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The Ceremony of the National Quality Awards and the Asia-Pacific International Quality Award 2018 has just been held in Hanoi. Kizuna JV Joint Stock Company and Red Sun Energy Joint Stock Company (Red Sun) of Long An province were awarded at this event. 
 
On 11 July, delegation of the Long An Provincial Party Standing Committee led by Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can had a working session with the Party Committee, leaders of the Provincial Economic Zone Management Board (EZMB) on the activities in the past time; tasks and solutions in the coming time. 
 
In the first 6 months of 2019, the province's economy maintained its development. However, site clearance, application of high technology in agriculture and investment attraction still faced many difficulties. At the meeting in July, Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can asked heads of departments, branches and localities to focus on directing and managing to achieve the economic growth target of the year (9.6 percent). 
 
According to Long An Department of Natural Resources and Environment, up to June 2019, 11 localities of the province have basically completed the issuance of the land use right certificate for the first time. 
 
The project has just been approved by the Long An Center for Industrial Promotion (IP) and Industrial Development Consulting (IDC), coordinated with Division of Economy and Infrastructure (DEI) of Vinh Hung district. Van Chuc carpentry households, located in Bau Say urban area, Vinh Hung townlet are beneficiaries of the scheme. 
 
Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can has just chaired an online meeting on the implementation of socio-economic development tasks in the first 6 months and set out key tasks in the remaining months of the year. 
 
On July 5, Long An Public Administration Service Center held the Staff conference for the first 6 months of 2019. 
 
On July 2, Member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary of the Party Committee, Chairman of People's Council of Long An Province – Mr. Pham Van Ranh and the delegation of Long An Province had a working session in Leipzig City, Federal Republic of Germany. On behalf of the City government, Vice Mayor – Mr. Uwe Albrecht met and worked with the delegation. Vietnamese Ambassador in Germany – Mr. Nguyen Minh Vu also attended the meeting. 
 
According to Duc Hoa district People's Committee of Long An province, the collection of state budget in the district is estimated at over VND 464 billion until the beginning of July 2019. 
 
In the first 6 months of 2019, People’s Committee of Long An Province decided to establish and set policies of infrastructure investment in 5 industrial clusters (ICs): Tan Phu, Duc Thuan 2, My Quy Tay, Le Tran and Loi Binh Nhon 2. Total area of 5 newly approved ICs is 196.3 hectares, with an investment capital of VND 2,382 billion. 
 
 
  
  
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Long An wants Chungcheonam-do province to support in many fieldsLong An wants Chungcheonam-do province to support in many fields
On April 04th, Chairman of Chungcheonam-do Provincial Council - Yoo Byung Kook and the delegation paid a visit and exchanged some cooperation contents with Long An province.

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Secretary of Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of Long An People's Council – Pham Van Ranh welcomes Chairman of Chungcheonam-do Provincial Council - Yoo Byung Kook

Secretary of Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of Long An People's Council – Pham Van Ranh informed the delegation of Chungcheonam-do province about Long An province, especially the strength of economic development, tourism potential as well as the environment attracting foreign investment.

On Chungcheonam-do province side, Chairman of Chungcheonam-do Provincial Council said that Chungcheonam-do province had the advantage of science, technology and was very successful in bringing science and technology into the fields such as agricultural mechanization, manufacturing and assembling car, manufacturing auxiliary products for industrial production.

According to Mr. Pham Van Ranh, Long An province and Chungcheonam-do province had an official cooperation and friendship relations since June 09th, 2005. After nearly 14 years, the two provinces achieved positive results through visits of leaders of two province. Recently, a number of enterprises of 2 provinces also started to learn about cooperation, investment and trading.

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Signing a cooperation agreement between Long An Provincial People's Council and Chungcheonam-do Provincial Council

Long An Provincial People's Council and Chungcheonam-do Provincial Council agreed to sign a cooperation agreement to further promote cooperation and exchange activities between Long An - Chungcheonam-do provinces in particular as well as to strengthen the cooperation and friendship relations between Vietnam and South Korea.

In addition, Mr. Pham Van Ranh directly proposed to Mr. Yoo Byung Kook and the delegation to support in exchanging delegations and experts in the field of public administration and building e-government; training high quality labor and vocational training centers for industrial production activities.

In the afternoon of the same day, Mr. Yoo Byung Kook and the delegation visited Long An Monument Park, dragon fruit growing area at Duong Xuan Hoi Cooperative, dragon fruit wine production facility in Long Tri commune and dried dragon fruit facility in Tam Vu town, Chau Thanh province./.

Reported by Kien Dinh

Translated by Lan Vy ​

05/04/2019 11:00 SAĐã ban hành
Long An connects consumption of agricultural products into  Dau Giay wholesale marketLong An connects consumption of agricultural products into  Dau Giay wholesale market
In the evening of May 10th, Departments of Industry and Trade of Long An and Dong Nai provinces held the connection of goods consumption in 2 provinces into Dau Giay wholesale agricultural market in Thong Nhat district, Dong Nai province with the participation of about 20 enterprises, cooperatives in Long An provinces and some small traders in Dau Giay market.

Director of Long An Department of Industry and Trade – Le Minh Duc shared that Long An was planning concentrated agricultural production area, so the annual output was quite large. Types of agricultural products had advantages and had built up brands such as rice, dragon fruit, seedless lemon, pineapple, yam, vegetables, etc. Although the volume of goods produced was large, but the contracts of enterprises and collectives has not yet consumed all of their produced output.

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Dau Giay Market Management Board introduces durian product – a specialty of Dong Nai province

Mr. Le Minh Duc hoped that through this promotion, enterprises, collectives and small traders in Dau Giay Market would meet, exchange and sign 2-way agricultural product consumption contracts. Accordingly, Long An would consume agricultural products and small traders in Dau Giay market would have more quality goods and agricultural products to distribute to the market in the southern provinces.

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Dau Giay Market Management Board and Long An enterprises sign Memorandum of understanding on product consumption

At the connection session, enterprises, collectives of Long An province brought and introduced to small traders in Dau Giay market a number of products such as rice, vegetables, Go Den wine, dragon fruit wine. Accordingly, the parties directly discussed commodity groups that the two parties could exchange and connect and there were many memorandums of understanding signed between Dau Giay Market Management Board and enterprises and collectives of Long An province. After this signing, the two parties continued to exchange more information to supply agricultural products.

Reported by Mai Huong

Translated by Lan Vy

 

12/05/2019 10:00 SAĐã ban hành
In 2019, Long An strives to complete the target of 20,000 hectares of high-tech application riceIn 2019, Long An strives to complete the target of 20,000 hectares of high-tech application rice
On May 17, Long An Provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) held a three-year preliminary review conference (November 2016 – April 2019) to implement the project "Building 20,000-hectare rice production areas applied high-tech in Long An province by 2020 ".

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Director of DARD - Nguyen Thanh Truyen asked localities to continue promoting propaganda and raising farmers' awareness in the process of producing high-tech application rice

According to the report of Long An Agriculture Service Center, up to now, the whole province has built 62 models with 13,364 hectares of high-tech application rice. In which, 100 percent of the area uses high quality seed, meets the certified standard with the quantity of 80-100 kilogram per hectare; 500 hectares use rice-implant machine; 90 percent of the area is collected straw after harvest; uses micro-organic fertilizer to reduce chemical fertilizers, uses green mushroom products to manage brown planthoppers and Sumitri products to treat rice straw to avoid organic poison.

