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On January 17th, 2020, the Provincial Party Committee, People’s Council, People’s Committee, and Fatherland Front Committee of Long An province held a meeting with infrastructure investors of industrial parks, industrial clusters and enterprises operating well in 2019. 
 
Long An has many policies to support, improve the environment, trade promotion, etc. to create favorable conditions in attracting investment, contributing to the local socio-economic development. 
 
With the position of a gateway to the Mekong River Delta region and located in the Southern key economic region, Long An has introduced many appropriate solutions, mechanisms and policies to promptly improve the environment attracting investment, creating a solid premise to continue developing and integrating, welcoming new opportunities in the coming years. 
 
Contributing to the development of enterprises, in recent years, Long An has always accompanied enterprises, considering the difficulties of enterprises as the common difficulties of the province. 
 
In 2019, the industrial production and construction situation of Long an province maintained a good growth, the investment environment continued to be improved, attracting many investors. 
 
2019 is a year with many advantages and difficulties, challenges for the country's economy. However, the authority, people and businesses in Long An province have strived to overcome difficulties, achieved worthy achievements in all fields, creating a driving force for the development of the following years. 
 
Long An has been developing strongly and gradually affirming its important position in the Southern key economic region in particular and in the country in general. 
 
Attracting investments  
 
Favorable geographical location, along with an open investment environment, Long An has become one of the leading provinces/cities in the country in attracting foreign direct investment (FDI). 
 
Total retail sales of goods and services in November 2019 were estimated at VND 7,613 billion, up 1.4% compared to October and up to 15.2% over the same period in 2018. 
 
 
  
  
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The delegation from Baise City (China) paid a working visit in Long AnThe delegation from Baise City (China) paid a working visit in Long An
On March 12th, the delegation of the Party and the city government of Baise City, Quangxi City, China led by the City Party Committee Secretary, Chairman of Standing Committee of the People's Congress of Baise City and leaders from the departments, sectors of Cao Bang Province had a working visit in Long An.

Members of the Central Party Committee, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the People's Council of Long An province and relevant departments and sectors met and worked with the delegation.

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The Provincial Party Committee Secretary, Chairman of People's Council of Long An Province – Mr. Pham Van Ranh (on the left) offered the souvenir to the Provincial Party Committee Secretary, Chairman of the Standing Committee of the people's Congress of Baise City – Mr. Banh Hieu Xuan.

At the meeting, Director of Department of Industry and Trade of Long An Province – Mr. Le Minh Duc introduced generally about the socio-economic situations, key agricultural products, goods export activities of the province into China recently.

In 2016, the economic growth rate of the province reached 9.05%; the GRDP reached 57,265 billion VND; the export turnover reached 4.342 billion USD, the import turnover reached 3.234 billion USD.

The key agricultural products of Long An are very diversified including: rice, dragon fruits, seedless lemon, peanut, sesame, cashew, winged yam, pork, chicken, duck etc.

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The delegation of the Party and Government of Baise City visited the agricultural product production area of Long An Province

Especially, the whole province currently has 21 enterprises participated in rice export activity; 107 business households, cooperatives, enterprises involved in exporting dragon fruits; 8,367 ha of land for planting seedless lemons to export to the European countries, China and some Asian countries; 200 ha for planting banana to mainly export to Japan market; 3,000 ha for planting winged yam to export to some countries such as the United States, Japan, Laos, Cambodia etc.

The agricultural products of the province are exported to China mainly through Lang Son Border Gate and Lao Cai Border Gate through unofficial trade (Lao Cai-Ha Khau; Lang Son-Bang Tuong); only rice is exported through the official trade.  The majority of the goods is exported with signing the contracts in advance, therefore, there are many difficulties in customs clearance and it takes many days to pass the border and accordingly impact the quality of fresh and raw products such as pork, fruits etc.

The Provincial Party Committee Secretary, Chairman of Provincial People's Council – Mr. Pham Van Ranh expressed the happiness that with the support from Cao Bang Province, Long An had the opportunity to welcome the Delegation from Baise City to visit, exchange and search for the cooperation opportunities in consume the key agricultural products of the province.

He emphasized that recently, following the slogan of "16 golden words", "4 good" between two parties and 2 countries, Long An Province has always created the best conditions for the enterprises inside and outside the province to expand the consumption markets for key agricultural products of the province to China with the export turnover increased from year to year. At the same time, he also promised that in coming time, Long An province would create the best conditions for the enterprises from China in general and from Baise city in particular to come to study and sign the cooperation contracts for production and trading activities with the local enterprises according to the regulations of the laws of Vietnam.

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The Delegation visited the Dragon Fruit Treatment Procedure using thermal steam of Hoang Phat Fruit Co., Ltd. (Tam Vu Town, Chau Thanh District)

The City Party Committee Secretary, Chairman of Standing Committee of the People's Congress of Baise City – Mr. Banh Hieu Xuan expressed the thanks to the leaders of Long An Province for enthusiastic exchange about the experience in agricultural production. He also promised to continue the support for Long An Province to export the key agricultural products to China such as: vegetables and fruits, dragon fruits, banana, seedless lemon etc. and hoped that Long An Province would also create the best conditions for Baise City to visit to survey the industrial investment and development environment, especially in steel, aluminum processing industry.

In addition, Mr. Banh Hieu Xuan also invited the leaders of Long An Province together with the delegation of Bac Giang Province to visit the clean agricultural production procedures of Baise City in April 2017.​​

On this occasion, the Delegation of the Party and the Government of Baise City and Cao Bang Province also visited the hygienic dragon fruit production procedures in Chau Thanh District, Long An Province./.

Reported by Phong Nha

 Translated by Lan Vy


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13/03/2017 4:00 CHĐã ban hành
The Delegation of Long An Province Visits and Works at Hanoi-Moscow Multifunctional Complex The Delegation of Long An Province Visits and Works at Hanoi-Moscow Multifunctional Complex
Continuing the work program in the Russian Federation, member of the Party’s Central Committee, Secretary of Long An Party’s Committee, Chairman of Long An People’s Council – Pham Van Ranh and the delegation visited and worked at Hanoi-Moscow Multifunctional Complex.

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The delegation of Long An province works with the management of Hanoi-Moscow Multifunctional Complex

Hanoi-Moscow Multifunctional Complex consists of two major zones: Trade – Exhibition zone and Apartment – Hotel zone, invested by Hanoi-Moscow Trade Center Investment Joint Stock Company with a total investment capital of more than USD 239.5 million.

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The delegation of Long An province visits Hanoi-Moscow Trade Center

At the meeting with the management of Hanoi-Moscow Multifunctional Complex, Mr. Pham Van Ranh provided brief information about economic situation and investment environment, export commodities with strength of Long An province. The principal secretary hopes that Hanoi-Moscow Multifunctional Complex would be a bridge to Long An's key agricultural commodities (rice, dragon fruit, banana, seedless lemon, cashew etc.) entering Russian market through this commercial channel.

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The delegation of Long An province visits TRICOLOR farm

Within the framework of the work program, the delegation visited TRICOLOR farm which was formed and built on the marshy land outside Moscow. The farm's main product was cucumber which was planted by closed high-tech process, using organic fertilizer and minimizing the use of chemicals. In addition, the farm also had a rabbit breeding area.

Here, the delegation visited the reality and farm representative shared about the modern and closed production process and method which applied biotechnology in agricultural production and experiences in building a distribution system, seeking to expand the market for farm products. These information are very useful for directing and orienting agricultural production development in the province and seeking and expanding the consumption market for agricultural products in the context of deepening integration.

