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The index of industrial production of Long An province on August 2011 has increased 2,31 percent compared with July 2011 and increased 20,5 percent compared with August 2010 (index of production industrial on July 2011 was estimated to increase 2,8 percent compared with June 2011 and increase 21,4 percent compared with July 2010). 
 
Total retail sales of goods and services on September 2011 has been estimated about 1.845 billions of VND, generally, during 9 months of the year 2011, revenue has got 16.893 billions of VND, reached 75,5 percent as planned and increased 27,7 percent compared to the same period last year. 
 
The brain drain and lack of practical education were among the major problems facing the country, students and leading members of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union told HCM City education officials at a conference yesterday. 
 
 
  
  
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Long An province attends Vietnam Investment Environment Forum in Kanagawa prefecture, JapanLong An province attends Vietnam Investment Environment Forum in Kanagawa prefecture, Japan
​In the afternoon of September 06th, 2019, the delegation of Long An province led by Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee – Pham Tan Hoa and leaders of several provincial Departments, Sectors and Enterprises attended the Vietnam Investment Environment Forum in Kanagawa prefecture, Japan.

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The view of the forum

Vietnam Investment Environment Forum is an activity during the Vietnam Festival in Kanagawa (September 06th to 08th, 2019) held annually by Government of Kanagawa prefecture, Japan to promote exchanges in economy, culture, sports, tourism, and so on between businesses and people of Kanagawa prefecture with the government, businesses and people of Vietnam. Every year, the event in Kanagawa welcomes more than 300,000 Japanese visitors to the Festival. This year, in addition to Long An province, the event also had the participation of delegations from localities of Vietnam such as Hung Yen, Ha Nam and Thai Binh.

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Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee – Pham Tan Hoa speaks at the Vietnam Investment Environment Forum

Speaking at the Vietnam Investment Environment Forum, Vice Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee – Pham Tan Hoa introduced an overview of the province's socio-economic situation on the strengths to attract investment, especially the investment situation of Japanese enterprises in Long An province. Currently, there are 144 Japanese enterprises investing in the region with the capital of about 509 million USD, the main investment fields of Japanese enterprises are plywood production, agricultural product processing, assembly electronic production, garment processing, mechanical processing, etc.​

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The delegation of Long An province pays a courtesy visit to the governor of Kanagawa prefecture 

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San Ha Company signs a cooperation agreement with Ebishu Company

On the same day of September 06th, 2019, San Ha Co., Ltd, a business in the delegation, also worked and entered into a cooperation agreement worth 6 million USD with Ebisu Company. Under the agreement, the two companies would jointly invest in a local factory to cooperate in the development of breeding and farms in Vietnam and Long An would be the locality in which this cooperation agreement would be implemented.

On September 07th, 2019, the delegation of Long An province was on the way home, ending the working visit and investment promotion in Japan.

Reported by Quoc Thinh

Translated by Lan Vy

10/09/2019 8:00 SAĐã ban hành
The delegation of Svay Rieng Youth Union paid a courtesy visit to the leaders of Long An provinceThe delegation of Svay Rieng Youth Union paid a courtesy visit to the leaders of Long An province
In the afternoon of October 4, the delegation of Svay Rieng Province’s Youth Union, the Kingdom of Cambodia, led by the Deputy Governor, Vice Chairman of the Provincial Youth Union, Deputy Head of Svay Rieng Province’s Youth Union - Toch Polyva as the head of the delegation paid a courtesy visit to the leaders of Long An province. Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Pham Van Canh received the delegation.

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Vice Chairman of the Svay Rieng Province's Youth Union - Toch Polyva (left) presented the letter of appreciation to the leaders of Long An Province

At the meeting, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Pham Van Canh introduced briefly about the socio-economic situations of Long An Province to the delegation. He believed that the traditional friendship and cooperation between Vietnam and Cambodia as well as between Long An province and Svay Rieng province would be increasingly deepened in many areas and always gone well.

It is known that, from October 4 to October 6, 2019, the delegation of Svay Rieng Youth Union, Kingdom of Cambodia will have many cultural, sports exchanges and experience learning activities in Long An province.

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Taking photos

Vice Chairman of the Svay Rieng Youth Union - Toch Polyva thanked the leaders of Long An Province for creating favorable conditions for the delegation to visit and have many exchanges with young people in the province.

Mr. Toch Polyva shared that the visit was to further strengthen the solidarity, friendship and cooperation between Svay Rieng province and Long An province. Hopefully, in the coming time, Svay Rieng Youth Union and Youth Union of Long An province will study, learn and have many work plans to enhance the cooperation between the youth of two provinces./.