As a result, most of the areas implementing the high-tech rice production model have higher productivity than traditional rice production areas from 300-500 kilogram per hectare and get higher profit from 4 to 6 million VND per hectare. Especially, the models of transplanting rice associated with the consumption of seed rice have a higher profit from 6 to 8 million VND per hectare than those out of the models.

In order to produce high-tech application rice effectively, at the conference, representatives of 6 districts and town were chosen as the places to implement the project (including districts of Tan Hung, Vinh Hung, Moc Hoa, Tan Thanh and Thanh Hoa and Kien Tuong town) presented the advantages and difficulties in implementing models and manage high-tech application rice production in localies; discuss, give ideas and develop plans to overcome difficulties and ensure the progress of project completion.

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Farmers still face many difficulties in producing high-tech application rice

Director of DARD - Nguyen Thanh Truyen acknowledged and highly appreciated the results and asked localities to continue promoting propaganda and raising farmers' awareness in the process of producing high-tech application rice, replicate the use of certified rice varieties, bio-organic fertilizers, biological products, produce according to VietGAP standards, encourage farmers to associate with businesses towards sustainability to ensure profits and limit risks.

In 2019, DARD continues to implement 4 more models with an area of 500 hectares of high-tech application rice at Agricultural Cooperative of Say Giang Hamlet (in Vinh Hung district), Cooperative Group of Hamlet 4, in Binh Hoa Dong commune (Moc Hoa district) and Doan Van Tha Cooperative Team (in Thanh Hoa district). We strive to the end of 2019 and early 2020 that we will complete 20,000 hectares of producing high-tech application rice./.

​Source: http://news.baolongan.vn 

18/05/2019 11:00 SAĐã ban hành
In the first 6 months of 2019, Long An's economy has many positive resultsIn the first 6 months of 2019, Long An's economy has many positive results
In the first 6 months of 2019, the province's economy maintained its development. However, site clearance, application of high technology in agriculture and investment attraction still faced many difficulties. At the meeting in July, Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can asked heads of departments, branches and localities to focus on directing and managing to achieve the economic growth target of the year (9.6 percent).

Province's economy maintained its development

At the meeting, according to Deputy Director of Department of Planning and Investment - Vo Ngoc Dinh, most of the socio-economic targets were achieved and exceeded the plan. Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) in the first 6 months of 2019 reached VND 39,679 billion (according to the comparative price of 2010), the growth rate was 9.89 percent. In which, sector I (agriculture, forestry and fishery) increased by 2.17 percent; sector II (industry and construction) increased by 14.65 percent; and sector III (trade and services) increased by 7.5 percent.

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In the first 6 months of 2019, industrial production grew steadily, contributing to the province's economic growth

Agriculture was one of the sectors that achieved the most positive results. Although the growth rate was lower than the same period in 2018, it was higher than the annual plan of the first 6 months of 2019. Plants continued to be changed to more efficient ones.

Aquaculture continued to grow. The province had 2,755 hectares of brackish shrimp, reaching 41.7 percent of the plan, up 9.7 percent over the same period; of which 2,589 hectares was harvested, average productivity was 2.2 tons per hectare, the output was 5,773 tons, reaching 50.2 percent of the plan, increasing by 34.5 percent over the same period.

In the first 6 months of 2019, the whole province had 9 more communes that were recognized to meet the new rural standards. Therefore, the total number of new rural communes was 77, accounting for 46.3 percent of the total number of communes in the province.

Industry and construction sector maintained stable development. The output of most industrial products increased. Industrial production index increased by 15.12 percent over the same period. Industrial production value (2010 comparative price) reached VND 114,181.1 billion, reaching 46.4 percent of the plan, increasing by 15.2 percent (increasing by 16.4 percent in the same period). The number of industrial product groups had a high growth rate.

The province always creates favorable conditions for businesses to invest. In the first 6 months, newly established enterprises increased over the same period; domestic investment projects increased in quantity and registered capital. The province granted investment certificates for 115 domestic investment projects with a registered capital of VND 10,949 billion, an increase of 49 projects (an increase of VND 4,949 billion in capital) over the same period.

Attracting foreign investment also achieved positive results. There were 58 newly granted projects with a total registered capital of USD 208.6 million. There were 978 registered projects in the whole province with a registered capital of USD 6,148 million. In which, 576 projects came into operation (accounting for 58.9 percent of total registered projects) with a total capital of about USD 3,614 million (an increase of 58.8 percent of the total registered capital).

Thanks to the province's efforts in attracting investment and the support of central leaders, concerned ministries and branches, some major investors are carrying out investment procedures in Long An province such as Becamex IDC Group - VSIP, VinGroup, Ecoland Group, BRG Group JSC, Hoan Cau Vietnam Co., Ltd., and so on.

The province always cooperates and supports investors for long-term and sustainable development. Besides, the provincial People's Committee has documents to recognize and implement necessary procedures to receive some other major investment projects.

Attracting investment in industrial zones and clusters continued to have positive results. The Department of Planning and Investment, the Management Board of the Economic Zone and the Department of Industry and Trade focused on supporting investors to speed up the progress of site clearance and complete legal procedures to have at least 6 industrial parks and clusters to be put into operation from now until the end of the year.

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In the first 6 months of 2019, industrial production grew steadily, contributing to the province's economic growth

In the first 6 months, the total state budget revenue in the province was VND 9,430 billion, reaching 68.9 percent of the Central budget estimate, reaching 68.6 percent of the estimate assigned by the provincial People's Council, increasing by 28.7 percent over the same period.

There are difficulties and limitations

Site clearance is considered as a key and breakthrough activity in 2019 but results are not meet the requirements. Some basic construction works and projects in industrial zones and clusters in Can Duoc, Can Giuoc and Duc Hoa districts, Tan An city, etc. have still faced difficulties.

In the first 6 months, the implementation of procedures for planning major investment projects was slow. Tan An city ring road and the road connecting Ho Chi Minh City - Long An - Tien Giang provinces were behind schedule. In addition, the management of land, urban order and environmental pollution control were not really good, especially in urban, residential areas, industrial zones and clusters of key economic areas of the province, said the Chairman Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can.

At this time, African swine fever negatively affected the livestock sector. Director of Department of Agriculture and Rural Development - Nguyen Thanh Truyen asked local authorities to actively prepare equipment to prevent the spread of epidemic. People should not repopulate to avoid pressure on the epidemic prevention.

It is necessary to drastically perform key tasks

According to the Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can, the economy of the province in the past 6 months maintained development and achieved a high economic growth thanks to the efforts of local authorities at all level, branches and localities. To achieve the target of economic growth in 2019 (9.6 percent), leaders of departments, agencies and localities continue to drastically implement the compensation, site clearance and resettlement under the direction of Provincial Standing Committee.

At the same time, specialized inspection must be strengthened in order to promptly detect and handle violations; proactively review and propose the slow and non-implementation of investment projects; and drastically handle unlicensed projects.

Department of Planning and Investment continues to assume responsibility and coordinate with relevant functional agencies and localities to review infrastructure investment projects of industrial zones and clusters as well as direct investment projects in the province to speed up progress of infrastructure investment.

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At the meeting

Department of Agriculture and Rural Development focuses on preventing African swine fever; implementing the high-tech agricultural program in association with restructuring agriculture as planned; establishing typical cooperatives; and improving the rate of clean water use in the province to reach at least 40 percent in 2019.

Other departments and branches focus on monitoring and inspecting residential and urban projects in order to promptly handle violations; speeding up the planning of traffic routes that have investment policies; implementing key traffic works; strictly handling violations of traffic order and safety in road and waterway; and achieving and exceeding the target of State budget collection./.