Reported by Ba Luan

 Translated by Lan Vy

23/05/2017 8:00 SAĐã ban hành
PROJECT CALL FOR INVESTMENT: Tan An rainwater drainage system and domestic water sewage treatment system           PROJECT CALL FOR INVESTMENT: Tan An rainwater drainage system and domestic water sewage treatment system          
Location: Tan An city, Long An province

LocationTan An city, Long An province
SizeThe treatment system with the capacity of 8,000m3/day;  sewer pump station, outlet, etc.
Actual state of land use

Residential land, agricultural land, industrial land

Site clearance not completed

Total estimated investment capitalUSD 40 million
Investment formDirect investment, appealing for ODA
Progress of the project2016 - 2020
Actual state of the projectNew registered project
Incentive policyBenefit from policies in accordance with current law

Source: http://en.investinlongan.vn/


10/10/2016 2:00 CHĐã ban hành
Long An: Labour demand to rise in MarchLong An: Labour demand to rise in March
According to Long An Center for Employment Services, local businesses have planned to recruit around 12.050 labours in March.

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Local businesses have planned to recruit around 12.050 labours in March

In February, 120 businesses in industrial clusters in Ben Luc, Duc Hoa, Can Giuoc, Can Duoc, Thu Thua Districts and Tan An City, recruited 11.366 labours, said the center representative.

Statistics also show that the percentage of manual workers in Long An is 58 percent, vocational workers are 36 percent while workers with college degrees account for 4,5 percent and only 2 percent of university degree workers.

Mr. Nguyen Huu Son, Director of Long An Employment and Careers Center said that there is increasing demand for employees in different fields including manual work (54 percent), textile and garments (31 percent), automotive and mechanical engineering (3 percent), electronics and automation (3 percent) and sales, marketing (1,4 percent),.../.

Source: http://news.baolongan.vn/ ​

15/03/2018 11:00 SAĐã ban hành
Long An talks tax with local enterprisesLong An talks tax with local enterprises
Long An province’s tax department held its first dialogue in 2018 with local enterprises in the districts of Duc Hue, Can Giuoc, Chau Thanh, Tan Tru, Thu Thua and Tan An City, on March 12.

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The department answered publicly tax-related questions from enterprises

At the dialogue, the department instructed enterprises major issues relating to tax balance sheet and new policies and listen to local enterprises' opinions about difficulties in implementing tax policy…

By the beginning of this year, nearly 10,000 enterprises are operating their business in the province. The budget collection from domestic enterprises in 2017 was over VND 10trillion, an increase of 17 percent compared to 2016.

Aside from that, enterprises implemented online tax payments, saving time and expenditure. To date, 99 percent enterprises have been using online tax system for declarations and payments.

Long An' s online tax payments has reached 95 percent of its target.

Many policies and amending tax regulation were updated to enterprises at the dialogue. Experts introduced the advantages of online tax system. Besides, the department answered publicly tax-related questions from enterprises on the same day.

The annual dialogue aims also to help enterprises understand clearly their responsibilities, rights and tax duties to the State./.

Source: http://news.baolongan.vn/

16/03/2018 11:00 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
The man who builds value chain for lemon in Long An provinceThe man who builds value chain for lemon in Long An province
With high determination and great efforts, chairman of Chanh Viet Commerce and Investment Company Nguyen Van Hien and coworkers have turned the alum contaminated soil filled with mangrove trees and weeds into the largest lemon farm in the Mekong Delta.

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Mr. Nguyen Van Hien (R), chairman of Chanh Viet Trade and Investment Company, introduces products made from seedless lemon of the company

Hien told that his main job is construction. Once he and some friends came to Ben Luc district and saw the fallow along Highway N2, they bought 30 hectares intending to build a small farm to take a rest at the weekend.

Afterwards, he decided to develop agriculture in the fallow but failed to find a suitable plant. After many times of visiting Southern Fruit Research Institute and Agriculture and Forestry University to get opinions from agricultural experts and learning experiences of farmers in the region, he decided to start with seedless lemon.

Organic farming method in association with export market has been chosen to increase product value.

In 2012, he and fellow-workers built a seedless lemon farming model according to new techniques in Thanh Loi commune, Ben Luc district. A slew of modern machines and lot of workers were mobilized to till the land, dig canals and build concrete road to facilitate production and traffic connectivity to surrounding areas.

The lemon farming area of Chanh Viet Company has reached 150 hectares and its products have been exported under the brand name of CHAVI.

When staring growing seedless lemon trees, Hien and co-workers abided by European technical standards. However that the volume of lemon meeting standards for export account for only 30-40 percent of output under that farming method. If selling the remaining volume in the domestic market, the value would be very low. That prompted Hien to study and take scientists assist to develop lemon products.

Lemon juice is the first product of his company, having been export to Japan. Other products such as beverage, lemon powder and lemon salt have been widely distributed locally and exported to Europe, Middle East and Southeast Asia nations, China and Taiwan (China).

The company has continued working with US Chapman University and Malaysian Universiti Putra to develop products from lemon.

According to Mr. Hien, it is necessary to have a strategy to build value chain from plants towards sustainable farming model to develop agriculture efficiently. Farmers or businesses must link up to scientists to create and improve value chain for agricultural products./.​

Source: http://news.baolongan.vn/

02/03/2018 4:00 CHĐã ban hành
February CPI increases 0.76% in Long AnFebruary CPI increases 0.76% in Long An
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Long An province for February, 2018 increased 0.76 percent compared to previous month.

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The CPI increase was due to the hike in consumption demand during Tet Lunar New Year.

Concretely, goods increased 1.07 percent; services went up 0.3 per cent. Compared to previous month, 8 out of 11 key groups of goods & services rose.

In particular, food catering services went up 1.69 percent; transportation up 0.8 percent; cultural entertainment and tourism increased 0.72 percent; garment & textile up 0.53 percent; beverage & cigarette rose 0.52 percent; other services went up 0.37 percent; education up 0.08 percent.

The group of medicine and health care services remained unchanged while the group of electricity and housing, construction material decreased 0.15 percent and telecommunication costs went down 0.09 percent. The CPI increase was due to the hike in consumption demand during Tet Lunar New Year.

The gas, oil prices were adjusted on February 21 but still being effected by the price hike on April 1 and 19 therefore its average prices in February increased 1.28 percent.

Besides, public transport services also went up 0.8 percent./.

Reported by Mai Huong

Translated by Lan Vy

03/03/2018 10:00 SAĐã ban hành
Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee meets and works with Vina Eco Board Company Limited – Japan Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee meets and works with Vina Eco Board Company Limited – Japan
In the afternoon of February 28th, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee – Nguyen Van Duoc met and worked with Vina Eco Board Co., Ltd (VECO). VECO was a member of Sumitomo Forestry Co., Ltd – Japan (SFC).

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The meeting's scene

On his business trip to Vietnam, Mr. Shigeru Sasabe – Director, Senior Executive Officer, Head of International Business Division of SFC Co., Ltd expressed his gratitude to the leaders of Long An province for their interest and support to VECO on afforestation and housing projects for low income people in recent years. At the same time, he also expressed his desire to learn more about the proposed afforestation development areas of the province to continue to invest.

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The delegation of Vina Eco Board Co., Ltd

Speaking at the meeting, Mr. Nguyen Van Duoc pledged to create the most favorable conditions for investors who are implementing and will implement investment projects in Long An province to achieve the highest efficiency. Long An government always considered investors as the companions, willing to create every preferential mechanisms and policies, simple administrative procedures for them, and the province pledged to always accompany investors.

Reported  by TV

Translated by Lan Vy

 

01/03/2018 1:00 CHĐã ban hành
Long An held a meeting of enterprises to celebrate the spring of the Lunar Year Mau Tuat 2018Long An held a meeting of enterprises to celebrate the spring of the Lunar Year Mau Tuat 2018
   In the afternoon of February 26th, the provincial Party Committee, the People’s Council, and the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of Long An province held a meeting of businesses to celebrate the spring of the Lunar Year Mau Tuat 2018. Secretary of the provincial Party Committee and Chairman of the People’s Council – Pham Van Rang, Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee – Tran Van Can, and representatives of departments, committees, mass organizations, together with nearly 300 businessmen representing enterprises in the province attended.