Reported by Thanh Nha

Translated by Lan Vy​

05/10/2019 3:00 CHĐã ban hành
Inauguration of 40.6MWp solar power plant Inauguration of 40.6MWp solar power plant
In June 23rd, in Thanh An commune, Thanh Hoa district, Long An, the alliance between Bamboo Capital Group (BCG) and Vietnam-Oman Investment (VOI) held the inauguration ceremony of Solar Power Plant BCG-CME Long An 1.

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The inauguration ceremony of Solar Power Plant BCG-CME Long An 1

Former President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam – Truong Tan Sang; Standing Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee – Nguyen Van Duoc; Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee – Pham Van Canh attended the ceremony.

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Former President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam – Truong Tan Sang (right cover) awards 100 million VND to Long An Study Encouragement Fund

According to Chairman of Bamboo Capital Group – Nguyen Ho Nam, the plant was built with 123,000 solar panels installed with modern technology and equipment, bringing high capacity and efficiency. The panels will absorb solar radiation to convert into electricity to integrate into the power transmission network with power generation output of 57 million KWh/year.

Vice Chairman of Long An Provincial People Committee – Pham Van Canh highly appreciated the significance of the project and said that that was an event marking the development of solar energy field in Long An province. At the same time, he suggested the investor to operate the plant follow the right process, especially, it is necessary to protect the environment in the process of replacing and handling the panels.

On this occasion, former President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam – Truong Tan Sang gave 100 scholarships of relaying to school to poor and studious students in Thanh Hoa district (each scholarship is worth 1 million dong) and 100 million dong for Long An Study Encouragement Fund./.

Reported by Phong Nha

Translated by Lan Vy​​

24/06/2019 12:00 CHĐã ban hành
Getting overseas students back home Getting overseas students back home
The brain drain and lack of practical education were among the major problems facing the country, students and leading members of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union told HCM City education officials at a conference yesterday.

Students from 130 high schools in the city attended the meeting organised by the municipal Department of Education and Training to discuss improvements to training quality and school programmes.

 

 

Their main concern was the brain drain. Pham Thi Yen Nhi, an 11th grader at the elite Le Hong Phong High School, said many students had gone abroad to study in recent years but did not come back to work in Viet Nam.

 

 

Not many students had the desire to help build their homeland, she said, adding the Government should work out policies to attract them home.

Another concern the students raised was their school programme’s focus on theory rather than practice.

 

 

Nguyen Bich Quynh, an 11th grader at another elite institution, Tran Dai Nghia High School, asked the officials why despite completing such long and arduous courses, many people failed to get good jobs after graduation. Even if they did, employers have to retrain them, she said.

 

 

Tran Tien Thinh of Le Thanh Ton High School in District 7 expressed the same opinion, saying education must be more practically-oriented.

 

 

Others expressed worries about the bad behaviour and use of obscene language by high school students, saying courses to teach them good behaviour were required from an early age.

 

 

Nguyen Thi Ngoc Bich of Long Truong High School in District 9 said there should be more sex education at the high-school level.

 

 

The changes the city and country are going through, students’ aspirations and the role of young people in the city’s industrialisation and modernisation were also discussed.

 

 

Huynh Cong Minh, director of the Department of Education and Training, said the conference provided a good opportunity to listen to students and promised more regular interaction in future.

VietNamNet/VNS

20/08/2014 10:00 SAĐã ban hành
Long An exchanged experiences with Korean experts and investorsLong An exchanged experiences with Korean experts and investors
On September 6, Long An Provincial People's Committee, Institute of Organic Agriculture Economics held a seminar to exchange experiences with Korean experts and investors towards the development of smart agricultural-industrial urban areas.

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At the seminar

Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council - Pham Van Ranh; Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can; representatives of some departments, agencies and localities in the province; Director of the Institute of Organic Agricultural Economics - Le Thanh; Korean experts and investors; representatives of businesses and banks attending the seminar.

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Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee - Pham Van Ranh (3rd, left) exchanged experiences with Korean experts and investors

According to the Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee - Pham Van Ranh, in the process of socio-economic development, Long An needed models and motivation for the new period to match the current trend of international integration. The provincial leaders were very pleased to be consulted, instructed and attracted by the Institute of Organic Agricultural Economics, South Korea experts and investors. This seminar brought many good prospects for efforts to find new development models of the province.

Mr. Pham Van Ranh hoped that this seminar would help provincial and district leaders to better understand the development of smart agricultural-industrial urban areas to lead smoothly and synchronously from the province to the district, grasp the proposed projects and create the most favorable conditions for investors.

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Delegates attend the seminar

Acting Director of Department of Construction - Nguyen Minh Hung informed about the status and orientation of development planning in the north of Ben Luc district, Long An province.