"The economy of the province in the past 6 months maintained development and achieved a high economic growth thanks to the efforts of local authorities at all level, branches and localities. To achieve the target of economic growth in 2019 (9.6 percent), leaders of departments, agencies and localities continue to drastically implement the compensation, site clearance and resettlement under the direction of Provincial Standing Committee.

At the same time, specialized inspection must be strengthened in order to promptly detect and handle violations; proactively review and propose the slow and non-implementation of investment projects; and drastically handle unlicensed projects."

Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can

Source: http://news.baolongan.vn

11/07/2019 5:00 CHĐã ban hành
Long An Provincial People’s Committee held a meeting on socio-economic situation of 9 months of 2010 and mission for late 3-months in 2010  Long An Provincial People’s Committee held a meeting on socio-economic situation of 9 months of 2010 and mission for late 3-months in 2010 
On September 18, 2010, Long An Provincial People’s Committee held a meeting on socio-economic situation of 9 months of 2010 and mission for late 3-months in 2010.

Attending the meeting Mr. Mai Van Chinh - Vice Secretary of Provincial Party Committee and Vice Chairmen of Long An Provincial People’s Committee - Mr. Tran Huu Phuoc, Tran Minh Hung, Nguyen Thanh Nguyen. Standing Committee of Provincial Fatherland Front, Chairman of Provincial Labor Union; Standing Committee of Inter-Party’s Committee of Contact, and leaders of provincial departments.

In the first 9 months of 2010, the province's economic situation is on recovery, growth areas arare pretty, growing 11.9% over the same period in 2009, growth remains high, agricultural production in general development, industrial development was quite high by the search market and power shortages have lessened tensions, development investment capital in and out of budget concerns market prices stable.

At the meeting, representatives of participated departments in the province have contributed ideas about the issue of remedies for the state-funded program objectives, capital of government bonds. Concluded at the meeting, Mr. Nguyen Thanh Nguyen emphasis in 2010 was the last year implementation plan for 5 years from 2005 to 2010, so the departments must strive to fulfill and exceed goals, he suggested the departments in the capital. Coordinator for reasonable economic growth - social, land use planning criteria associated with the new countryside, the Department of Education and Training in collaboration with Department of Finance reported on proposals regime for increased teachers, the industry should have the supervision, management closely the targe program.

 

Source: Hoang Quan

Translated by Lan Vy

20/08/2014 10:00 SAĐã ban hành
Health programme helps Mekong’s poor  Health programme helps Mekong’s poor 
More than 600,000 people who live on the margins of poverty have been financially supported to buy voluntary health insurance over the last four years under a major healthcare project in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta.

Project director Le Thi Thanh said at an evaluation conference held last week in Can Tho City that the number accounted for 81.42 per cent of the total number of people living near the poverty line in the region.

The first-ever project to offer healthcare support for Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta residents was developed by the Ministry of Health, with a total investment capital of US$85 million sourced from Official Development Assistance (ODA) funds.

The five-year project aims to offer financial support for 13 provinces in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta so that each locality would be able to pay partial payment of hospital fees for people living near the poverty line in the region.

The project also targets better healthcare facilities and services in the region by next year.

In the nine Delta provinces of Ca Mau, Bac Lieu, An Giang, Can Tho, Kien Giang, Long An, Soc Trang, Tien Giang and Tra Vinh, the project had been able to ensure all residents in the category were able to buy voluntary health insurance, Thanh said.

Vietnamese citizens earning less than VND200,000 (US$10) per person per month in rural areas and less than VND260,000 ($13) per month per person in urban areas are considered poor.

The project has also helped nearly 17,000 patients in financial difficulties pay their treatment fees at an average of about VND1 million per person.

More than 1,300 healthcare personnel with doctorate and masters degrees as well as specialist doctors in the 13 delta provinces received further training under the project.

General hospitals at the provincial level and health centres in the region were able to acquire modern equipment and other facilities, Thanh said at the meeting.

This year, the project seeks to support over 50 per cent of people living near the poverty line in Hau Giang, Ben Tre, Vinh Long and Dong Thap provinces buy voluntary health insurance.

It will also invest in upgrading 11 general hospitals at the provincial level, and develop a system to supervise epidemics by applying IT solutions at many localities.

The World Bank, which co-hosted the conference with the Health Ministry, said that this project played a very important part in supporting Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta provinces develop policies to provide quality medical examinations and treatment to poor people and those living near the poverty line.

The rate of people living near poverty line in Vinh Long, Dong Thap and Hau Giang provinces who buy voluntary health insurance, is still low at present, according to the bank.

All students (from grade one to university) and people who are working for state or non-state companies are compulsorily required to have health insurance.

Other citizens have the option to purchase health insurance on their own volition.

 

VietNamNet

20/08/2014 11:00 SAĐã ban hành
Businesses prepare goods for Tet holidayBusinesses prepare goods for Tet holiday
According to Director of the Long An province Department of Industry and Trade, Le Minh Duc, local businesses have prepared enough goods for the peak shopping season of Tet (Lunar New Year).

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Director of Long An province's Department of Industry and Trade, Le Minh Duc carries out a survey at Ben Luc Co.opmart.

Long An Trading and  Export-Import Joint Stock Company has completed stockpiling of goods for the coming Tet holiday with the total value of VND50 billion.

Ben Luc Co.opmart has been stored around 200 tons of products such as industrial foodstuff, confectionary, beverage, processed food and among worth over VND27.5 billion.

Meanwhile, Viet Nam Wine Joint Stock Company has doubled its production in the first month to meet consumers' high demand, instead of 30,000-40,000 liters with 50,000 bottles in normal days.

Enterprises have worked with domestic producers and suppliers to provide essential goods at stable prices at least 5-10 percent lower than market prices./.

Source: http://news.baolongan.vn/

01/02/2018 2:00 CHĐã ban hành
Long An provincial leaders visit typical enterprises in the early new year Long An provincial leaders visit typical enterprises in the early new year
On February 12th, the delegation of Long An provincial People’s Committee led by Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee – Nguyen Van Duoc and representatives of the provincial departments and branches visited and encouraged typical enterprises in the province on the occasion of the early new year.

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Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee – Nguyen Van Duoc visits typical enterprises on the occasion of the early new year (at Phu An Thanh-Long An Co., Ltd – Ben Luc district)

The delegation visited 2 units: Sapporo Vietnam Co., Ltd (Duc Hoa district) and Phu An Thanh - Long An Co., Ltd (Ben Luc district).

Leaders of the two units reported the production and business activities in 2018. Accordingly, despite facing a number of difficulties, the units overcome and achieved many encouraging results. At the same time, the two companies continued to set directions and solutions to complete the plan in the New Year.

Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee – Nguyen Van Duoc was very happy by the results of the two enterprises in 2018 and wished the units to promote so that they could continue to win and contribute to the general development of the province in the New Year. At the same time, he sent his wishes and encouragement to all staff and employees working at the units./.

Reported by Thanh My​

Translated by Lan Vy

13/02/2019 2:00 CHĐã ban hành
VN-Cambodia trade value may reach US$7-8 billion in next two yearsVN-Cambodia trade value may reach US$7-8 billion in next two years
The two-way trade between Viet Nam and Cambodia is likely to reach US$7-8 billion by 2020 from the current US$5 billion, PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc told delegates to the Viet Nam-Cambodia Business Forum on Thursday.

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PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Cambodian counterpart Samdech Techo Hun Sen attend the Viet Nam-Cambodia Business Forum held in Ha Noi on December 6, 2018 on the occasion of the latter's visit to Viet Nam from December 6-8. Photo: VGP

The event was also attended by visiting Cambodian PM Samdech Techo Hun Sen and representatives of 400 businesses from the two countries..

