Investing in and developing the system of markets,
supermarkets, and shopping centers of Lam Dong Province in the period of 2019 -
I. Objectives and requirements
- To develop a system of markets, supermarkets, and
shopping centers according to the Planning approved in Decision no. 633/QD-UBND
dated April 5th, 2018 by the People's Committee of
Lam Dong Province, to ensure compliance with related plans and programs
(socio-economic development plan, land use plan, cooperative development
plan, new rural development program, rapid and sustainable poverty reduction
program, etc.), contributing to economic restructuring, promoting production
and business, and meeting the consumption demands of agricultural products
and consumer demand;
- To develop a system of markets, supermarkets, and
shopping centers in Lam Dong Province to ensure requirements and standards
as prescribed, aiming towards civilized and modern services; to respect,
maintain, and promote traditional and typical local customs. To facilitate
investment attraction, building a system of markets, supermarkets, and
shopping centers; to improve service quality and operational efficiency;
- To socialize investment and market management,
developing the market system in association with effective conversion of
management model, in which the State will support investment in developing
rural market infrastructure, giving priority to markets in remote areas.
- Developing the market system to ensure efficient
operation, complying with standards and requirements;
- Developing supermarkets and shopping centers,
considering the factors of investor's management capacity, ensuring
professionalism in management and business activities;
- In urban areas, focusing on developing
supermarkets and shopping centers.
1. General targets
- Developing the system of markets, supermarkets,
and shopping centers in a synchronous and harmonious manner, meeting the
demand of commodity production and people's lives;
- Enhancing the policy of socialization in market
investment and management, focusing on converting the market management
model from a management board or management group to a business or
cooperative management. The market management unit is autonomous with regard
to its activities in the direction of being self-sufficient.
- Gradually changing shopping and consumption habits
of people towards civilization and modernity, ensuring the quality and
origin of goods and food safety.
2. Specific targets
a) By 2020: There will be 94 markets in the
province, 86 (accounting for 58.5%) communes, wards, and towns will have
markets; 15 shopping centers and 06 supermarkets (excluding supermarkets
within the system of shopping centers). In particular, in the period of
2019-2020, new investment in 17 markets, 4 supermarkets, and 11 shopping
b) By 2025: There will be 109 markets in the
province, 99 (accounting for 67.35%) communes, wards, and towns with
markets; convert management of 100% of markets which are subject to
conversion in the province; there will be 20 shopping centers and 12
supermarkets. In particular, in the period of 2021-2025, new investment in
15 markets, 5 shopping centers, and 6 supermarkets.
III. Planning and developing the system of
markets, supermarkets, and shopping centers
1. Planning and developing the market system
a) Investment and upgrade plan
The total investment capital for market development
in the period of 2019 - 2025: 1.41062 trillion VND, investing in 63 markets.
Of which: investment capital called from businesses: 1.39112 trillion VND,
capital of merchants: 5.5 billion VND, capital from the provincial budget
and original capital from the budget: 7 billion VND, capital from the
district budget: 7 billion VND. Details as follows:
- 2019: invest in 10 markets (new investment: 5
markets, upgrade: 4 markets, new transitional investments: 01 market), total
capital of 96.8 billion VND. In which: calling for 89.8 billion VND in
investment from businesses, 5 billion VND capital from merchants, 2 billion
VND capital from the district budget.
- 2020: invest in 28 markets (new investment: 11
markets, upgrade: 17 markets), total capital of 1.20832 trillion VND. In
which: calling for 1.21432 trillion VND investment from businesses, 0.5
billion VND capital from merchants, 3.5 billion VND capital from the
provincial budget and original capital from the budget, 2 billion VND
capital from the district budget.
- 2021: invest in 6 markets (new investment: 3
markets, upgrade: 3 markets), total capital of 20.5 billion VND. In which:
calling for 20 billion VND investment from businesses, 0.5 billion VND
capital from district budget.
- 2022: invest in 6 markets (new investment: 4
markets, upgrade: 2 markets), total capital of 26.5 billion VND. In which:
calling for 24 billion VND investment from businesses, 1 billion VND capital
from the provincial budget and original capital from the budget, 1.5 billion
VND capital from the district budget.