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The provincial leaders rewarded enterprises for their contributions to social security in 2017

Accordingly, the economic growth rate in 2017 achieved 9.53%, over the set target. Up to now, in terms of domestic investment, there are over 9,700 enterprises operating in the province with a total registered capital of over VND 233,660 billion. In terms of foreign investment, the total of registered FDI projects is 891 projects with a total capital of USD 5.654 million. At present, 545 projects have been put into operation, accounting for 61.1% of the total registered projects, the total realized capital is about USD 3,572 million, accounting for 63.1% of the total registered capital.

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Chairman of the provincial People's Committee, Tran Van Can speaks at the meeting of enterprises

On behalf of the provincial leaders, Chairman of the provincial People's Committee, Tran Van Can respectfully recognized and praised the contributions of the enterprises and businessmen to the overall development of the province. At the same time, he affirmed that in 2018, the province would continue to effectively carry out the administrative reform, focus on improving investment environment in order to support and create favorable conditions for businessmen and enterprises in production and business to contribute more to the provincial development.

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Secretary of the provincial Party Committee and Chairman of the People's Council – Pham Van Rang sends the New Year greetings to enterprises

On that occasion, 25 enterprises received the Certificate of merit of Long An People's Committee for their good achievements in tax payment and social security.​

Reported  and translated by Lan Vy

27/02/2018 3:00 CHĐã ban hành
Long An compatriots in Ho Chi Minh City meet to celebrate the spring of the Lunar Year Mau Tuat 2018Long An compatriots in Ho Chi Minh City meet to celebrate the spring of the Lunar Year Mau Tuat 2018
In the morning of February 25th, 2018, the Liaison Board of Long An compatriots in Ho Chi Minh City held a meeting to celebrate the spring of the Lunar Year Mau Tuat 2018. Vice Secretary of the provincial Party Committee and Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee – Tran Van Can, Vice Chairmen of the provincial People’s Committee, and representatives of departments, committees, mass organizations of the province, districts, towns and cities in the province attended.

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Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee – Hoang Van Lien informed about the socio-economic development results of the province in 2017

Last year, the Liaison Board of Long An compatriots in Ho Chi Minh City organized numerous activities to support Long An people studying and working in Ho Chi Minh City; contributed ideas to promote socio-economic development of the province. Particularly, the Board mobilized members, businesses, Maecenas to support billions of dong to build two gratitude houses, six charitable houses for government-policy beneficiary families, poor households, and victims of Agent Orange; donated thousands of gifts, scholarships for poor households, studious students in remote areas in the province; etc.

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The provincial leaders awarded certificates of merit to collectives and individuals who contributed to Long An in 2017

On behalf of the provincial leaders, Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee – Hoang Van Lien provided an overview of the province's socio-economic development results in the year; at the same time, he recognized the positive contributions of Long An compatriots in Ho Chi Minh City in the homeland construction and development, as well as desired that they would continue to make more practical contributions in the coming time.

On that occasion, the provincial People's Committee awarded certificates of merit to 4 collectives and 3 individuals who contributed to Long An homeland in 2017.

Reported by Song Mang

Translated by Lan Vy

27/02/2018 12:00 CHĐã ban hành
Special hallmarks of Long An in 2017Special hallmarks of Long An in 2017
 “The Unity of the Party, the government and residents is the root of remarkable achievements in all fields in 2017 of the Mekong Delta province of Long An. To get more successes in the upcoming time, the province authority will continue to make concerted efforts for its achievements and sustainable growth”, said Chairman Can.

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Industrial development contributes to socio-economic development

Economic growth

Chairman of People's Committee in Long An Province Tran Van Can added that thanks to the unity amongst the Party, the government and locals, all districts of the province posted positive economic growth in 2017 and breakthroughs and changes have been made in all sectors by the end of the year. 

He gave some examples of achievements in 2017. He pointed out that gross regional domestic product (GRDP) reached 9.53 percent exceeding the plan (of 9.2 percent).

Changes in the economic structure continued switching to industry, construction, commerce-service and agriculture-forestry-fishery orientation; of which the second sector (industry and construction posted high growth rate of 15.83 percent, a year-on-year rise of 14.2 percent, while the proportion of the third sector ( commerce and service) and first sector ( agriculture- forestry-fishery) surged by 6.96 and 1.19 percent respectively. Per capita gross domestic product (GDP) was VND61 million ($2,686).

Modern-oriented industrial sector has seen dynamic development, contributing to speed up the economic structure. The province's industry sector has maintained high growth rate with this year revenue of VND182,800 billion compared with 2010, up by 16.8 percent compared with last year.

Plus, processing industry always accounts for bulk proportion of 98 percent in the province's industry structure.

State agencies and enterprises often have had dialogue in a bid to increase information and guidance on mechanism and policies which firms are confused about.

Additionally, through these conversations, state agencies helped firms to resolve present problems with the hope to foster the relations between state agencies and private enterprises.

Noticeably, in 2017, investment promotion and facilitation enhanced through such talks between the provincial authority and Japan, South Korea, Taiwan (China)'s company's managers in major economic zones.

Moreover, the province organized program for start-up enterprises. Thanks to such dialogues, businessmen's trust in the province's policy and mechanism and progress has been improved.

Favorable investment environment is also an important factor to achieve goals and economic growth index especially, the province attracted more investors in the year. By the end of 2017, more than 9,500 newly enterprises were established in the province with total registered capital of VND224, 742 billion ($9.8 billion). Foreign direct investment (FDI) projects totaled 863 with capital of $5,496 million in 2017.

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Modern-oriented industrial sector has seen dynamic development, contributing to speed up economic structure

In 2017, despite its low growth rate, agricultural sector focused on hi-technique development. Director of the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Van Hoang said at present, the province's major farming product is still rice with average yield of 2.75 million tons a year.

The province has set up large-scale rice fields for growing crops on the basis of alliance of the state, farmers, enterprises, and scientists; as a result, the proportion of high quality rice paddy reached over 40 percent.

Especially, over 10,000 hectares of rice paddy land were converted into dragon fruit and lemon plantation and breeding aquatic products effectively. Fresh vegetables and white-legged shrimp as per new technology were booming.

Moreover, last year, the province carried out trade promotion programs to find market for fresh vegetable. Thanks to successive trade promotions, cooperatives in the province signed contract with enterprises to sell a large of safe vegetables; they gradually adapted to market mechanism showing their creativeness and dynamics in its activities.

Director Dang Duy Dung from Phuoc Thinh Cooperative in Trung Commune in Can Giuoc said that in addition to growing safe vegetables in accordance with VietGap standard, the cooperative built a warehouse for processing food to provide for enterprises in Ho Chi Minh City, Long An province and other distributors.

The provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Management Board for safety food in HCMC jointly signed contracts to grow and consume safe farming products under agricultural product supply chains between the city and the province in 2017-2020.

Long An Province wished to expand its market shares in HCMC, it has been striving to reach its goals by 2020 that most of its major safe produce in the supply chains will be sold in HCMC.

Besides linking up with HCMC, Long An province also took heed to cooperate with the Mekong Delta provinces of Tien Giang and Dong Thap to carry out the project "Uniting Dong Thap Muoi (Plain of Reeds) sub-region with a target to step up collaboration amongst three sides; of which it focused on jointly producing and selling agricultural products, coping with climate changes as well as promoting investment, setting up information system in the sub-region.

Aside from its target, the province planned to invest in traffic construction connecting the three provinces and with HCMC.

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The province carried out trade promotion programs to find market for fresh vegetable

It focused on improving locals' life as per the government's plan of developing new rural.

Local Nguyen Thanh Toi in Hau Loc village said his family and people in his village benefited from the government's new rural plan as many roads were upgraded and built facilitating transportation of produce and trade. Accordingly, the family income in the village was improved much in the past time.

Not only Mr. Toi or any locals in My Loc commune but also others in different districts of the province were earned more money. By the end of 2017, 64 communes of the province achieved the government's plan of new countryside.

