specific values and comparative advantages on existing education, health, culture, tourism system.

To actualize that mission, the Province is speeding up on building a centralized IT zone; formulating policies to attract investors, creating a startup environment for small and medium enterprises; process the procedures for provincial IT Center to integrate into Quang Trung Software City chain with “one-stop procedure” supporting policy, providing preferential policies on IT field which enhances the strong development of IT enterprises, connecting with training centers for IT human resource; building telecommunication infrastructure, ensuring available internet connection, accommodating advanced and modern services. The province is cooperating with Hue University and its member universities, Phu Xuan University, colleges and junior colleges to innovate training models; preparing with IT major students and also converting to IT field for even the majors belonging to the different advantages of Thua Thien Hue such as healthcare and culture, to create a breakthrough in developing human resource on IT.


With innovative perspective and thinking, Thua Thien Hue province's leaders affirm their determination on prioritizing the province's distinct comparative advantages in order to strengthen information technology development, making IT as an important economic booster of the province. Thereby, businesses, experts are called for cooperation and implementation for the benefits of all stakeholders.

Operational situation


IT training facilities


The determination and readiness of the Government in Thua Thien Hue Province
  • Ranked #1 in developing provincial e-Government
  • ICT Index in 2018: ranked #5 / 63 provinces and cities
  • Decision No. 1779 / QD-UBND dated August 10, 2018 of the Provincial People's Committee, approving the Project "Developing Smart city services in Thua Thien Hue province up to 2020, with the vision to 2025"
  • Plan No. 169 / KH-UBND dated September 10, 2018 on the implementation of the project "Developing Smart city services in Thua Thien Hue province up to 2020, with the vision to 2025"
  • Thua Thien Hue won the title - Most creative smart city in Asia, namely “Asia's most innovative smart city project”
  • Thua Thien Hue Information Technology Centre is the member of Quang Trung Software Development Chain
  • Has attracted more than 200 information technology enterprises with the total information technology revenue of VND 849 billion / year
  • Established Software Industry Association: a bridge between enterprises and enterprises; enterprises – government
  • Have priority, plan to invest on Information Technology Zone
  • Priority and investment orientation of the concentrated IT zone (Land area can be up to 42 ha) in convenient locations, close to Hue city center.
Legal basis
  • Resolution 19-2016 / NQ-CP dated on April 28, 2016 and Resolution 35 / NQ-CP dated on May 16, 2016 on improving the system for investment, business and enterprise development.
  • The province has set up a special support unit for businesses in the IT field; as a result, IT enterprises coming to Hue just need to provide the needs, information about their businesses. This unit will be responsible in processing all needed procedure and assist until the enterprise can start operating.
IT infrastructure
  • There is only one online public service portal for the whole province providing supporting services, creating favorable conditions for businesses and investors to easily access information and send applications for administration procedure anytime, anywhere.
  • Smart city operation center ensures the shared information infrastructure serving state sectors, provides virtual server services, hosting services, web-based application software, VPN services for provincial WAN system with Internet connection speed of 300Mbps domestically and 4Mbps internationally.
  • Implement the project "Development of smart city services in Thua Thien Hue Province until 2020 with orientation to 2025 ”, currently, on some main streets in Hue city, the system of surveillance cameras and traffic management systems have been installed; Supporting security and safety for the community and tourists.
  • There are 28.3km of underground telecommunication cable system at 31 routes.
  • High-speed Internet connection meets the maximum demand for data.
Human resource for IT
  • Thua Thien Hue is one of three major human resource training centers of the country with 8 high quality universities, 3 faculties and many colleges and professional secondary schools.
  • Currently, Thua Thien Hue province has 281 professors and associate professors; 290 senior lecturers; 786 doctors; 1,495 masters and 33 honorary professors and hundreds of foreign visiting professors and associate professors.
  • Over 2000 employees working in IT field.
  • Every year, on average, training over 10,000 new graduates with university degrees, over 5000 people from private universities, Colleges, Secondary schools ... meeting the needs of personnel for businesses.
  • The number of IT students expectedly graduating from now until 2021 from universities and colleges is about 1500 students.
  • The cooperation agreement between Department of Information and Communications, Department of Planning and Investment and Phu Xuan University on the implementation of training programs that are suitable to the recruitment needs and commit to have jobs for students after graduation, specifically:
    • From 2018 - 2020: Train 500- 700 software engineers / year;
    • From 2021 - 2023: Train from 1,000 to 1,500 software engineers / year.
  • A cooperation agreement between 3S International Software Joint Stock Company and Hue University on the coooperation in training students to meet business recruitment needs, specifically:
    • Support for students loan of up to 50% study fee and deduct monthly salary after graduation when they get the jobs ( 1 million VND/month);
    • Guarantee for the lowest salary rate to be 7 million VND/month;
    • Establish annual scholarship fund for outstanding IT students
  • Additional human resources: The University of Foreign Languages and the Faculty of Foreign Languages at other Universities each year provide about 500 graduates with such majors as English, Japanese, Chinese, French, Russian, Korean .. ., can work in foreign projects, especially in IT field.
  • Charactersictics of Hue people is suitable with IT field: smart, careful, detailed, thoughtful and highly cooperative
Available infrastructure meeting the immediate operational requirment

Currently, there are about 14 buildings and offices for rent in the city center with a total floor area of 15,000 m2, including 6,000 m2 of available floor space, with prices ranging from 80,000 VND / m2 to 300,000 VND / m2. In addition, Hue University is expected to provide about 4,500m2 of floor area for rent in the near future.