- 2023: invest in 4 markets (new investment: 2
markets, upgrade: 2 markets), total capital of 18 billion VND, calling for
investment from businesses.
- 2024: invest in 5 markets (new investment: 4
markets, upgrade: 1 markets), total capital of 28.5 billion VND. In which:
calling for 27 billion VND investment from businesses, 1 billion VND capital
from the provincial budget, 0.5 billion VND capital from district budget.
- 2025: invest in 4 markets (new investment: 2
markets, upgrade: 2 markets), total capital of 13 billion VND. In which:
calling for 11 billion VND investment from businesses, 1.5 billion VND
capital from the provincial budget and original capital from the budget, 0.5
billion VND capital from the district budget.
Details in Table 3.
b) Plan on management conversion of markets which
are subject to conversion
- Converting market management in association with
collective economic development, building the new rurality, giving priority
to forming a market-managing cooperative, of which cooperative members are
merchants at the market.
- To 2025, converting management of 26 markets which
are subject to conversion in addition to the list of converted markets for
the period of 2016 - 2020 specified in Decision no. 723/QD-UBND dated April
4th, 2016 by the People's Committee of Lam Dong Province. Specifically as
- 2019: converting management of 5 markets, in
which: 2 markets - cooperative management and 3 markets - business
- 2020: converting management of 3 markets, in
which: 1 market - cooperative management and 2 markets - business
- 2021: converting management of 3 markets to
- 2022: converting management of 2 markets to
- 2023: converting management of 2 markets to
- 2024: converting management of 1 market to
- 2025: converting management of 10 markets to
Details in Table 4.
c) Conversion and completion plan for markets which
does not meet requirements
- In 2019, changing the name of 5 markets in Da Lat
City which do not satisfy the conditions of area and basic requirements
according to TCVN 9211: 2012 standard on market design into general business
area, managed by the People's Committees of wards. Details in Table 5.
- Finishing markets which have not met requirements
and standards: requirements on businesses as prescribed in Clause 1, Article
3 of Decision no. 43/2013/QD-UBND dated September 12th, 2013 of the People's
Committee of Lam Dong Province; basic standards on infrastructure according
to Decision no. 3621/QD-BKHCN dated December 28th, 2012 of the Ministry of
Science and Technology specifying TCVN 9211: 2012 standard on markets -
- In the 2019-2025 period, finishing 14 markets’
infrastructure such as water supply and drainage systems, toilets, yard,
surrounding traffic, covered area; attracting merchants as prescribed.
Details in Table 6.
2. Investment plan on developing the supermarket
Calling and prioritizing professional supermarket
investors to invest in and manage supermarkets.
- Period of 2019 - 2020: building 4 general
supermarkets in districts of Don Duong, Duc Trong, Di Linh, and Cat Tien,
which already have land funds available. The total investment of 30 billion
VND is from businesses.
- Period of 2021-2025: building 6 supermarkets in
districts of Lam Ha, Duc Trong, Di Linh, Bao Lam, and Da Teh. Encouraging
investors to find land funds. The total investment of 28 billion VND is from
Details in Table 7.
3. Investment plan on developing the shopping center
a) Focusing on construction to ensure investment
progress of shopping centers which have already had policies on investment
and development to ensure compliance with standards as prescribed.
- Period 2019-2020: building 11 shopping centers in
Da Lat City, Bao Loc City, Duc Trong District and Di Linh District. In
which: 07 shopping centers already have policies; calling for investment in
04 shopping centers (B’lao Xanh Shopping Center, Bao Loc Shopping Mall, TDP
4 TT Lien Nghia Shopping Center, Di Linh Shopping Mall) which already have
land funds. The total investment of 2.660 trillion VND is from businesses.
b) Temporarily stop attracting investment in Lien
Khuong - Duc Trong Shopping Center due to traffic safety.