Moreover, along with the plan, the movement to call for all residents to build up cultural life style and poverty elimination program also harvested good fruits helping improve people's life as well. Movements to build cultural communes and civilized districts was launched according to the Resolution adopted by the province's tenth Party Congress.

So far, the province has 111 out of 192 communes, districts and towns achieving the title of cultural communes or civilized districts.

Vietnamese traditional new year 2018 is approaching. All locals in Long An province are proud of its achievements in socio-economic development, especially outstanding marks of growth which testify its role and significance in modernization and international integration./.

​Source: http://news.baolongan.vn/ 

05/01/2018 10:00 SAĐã ban hành
Ten remarkable achievements of Long An province in 2017 Ten remarkable achievements of Long An province in 2017
Long An targeted important events in multifaceted fields in 2017, including ten remarkable achievements:

1. The 50th anniversary ceremony since Long An was conferred the title of "With loyalty and valiance, the whole people participate in fighting enemy " (on September 17, 1967- 2017) 

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The Central Committee for the National Liberation Front of South Vietnam decided to grant the flag with eight yellow letters of "With loyalty and valiance, the whole people participate in fighting enemy" to the Party, people and army of Long An province at the Second Congress of Heroes and Soldiers of South Vietnam on September 17, 1967. 

This was one of the special landmarks of the revolutionary tradition of the people and armed forces of Long An province for national independence and freedom.

2. The Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) reached 9.53 percent, surpassing its resolution target of 9.2 percent

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Industry development contributes to the province's economic growth rate of 9.5 percent in 2017 (Photo: Huu Ly)

Of which, the regional economic development zone No. 2 grew at a high rate of 15.83 percent (14.2 percent compared to the same period), the regional economic development zone No. 3 increased 6.96 percent, only No. 1 reached at 1.19 percent (the first six months of the year was 2.02 percent) in the context of many difficulties and challenges.

Regarding to agricultural production, the transformation of the structure of plants and animals was promoted and achieved good results, step by step, the province formed many specialized cultivation areas with high efficiency. 

A breakthrough program about agricultural development applying high technology in combination with agricultural restructuring was implemented which some of the pilot models got effective. The field of industry and construction grew well, in parallel, the production and business situation of the local enterprises changed positively.

3. The budget collection reached VND 12,135 billion

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Deputy Standing Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee Mr. Do Huu Lam rewarded outstanding enterprises and individuals who successfully fulfilled their tax obligations in 2016.

In 2017, the province's state budget collection reached over VND 12 trillion, surpassing the resolution target.

The revenue brought Long An to officially join in the domestic collection club of VND 10 trillion for the first time. It is considered as a landmark of Long An province in general and the tax sector in particular, helping the provincial tax sector to strive to complete its state budget collection estimates in 2018.

4. Inauguration of the Relics of Communist Party Committee and the Southern Resistance - Administrative Committee and Historical Revolutionary Monument
Two national historical monuments were selected as key projects according to the Resolution of the ninth Provincial Party Congress in the term of 2010-2015

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A corner of Relics of Communist Party Committee and the Southern Resistance - Administrative Committee (Photo: Thanh Hieu)

The Relics of Communist Party Committee and the Southern Resistance - Administrative Committee (1946-1949) have total land of nearly three hectares with its total investment capital of nearly VND 130 billion which was officially inaugurated on August 19, 2017.

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Historical Revolutionary Monument of the province (Photo: Huu Ly)

The historical Revolutionary Monument covers an area of 98.25 hectares, in which the construction area was 20.20 hectares with its total investment capital of nearly VND183 billion and officially inaugurated on September 2, 2017.

5. The first batch of Vietnamese dragon fruit was exported to Australia

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In September of 2017, Hoang Phat Company (Chau Thanh district) exported its first batch of dragon fruit to Australia (white-fleshed pitahaya) after many negotiations. This is a chance for Vietnamese dragon fruit to expand its consumption market, especially hard markets.

Up to now, the company has exported about 60 tons of Vietnamese dragon fruits to Australia and is expected to export 500 tons in 2018 to this market. Currently, the total area of dragon fruits in the province is about 9,100 hectares with a total output of 215,000 tons per year. And, 85 percent of dragon fruit was shipped to overseas markets as China, Japan, Thailand, United States of America, and Europe ..., and the remaining 15 percent consumed domestically in 2017.

6. Long An International Port exported the first batch of Vietnamese chicken to Japan

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The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development made an announcement at the international port of Long An (Can Giuoc district) on September 9, 2017, to export the first batch of Vietnamese chicken (about 300 to 400 tons) to Japan. 

This special event is considered as the landmark of Vietnamese agriculture sector.

7. Basically solving the problem of water supplication for people's production and daily life for people in lowlands

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Clean water meets standards of the Ministry of Health from water supply projects for nearly 2,000 households in the lowland areas of the province.

In 2017, the province basically solved the problem of water supplication for people's production and daily life in lowland areas such as Can Duoc and Can Giuoc, solving urgent issues for local people's daily life. Although the initial use of the population is low but significant, it is hoped to provide 100 percent of clean water for people in the upcoming time.

Currently, there are nearly 10 clean water supply projects for the people in low areas, and some water projects have been supplying to households. The remaining projects are accelerating to be completed in 2018.

8.  A photobook exhibition on diplomatic trips of State President Truong Tan Sang (2011-2016)

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The exhibition including 250 photos printed in Gian Thanh Son's book named "Vietnam's position" highlighting the country's diplomatic trip of State President Truong Tan Sang for a five-year term, from 2011 to 2016, and 50 photos of former President Truong Tan Sang extended his sentiment to Long An homeland.

9. Wharf No.2 - Long An International Port started construction

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Wharf No.2 of Long An International Port began the construction on September 9, 2017.

Wharf No.2 project which has a length of 210 meters, is planned to construct during ten months and expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2018. 

The project would receive huge ships with capacity of over 50,000 tons. 

10. Put into operation of three district-level administrative centers to serve people.

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The Public Administration Center of Districts of Can Duoc, Can Giuoc and Duc Hoa was officially put into operation in 2017 (In picture: People come to work at Public Administrative Center of Duc Hoa District)

In order to carry out good administrative reform, improve the service quality for organizations and individuals in implementing administrative procedures, the province decided to establish eight public administrative centers in districts, towns, cities including Can Duoc, Can Giuoc, Duc Hoa, Tan Tru, Thu Thua, Ben Luc, Kien Tuong town, Tan An city in 2017.

In particular, the Public Administration Center of districts of Can Duoc, Can Giuoc and Duc Hoa were officially put into operation and brought positive results, creating satisfaction for organizations and individuals contacting to work./.

Source: ​http://news.baolongan.vn/​​​

03/01/2018 9:00 SAĐã ban hành
Lever from industry promotion programLever from industry promotion program
Along with policies and solutions to assist small and medium-scale enterprises, Long An province has efficiently implemented industry promotion program, contributing intransferring economic structure, creating jobs and increasing income for labors in rural areas.

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Workers at Mat Troi Do (Red Sun) Enegy Company in Long An

Receiving funds from the program, Tan Tru district headquartered Hong Gia Vy Company, specializing in making rice and sticky rice flour to supply processing and packaging comapanies in HCMC, has invested incentrifugal water separator with the capcacity of 400 kilogram an hour, reducing production time and costs and ensuring food safety.

Artisan Vo Van Ut, who has done wood carving for the last 15 years, has purchased an automatic carving machine to meet market demand of traditional carved products and deal with labor scarcity, improveproductivity and product value. 

Long An Industry Promotion and Industry Development Consulting Center has worked with Manh Phat business household which Mr. Ut is the owner to implement a VND250 million project to invest in wood carving machines. Of the funds, VND100 millon comes from the province's industry promotion source.

Mr. Pham Anh Dung, deputy chairman of Phuoc Loi commune People's Committee in the district, said that the financial assistance aims to help Mr. Ut maintain and develop the traditional career according to the province's plan on developing rural jobs by 2020.