The Vietnamese Government chief urged the two sides' businesses to exploit opportunities of the ASEAN Economic Community to which the two countries are members.

He took the occasion to extend thanks to the Government of Cambodia for its support for Vietnamese investors to carry out investment activities in Cambodia.

PM Hun Sen briefed about recent developments in Cambodia, including the deployment of its industrial development strategy for 2015-2020, reform of administrative procedures in such areas like tax and customs, and infrastructure development to enhance transport connectivity with neighboring countries.

Cambodian economy expanded over 7% on average over the past years and is projected to grow around 7.3% this year, said PM Hun Sen, adding that Cambodia's middle-class is rising.

Vietnamese investors have poured about US$3 billion in 210 projects, focusing on agriculture, banking, telecommunication, industrial production among others, reported the Vietnamese Ministry of Planning and Investment.

Meanwhile, Viet Nam is home to 20 valid projects by Cambodian investors with total registered capital of US$65 million.

Source: http://news.chinhphu.vn

08/01/2019 10:00 SAĐã ban hành
First 6 months of 2018: Industrial parks attracted 64 new projectsFirst 6 months of 2018: Industrial parks attracted 64 new projects
In the first 6 months of 2018, Industrial Parks in Long An province attracted 64 new investment projects (33 FDI projects and 31 DDI projects) with total investment capital of FDI projects was USD 198 million (both new investment and increased capital), and of DDI projects was VND 3,585 billion.

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Production and business enterprises in industrial parks in the province

So far, Industrial Parks has attracted 1,368 projects (602 FDI projects and 766 DDI projects) with a total investment capital (new investment and capital increase) reached USD 3,601 million and VND 73,927 billion. By the end of June 2018, the area occupied by industrial parks reached 77.68%.

There were 45 new enterprises in operation in industrial parks, increasing the total number of active enterprises to 855 projects/enterprises; of which 378 enterprises/FDI projects were operating with total accumulated investment capital of USD 2.12 billion and 477 DDI enterprises with total accumulated investment capital of VND 21,901 billion. In terms of investment areas, enterprises mainly concentrated in districts: Ben Luc, Duc Hoa, Can Duoc, Can Giuoc, Thu Thua./.

Reported by Gia Han

Translated by Lan Vy 

 

16/07/2018 2:00 CHĐã ban hành
Long An holds press conference to inform about residential area investment and construction in industrial parksLong An holds press conference to inform about residential area investment and construction in industrial parks
On May 23, the spokesman of Long An Provincial People's Committee - Mai Van Nhieu chaired a press conference to report the information reflected on investing, constructing and doing business on residential real estate in the industrial parks (IPs) in the province in recent time by the press.

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Mr. Mai Van Nhieu chairs the press conference

Mr. Mai Van Nhieu acknowledged the information related to some real estate projects in the province reflected by the press. Thereby, the provincial People's Committee grasped and directed, solved and rectified the shortcomings and limitations.

"Many real estate projects advertised on the internet also contain a lot of untrue information. Accordingly, the Provincial People's Committee directed the Department of Information and Communications to review and check to take measures to handle and correct violations over the past time. At the same time, the provincial People's Committee also directed departments and sectors to provide information on projects timely, openly and transparently eligible projects or ineligible ones. Currently, the Provincial Inspector is conducting inspections of some projects that have a lot of information reflected from public opinions and newspapers", said Mai Van Nhieu.

Also at the press conference, Acting Director of Construction Department - Nguyen Minh Hung informed the law observance for each residential project converted due to reducing the IP area.

Accordingly, 5 IPs in the province were approved to reduce the area by the Prime Minister. They are Duc Hoa I IP - Hanh Phuc in Duc Hoa Dong commune, Duc Hoa district (reduced from more than 274 hectares to more than 257.6 hectares); Duc Hoa III IP - Anh Hong in Duc Lap Ha commune, Duc Hoa district (reduced from more than 55.2 hectares to more than 44.8 hectares); Duc Hoa III IP - Hong Dat in Duc Lap Ha commune, Duc Hoa district (reduced from 99.4 hectares to 29.4 hectares); Duc Hoa III IP - Viet Hoa in Duc Lap Ha commune, Duc Hoa district (reduced from more than 83.2 hectares to more than 44.4 hectares); Cau Tram IP in Long Trach commune, Can Duoc district (reduced from more than 77.8 hectares to more than 69.9 hectares).

In the 5 IPs approved by the Prime Minister to reduce the above area, only Duc Hoa III IP - Hong Dat was approved by the Provincial People's Committee to invest residential area in the reduced area of the IP with an area of about 70 hectares.

Also according to the report, there are 2 enterprises violating the sanction. Specifically, Inspector of Construction Department issued a decision to sanction Trung Thanh Company (Cau Tram IP) on the construction of technical infrastructure in residential areas without construction permits on May 17.

Previously, Inspector of Construction Department also sanctioned Hong Dat Joint Stock Company - Long An (Duc Hoa III IP - Hong Dat) on the construction of technical infrastructure in residential areas without construction permits on March 18.

Simultaneously, the Construction Department proposed to sanction the above two enterprises for real estate business acts when they were not eligible to put into real estate business as prescribed./.

 Source: http://news.baolongan.vn

24/05/2019 5:00 CHĐã ban hành
Commencing some key components of Happyland Vietnam ProjectCommencing some key components of Happyland Vietnam Project
On November 18th, Phu An Infrastructure Development and Construction Investment Joint Stock Company (Khang Thong Group) commenced some more key components of the Happyland Vietnam Entertainment Complex project in Ben Luc district, Long An province.

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Delegates were carrying out the ceremony of launching some key components of Happyland Vietnam Project

Currently, Happyland has completed a number of components Vietnam Cultural Area (40ha), which is used to introduce to international partners and friends about a miniature Vietnam with the architecture, culture art, cuisine, traditional trade villages in 3 regions of the country, especially, the floating market complex of Mekong River Delta, children's playground, Vam Co Dong Riverside Resort and the first international standard motorbike racecourse (30ha) of Viet Nam etc.

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Entrance Gate to Happyland Vietnam

At this groundbreaking ceremony, some key components will be re-launched including: 5-star Hotel, Resort, Entertainment Area, commercial center etc.

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Architectural space along Vam Co Dong River

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The first international standard racecourse in Vietnam

Vice chairman of the Provincial People's Council - Nguyen Thanh Cang said: Happyland Vietnam is considered as a key project in the leisure and entertainment sector, which will become the tourism highlight of the country and other countries in the region. When the project is completed, it will contribute to the socio-economic transformation of the region, job creation for labor and to local budget revenue.

Reported by Thanh Hieu

Translated by Lan Vy

20/11/2017 4:00 CHĐã ban hành
Long An: Expect a new breakthrough for industrial growthLong An: Expect a new breakthrough for industrial growth
Industrial production in the province is growing in accordance with the orientation on the basis of exploiting the potentials and advantages, helping to shift the economic structure of Long An province towards industrialization and modernization, contributing to the general growth of GRDP.

In 2018, the industrial production development index in the province increased by 16.05% compared to 2017, the industrial production value (according to the comparative price in 2010) reached VND 212,730 billion (reaching 100.1% of the plan, increased 16% compared to 2017). Accordingly, the industry continues to develop stably, helping to shift the economic structure of the province towards industrialization and modernization.

Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can said that Long An is determined to promote industrial development and consider industry as a driving force for the development of the province. Therefore, over the past time, the province has focused on building infrastructure system for industrial development and always creates the most favorable conditions for investors to study information and implement investment projects.