- Period of 2021 - 2025: building 5 shopping centers
in Da Lat City, Bao Loc City, Duc Trong and Da Huoai Districts. In which: 01
shopping mall has had policy; calling for investment in 4 shopping centers
(Hoa Binh Shopping Center, Southern Bypass - Bao Loc Shopping Center, new
administrative center - Duc Trong Shopping Center, Da Huoai Shopping Center)
which have already had detailed planning and land funds. The total
investment of 930 billion VND is from businesses.
Details in Table 7.
4. List of priority projects calling for investment
In the period of 2019-2025, Lam Dong Province
prioritizes calling for investment in building 37 new market projects, 10
supermarket projects, and 9 shopping center projects.
Details in Table 8.
1. Capital solutions
- The province's budget prioritizes investment in
construction of market infrastructure in remote areas. District budgets
support infrastructure investment for rural markets in their areas.
- The source of investment capital for development,
new construction and upgrading of the market system is mainly from
businesses and merchants. In the period of 2019-2025, capital from
businesses accounts for 99%; funds from the province's budget supporting the
investment in building market infrastructure account for 0.5% for 6 markets
in remote areas, ethnic minority areas in Ka Don Commune, Pro Commune - Don
Duong District, Nam Ninh Commune, Tien Hoang Commune, Phuoc Cat 2 Commune
and Dong Nai Thuong Commune - Cat Tien District. The district budgets
support investment in building market infrastructure for 11 markets in rural
and remote areas in their locality, accounting for 0.5%.
- The markets are invested in with capital from the
Livestock Competitiveness and Food Safety Project (Lifsap), when they
perform management conversion, collecting capital for the state budget
according to regulations.
- Calling for 100% of capital from investors to
invest in the supermarket and shopping center system.
2. Land solutions
- Priority is given to allocating suitable land
funds to develop the system of markets, supermarkets, and shopping centers.
Encouraging businesses to seek investment land funds and build markets,
supermarkets, and shopping centers.
- Converting market management, assigning and
leasing land according to the provisions of the law. For traditional,
historical, and symbolic local markets, which are invested in from the state
budget and by merchants for construction, converting management to the form
of cooperative management, in which cooperative members who are merchants,
have priority in land allocation or lease with annual payments.
3. Specific solutions by type
a) For the market system
- Solutions for markets with difficult conditions:
+ The State supports and mobilizes capital sources
originating from the state budget to prioritize investment in the
infrastructure of markets in disadvantaged areas, deep-lying and remote
areas. Local budgets are allocated for investment in synchronous items for
markets to operate effectively.
+ For 14 markets in the province that do not meet
the requirements and standards, the People's Committee of districts and
cities direct, promote investment, upgrade missing items, and mobilize local
business households who do not comply with regulations to do their business
+Local authorities mobilize merchants to invest in
building stalls and technical facilities for business to meet requirements.
- Solutions on converting market management models
+ People's committees of districts and cities
drastically direct the conversion of market management in the area, by 2025,
convert the management of all markets in the province. Effectively
implementing propaganda and encouraging merchants to participate in the
management and formation of market management cooperatives.
+ Departments, branches, and district-level and
commune-level People's Committees will guide and support businesses and
cooperatives in the first phase of taking over markets such as documents on
establishment of cooperatives and market management, regulations on
market-related management such as food safety, fire protection,
environmental sanitation, commercial civilization, traceability of food,
+ Annually evaluating the situation and management
results of the markets that have been converted to timely guide and adjust.
+ Regarding 5 markets with changed names in Da Lat
City, conducting propaganda and dissemination to merchants, before changing
their names. After moving to an integrated business area, there will be
management regulations to ensure commercial business activities in
accordance with regulations, security and order, environmental sanitation,
fire prevention, and food safety.
- Other solutions
+ Calling investors to build, exploit, and manage
markets, regarding newly invested ones. When investing in the construction
of markets, the People's Committees of districts and cities will host and
coordinate with socio-political organizations of the same level and
investors in surveying and assessing business needs at the markets of the
people and merchants in the area to determine the need for investment and
formation of markets at an appropriate time, meeting the requirements on the
number of stalls as prescribed (urban markets require at least 50 stalls,
rural markets require at least 30 stalls).