In addition, the center has assisted Mat Troi Do Energy Company in Duc Hoa district to conduct a technology renewing project applied in solar panel production line with the total capital of VND2.3 billion, including VND200 million from national industry promotion fund.

Director general of the company Diep Bao said that the project equips the company with an automatic battery welding machine, which has increased the plant's capacity in Long An by 10 percent to 12 MW a year  and reduced CO2 emission.

Total investment capital is quite large compared to the supported amount from the program. However that is a lever for businesses to speed up equipment investment and improve production capacity.

As per plan, the company will continue investing in one more machine this year and two others in the following year.

Mr. Nguyen Van Bon, director of the Industry Promotion and Industry Development Consulting Center, said that implementing the provincial Department of Industry and Trade's requirement, the center has built a plan to provide technical and equipment assistances to cooperatives and businesses with the total cost of VND1 billion from the province's industry promotion fund.

Aside from that, the Ministry of Industry and Trade has provided VND1.36 billion from national industry promotion fund for the  purpose.

The center is now surveying and building a plan to further assist businesses in 2018./.

Source: http://news.baolongan.vn/

02/01/2018 9:00 SAĐã ban hành
Japanese enterprise learns to invest in high-tech vegetable planting Japanese enterprise learns to invest in high-tech vegetable planting
In the afternoon of December 15th, the delegation of Japan External Trade Organization led by Mr.  Fukuda Satoshi visited Can Giuoc district, Long An province to explore the investment environment for high-tech vegetable production.

​Secretary of Can Giuoc District Commission – Mr. Nguyen Van Thiep, Chairman of the District People's Committee – Mr. Nguyen Tuan Thanh welcomed and worked with the delegation.

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Leaders of Can Giuoc district take souvenir photo with the Japanese enterprise delegation

Mr. Nguyen Van Thiep said: "There are more than 1,800 hectares of farmland specializing in vegetable cultivation in Can Giuoc, mainly concentrating in upper communes such as Phuoc Hau, Phuoc Lam, My Loc, and Thuan Thanh. In terms of construction and development of high-tech vegetable production area, the district strives to have 950 hectares of high-tech vegetable production by 2020".

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The delegation visits Phuoc Thinh Safe Vegetable Cooperative

With the achievements and development plans in the coming time, the Japanese enterprise delegation is very interested in investing in Can Giuoc because Can Giuoc is near Ho Chi Minh City and has waterway and road traffic systems convenient for goods exchange and transportation with neighboring provinces and export.

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The delegation visits the vegetable planting model according to VietGAP standards of Mr. Tran Tiet Giao in Phuoc Hau commune

Before the end of the visit, the delegation visited Phuoc Thinh Safe Vegetable Cooperative; the vegetable planting model according to VietGAP standards of Mr. Tran Tiet Giao, and the melon planting model of Mr. Nguyen Hoang Vu in Phuoc Hau commune./.

Reported by Kim Hoang- Thanh Phat

Translated by Lan Vy

 

19/12/2017 6:00 CHĐã ban hành
Long An always creates the most favorable conditions for investors Long An always creates the most favorable conditions for investors
In the morning on December 15, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee – Mr. Nguyen Van Duoc chaired the meeting, dialogue with domestic and foreign enterprises operating in Ben Luc, Thu Thua, Can Duoc, Can Giuoc, Tan An City.

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Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee - Mr. Nguyen Van Duoc informed the socio-economic development results in 2017 of the province​

At the beginning of the dialogue, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee – Mr. Nguyen Van Duoc said that provincial leaders wished representatives of enterprises to share difficulties that they had been during investment, production and business process to strengthen the linkage between the investors and local government to open the opportunities for transparent, equal, effective and long-term cooperation.

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Provincial leaders were dialoguing with the enterprises

At the dialogue, representatives of enterprises shared that the open policies, mechanisms for investment environment together with determination for administration reform from the provincial leaders recently had supported them much during their investment and business process.
At the end of the dialogue, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee – Mr. Nguyen Van Duoc promised to solve difficulties and obstacles that enterprises had reflected according to the authority of the provincial People's Committee and departments, sectors; particularly, for the matters beyond the jurisdiction of the Provincial People's Committee would report to central ministries, sectors for consideration and resolution.
"Long An always creates the most favorable conditions for investors operating in the province to ensure the highest efficiency" – Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee – Mr. Nguyen Van Duoc confirmed.

      Reported by Mai Huong  

 Translated by Lan Vy

16/12/2017 5:00 CHĐã ban hành
10th May 2017, Long An successfully gain 14% of foreign appeal increase10th May 2017, Long An successfully gain 14% of foreign appeal increase
As of 10th May 2017, Long An is the home of 1,213  newly established businesses with total registered capital of VND 13,738 billion (including 170 businesses in the industrial park, holding the registered capital of VND 3,494 billion), increase in 14% of number of enterprises and 4% of registered capital compared to the same period of last year.

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Up to now, there are 9,300 on-going businesses with total registered capital of VND 220,486 billion.

From the beginning of the year to the end of October, the province has been recorded with 162 domestic projects to be issued with Investment Certificate, having total capital of VND 17,340 billion; 21 projects with increased capital of VND 3,491 billion; total new and additional investment capital of VND 20,831 billion. Up to now, total domestic investment projects registered for Investment Certificate with total registered capital of VND 165,062 have been launched in the Province. 

From the beginning of the year to the end of October, 75 FDI projects with total registered capital of US$ 116 million are available at the Province. Moreover, there are 62 projects involving in capital increase worth US$ 151 million; total new and additional capital is US$ 268 million. The Province is recorded with 867 registered FDI projects in the Province with total capital of US$ 5,480 million, 537 projects have been launched, accounting for 62% of total registered capital. Total realized capital is approximately US$ 3,341 million, fulfilling 61% against total registered capital.

Regarding industrial complex, up to now, there are 17 on-going industrial complexes, covering an area of 877.5 hectares, appealing 512 projects, subletting 555.9 hectares against total area of 658.9 hectares of agricultural land, coverage rate is 84.3%; 19 industrial complexes are not put into operation./.

Reported by Mai Huong​​ 

 Translated by Lan Vy​

 

24/11/2017 4:00 CHĐã ban hành
Long An - Tien Giang Department of Industry and Trade sign comprehensive cooperation in 9 fieldsLong An - Tien Giang Department of Industry and Trade sign comprehensive cooperation in 9 fields
On October 4, the Departments of Industry and Trade of Long An and Tien Giang provinces held a signing ceremony for cooperation in the field of industry and trade in the period of 2019-2020 and orientation to 2025. Representatives of more than 20 enterprises and cooperatives joining in production and business activities in many fields such as agricultural products, solar energy and functional foods attended the meeting.

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Leaders of the Department of Industry and Trade of the two localities signed a plan to implement the cooperation agreement

Director of Long An Department of Industry and Trade - Le Minh Duc said that the biggest desire between the two local Departments of Industry and Trade is to develop comprehensive cooperation in areas of activities such as industry and commerce, to well exploit available potentials, contribute to socio-economic development.

Both provinces will support, cooperate, promote investment in key industrial and commercial sectors; assisting enterprises in linking, developing and expanding domestic and foreign markets. In particular, the two localities also focused on cooperation in the field of information exchange and experience in improving state management capacity in various fields.

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Enterprises and cooperatives of 2 localities introduced their products and hoped to work together to develop the market

Accordingly, two Departments of Industry and Trade agreed, signed comprehensive cooperation in 9 areas.

Firstly, the construction, implementation and management of industrial and commercial development plannings and plans of the two provinces are discussed.

Secondly, mechanisms to attract investment projects on industrial infrastructure development, trade and services; building and developing industrial clusters; wholesale and retail distribution system; processing and preservation systems to improve the quality of agricultural products and goods in the chain of links are exchanged.