No. Location of Offices for lease Address The total area for rent (m2) Price (VNĐ)
1 Viettel building 11 Ly Thuong Kiet, Hue City 2.136 130.000
2 Ly Thuong Kiet HCC Building 28 Ly Thuong Kiet, Hue City 1.940 184.000-276.000
3 Ha Noi HCC Building 23 Ha Noi, Hue City 1.080 206.000-280.000
4 Hung Vuong HCC Building 30 Hung Vuong, Hue City 1.500 - 100 million VND/ whole building
- 15-55 million VND/ floor
5 Pham Van Dong HCC Building 9 Pham Van Dong , Hue City 1.434 206.000-240.000
6 Coplus working space 65 Ben Nghe, Hue City 300 90.000-110.000
7 HueCIT building 6 Le Loi, Hue City 770 80.000-140.000
8 VietinBank building 2 Le Quy Don, Hue City 3.640 160.000-190.000
9 Vadein building 78 Ben Nghe, Phu Hoi Ward, Hue City 1.050 140.000-180.000
10 Dong A Bank Building 26 Ly Thuong Kiet, Hue City 173 140.000-200.000
11 An Nam Company Building 25 Nguyen Van Cu, Hue City 1.647 140.000-200.000
12 VNPT building 51A Hai Ba Trung, Hue City 300  
13 Yours WorkSpace 103 Road no.4, corner of road no.4 and road no.1, An Cuu City, Hue City 300 200.000-300.000
14 Hue University 02 Le Loi, Hue City 4.500 On process for lease
Fields for attracting investment

Thua Thien Hue is an ASEAN City of Culture, a typical Festival City of Vietnam, a multi-sector and multi-disciplinary health and education center of the country.

With the development orientation of becoming a heritage, cultural, green, smart and modern city, Thua Thien Hue has determined that Industrial Revolution 4.0 is a top priority to take advantage of Information Technology for sustainable development based on the potentials and strengths of the province.

Accordingly, the province focuses on attracting investment in the field of:

  • Research and develop applications, providing IT services in the fields of:
    • Smart tourism, serving culture and heritage tourism
    • Smart healthcare
    • E-government and smart city services
    • Data analysis, data centers
    • AI, Robotics, block chain,
  • Create software for domestic needs and exporting abroad
  • Train IT human resources
  • Invest on infrastructure for IT zone:
    • An Van Duong “New Urban Area” Project was approved for detailed construction planning with details at 1/500 in Decision No. 196 / QD-UBND dated January 22, 2009 of the People's Committee in Thua Thien Hue Province.
    • Invest on infrastructure for province's centralized IT zone
  • And other related fields suitable to IT development as provincial’s orientation.
Preferential policies for Information Technology field
  • Decision No. 19/2017 / QD-UBND dated on April 21, 2017 promulgating a number of preferential policies and support for investment in Thua Thien Hue Province
    • Enjoy the highest preferential level in the framework of the law on tax and land.
    • Support 50% of working space rent for the first 03 years from the date the enterprise starts leasing for their operation in the province. The maximum of the support does not exceed 200 million VND / enterprise / year and is specified as follows:
      • The first year: maximum of up to 60.000 VND/1m2/month
      • The second year: maximum of up to 40.000 VND/1m2/month
      • The third year: maximum of up to 20.000 VND /1m2/month
  • Decision No. 39 / QD-UBND dated on June 28, 2018 of the People's Committee of Thua Thien Hue Province, promulgating the Regulation on policies to support small and medium-sized enterprises in Thua Thien Hue province
    • Support for administrative procedures
    • Support in finance and credit
    • Support facilities for manufacturing and business
    • Support for technological innovation, intellectual property
    • Support for human resources
    • Support to expand market
    • Support for consulting information
    • Supporting businesses in innovation
  • Decree No. 154/2013 / ND-CP dated on November 8, 2013 of the Government stipulating information technology parks:
    • To choose the form of land allocation with collection of land use fees, land lease or sub-lease of constructed land in accordance with the provisions of the law on land;
    • To be entitled to have 10% income tax rate for 15 years, with tax exemption in the first 04 years, 50% reduction of payable tax amounts for 9 subsequent years, for enterprises with the income from the new investment projects at centralized information technology zone. For newly established enterprises from large-scale information technology projects that need special investment attraction, the duration of preferential tax rates may be extended but the total duration of applying 10% tax rate does not exceed 30 years.
    • To be exempted from import tax for goods imported for fixed assets and serving in producing information technology products and services of enterprises;
    • To receive favorable offer in export tax for information technology products and services according to the provisions of law;
    • To receive favorable conditions for customs procedures in the process of importing and exporting information technology machinery, equipment, and products and services;
    • To be entitled to preferences in investment credit and export credit from the Government, the National Science and Technology Development Fund and other credit institutions according to the provisions of law;
    • To enjoy other preferential policies of the State applicable for enterprises operating in high-tech parks. In case the enterprise is entitled to many preferential rates as prescribed by law, the highest preferential rate shall apply.

Project for attracting investment

New opportunity for invesment on IT in Thua Thien Hue province

Some procedures assisting investors

Outstanding enterprises




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