+ The investment in the construction of markets must
ensure synchronous investment in market infrastructure such as the system of
water supply and drainage throughout the market and to the location of each
food stall, lighting and electricity system, drainage systems, toilets,
internal aisles in the markets, etc. to meet market standards.
+ Regarding the decision on the investment location
of market construction, the People's Committees of districts and cities must
consider the location assessment, ensuring traffic convenience and close
proximity to residential areas to attract more people.
+ For markets which are included in the plan but
without land funds, the People's Committees of districts and cities will
decide the land funds to be included in the local land use planning period
and annual land use plan to call for investment.
b) For the supermarket and shopping center system
- Selecting investors who are competent in
professional business organization in the field of supermarkets and shopping
centers with the financial capacity to implement effective investment and
- Regarding shopping center projects that have had
investment policies and are behind schedule, the Department of Planning and
Investment, the People's Committees of districts and cities, and related
branches will check, evaluate, consider, and propose to accelerate the
implementation of the projects, ensuring investment efficiency.
- When considering and approving the investment
policy of shopping center and supermarket projects, paying attention to the
- Ensuring land funds for shopping centers and
supermarkets which have been planned. Do not convert the functions of these
projects in order to develop modern commercial infrastructure in the future.
- Encouraging businesses to find land funds and
invest in construction, exploitation, and management of supermarket systems
to better serve the needs of modern and smart consumption.
V. Assignment of implementation
1. The Department of Industry and Trade will host
and coordinate with relevant departments and People's Committees of
districts and of Da Lat and Bao Loc cities to concentrate on the following
- Monitoring the situation and results of investment
and development of the market, supermarket, and shopping center system in
- Organizing and inspecting market management
activities, safety and fire prevention, construction safety, environment
protection, food hygiene and safety, measurements, price regulation on stall
renting, regulations on accounting in business management at markets in the
- Guiding merchants and market management units to
strictly comply with regulations on food hygiene and safety. Organizing
training courses on market management and food safety management skills for
market management units. Ensuring markets in the province comply with food
- Effectively implementing market management
conversion in the province, and orienting localities to give priority to
forming market management cooperatives.
- Guiding and supporting businesses and cooperatives
to perform market management well. Organizing training for market management
- Organizing the inspection of supermarket and
shopping center business activities according to the provisions of the law.
- Mobilizing professional business investors with
experience in management of shopping centers and supermarkets to participate
in the investment and business operation of projects of shopping centers and
- Annually, consolidating the situation and results
of the development, investment, and upgrade of the system of markets,
supermarkets and shopping centers in the locality on a 6-month and annual
basis. In 2022 organizing the preliminary review and in 2025 organizing the
final review to evaluate and review experience during the implementation of
- Consolidating problems that arise in the process
of implementing the Plan and promptly reporting to the People's Committee of
the province for timely guidance.
2. Department of Planning and Investment
- Prioritizing the allocation of annual capital to
invest in market infrastructure from the provincial budget supporting the
construction of synchronous market infrastructure to meet market
requirements and standards.
- For projects on shopping centers that are behind
schedule, annually evaluate the investment schedule to urge investors to
comply with the investment schedule and propose to the People's Committee of
the province for timely direction.
- Projects which are under consideration for
investment approval in markets, supermarkets and shopping centers need
comments and evaluation of the Department of Industry and Trade to ensure
standards and requirements as prescribed, before submitting to the People's
Committee of the province for approval consideration.
- When considering the capacity of investors, paying
attention to their professional business capacity for supermarket and
shopping center projects and feasible financial capacity to implement the
3. Department of Finance
- Guiding market management businesses and
cooperatives in formulating service price plans using the sale area at the
markets and sending them to the Department of Finance for consideration and
submission to the People's Committee of the province for decision.
- Guiding market management businesses and
cooperatives in organizing revenue-generating services to ensure the
autonomy of organizations and individuals in accordance with the law.
- Guiding localities in the valuation of market
assets and the remaining asset value to be remitted to the State budget in
the process of management conversion.