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Yarn and garment products are one of industrial products with high growth rate in the province

In addition, recently, the province has many large-scale projects in processing agricultural products, animal feed, textile, etc. which are starting production. These projects are also expected to create new driving force for the industrial growth in the province.

Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can informed that in order to maintain economic growth, especially the industrial economy at high stability, in the coming time, the province continues to promote activities on administrative reform, improve production and business environment and effectively support enterprises to develop the industry in the right direction to become a key economic sector of the province on the development roadmap./.

Reported by Thanh Tung

Translated by Lan Vy ​​​​​

03/01/2019 9:00 SAĐã ban hành
Long An International Port where exports the first batch of clean chicken of VietNam to Japanese marketLong An International Port where exports the first batch of clean chicken of VietNam to Japanese market
On September 09th, at Long An International Port, the announcement ceremony of exporting the first batch of Vietnamese clean chicken to the Japanese market; the signing ceremony of strategic cooperation between clean chicken link chain De Heus and Long An International Port; and the commencement ceremony of wharf construction No. 2 of Long An International Port were taken place.

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Commencement ceremony of wharf No. 2 construction of Long An International Port

The ceremony was attended by former President – Truong Tan Sang; Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development – Nguyen Xuan Cuong; Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of Long An People's Council – Pham Van Ranh. 

The announcement ceremony of exporting the first batch of Vietnamese clean chicken to the Japanese market marked an important event for Vietnamese agriculture and De Heus link chain, including: Bel Ga JSC as the breeder supply unit; De Heus Group providing chicken food; Hung Nhon Group presenting standard chicken farms; Koyu and Unitek Co., Ltd as the unit of purchase, slaughter and export of chicken.

Long An International Port officially signed a strategic partnership with De Heus link chain, a chain in the value chain.

Long An International Port conducts logistics (trading) services for the export to meet international regulations and standards on the timing and chicken storage during transport process, from transportation, customs clearance, international freight at processing plants in Vietnam to carrying out procedures, transport and distribution to plants and distribution sites in Japan and other countries.

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The batches of goods are shipped

The wharf No. 2 has the length of 210m which will be completed within 10 months from the commencement date. It is expected that in quarter III/2018, Long An International Port can receive ships with capacity of over 50,000 tons./.​​

Reported by Ngoc Lan

Translatedby Lan Vy

10/09/2017 12:00 CHĐã ban hành
Chungcheongnam-do province (Korea) shares production experiences in Long AnChungcheongnam-do province (Korea) shares production experiences in Long An
On the afternoon of May 29th, the Government delegation of Chungcheongnam-do province (Korea) had a sharing session about local development models and experiences of the province in Long An.

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The Government delegation of Chungcheongnam-do province (Korea) shares production experiences in Long An province

Doctor Lee In Bae – A local development consultant of Chungcheongnam-do province shared with the provincial leaders, departments, branches and localities some effective agricultural production models.

Vice Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee – Pham Van Canh thanked for consulting, sharing good models and creative experiences of Chungcheongnam-do province in particular and Korea in general; at the same time, he said that in the coming time, the province would be ready to welcome officials, experts, businessmen of Chungcheongnam-do province to visit and work in Long An, thereby contributing to further expansion of exchanges of cooperation delegations in the fields of promotion, investment; and experience sharing in building government, etc.  

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Sharing the local development models and experiences of Chungcheongnam-do province to Long An provincial leaders

Deputy Governor of Chungcheongnam-do province (Korea) - Nasoyeol promised to research, support, and transfer advanced science and technology to Long An province on agricultural cultivation and processing, especially dragon fruit production under VietGAP, GlobalGAP, Organic, etc. technologies.

At the same time, Chungcheongnam-do province will create favorable conditions for Long An provincial leaders to participate in some famous activities in Korea: Geumsan Ginseng Festival, Boryeong Mud Festival, and display and introduce typical agricultural products, etc., contributing to expanding the ability of cooperation in export and import between enterprises of the two provinces./.

Reported by Song Mang

Translated by Lan Vy​​

31/05/2019 8:00 SAĐã ban hành
Consumer price index in Long An decreased by 0.28% in June 2019Consumer price index in Long An decreased by 0.28% in June 2019
Consumer price index (CPI) in June 2019 in Long An province decreased 0.28% compared to the previous month, in which goods decreased by 0.29% and services decreased by 0.24%. In the group of goods, food - foodstuff increased by 0.17% and non-food - foodstuff products decreased by 0.78%.

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Pork price tends to decrease due to the impact of African swine fever. Photo: Bui Tung

Compared to the previous month, among 11 groups of goods and services, there are 3 groups with decreased price index, which are transport (2.22%); housing, electricity, water, fuel and construction materials (0.51%)  and food and catering services (0.15%).

There are 7 groups with increased price index, which are household equipment and appliances (0.23%); other goods and services (0.23%); garments, headwear and footwear (0.09%); medicine and medical service (0.09%); drinks and cigarettes (0.08%); post and telecommunications services (0.01%) and culture, entertainment and tourism (0.01%).

The main reasons for the decrease in CPI in June 2019 are due to the decrease in prices of  gas (9.95% ); kerosene (1.7%); gasoline and oil (3.92%) due to the impact of two times of price adjustment on June 1 and June 17. Prices of staple foods such as rice and sweet potatoes felt as it is now the harvest season.

Average CPI in the first 6 months of 2019 increased by 3.07% compared to the same period in 2018. CPI in June 2019 increased by 1.14% compared to December last year and increased by 2.37% compared to the same period last year./.​

Reported by Dinh Huy

Translated by Lan Vy​​​​​

02/07/2019 11:00 SAĐã ban hành
Long An strives to have 4 more industrial parks in operation by the end of 2019Long An strives to have 4 more industrial parks in operation by the end of 2019
On 11 July, delegation of the Long An Provincial Party Standing Committee led by Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can had a working session with the Party Committee, leaders of the Provincial Economic Zone Management Board (EZMB) on the activities in the past time; tasks and solutions in the coming time.

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At the meeting

Recently, the EZMB strives to complete the tasks under the direction of the Provincial Party Committee and the Provincial People's Committee on investment, construction, business and development of IPs and border-gate economic zones to create favorable conditions for businesses.

According to the Project approved by the Prime Minister in Official Letter No.1748/TTg-CN, the whole province has 31 industrial parks which have been supplemented by the Prime Minister to the development planning of IPs in Vietnam until 2020. Total planning area for IPs is over 11,391 hectares.

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There are 16 industrial parks operating in Long An

Up to June 30, the area of industrial land transferred or leased in 16 operating IPs has been 2,257.24 hectares with an occupancy rate of 85.24 percent. All IPs in operation have completed the technical infrastructure and centralized wastewater treatment system.

Under the direction of the Provincial People's Committee on the issuance of the Action program to implement the socio-economic development plan in 2019, the EZMB is focusing on supporting investors to speed up infrastructure investment so that 3 IPs will come into operation in 2019.

To be more specific, EZMB will establish a Supervision team to monitor the implementation of infrastructure projects of the IPs. By the end of 2019, it is expected to have 4 IPs in operation, including Long Hau 3 - phase 1, IMG Phuoc Dong, Dong Nam A, and Huu Thanh. The EZMB continues to urge the implementation of these projects, promptly report to the Provincial People's Committee to solve difficulties for businesses.

According to the Resolution of the 10th Provincial Party Congress (term 2015 - 2020), by 2020, Long An aims to attract more than 3,500 hectares to fill IPs and clusters. However, this activity has not reached the set target because of difficulties in site clearance and limitations in financial capacity of the investors. In the past 10 years, no new IPs have put into operation, so the industrial land area that has completed infrastructure is not much. At present, only about 330 hectares of industrial land are available for lease.