Accordingly, the planning area would consist of all 6 communes in the North of Ben Luc district including Luong Hoa, Tan Hoa, Luong Binh, Binh Duc, Thanh Hoa, Thanh Loi and a part of the northern area of 2 communes Tan Buu and An Thanh. The total planned area would be about 18,981 hectares.

Besides, the North of Ben Luc district would become an area to develop industrial parks and clusters towards the high-tech industry, supporting industries and other industries. At the same time, this area would develop other services such as training, high-quality health, culture, sports, commerce, ecotourism, entertainment - resorts; develop urban and residential areas associated with concentrated industrial zones and clusters with modern and synchronous technical and social infrastructure; develop clean agriculture and urban agriculture. In particular, this area will have an important position in national security and defense.

Investors proposed to invest in an intelligent agriculture-industrial project on an area of 10,000 hectares. Accordingly, they proposed the technology applied to the model of Smart Agricultural - Industrial Project in Long An and financial investment solution for the development of smart cities.

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In addition, the participants also discussed solutions as well as the most feasible and effective development area.

Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can said that investors' opinions in proposing the development of smart agricultural - industrial urban areas were very good prospects for the authorities and investors to strive together. The provincial leaders hoped it would be a new typical model of the province.

To achieve this target, the provincial People's Committee hoped that there would be close cooperation of investors and local authorities with specific commitment process. The provincial authorities would focus on reviewing and carrying out the planning, submitting to the competent authorities for approval as soon as possible. Based on the approved plan, the province would select investors to implement.

Mr.Tran Van Can asked departments, branches of the province and the People's Committees of districts, towns and cities to have a clear process, stick to the plan, actively survey, plan, bid, set up land and property on the land price list for site clearance. The provincial People's Committee expected investors to be very devoted to the projects to complete them as soon as possible./.

​Source: ​​ http://news.baolongan.vn

10/09/2019 5:00 CHĐã ban hành
Provincial People’s Commmittee have worked with Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development  Provincial People’s Commmittee have worked with Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development 
On July 22, 2010, the working group of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development by Nguyen Minh Quang - Vice Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development as head of the delegation have worked on the consumption links of agricultural products and the situation of  the cooperatives in Long An province.

To welcome the Vice Minister and the delegation were Mr. Nguyen Thanh Nguyen - Vice Chairman Provincial People’s Commmittee, leader of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Department of Trade and Industry, Department of Planning and Investment.

At the meeting, representatives of the Department of Trade and Industry reported on the associated production of agricultural products consumed in the province of Long An. Thereby, performance link for some commodities such as rice, sugar cane, fresh cow milk, shrimp, dragon ... with the construction of models of production and business to promote methods of production and consumption of agricultural production contracts, encourage the formation of forms of economic cooperation and development programs bunch production associated with promoting consumption of agricultural products such as building models of cooperation linking aquaculture, production model dragon standard GAP. Also, implementation of supportive policies by the cooperative participation advertise products, trade promotion…

Speaking at the meeting, Mr Nguyen Minh Quang - Vice Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development has recognized, appreciated the achieved results in the agricultural development of the province. Thereby, he stressed the province need to focus on building the production models, promoting the application of advanced science and technology into production, bringing the crops of new varieties, high productivity in cultivation.

Source and translated by Lan Vy

20/08/2014 10:00 SAĐã ban hành
In May 2019, Long An has 2 newly established industrial clusters In May 2019, Long An has 2 newly established industrial clusters
According to Long An Department of Industry and Trade, in May 2019, the Provincial People’s Committee decided to establish two new industrial clusters: My Quy Tay and Le Tran with a total area of 69 hectares and investment capital of VND 1,000 billion.

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In May 2019, Long An has 2 newly established industrial clusters

Accumulation of the first 5 months of 2019, the Provincial People's Committee has decided to establish 4 industrial clusters: Tan Phu, Duc Thuan 2, My Quy Tay, Le Tran with a total area of 169 hectares, and investment capital of VND 2,068 billion.

According to the Scheme adjusting Industrial Cluster Development Planning in the province to 2020, there would be 62 industrial clusters with a total area of 3,106.5 hectares in the whole province. Up to now, Long An had 56 industrial clusters (2,812 hectares) approved for the infrastructure investment policy by the Provincial People's Committee with a total registered investment capital of VND 22,395 billion./.​​

Reported by Mai Huong

Translated by Lan Vy

04/06/2019 5:00 CHĐã ban hành
In the first 6 months of 2019, Long An’s economic growth reached 9.89%In the first 6 months of 2019, Long An’s economic growth reached 9.89%
According to Long An Provincial People’s Committee, the province’s Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) in the first 6 months of 2019 reached 9.89%. In which, sector I (agriculture, forestry and fishery) increased by 2.17% (the same period in 2018 increased by 4.82%); sector II (industry and construction) increased by 14.65% (the same period in 2018 increased by 15.11%); sector III (trade and service) increased by 7.5% (the same period in 2018 increased by 7.42%).