- Timely allocating funds from the provincial budget
to invest in building market items approved by the People's Committee of the
4. Department of Natural Resources and Environment
- Implementing the issuance of land use rights
certificates for organizations to manage and use market land area as
- Checking the update of land funds for market
construction into district-level land use plans as the basis for
incorporation into the annual land use plan to attract investment.
- Guiding and advising on land allocation and land
lease to investors using market land and markets implementing management
- Carrying out inspections of environmental
protection at markets, supermarkets, and shopping centers in the province
and handling violations based on the competent authority.
5. Department of Construction
- Considering the compatibility of the overall
planning and the design solution against the Vietnamese standards on markets
- design standards and standards for supermarkets and shopping centers
during operational activities under State management functions of the
- Implementing construction quality management to
ensure safety for projects of markets, supermarkets, and shopping centers.
6. Department of Science and Technology
Hosting and coordinating with relevant departments
and branches and the People's Committees of districts and cities in guiding
management units of markets, supermarkets, and shopping centers to invest in
measuring equipment; implementing the state management on standards,
measurement, and quality at markets, supermarkets, and shopping centers in
7. Police Department of the Province
- Guiding management units of markets, supermarkets,
and shopping centers to strictly comply with regulations on fire fighting
and prevention and rescue.
- Organizing the inspection and coordination for
inspection on fire fighting and prevention and rescue to ensure fire safety
and rescue operation in markets, supermarkets, and shopping centers.
8. Department of Health
- Frequently sampling and evaluating food hygiene
and safety at markets, supermarkets, and shopping centers for commodity
groups in the health sector; coordinating with the Department of Industry
and Trade to inspect food safety at markets, supermarkets, and shopping
centers according to regulations.
- Organizing the prevention and control of
epidemics, detoxification and disinfection at markets, supermarkets, and
9. Department of Agriculture and Rural Development
Frequently sampling and evaluating food hygiene and
safety regularly at markets, supermarkets, and shopping centers for goods in
the agricultural sector; coordinating with the Department of Industry and
Trade to inspect food safety at markets, supermarkets, and shopping centers
according to regulations.
10. Department of Market Management
- Organizing the market inspection and control in
business activities in markets, supermarkets, and shopping centers to ensure
fair trading and in accordance with the provisions of law.
- Propagating and disseminating business laws to
merchants selling in markets.
- Monitoring goods at markets, supermarkets, and
shopping centers, timely advising on speculation and unreasonable price
increase of 'essential' goods at the market, especially on holidays and New
11. Trade and Tourism Investment Promotion Center
Promoting and inviting investors to explore and
invest in projects of markets, supermarkets, and shopping centers of the
province according to this plan. Guiding and supporting investors in terms
of the province's mechanism and policies on attracting investment; promoting
projects in various forms.
12. Responsibilities of the People's Committees of
districts, Da Lat and Bao Loc Cities
- Clearly determining the location of land, ensuring
sufficient land areas according to standards, in accordance with land use
plannings, new rural programs, and detailed socio-economic planning, and
ensuring consistency with the customs and business needs of the people as
well as trading ease.
- Balancing and allocating district budget capital
to support infrastructure investment in rural markets in their areas.
- Directing and organizing effective market
management conversion in the localities with results, in association with
the development of cooperative economy and the construction of new rural
areas, with priority to form cooperatives in which cooperative members are
- Strengthening food safety management at markets;
monitoring directing, and approving rules and plans on arranging business
goods in markets for those of grades 2 and 3 in the locality.
- Regarding 14 markets which have been formed in the
locality but have not yet met the market requirements and standards,
directing investment and encouraging traders to put the market into
operation in accordance with regulations in the 2020-2025 period.
- Encouraging local businesses to find land funds by
themselves, investing in construction and business operation of general and
specialized supermarkets of grade 2 and 3. Guiding and supporting businesses
in legal documents and investment procedures.
- Strengthening management and rectifying illegal
trade sites, which encroach on pavements and roads, causing unsafe traffic
and failing to ensure food safety. Facilitating, supporting, and mobilizing
traders to move into markets.
13. Relevant departments, agencies, and units: Based
on the state management function of the units, actively hosting and
coordinating to implement the plan./.