Thirdly, development of industries, especially those industries that the two localities have advantages such as processing industry of agricultural products, mechanical industry for agriculture, industry serving export production, import-substituting industry, supporting industry and so on are linked.

Fourthly, the development of energy sources is encouraged; management of economical and efficient use of energy is discussed.

Fifthly, enterprises applying technological innovation towards clean, environment-friendly industries are encouraged; action plans to cope with climate change, environmental protection, sustainable development are implemented.

Sixthly, experiences about industrial promotion to support enterprises to improve machinery and equipment, technology is exchanged and learned, product competitiveness is improved.

Seventhly, trade promotion activities are jointly organized, businesses of the two provinces are supported to link up, develop and expand domestic and foreign markets. Export of key products is promoted, new products for export are developed; wholesale and retail distribution channels to better meet domestic needs and domestic production is developed. E-commerce application is cooperated.

Eighthly, information on smuggling, trade frauds is coordinated to exchange as a member of the Steering Committee 389 of the two provinces.

Ninthly, experience on administrative reform, organizational work and raising the level of state management linking exchange.

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Leaders of the Department of Industry and Trade of 2 localities witness enterprises signing the cooperation agreement minutes

At the meeting, enterprises of 2 provinces displayed, promoted as well as exchanged information about products, production capacity and consumption markets. Thereby, the businesses of the two provinces committed to supporting each other in the production process, linked product consumption as well as improved competitiveness.

On this occasion, enterprises and cooperatives of 2 localities also signed many minutes of the business cooperation agreement in the near future./.

​Source: http://news.baolongan.vn

07/10/2019 4:00 CHĐã ban hành
Retail sales revenue continue to growRetail sales revenue continue to grow
In September 2019, the total retail sales of goods and service revenue in Long An province reached over 7,500 billion VND, an increase of 0.2% compared to August and 14.8% over the same period in 2018. Accumulated in the first nine months of 2019, the total retail sales of goods and services in the province reached 66,898 billion VND, reaching 75.4% of the plan, up 14.9% over the same period in 2018.

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The total retail sales of goods and service revenue in Long An province reached over 7,500 billion VND

Trade has continued to grow due to many reasons, in which businesses actively produce and distribute goods to consumers. Especially, in the province, many convenience stores have been established to serve the shopping needs of the people. Up to now, 34 Bach Hoa Xanh stores; 3 stores of San Ha Co., Ltd. (SanHàFoodstore); 5 Vinmart + stores have been put into operation in the province.

In addition, the Department of Industry and Trade has focused on trade promotion through many supply-demand connection programs to help businesses and cooperatives introduce their products. As a result, many agricultural products (rice, safe vegetables) have been connected and consumed in convenience store chains, collective kitchens in schools and industrial parks.

From now till the end of the year, the businesses start preparing goods for Tet. Therefore, units under the Provincial Steering Committee 389 have plans to actively control smuggling, trade frauds and counterfeit goods. Accordingly, the units will actively inspect, control and prevent the transportation and trade of banned and smuggled goods; inspect the production and trade of counterfeit, poor quality and expired goods, measurement fraud. 

In addition, the inspection of food safety and hygiene will be focused, especially at supermarkets, trade centers, frozen warehouses, traditional markets, establishments that import frozen foods./.

Source: http://news.baolongan.vn

07/10/2019 3:00 CHĐã ban hành
Ben Luc: Over 1,950 enterprises in operationBen Luc: Over 1,950 enterprises in operation
From the beginning of the year to the end of September 2019, in Ben Luc district of Long An province, there were 235 newly registered domestic enterprises and branches, with a total registered capital of 1,747.5 billion VND. Up to now, the whole Ben Luc district has 1,853 domestic enterprises with the investment capital of 22,476 billion VND and 100 foreign-invested enterprises with a total registered capital of 1.2 billion USD.

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Leaders of Ben Luc district visit and encourage enterprises in production and business activities in the district

According to the leader of Ben Luc district, thanks to many businesses in production and business activities in the field of industrial production and construction, the district has prospered, the production value increased over the same period.

To continue being an attractive destination for investors and businesses, the district focuses on implementing administrative procedure reforms in the field of attracting investment, raising the indexes of PCI and PAPI. At the same time, other activities such as business visits and dialogues are maintained regularly; promote the model of Entrepreneur Coffee, Young Entrepreneurs Association, and so on to promptly solve problems and create conditions in production and business.

In particular, Ben Luc will receive favorable investment when there is a 1/10,000 scale plan in the North of Ben Luc and the land use target by 2020. The district has strongly attracted investors in residential areas, urban areas and industrial parks, including many large corporations and corporations received by the provincial People's Committee such as Becamex IDC and Visip Group, Can Giuoc Real Estate Investment and Development Co., Ltd., VinGroup, Thinh Phat Business Investment Joint Stock Co., Ltd, Ecoland Urban Development Investment Joint Stock Co., Ltd./.

Source: http://news.baolongan.vn 

08/10/2019 3:00 CHĐã ban hành
Ben Luc collects budget revenues over 86 percent of the assigned ordinanceBen Luc collects budget revenues over 86 percent of the assigned ordinance
According to the assessment of Chairman of People's Committee of Ben Luc district, Long An Province - Tran Van Tuoi, from the beginning of the year until now, the district socio-economic situation has developed quite stably. Especially, in the field of industrial economy, there were many achievements, the production value increased over the same period. Then, it contributed greatly to the budget revenue in the district.

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From the beginning of the year until now, the field of industrial economy has prospered, greatly contributing to the budget revenue in the district.

Accordingly, from the beginning of the year until now, the total State budget revenue is over 524 billion VND, reaching 86.5 percent of the assigned ordinance estimate, reaching 82.2 percent of the strive estimate and equal to 125.72 percent compared to the same period of 2018. In 2019, the total State budget revenue in the district is 605.4 billion VND, up 23.27 percent equivalent to 114.3 billion VND compared to the target of 2018. In addition, Ben Luc is also tasked with striving to earn an additional 32 billion VND in the last months of the year. Thus, the total estimated budget collection effort in the district is 637.4 billion VND.

Mr. Tran Van Tuoi said that the revenue collection results in 9 months of 2019 in Ben Luc district exceeded the set plan and had a good growth over the same period. However, there are still some lower budget revenues over the same period such as non-agricultural land use tax, land rent, fees and charges. Besides, the problem of corporate tax debt is also a big difficulty. Currently, the total tax debt is over 60 billion VND, equal to 9.95 percent of the total state budget revenue and collection. In which, bad debt is over 45 billion VND, tax debt is likely to be over 15 billion VND./.

Source: http://news.baolongan.vn

21/10/2019 3:00 CHĐã ban hành
Businesses and cooperatives sign more contracts to consume agricultural productsBusinesses and cooperatives sign more contracts to consume agricultural products
According to the Department of Industry and Trade of Long An province, in conferences connecting the supply-demand of goods between Ho Chi Minh City and the provinces and cities in 2019, the Department has organized for businesses and cooperatives to promote as well as consume their goods to consumers.

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Customers visit the agricultural product stall of enterprises and cooperatives in Long An

Accordingly, many products are favored by consumers such as Huu Loc peanuts, safe vegetables, melon, safe rice, etc. As a result, the businesses and cooperatives in the province signed 21 memorandums and principle contracts with businesses in Ho Chi Minh City such as Saigon Co.op, Dong Hung Integration and Development Co, Ltd. (Aeon Citimart), Vincommerce General Trading Service Joint Stock Company (VinMart), Saigon Trading Corporation (Satra), and so on.

Up to now, the businesses and cooperatives in the province have signed nearly 200 contracts to supply goods to businesses in other provinces and Ho Chi Minh City (of which, 133 contracts have been signed with businesses in Ho Chi Minh City).