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In the first 6 months of 2019, sector II (industry and construction) had a growth rate of 14.65%

Compared to the economic growth of the same period in 2018, the economic growth rate in the first 6 months of 2019 was lower but still reached the set plan.

The economic growth rate of the first 6 months of 2019 shows that, over the past time, the leaders of the provincial People's Committee have well implemented the Resolution of the Provincial Party Committee, the People's Council and the socio-economic development plan in 2019. With this result, the province has many advantages. It is forecasted, in 2019, the province will reach and exceed the economic growth target according to the set plan of 9.6%.

In the last 6 months of 2019, the Provincial People's Committee proposes that the provincial departments and branches, the People's Committees of districts, towns and cities to focus on well implementing tasks and solutions to promote production and business, striving to achieve higher growth than planned. In particular, focusing on implementing the administrative reform solutions; removing difficulties, accelerating the disbursement of public investment capital; timely solving difficulties in production and business, especially large enterprises, enterprises exporting key products of the province, promoting production development./.​

Reported by Minh Đang​

Translated by Lan Vy​

11/06/2019 4:00 CHĐã ban hành
Long An - Svay Rieng: Additional cooperation agreement signedLong An - Svay Rieng: Additional cooperation agreement signed
On September 10, the delegation of Long An province including Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Pham Tan Hoa; representatives of provincial departments, branches and unions; leaders of Thu Thua district and border districts attended the preliminary meeting to implement the cooperation agreement for the period 2016-2019; signed an additional cooperation agreement between the People's Committee of Long An Province (Vietnam) and the Administration Board of Svay Rieng Province (Kingdom of Cambodia) in Svay Rieng Province.

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Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can (R) and Governor of Svay Rieng Province - Men Vibol signed an additional cooperation agreement

Governor of Svay Rieng Province - Men Vibol and the representatives of Svay Rieng Provincial Administration Board welcomed and worked with the delegation.

Over the past time, the two sides have made great efforts to implement the signed contents in the spirit of cooperation and mutual support to develop socio-economy. The two provinces have had a lot of investment in border infrastructure; upgrading and building roads connecting border areas, especially patrol roads and border belt roads.

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Delegates attend the conference in Svay Rieng province

Long An supported training 18 practitioners of Svay Rieng province in the medical intermediate level system; exchanged information, prevented and fought against epidemics; organized many medical examinations, dispensed medicine, and gave gifts to thousands of people in difficult areas in the border areas. Svay Rieng Provincial Cooperation Board cooperated, created favorable conditions for Team K73 Long An to search, exhume and repatriate the remains of Vietnamese volunteer soldiers who died during the war in Cambodia. The two sides cooperated, exchanged information, ensured security and order in the border areas; and so on.

Governor of Svay Rieng Province - Men Vibol welcomed the delegation of Long An province to work. He highly appreciated the efforts of the two provincial governments in the period 2016-2019 and thanked the Long An province's affection and support for Svay Rieng province, especially infrastructure development, free medical examination, treatment and medicine for Cambodian people.

Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can said that the conference is an opportunity to evaluate cooperation agreements in the past time; further tightening the friendship, cooperation and development between the two provinces in the coming time.

On this occasion, Long An province also handed over the monument of Hero of the Martyrs Nguyen Van Ngo (funded by the Long An province) to Svay Rieng province.

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Leaders of 2 provinces present souvenirs

At the conference, the two sides signed an additional cooperation agreement with some contents. Accordingly, Long An will focus on investing and upgrading the main roads connecting border gates and border markets in Long An province; reviewing transportation routes connecting from administrative centers of border districts and towns to border gates, trails and open roads adjacent to Svay Rieng province.

Svay Rieng province is interested in speeding up the construction of asphalt road NH18 to Binh Hiep - Prey Vor International Border Gate,  etc. Long An supports training agricultural technicians suitable to the soil of Svay Rieng province. The two sides strengthened cooperation and investment activities, production and business development; create favorable conditions for goods of Long An province to access Svay Rieng market and vice versa, etc.

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Delegates from 2 provinces take memorial photos

In addition, the two sides agreed to create favorable conditions for people of the two provinces to live, work stably and legally, in accordance with the laws of each country, and contribute to strengthening friendship relations, nice neighbors between the two sides; culture - sports exchanges on the occasion of holidays, new year of each party.

