Accounting for a small area, the Northwest is a strategic region which plays an important role in economy, society, and national security of the country. Economy in Northwest Vietnam is characterized by many factors.
During the recent years, Lao Cai economy strives for the GDP growth rate at an average annual increase of 14%. In particular, the development of trade – services, tourism is defined as a key to exploit the effective advantages.
Previously, the economy of Mai Chau mainly focused on agriculture. In recent years, thanks to the development of tourism, the district has important economic restructuring to promote the economic development and enhance the life of people.
Referring to Sapa, people will think of a gentle and quite district, an ideal tourist destination. The diverse culture along with the harmony between people and nature creates the strength of Sapa tourism and contributing the development of Sapa economy.