For many years, the Department of Industry and Trade has supported the businesses and cooperatives in the province to join the supply-demand connection program, to actively promote and sell goods, especially safe agricultural products. In particular, many contracts have maintained stability and increased in quantity of goods. The businesses and cooperatives have focused on producing high-quality goods and ensuring food safety, contributing to meeting the consumption needs of people in Ho Chi Minh City, provinces and cities nationwide and export standards.

However, many businesses and cooperatives still have obstacles that need to be solved properly. Specifically, some businesses and cooperatives have not bravely signed contracts to supply large quantities of goods because of their small-scale production. Besides, the quality and size of agricultural products have not met the requirements of the buyers.

Therefore, in the coming time, the businesses and cooperatives should focus on organizing production in order to ensure the quantity, product conditions and standards (food safety, pre-processing, packaging, design, etc). In addition, they should connect with each other to have a focal point of delivery, negotiation and creating a reputation in signing consumer contracts./.

 Source: http://news.baolongan.vn

13/10/2019 3:00 CHĐã ban hành
Long An takes heed to develop economy along with environment protectionLong An takes heed to develop economy along with environment protection
Realizing environment hazards cast a shadow over public health and its development, the Mekong delta province of Long An has defined that it must take heed to develop economy along with environment protection.

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Waste treatment systems operate with automatic water samplers transmitting data to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources

When it comes to economic growth these days, people often point out that it must be sustainable or "green growth", environmental protection as a priority stem from affluence. Accordingly, all sectors and agencies join hands to protect environment especially in industrial parks and groups of industrial parks.

The province authorities have asked industrial park investors to build waste treatment system as per standards. Some secondary enterprises are allowed to build their own waste treatment plants under the park management boards' observation.

Dong Tam Company, investor of Thuan Dao industrial park in districts Ben Luc and Can Duoc, strictly follow regulations. The industrial park has three waste discharges into Chanh - Tri Yen canal with capacity of 700 cubic meter a day and two other waste treatment systems for Ching Luh and Huafu with the capacity of 3,700 and 6,000 cubic meters a day respectively.

Above-mentioned waste treatment systems operate with automatic water samplers transmitting data to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. Apart from which, Huafu has two automatic water monitoring stations; one is placed in Hufa's plant which directly transmits information of waste to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and the other installed by Dong Tam Company outside in Thuan Dao Industrial park to increase supervision on discharges from Huafa's plant.

Moreover, investors of the industrial park also has installed a water sampler so as to test the park's waste discharges. Around 200 kilogram of hazardous and industrial wastes annually as per 2017's data and 15 tons of waste from daily activities a month are collected to the province's landfills and treated properly as per regulation. Waste is divided into different baskets and has its own code  before collection.

Thuan Dao Industrial Park must send report of discharge treatment and waste treatment to the Department of Environment and Natural Resource every three months and six months. "The park's motto is that sustainable development must go along with environment protection; therefore, the park liaises with relevant agencies to perform the mission well, said Director of Thuan Dao park  - Nguyen Mon.

Kien Thanh group of industrial parks in Can Duoc District is one of parks strictly following environment protection. Director of Kien Thanh Company cum investor of the group of park Chau Van Phe said the company always takes heed to environment protection with economic development.

There are seven enterprises in the group. Industrial park group has a discharge treatment system with capacity of 250 cubic meter a day. As per contract, the monitoring center of the Department of Environment and Natural Resource will take samples for testing quarterly.

Not only main investors pay attention to environment protection but also secondary investors in industrial parks and groups of industrial parks are willing to implement measures to protect environment.

For instance, foreign-invested Simone Vietnam in Long Hau Industrial Park in Can Giuoc District is appraised for its high awareness of environment protection. Set up in 2009, the company produces around eight million products annually but it closely works with the park management board in protecting environment.

The company has also provided training to employees how to classify waste and its discharge treatment system with capacity of 550 cubic meter a day.

Simone Vietnam Company Director Matt Kim said the company targets to foster harmony between developing production with environment protection. Accordingly, the company has applied advanced technologies in production avoiding making harm to environment by selecting environmentally friendly chemicals. Besides, the company plants trees in its premises and takes part in environment protection activities in the province.

Director of the Department of Environment and Natural Resource Phan Nhan Duy said that the province's point of view is to develop economy along with environment protection. For years, the government always has included environment protection in development strategies and plans.

Thanks to its full attention, there have been positive changes in environment protection mission. Projects are implemented in accordance with district zoning and meet environmental requirements.

Provincial People's Committee has decided to adopt measures of environment protection.

Following, the province authorities restrict approval on project outside industrial parks and groups of industrial parks except commercial and service projects.

Administrators put aside project using backward technologies highly causing harm to environment as well as remove polluting factories out of residential blocks and encourage community residents to take part in environmental protection and collect garbage.

To carry out task assigned by People's Committee, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources enhances information to improve locals' awareness of the issue and change their bad habit. The local government also tightens control on discharge of factories especially these in industrial parks with large volume of industrial wastewater discharged daily in groups of industrial parks and aquatic processing, dying factories outside the parks and plants discharged into Vam Co river branches.

Along with this, the Department carries out measures to adapt with climate change in the field of agriculture, transportation, construction investment, completing automatic monitoring system to measure components of underground water, air, land quality so as to warn pollution hazards.

Moreover, synchronous measures including sanctions are implemented to deter people from committee environment regulations and control pollution level. Harsh punishments are issued to violators in the field of environment protection and in investment. The authority is resolute to put aside project utilizing backward technologies, posing a high risk of environmental pollution and removing illegal factories which create pollution out of  residential area, said director of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources Phan Nhan Duy.

Source: http://news.baolongan.vn/

17/02/2018 3:00 CHĐã ban hành
Long An: Dialogue conference with Japanese enterprises operating in the provinceLong An: Dialogue conference with Japanese enterprises operating in the province
In the afternoon of January 22, the People's Committee of Long An province held a dialogue meeting to solve difficulties and problems in production and business activities of Japanese enterprises investing in the province. Vice chairman of the provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Van Duoc chaired the dialogue. The dialogue was attended by the Japanese Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City, the Chairman of the Japan Business Association in Ho Chi Minh City, the provincial leaders and representatives from Japanese investors operating in the province.

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The photo of the Dialogue Conference

At the dialogue, the representatives of the Department of Planning and Investment will inform the provincial socio-economic situation in 2017 to enterprises. In 2017, the socio-economy of the province continues to develop, most of the targets have reached and exceeded the plan. Provincial gross domestic product (GRDP) reached over 70,300 billion VND, growth rate reached 9.53% over the plan. This result has contributed significantly to the community of enterprises operating in the province, including Japanese enterprises.

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Mr. Kawaue Junichi - Consul General of Japan in Ho Chi Minh City speaking at the dialogue

Speaking at the talks, Kawaue Junichi, Consul General of Japan in Ho Chi Minh City, hoped in the new year of 2018, commemorating the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Japan. The friendship between the two countries will be further tightened. He said last time, Japanese enterprises highly appreciated the cooperation of Long An province authorities with the development of Japanese enterprises in the province. The province has implemented many solutions to improve the investment environment to create the best conditions for investors. However, the implementation of projects and production and business activities of local enterprises also encountered some problems that need to be resolved. He hoped that, at this dialogue, businesses would propose candidly and sincerely so that the provincial authorities could take appropriate and effective measures.

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Enterprise representatives raised the questions to leaders of departments, sectors and local governments

Entrepreneurs who participated in the dialogue made many suggestions reflecting difficulties and difficulties in the operation of the business such as asking the province to early intervene in the fact that ITA still requires companies to pay for water at the price higher than the government regulations and not refund the difference in price of clean water collected to companies using water according to the decision of the High-Level Court in Ho Chi Minh City; The sudden power outage when heavy rain and lightning, causing the company to lose, need better solutions to improve the electricity supply more stable; Solutions to overcome the situation of spontaneous market in industrial zones ...

All issues raised by Japanese enterprises were answered completely by the leaders of departments, sectors and local governments.