In addition, the Long An Provincial Steering Committee 515 and Svay Rieng Provincial Cooperation Board continue to coordinate and support in searching, exhuming and repatriating the remains of Vietnamese volunteer soldiers who died in the wartime in Cambodia; etc.

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Offering incense at the Monument of martyrs Nguyen Van Ngo in Svay Rieng province

Before the conference, the delegation of Long An province and the government of Svay Rieng city (Svay Rieng province) held incense offering, paid a visit to the monument of the heroic martyr Nguyen Van Ngo (who contributed the body of Cambodian people. died in a minefield and rescued an injured child in Svay Rieng province 40 years ago by Pol Pot).

Here, Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can also visited and supported the fund for building gratitude houses for households to take care of the Monument./.

​​ ​Source: http://news.baolongan.vn

11/09/2019 11:00 SAĐã ban hành
Long An ranked 7th in the Public Administrative Reform Index in 2018Long An ranked 7th in the Public Administrative Reform Index in 2018
The Government’s Steering Committee of Administrative Reform has just announced the Public Administrative Reform Index (PAR INDEX) in 2018. Accordingly, Long An’s Public Administrative Reform Index ranked 7th (81.02 points), up 5 grades compared to 2017 (grade 12).

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Long An is in the top 10 provinces and cities leading the Ranking of Public Administrative Reform Index in 2018

The Public Administrative Reform Index is a management tool developed and applied by the Ministry of Home Affairs from 2012 up to now which aims to help the Government monitor and evaluate in a real and objective manner the annual administrative reform results of ministries, ministerial-level agencies and People's Committees of provinces and cities directly under the Central Government.

Results of public administrative reform 2018 of provinces and cities were divided into 4 groups: Group A (over 80%); Group B (75-80%); Group C (70 - 75%); Group D (under 70%). Quang Ninh maintained the top position of the ranking with the index of 89.06%, 5.08% higher than the second unit, Hanoi City. Phu Yen ranked 63/63 of provinces and cities with the result of 69.53%.

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In 2018, Long An ranked 7th, up 5 grades compared to 2017 on administrative reform index

The Satisfaction Index of Public Administration Services (SIPAS) in 2018 was 82.99%, up 2% over 2017. The satisfaction index on factors: Service access; administrative procedures; service results increased compared to 2017. However, the satisfaction index of receiving and processing comments, feedbacks and proposals reduced./.​​

Reported by Phong Nha

Translated by Lan Vy​

03/06/2019 5:00 CHĐã ban hành
Long An: In the first 9 months of 2019, the industrial production index increased by 15.24%Long An: In the first 9 months of 2019, the industrial production index increased by 15.24%
According to Long An Department of Industry and Trade of Long An, the situation of industrial production in the first 9 months of 2019 maintained a continuous and stable production pace. Industrial production index in September was estimated to increase by 0.03% compared to August and increase by 15.51% over the same period in 2018.

​In accumulated 9 months of 2019, industrial production index increased by 15.24% compared to the same period in 2018 (increased by 16.03%), in which, processing and manufacturing industry increased by 15.16%, electricity production and distribution increased by 18.53%, water supply, waste and wastewater management and treatment industry increased by 13.69%.

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Mineral and chemical fertilizers have high growth rates over the same period

The number of industrial product groups with an increase in growth rate over the same period was 55/75 commodity groups. Some industrial products had the following growth rates: Construction bricks (up 61.6%); plastic products (up 39%); wood products (up 32.5%); finished products of iron and steel (up 28.5%); paint (up 25.9%); yarns of all kinds (up 23.8%); commercial electricity (up 18.5%); mineral and chemical fertilizers (up 17.6%); mineral water (up 14.7%); pharmaceutical products (up 13.9%); finished products of fabrics (up 12.7%); cashew kernels (up 5.4%); rice milling (up 3.6%).    

Products with decreased index: Fabrics made from synthetic fibers (down 35.3%); bottled beer production (down 27.2%); rolled iron and steel production (down 13.1%); animal feed production (down 5%); garments (down 4.8%); printing service (down 3.9%); backpack production (down 2.5%); footwear (down 1.2%).​

Reported by Mai Huong

Translated by Lan Vy​

02/10/2019 11:00 SAĐã ban hành
Commercial activities in Long An province on August 2011 Commercial activities in Long An province on August 2011
Total retail sales of goods and services on August 2011 has been estimated 1.840,93 billions of VND, increasing 0,16 percent than the previous month and increasing 26,07 percent compared with the same period last year.

For 8 months, total retail sales of goods and services in Long An province has got 15.048,17 billions of VND, reached 67,2 percent as planned and increasing 28,16 percent compared with the same period last year. In which, trade has increased 28,16 percent compared with the same period in 2010; Staying and eating has  increased 27,79 percent; Travelling has increased 2.75 times and services has increased 29.78 percent.