Moreover, Long An Border gate economic zone attracts very few investment projects. Since the plan was announced in 2015, the 13,080 hectare Border gate economic zone has only received 4 investment projects. In order to attract investment effectively, the EZMB proposes to expand the fields of investment and complete the technical infrastructure of Binh Hiep International Border Gate.

The EZMB requests the Provincial People's Committee to focus on investing in infrastructure outside the IPs, creating favorable conditions in building transport systems, establishing land funds for small and medium-sized enterprises to regulate land prices in the market and avoid speculation.

According to the Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can, recently, the EZMB has performed its duties well to attract secondary investors in industrial zones effectively and contribute to the province's socio-economic development. However, there have been some limitations including objective and subjective reasons.

He asked the EZMB to continue to support infrastructure investors so that 4 new industrial parks will be put into operation; focus on reviewing and improving the quality of IPs through increasing occupancy rates and promoting investment. At the same time, the EZMB has to strictly implement the Conclusion No.720 of the Provincial Standing Committee on compensation, site clearance and resettlement; continue reviewing and proposing the recovery of IPs which have invested policies but implemented behind schedule to give opportunities for other investors./.

 Source: http://news.baolongan.vn

12/07/2019 10:00 SAĐã ban hành
Long An has 10 enterprises voted as “Prestigious Exporters” in 2017Long An has 10 enterprises voted as “Prestigious Exporters” in 2017
Ministry of Industry and Trade has just issued a Decision approving the list of “Prestigious Exporters” in 2017. Long An has 10 enterprises voted.

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Production activities in Tan Dong Tien Joint Stock Company (Tan An City), a rice processing enterprise with export turnover in 2017 was US$ 139,424,048

These enterprises were selected by the competent agencies on the basis of the criteria set by the Ministry of Industry and Trade on the minimum export turnover, business prestige for foreign customers, the observance of their obligations towards the State in the field of customs, taxation, environment, etc.

Based on the proposals of 51 selecting agencies and organizations (including ministries, sectors, industrial associations, provincial Department of Industry and Trade), the Ministry of Industry and Trade selected 225 enterprises. 

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Hoa Thanh Long An Co., Ltd (Ben Luc) is a handicraft enterprise which has been voted as a prestigious export in 2017

Accordingly, Long An has 10 enterprises selected. The rice sector has 3 enterprises, cashew nut sector has 3 enterprises, handicraft sector has 1 enterprise, plastic product sector has 1 enterprise, textile sector has 1 enterprise and other sector has 1 enterprise. Among these 10 enterprises, Tan Dong Tien JSC (Tan An) with rice processing sector has the largest export turnover of US$ 139,424,048 in 2017.

According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the priority is given to the sectors that are encouraging export and those that are facing difficulties in terms of export market./.

Reported by Mai Huong

Translated by Lan Vy

23/07/2018 5:00 CHĐã ban hành
Long An popularizes online shoppingLong An popularizes online shopping
Long An Provincial People's Committee has just issued E-commerce development plan in 2019 and assigned the Department of Industry and Trade to preside and cooperate with relevant units to implement the plan.

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Illustrative image (Source: Internet)

The plan aims to promote the achievement of the 4th industrial revolution in e-commerce as well as popularize online shopping. Thus, shopping habits and consumer behavior have been gradually changed in order to foster trade and service growth, contribute to boosting the province's economic development.

In 2019, the Department of Industry and Trade will hold 2 training workshops on e-commerce.

To be more particular, the first one is to encourage the establishment of websites or e-commerce applications and improve the capacity of officials in the field of e-commerce. The conference will also propagate policies and laws on e-commerce, set up e-commerce plans and e-marketing techniques on e-commerce website and introduce new e-commerce models.

At the second one, the Department of Industry and Trade and Vietnam Digital Project 4.0 will provide knowledge in digital and soft skills for micro and small businesses as well as startups to enhance online business efficiency. Training content includes creating a basic website, increasing display on Google, the presence of businesses on search engines and methods to learn about businesses from data, etc.

At the same time, the Provincial People's Committee directed the Department o​f Industry and Trade to maintain the operation and ensure the security of e-commerce trading floor to support enterprises./.

Source: http://news.baolongan.vn

21/04/2019 9:00 SAĐã ban hành
Disabled contestant - Huynh Thi Kim Hoang won 1st prize in Creative Startup Ideas ContestDisabled contestant - Huynh Thi Kim Hoang won 1st prize in Creative Startup Ideas Contest
Long An Provincial Youth Union cooperated with the provincial Young Entrepreneurs Association to organize the closing ceremony of the Creative Startup Idea Contest 2018 with the participation of Standing Deputy Secretary of Long An Provincial Party Committee - Nguyen Van Duoc.

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Contestant Huynh Thi Kim Hoang (C) won the first prize in the Creative Startup Ideas Contest

After 6 months of launching, the contest attracted more than 60 models and ideas of youth union members and students in the fields of agriculture, industry, services, science and technology, ...

After the preliminary and semi-final rounds, the Organization board selected 7 models and ideas for the final round, including 4 implemented models and 3 ideas.​

As a result, the Organizing board awarded 4 excellent models and ideas. To be more specific, the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and consolation prizes were Hafabo - Natural rejuvenation model (Huynh Thi Kim Hoang), Tam - Nong - Viet clean vegetables (Dinh Bat Quy), Fisheries cooperative (Cao Phu Khanh, Duong Quoc Thang and Pham Thanh Dung), Planting and supplying Dendrobium orchids  (Tran Thi Hong Nhung and Nguyen Huu Truong), respectively.

At the same time, 3 models were awarded creative prizes. In particular, the 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes are eco-friendly hand-washing soap with antibacterial ingredients from the leaves of the star gooseberry tree (Le Trong Duc), Regional management application on mobile devices (Nguyen Thanh Tuan and Nguyen Hoang Thao) and Planting and processing organic dragon fruits (Ho Quy Trong), respectively.

In addition, the Organizing board also awarded 3 sub-prizes for impressive presentations, creative ideas and the youngest contestant.

Standing Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee - Nguyen Van Duoc praised the winning models and startup ideas of the competition.

In the coming time, the contest needs to be strengthened the support activities of enterprices for potential startup projects, turn ideas into commercial products to promote the startup movement for yong people, said the Standing Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee - Nguyen Van Duoc./.

 Source: ​http://news.baolongan.vn

25/04/2019 8:00 SAĐã ban hành
Long An’s industrial zones to be filled up over 400 hectares of land in 2018Long An’s industrial zones to be filled up over 400 hectares of land in 2018
Long An province strives to fill up over 400 hectares of land in industrial zones in 2018.

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Industrial parks and clusters had attracted in infrastructure as well as secondary investors

The province now has 16 industrial parks occupying over 73.4 percent.

To date, the industrial zones have attracted 1,335 investment projects, being rented 2,044 hectares of land and 1,293,545m2 of factories; of these, there are 582 foreign investment projects with total capital of US$ 3,470.68 million.

The remaining projects are domestic enterprises, with a total capital of 71,437 billion VND.

17 industrial clusters are operating with the total area of 877.5 hectares, attracting 521 projects, renting 566 hectares among the total of 659 hectares of industrial land, reaching 85.89 percent province-wide.

In addition, Long An has 28 approved planned industrial zones with the total area of over 10,000 hectares and 36 industrial clusters, covering a total area of 1,954 hectares. Up to now, the province has nearly 5,000 hectares of clean land which can receive investment projects by 2020.