Concluded at the conference, Vice Chairman of People's Committee of Long An Province – Nguyen Van Duoc recorded the comments and contributions from Japanese enterprises about improving the investment and business environment in the province. This is the opportunity for the leaders of the province, departments and local governments to listen to the expectations of the enterprises to timely understand the difficulties and obstacles of Japanese enterprises to have solutions to share with the enterprises to create the most effective investment and business environment of Long An province. The province commits to always accompany with the investors and create the best conditions for Japanese enterprises to carry out business and production activities effectively in the province.​

Reported by TV

​Translatedby Lan Vy​

23/01/2018 5:00 CHĐã ban hành
Long An: Attracting 22 new projects in Quarter I/ 2017Long An: Attracting 22 new projects in Quarter I/ 2017
In Quarter I/2017, the industrial parks in Long An attracted 22 new projects including 11 FDI projects and 11 DDI projects with the total newly granted investment capital of 19.3 million USD and 1,488 billion VND.

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In Quarter I/2017, the industrial parks has a reduction in investment attraction (photo taken at Lab of Phuong Nam Biology Co., Ltd., Xuyen A Industrial Park)

Accumulated from the establishment of the industrial park to the end of Quarter I/2017, the industrial parks have attracted 1,224 projects (including 518 FDI projects and 706 DDI projects) with the total investment capital (new invested and increased) of approximate 3,167 million USD and 58,680 billion VND. The occupation percentage of 16 industrial parks put into operation is 67.33%.

At present, the investment promotion at industrial parks has implemented through many methods: promoting, providing information about the industrial parks, available worships, priority investment policies to the foreign and domestic investors in responding to the requests from the investors, introducing about the investment environment at industrial parks in the province to domestic and foreign organizations etc. In addition, continue implementing effectively the online public administration services at level 3 tin construction, environment and labor sectors; promoting the improvement of provincial competitiveness index (PCI).

Reported by Gia Han

 Translated by Lan Vy 

13/04/2017 8:00 SAĐã ban hành
 Meeting, discussion with Japanese Delegation on environmental issues in Long An Province Meeting, discussion with Japanese Delegation on environmental issues in Long An Province
On September 6th, The Provincial People’s Committee cooperated with Bureau of Economic, Trade and Industry of Chubu-Japan to hold the Vietnam-Japan Environmental Technology Conference.

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View of the Conference

At the Conference, the Japanese Enterprises introduced the researches, advanced technologies in the environmental technology science sector with the practical value in life such as "Glacera" – the material of next generation and environmentally-friendly; micro-nano O3 bubble creating equipment used in wastewater treatment, disinfection; odor and emission treatment system; oil production equipment using plastic etc.

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Japanese Delegation

The leaders of Long An Province highly welcomed the Japanese enterprises for their environmental researches in the Province. The province also exchanged, recommended with the Japanese Delegation to study about the technologies which can be applied in the actual situations to solve the environmental problems in the province such as: odor treatment technology used in aquatic product processing; animal feed; domestic solid waste and medical wastewater treatment technology for rural areas; domestic water supply and treatment technology for districts affected by salinity; hyacinth treatment technology in main river routes etc.

Through the time, Long An Province and Japan have had active trade exchange activities to build the bilateral cooperation relation to aim at finding the environmental protection method, and contribute to solve the environmental problems. This conference is the opportunity for exchange, discuss and share the experience in environmental problem treatment between the enterprises and the opportunity for the enterprises in the province to approach some environmental treatment products and technologies from Japan to promote the science researches and applications in environmental technology and make contributions in protecting the green-beautiful-clean environment.

Reported by TV

Translated by NT

07/12/2016 5:00 CHĐã ban hành
Provincial leaders met and worked with the delegation of Okanetsu Industrial Company (Japan)Provincial leaders met and worked with the delegation of Okanetsu Industrial Company (Japan)
On November 21st, 2017, the delegation of Okanetsu Industrial Company (Japan) led by Mr. Shinji Matsuzaka, Managing Director of the Company visited and presented about small-size farm machines production project for agriculture in Long An. Mr. Nguyen Van Duoc, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee, and leaders of relevant departments and sectors welcomed and worked with the delegation.

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​The scene of the meeting

At the meeting, Mr. Shinji Matsuzaka introduced the Company which had production plants in Japan and China. In Vietnam, the Company had a facility located in Long Kim Industrial Park, Can Giuoc district, Long An province. The Company had 70 years of experience in agricultural machine production. Currently, the Company has soil cultivator for agriculture and is looking for consumption market in Long An province.

In addition, Mr. Nguyen Van Duoc said that Long An had potential and advantages of being an agricultural province, therefore, the Company's agricultural machines met the needs of Long An's farmers.

Speaking at the meeting, Mr. Nguyen Van Duoc said that the province would introduce to the Company the agents specializing in the sale of machinery products, and would facilitate the Company about location of holding a workshop to present cultivator for farmers, cooperatives and agents in the coming time.

Reported and Translated by Lan Vy​

22/11/2017 10:00 SAĐã 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
More than 200 booths participating in Dong Thap Muoi Sub-region High-tech Agricultural FairMore than 200 booths participating in Dong Thap Muoi Sub-region High-tech Agricultural Fair
In the afternoon of November 15th, Agricultural Trade Promotion Center – Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) coordinated with Long An Department of Agriculture and Rural Development to hold a press of Investment Promotion Conference and Dong Thap Muoi Sub-region High-tech Agricultural Fair (Long An, Tien Giang, Dong Thap) in Long An province.

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Investment Promotion Conference and Dong Thap Muoi Sub-region High-tech Agricultural Fair will be held from November 24th – 29th, 2017 at Tan An City Park, Long An province

The Organization Board announced that more than 200 booths in the high-tech agricultural sectors would be displayed at the fair from November 24th – 29th, 2017 at Tan An City Park, Long An province. The major display products are: High-tech agricultural products; production models applying technical advances; agro-forestry-fishery products; handicraft products, etc. This is an opportunity to introduce the situation of agricultural and rural development, the results of high-tech agricultural production development associated with agricultural restructuring in three provinces: Long An, Tien Giang, and Dong Thap. 

At the same time, they also provided information on the implementation of Dong Thap Muoi sub-region linkage project, development orientation and policy mechanism of calling for investment, creating conditions for farmers, cooperative groups, cooperatives to approach and link with suppliers inside and outside the province, thereby, improving the efficiency of agricultural production, seeking solutions to form production linkage chain for Long An, Tien Giang, and Dong Thap.

Reported by Thanh My

Translated by Lan Vy

16/11/2017 4:00 CHĐã ban hành
Creating a transparent and equal investment environment Creating a transparent and equal investment environment
At the dialogue with enterprises in Duc Hoa district, Duc Hue District in the morning of November 2, 2017 in Duc Hoa district, leaders of Long An province received many questions and suggestions from representatives of enterprises relating to improving the investment, production and business environment of the province.

Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Van Duoc affirmed that the provincial leaders would continue to direct the functional agencies to solve every problem that enterprises are encountering; committed to create a transparent and equal investment environment; Investors will be fully entitled to investment incentives in accordance with the regulations of the Government of Vietnam.

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Provincial leaders committed to create a transparent and equal environment for investment. (Photo: Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Van Duoc (third, above, left) visited and worked at Songwol Joint Stock Company Vina in Duc Hoa district)

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Long An is investing many transportation routes connecting with Ho Chi Minh City, industrial parks and complexes in the province

Spoke at the dialogue with enterprises, Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Van Duoc affirmed that the dialogue was an opportunity for the provincial leaders and agencies, departments and sectors to listen to the thoughts, aspirations and needs, demands of the enterprises and investors. At the dialogue, the provincial leaders committed to create a transparent, equal investment environment; and that investors would be fully entitled to investment incentives in accordance with the regulations of the Government of Vietnam.

Reported by Mai Huong

 Translated by Lan Vy

03/11/2017 3:00 CHĐã ban hành
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