The value of exports of goods of  in Long An province in on August 2011 has estimated about 191,7 millions of USD, increased 3,2 percent than the previous month and increased  54,6 percent compared with  the on August 2010. In which, domestic business got 66,7 millions of  USD, increased 3,3 percent than the previous month; enterprises with foreign investment capital was 125 millions of USD, increased 3,2 percent than the previous.

Generally, during  8 months,  Long An Province has carried out a total value of exports that has been estimating about 1,194 millions of USD, reached 70  percent as planned of the year 2011. In which, domestic business  was 411 millions of  USD, reached 87,3 percent as planned and increased 33,7 percent compared to the same period last year;  enterprises with foreign investment capital was 783,4 million USD, reached 63,4 percent as planned and increased 18,7 percent than the same period last year.

The main export goods of  Long An province on August include many kinds of rice (308.426 tons, reached 101,5 percent as planned, cashew nuts (6.476 tons, reached 24,8 percent as planned, decreased 43 percent); garments (201,5 millions of USD, reached 32,4 percent as planned, shoes (234.8 millions of USD, 81  percent  as planned),  seafood (86,9 millions of USD, reached 79 percent as planned).etc

The value of the import goods on August 2011 has been estimated about 134,5 millions of USD, increased 3,8 percent compared with July 2011 and increased 16,1 percent compared with  August 2010, in which, domestic business got 48 millions of  USD, increased 3,4 percent compared with the previous month, enterprises with foreign investment capital got 86,5 millions of USD, increased 4 percent  compared with the previous month.

Source: Thai Chuyen

(Department of Industry and Trade)

Translated by Lan Vy

20/08/2014 10:00 SAĐã ban hành
Three golden facesThree golden faces
For the last 17th competitive excellent students examination in Mekong Delta region, two groups of Long An province have obtained 29 medals of all kinds.

Among five golden medals achieved by Long An, there are three granted to the excellent students of the class 12C specialized ranking of Le Quy Don High School: Nguyen Thi Phuong Tuong, Nguyen Tien Hoang Son, Ho Thi Mai Trinh. In the early days of Tiger Year (Canh Dan), Hoa Hoc Tro will be with you to find out more about this three outstanding faces.

 

The way to access specializing ranking.

 

Since the period of secondary level, all three gifted and expressed their passion for social subjects. Literature is the subject inspired Nguyen Thi Phuong Tuong sense of feeling. Phuong Tuong ever gained consolation prize exam of literature at the provincial level in grade 9. Thanks to that the achievement the country girl living in Duc Hoa was bravely attended the test of Le Quy Don professional secondary school. Alike, Ho Thi Mai Trinh (Ben Luc) does not forget the old-school text on literature. From the attractive method teaching of teacher helped Mai Trinh absorb all the beauty of all written poems. Passion for literature led Mai Trinh to the C specializing rank of Le Quy Don high school, with the encouragement of the her family. Particularly with Nguyen Tien Hoang Son, English has strong attraction make him want to explore and learn it. Attended the test in C specializing rank, to Son, this is the chance for him to improve his English knowledge and a chance to well equipped himself to the entrance of the University.

 

Exceed shocks

 

The home is located in Tay Ninh province, but Nguyen Tien Hoang Son has lived and studied many years in the city of Tan An. Therefore, when joined to the specializing ranking of Le Quy Don high school, Son has not got much pressure on a heavy schedule. According to Son, when learning English, students need to use different methods to get success easily. Son regularly watches English movies with subtitles, read newspapers, listens to music to hold more foreign vocabulary, syntax. Son shares: "I do not put myself to the rigid learning method. Learning with entertainment gentle way will help achieve better results”.

 

However, difference from Son, at the early time of joining specializing ranking, both Phuong Tuong and Mai Phuong Trinh were "shocked" with the new environment. From relations of friendship to closed day of school created more pressure for the two students coming from the rural areas. Phuong Tuong recalled: “Many times I got severe stress because of thinking not keep up with my friends in the urban. But thanks to the encouragement of groups, teachers, so I passed that most difficult period time. To Mai Trinh, sometimes she couldn’t get used to with the new method teaching causing her confusing. Fortunately, she could held the balance of psychology. So that she did not have any problems in learning "- Mai Trinh confided.

