Regarding the tourism development potential, Cao Bang has beautiful mountains, beautiful
landscapes, many famous landscapes such as Ban Doc waterfall, Nguom clam cave, Pac Bo cave Len Nin stream, Thang Hen lake … and Especially, Cao Bang has just been recognized as a Global Geopark by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Cao Bang has many famous historical sites; it is a living area of 20 ethnic groups with many colorful ethnic cultures very favorable for tourism development.
Regarding the potential of border gate economy, Cao Bang is located close to Guangxi province – a relatively developed area of China with a population of nearly 50 million people. For the Northeast, Cao Bang is the dead-end but if it opens the door of trade, Cao Bang is the gateway and the bridge of Vietnam and Southeast Asian countries to enter China. When opening this door, Cao Bang will solve the problem of trade in goods exported from Vietnamese agricultural products to China. Looking further if connected well, Cao Bang will become the center of transporting goods from Southeast Asia to China and vice versa. Once that door is opened, Cao Bang will collect service fees and create many jobs for people.
In the field of agriculture and forestry, Cao Bang has abundant agricultural products with high
quality that are popular in the market such as Trung Khanh chestnuts, Xuan Truong sticky rice, Thach An aromatic pumpkin, beef of H’Mong people, black pig, black-bone chicken Bao Lac … Cao Bang is one of the best forest-retaining and developing provinces in the country. Currently, the province’s forest cover rate is about 54%. With the source of land, water, and fresh, pristine air, it is very convenient for the development of clean agriculture.
On the other hand, more and more domestic and foreign investors see the potential of the province, interested in learning and wanting to invest in Cao Bang. At the recent investment promotion conference, Cao Bang province granted investment certificates to 14 projects with a total investment of more than $150 million; At the same time, they also announced the information signed a memorandum of cooperation with 17 investors, with a total investment of up to $1.5 billion. Among the newly announced projects, the most notable is the project to build a highway linking Tra Linh (Cao Bang) to Dong Dang (Lang Son); TH Group Corporation’s high-tech dairy and dairy cow raising project with an investment of more than $250 million; Nguom Puc tourist zone project is nearly $25 million and many investment projects to develop urban areas, hotels, resorts …