In order to fill up over 400 hectares in industrial parks and clusters, the provincial People's Committee will try to attract investors, carry out administrative reform and enhance the satisfaction of enterprises.

For incomplete infrastructure projects, authorized agencies continue to support, speed up the process of infrastructure construction to attract secondary investors.

During the past time, industrial parks and clusters had attracted in infrastructure as well as secondary investors. This contributes greatly to the province social-economic growth./.​

Source: http://news.baolongan.vn/​

14/03/2018 9:00 SAĐã ban hành
Duc Hoa collects state budget over VND 460 billionDuc Hoa collects state budget over VND 460 billion
According to Duc Hoa district People's Committee of Long An province, the collection of state budget in the district is estimated at over VND 464 billion until the beginning of July 2019.

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Duc Hoa collects the state budget over VND 460 billion 

Accordingly, the total budget collection in the district is estimated at over 58.55 percent assigned by the province, reaching 52 percent assigned by the district. The budget expenditure is estimated over VND 298 billion, reaching over 30 percent of the provincial estimate and nearly 27 percent of the district estimate.

The economic structure of the district moved in the right direction, the economic fields continued to grow and increase compared to the previous time, the production value was estimated to be VND 30,110 billion, up 14.37 percent.

The field of industry - construction maintains a stable growth speed, playing an important position in the economic structure of Duc Hoa. The value of industrial production and construction is estimated at nearly VND 28,000 billion, up 15.25 percent./.​

Source: http://news.baolongan.vn

03/07/2019 8:00 SAĐã ban hành
The Cuban Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City paid a courtesy visit to the leaders of Long An provinceThe Cuban Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City paid a courtesy visit to the leaders of Long An province
In the afternoon of December 18, 2018, Madam Indira Lopez Arguelles, the Cuban Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City paid a courtesy visit to leaders of Long An province. Chairman of the provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can and representatives of some departments and sectors warmly welcomed the delegation.

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Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can welcomed Madam Indira Lopez Arguelles, Consulate General of Cuba in Ho Chi Minh City

At the meeting, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Tran Van Can introduced to the delegation about the general socio-economic development situation of the province and the strengths of Long An Province in all fields which opens the opportunity for the two sides to explore and cooperate with each other in the future. Long An Province wishes that Madam Indira Lopez Arguelles, the Cuban Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City, will be the bridge to introduce Cuban partners to explore and cooperate with Long An province in the future.

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Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can and leaders of departments and sectors took a photo with Madam Indira Lopez Arguelles

At the meeting, Madam Indira Lopez Arguelles also introduced large-scaled companies, corporations as well as Cuba's portfolio of investment projects in such fields as economics, commerce, agriculture, health care etc. Accordingly, Madam Indira Lopez Arguelles also wishes to cooperate and call for support, investment promotion between Long An province and Cuban partners, thereby building a relationship with consolidation and development. ​

Reported by NT

Translated by Lan Vy​

05/01/2019 5:00 CHĐã ban hành
Pan Asia Group, Korea visits Memorial Stele Dong 41 and surveys agricultural investment in Tan Thanh Pan Asia Group, Korea visits Memorial Stele Dong 41 and surveys agricultural investment in Tan Thanh
On May 29th, Pan Asia Group, Korea visited Memorial Stele Dong 41 and surveyed and learnt about agricultural project investment and agricultural product consumption in Tan Thanh district, Long An province. Receiving and working with the delegation were Vice Chairman of Long An Provincial People’s Committee – Pham Van Canh.

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The delegation thurifies at Memorial Stele Dong 41

In addition, in the meeting, Vice Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee – Pham Van Canh informed the delegation about the province's socio-economic development, potentials, advantages and demands for investing in agricultural projects, agricultural product consumption in the province.

Pan Asia Group promised to return to support the locality in a number of areas, including helping the people to use solar electricity.

Chairman of Tan Thanh District People's Committee – Tran Van Truoc thanked for the survey of Pan Asia Group and shared some difficulties of the locality, and hoped that the delegation would return soon to support the district in the near future./. ​

Reported by Kim Nhạn

Translated by Lan Vy​


30/05/2019 3:00 CHĐã ban hành
Automatic engraving machines applied in producing and processing wood virtuAutomatic engraving machines applied in producing and processing wood virtu
The project has just been approved by the Long An Center for Industrial Promotion (IP) and Industrial Development Consulting (IDC), coordinated with Division of Economy and Infrastructure (DEI) of Vinh Hung district. Van Chuc carpentry households, located in Bau Say urban area, Vinh Hung townlet are beneficiaries of the scheme.

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Delegates participated to check and take over the project 

"Supporting to apply automatic engraving machines in producing and processing wood virtu" is one of eight industrial promotion projects approved by the provincial People's Committee using the local industrial promotion fund for the first phase in 2019, with the amount of support more than VND 1.1 billion.

The project has just been organized to check and take over by the Center for IP and IDC and the DEI of Vinh Hung district. Van Chuc carpentry households, residing in Bau Say urban area, Vinh Hung townlet are beneficiaries of the scheme.

Director of the Provincial Center for IP and IDC - Pham Van Huong said that the project has been implemented since March 2019 until now. The total cost of implementation is VND 180.4 million, of which the source of industrial encouragement funding is VND 90 million, the rest is reciprocal capital of business households. The amount of support to help the carpentry business household to invest in automatic engraving machines into production, improve productivity, use of raw materials efficiently, reduce the time of processing wood virtu and quickly finish products to meet market demand.

Mr. Cao Van Chuc expressed that he specializes in manufacturing and trading in home furnishings such as salons, cabinets, tables, chairs, statue pictures, etc. With automatic engraving machines that have been supported for investment, he can shorten the time to make one wood sculpture. Because the machine can engrave many identical products at the same time according to the number of engraved heads. After the automatic engraving machine completes the product, it will be edited a little more by hand and then through sanding, polishing, painting and finished product./.

Source: http://news.baolongan.vn

09/07/2019 5:00 CHĐã ban hành
Long An: Industrial production value reaches VND 156,395 billion in first 6 months of 2019Long An: Industrial production value reaches VND 156,395 billion in first 6 months of 2019
As announced by Long An Department of Industry and Trade, the industrial production index of June 2019 decreased by 1.67 percent over the previous month but increased by 16.42 percent over the same period last year. Accumulated 6 months of 2019, industrial production index increased by 15.18 percent over the same period last year.

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Wood is one of the industrial products with highly increased production value in the first 6 months of 2019

Particularly, processing and manufacturing industry increased by 15.14 percent; electricity production and distribution industry increased by 16.91 percent; water supply, management and treatment of waste and wastewater increased 14.47 percent over the same period.

The value of industrial production in the first 6 months of 2019 (actual price) was estimated at VND 156,395 billion, up 18.1 percent (the same period increased by 19.1 percent). In particular, the processing industry still accounts for the highest proportion in value.   

The number of industrial product groups in 6 months of 2019 is 75 groups; in which, 56 out of 75 groups had a growth rate over the same period and 19 out of 75 groups decreased compared to the same period.

Some industrial products have increased production speed as follows: construction bricks (up 56.2 percent); plastic products (up 37.8 percent); wood products (up 33.1 percent); wall painting (up 30.7 percent); yarns of all kinds (up 25.8 percent); product-finished iron - steel (up 22.1 percent); pharmaceutical products (up 17.6 percent); commercial electricity (up 16.9 percent); mineral fertilizers and chemical fertilizers (up 14.9 percent); finished fabric (up 16.7 percent); mineral water (up 11.7 percent); backpack and bag products (up 8.4 percent); rice milling (up 4.3 percent); cashew nuts (up 4 percent); garment products (up 3.9 percent).