 

Efforts to get the dream

 

Knowing getting the golden medal of literature, Nguyen Thi Phuong Tuong immediately called home to share the joy with her mother. Tuong said that from the last exam, she needs to make much more effort to get good results for the test of excellent students in March and the coming national university entrance exam. Phuong Tuong thought that, although the national exams for excellent students are not holding priorities galore like before, but they will help students learn to promote their aptitudes. Ho Thi Mai Trinh said she did not pay too much attention to results of test of excellent students but not ignored because "become excellent students of the province is a pride." With the golden medal of literature in the last test of excellent students in Mekong Delta region, Mai Trinh will have more motivation to conquer her horizon of knowledge. To Nguyen Tien Hoang Son – last achievement confirms once again the reasonable method of learning. Talking about future plans, Son said: "I am looking forward to the Faculty of Economics - National University. I will strive hard to achieve that result.

 

Three golden faces have spent warmly Tet holidays with family welfare. The simple joy as going out the field to pull grass with her mother of Phuong Tuong, carrying her sister to visit to her grandparents of Mai Trinh or taking a spring photograph of Hoang Son has always been in their heart - as a fulcrum for their success in the future.

 

Translated by Nguyen Thai Hoa

20/08/2014 10:00 SAĐã ban hành
Ben Luc: Project investment in Vinh Loc II Industrial Park checkedBen Luc: Project investment in Vinh Loc II Industrial Park checked
On October 1, Chairman of People's Committee of Ben Luc district of Long An province - Tran Van Tuoi and other branches of the district checked the actual activities in Vinh Loc II Industrial Park (IP) on the investment situation of projects to verify information on dividing and selling land lot illegally in the IP.

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Chairman of People's Committee of Ben Luc district of Long An province - Tran Van Tuoi and other branches of the districts inspected at Vinh Loc II Industrial Park.

At the meeting, Vinh Loc IP Investment and Construction Joint Stock Company confirmed that it did not transfer the IP land area to any units, it means that it did not sell the project land as information announced. The company has installed information boards in the IP for people to know.

According to the report, Vinh Loc II IP covers an area of 225 hectares, of which 155 hectares is eligible for leasing. Up to now, 32 enterprises have invested and run their production and business activities in the IP. Currently, Vinh Loc IP Investment and Construction Joint Stock Company is carrying out procedures to apply for an extension to continue implementing the project.

Chairman of the district People's Committee - Tran Van Tuoi suggested that the company should publicize the project investment information so that local authorities and people could monitor the progress of the project; At the same time, he stressed that real estate business acts will strictly be handled when they do not meet the prescribed conditions. It is recommended that organizations, individuals and people should grasp the information when they participate in real estate transactions to avoid damage./.

Source: http://news.baolongan.vn/

03/10/2019 5:00 CHĐã ban hành
Long An: Economic growth in 2019 strived to achieve about 10 percentLong An: Economic growth in 2019 strived to achieve about 10 percent
On October 3, Chairman of Long An People's Committee - Tran Van Can chaired an online meeting with localities in the province to evaluate the situation of socio-economic development in the first 9 months of 2019 and the last 3-month working program of 2019.

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Delegates attend the meeting

Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can assessed that the socio-economic situation of the province in the past 9 months had many good results and changed in a positive direction. However, in the process of performing the task, there are still many difficulties, shortcomings and limitations.

In the field of agriculture, up to now, the total cultivated rice area is nearly 501,943 hectares, reaching over 99.6 percent of the plan and 98.2 percent over the same period in 2018. The harvested area is 473.155 hectares, the average yield estimated at 5.51 tons per hectare, the output reaches over 2.6 million tons, reaching 94.7 percent of the plan (2.75 million tons). In particular, dragon fruit, lemon, vegetables continue to bring high economic efficiency.

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Up to now, the harvested rice has reached over 2,605 million tons, accounting for 94.7 percent of the plan of 2.75 million tons

Currently, epidemics on cattle and poultry are controlled, timely detected and treated. Up to now, African pig fever has been detected in 169 communes and wards of 15 districts, towns and cities. The total number of infected and culled pigs was 51,964 pigs, the total weight of culling was 3,180 tons, the estimated cost of supporting the culling was over 95 billion VND.

In the field of industry - construction, the index of industry increased quite over the same period, most of the major industrial product groups had an increase in output. The industrial production index in 9 months of 2019 increased by 15.24 percent over the same period. The number of industrial product groups is 75 ones, in which 55 groups had a high growth rate compared to the same period in 2018.

The work of compensation and site clearance has been focused on leading, directing and organizing the implementation. The province has organized a field survey mission to solve difficulties and obstacles. Since the beginning of the year, the area of filled industrial land has increased by 46 hectares. The provinces and localities are focusing on investing in the infrastructure of industrial parks and clusters to create more land fund to attract investment in the coming time.

Also, the promotion of investment attraction continues to be concerned by the province, creating favorable conditions for businesses to invest in starting up their businesses. Since then, the number of businesses and newly registered capital increased over the same period; At the same time, domestic investment projects and foreign investment projects continue to increase in the number of newly registered projects.