Some industrial products have reduced production speed such as footwear (down 0.7 percent); animal feed (down 4.2 percent); bottled beer (down 38.8 percent); printing services (down 10.1 percent)./.

Reported by Mai Huong

Translated by Lan Vy​​​​​​​

02/07/2019 5:00 CHĐã ban hành
Long An exports agricultural products abroad Long An exports agricultural products abroad
Referring to Long An agricultural products available in the world market, we cannot forget dragon fruit. Currently, the province has over 10,300 hectares dragon fruit with the annual output of over 200,000 tons. Dragon fruit is mainly supplied to Chinese market (80%), other markets: Japan, Thailand, USA, Australia, etc. account for about 5%, and the rest is consumed in the country.

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In addition fruit, banana is also entering the fastidious Japanese market. Director of Huy Long An Co., Ltd (Duc Hue district). Currently, total output of banana in Tay Ninh and Long An is over 4,000 tons/year, of which 40% is exported to Japan. In addition to Japanese market, the Company also exports this fruit to China and Malaysia, while is negotiating to sell to Korea.

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Long An rice comes to the international market

In addition, rice is also a popular item in the world. Currently, there are 21 enterprises which are allowed to export rice in the province. From beginning of 2018 to present, rice export enterprises bought 815,000 tons of paddy, up 4% over the same period in 2017.

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Banana is also one of exported agricultural products of Long An

Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee – Pham Van Canh said that the producers should change the thinking of production by movement to by cooperation, association, and complying with guidelines of functional agencies on the implementation of planning and safety production procedures. Besides, encouraging activities of innovation, creativity and application of science and technology to production and business, enhancing material and technical investment for research, and transferring science and technology must also be performed./.

 

Reported by Huynh Phong

Translated by Lan Vy​

05/10/2018 10:00 SAĐã ban hành
VN, Cambodia accelerate legislative cooperationVN, Cambodia accelerate legislative cooperation
Viet Nam and Cambodia agreed to step up the comprehensive relations between the two nations’ National Assemblies, enhance solidarity and support each other in dealing with issues of regional and international concerns.

The agreement was made during the talks on August 18 between Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung and top Cambodian Legislator Heng Samrin.

Chairman Hung applauded on Cambodia’s socio-economic achievements and shared difficulties and challenges Cambodia is facing, especially those caused by hostile forces to harm the solidarity between the two countries.

He confirmed that Vietnamese NA and people will do their utmost to advocate Cambodia in maintaining peace, unity, independence and development.

The Cambodian leader expressed his hope that Viet Nam will gain more success in the future and the two sides will continue strengthening cooperation to bring the two-way trade value to a more impressive figure the current US$2.5 billion.

The two leaders also vowed to work together for sustainable development of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) and foster legislative cooperation between the two Legislatures.

NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung took the occasion to invite Mr. Heng Samrin and high-ranking Cambodian NA delegation to attend the 132nd International-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly in Viet Nam in 2015.

By Thuy Dung (news.chinhphu.vn)

20/08/2014 12:00 CHĐã ban hành
Leader of Long An People’s Committee participate in the local promotion delegate in the United States (VPR USA 2017)Leader of Long An People’s Committee participate in the local promotion delegate in the United States (VPR USA 2017)
From July 08th, 2017 – July 15th, 2017, Mr. Nguyen Van Duoc, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee participated in the working delegate of Department of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs during the working trip of local promotion in Washington D.C, Virginia and San Francisco, California, the US.

On July 10th, 2017, at the headquarters of the US Department of State, the delegate met and worked with the units of the US Department of State led by Mr. Patrick Murphy, Deputy Assistant of Secretary of State. The Department of Foreign Affairs shared the education information interested by both sides with the US side, and the US side also presented the priority cooperation fields such as the development and reformation of law, education, science and technology, etc. 

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Vice Chairman of Long An People's Committee, Mr. Nguyen Van Duoc and the Delegate of provinces and Mr. Patrick Murphy, Deputy Assistant of Secretary of State

Earlier in the same day, the Delegate had a meeting with the US Department of Commerce, led by Ms. Dianne Farrell, Deputy Assistant of the Department of Commerce in charge of Asia, and representatives of Department of Agriculture, Department of Energy, the United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA). At the meeting, Department of Foreign Affairs shared with the US Department of Commerce the priority cooperation and investment fields that the provinces are interested in.

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The Delegate takes photo with Ms. Dianne Farrell, Deputy Assistant of the Department of Commerce in charge of Asia

The US side expressed their interest and hoped that this was an opportunity for enterprises and partners of the two parties to understand and explore the promotion cooperation between localities between the two countries, and the commercial and investment relations between the two countries, etc. and Vietnamese enterprises have opportunities to invest in the US.​​​

Reported by Thai Hoa

  Translatedby Lan Vy


14/07/2017 10:00 SAĐã ban hành
Long An – Binh Duong are ready for Socio-Economic Development cooperationLong An – Binh Duong are ready for Socio-Economic Development cooperation
On December 19th, the delegation of Binh Duong Province led by Secretary of Provincial Party Committee Tran Van Nam visited and exchanged the experience on socio-economic development in Long An Province. The delegation was welcomed by Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of Provincial People’s Council Pham Van Ranh, Chairman of People’s Committee of Long An Province Tran Van Can and other leaders of departments, sectors of the province and Duc Hoa district.

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The meeting between the leaders of Long An Province and the leaders of Binh Duong Province

Director of Department of Planning and Investment of Long An Province Nguyen Van Tieu introduced briefly about the socio-economic development situation, potentials, advantages and opportunities for industrial development investments in the province at the present. In 2016, the economic growth rate of the province reached 9%; of which the agricultural, forestry and aquaculture production sector increased 0.6%, industrial and construction sector increased 14.2% and commercial, service sector increased 7.9%.

The whole province has 28 industrial parks, 32 industrial complexes with the total area of more than 10,200 ha of which 16 industrial parks and 14 industrial complexes have been put into operation with the total area of more than 3,300ha and the occupation rate of 68%. At present, the province has been promoting the investment promotion, administration reform activities to create the favorable conditions for the enterprises to invest in industrial development.

The leaders of Binh Duong Province were surveying Becamex Project which was planned to be invested in Duc Hoa 3 Industrial Park

Secretary of Provincial Party Committee of Binh Duong Province Tran Van Nam highly appreciated the changes of Long An Province recently and it showed that Long An had many potentials and strengths for industrial development. However, in order to attract more enterprises to invest in the industrial parks, industrial complexes, Long An should complete the technical infrastructure, especially traffic roads, power and water systems. With the long relationship, Binh Duong is willing to cooperate with Long An to remove all difficulties and obstacles for Long An to become the attractive destination to the investors.

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The Secretary of Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of People's Council of Long An Province Pham Van Ranh (left) offered the souvenir of the province to the Secretary of Party Committee of Binh Duong Province Tran Van Nam

On behalf of the leaders of Long An Province, the Secretary of Provincial Party Committee. Chairman of Provincial People's Council Pham Van Ranh expressed the thanks to the leaders of Binh Duong Province for their meeting and exchange of valuable experience on socio-economic development process of the province. In the coming time, Long An shall create the best conditions if Becamex IDC wants to invest and develop the project in Long An.

Previously, the delegation of Binh Duong Province had a survey at Becamex project site which is planned to be invested in Duc Hoa 3 Industrial Park, Duc Lap Ha commune, Duc Hoa district./.

Reported by Long An Online  Newpaper

Translated by NT

20/12/2016 11:00 SAĐã ban hành
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