Basic construction investment is implemented according to the set plan. The Program of mobilizing all resources to build transport infrastructure for industrial development in key economic regions and 3 key projects of the Resolution of the X Provincial Party Congress continued to be focused on and pushed up their progress.

In the field of commerce, it is maintained with steady growth and exceeding the same period in 2018. That is, the total retail sales and services increased by 14.9 percent; exports reached 4.46 billion USD, up 16.6 percent; imports reached 3.27 billion USD, up 7.5 percent; CPI of 9 months increased by 2.8 percent. Market inspection, anti-smuggling, trade frauds and fakes are focused on. 

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In the field of construction industry, the index of industry increased significantly over the same period

The socio-cultural fields are concentrated, fully implementing the social security policies. Education and life skills training for pupils and students continue to be widely implemented, especially in preventing and combating school violence; The construction of schools meeting national standards according to new criteria continues to be maintained, reaching 49.18 percent.

In the last 3 months of the year, the provincial People's Committee instructed departments, branches and localities to focus on well performing the key tasks: Continue to effectively implement the solutions of economic restructuring of the province and restructuring the industry to ensure the achievement of exceeding the socio-economic development plan in 2019, strive to exceed the economic growth target under the Resolution of the Provincial Party Committee and the provincial People's Council and strive to achieve a growth rate of about 10 percent (as planned 9.6 percent).

The Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee also assigns specific tasks to some departments. Accordingly, the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development concentrates drastically on solutions to increase the rate of people using clean water in the province; continue to monitor, inspect and urge the completion of daily-life water supply projects for the low-land areas of Can Duoc and Can Giuoc districts; reaching at least 40 percent of people using clean water in 2019.

Department of Industry and Trade presides to continue speeding up investment in infrastructure of industrial clusters to ensure at least 3 new industrial clusters put in operation in 2019 including Vinh Khang, Vissan and Sao Vang; advise the provincial People's Committee on the policy of investing in remaining industrial clusters as planned; proactively preparing sources of goods to serve the year-end shopping needs.

 The Economic Authority Zone hosts and coordinates with provincial and local departments, branches in being responsible for reviewing and urging investors to accelerate investment in the infrastructure of industrial parks and economic zones; Ensuring at least 3 more new industrial parks come into operation in 2019.

Department of Planning and Investment hosts and coordinate with relevant departments, branches and localities in continuing to closely manage and supervise public investment according to the provisions of law; promptly remove difficulties and obstacles and timely disburse the allocated investment capital sources in 2019./.​

Reported by Mai Huong

Translated by Lan Vy

04/10/2019 9:00 SAĐã ban hành
Long An focuses on compensation, site clearance and resettlementLong An focuses on compensation, site clearance and resettlement
Department of Natural Resources and Environment of Long An province and other departments, branches and localities have removed obstacles and difficulties; focused on compensation, site clearance and resettlement; and handed over the land to implement the project to contribute to local socio-economic development.

Positive changes

Recently, the province's socio-economy has developed strongly, the following year is higher than the previous year. The province has many policies to attract businesses to invest in local projects and policies to support compensation and resettlement for people. However, the compensation, site clearance and resettlement have not yet met the requirements, especially in the key areas of industrial development in the province.

For that reason, the province determines that compensation, site clearance and resettlement are the key tasks of 2019 and the following years. So the province requires the political system to perform these tasks well. On March 29, 2019, the Standing Committee of the Provincial Party Committee issued the Conclusion No. 720-KL/TU on compensation, site clearance and resettlement in Duc Hoa, Ben Luc, Can Duoc, Can Giuoc, Thu Thua and Tan Tru districts and Tan An city.

After the conclusion, the implementation of these tasks has positive changes. Can Giuoc District have 108 land acquisition projects with a total area of more than 5,562 hectares and 10,700 affected households. In which, more than 50 projects have been approved by the District People's Committee; more than 7,300 households have been paid compensation with a total amount of more than VND 3,750 billion; and 1,823 hectares of land have been cleared and handed over to investors to implement the project.

According to the Chairman of Can Giuoc District People's Committee - Nguyen Tuan Thanh, after having the Conclusion No.720, the district has cleared nearly 60 hectares of land; paid compensation 436 households with a total amount of over VND 365 billion (mainly in key projects such as Provincial Road 830, Tan Tap - Long Hau Road, Long Hau 3 Industrial park, resettlement project in Long Hau and Tan Tap communes, etc.).

According to the Chairman of Can Duoc District People's Committee - Huynh Van Quang Hung, the compensation, site clearance and resettlement in the district have had many positive changes, especially after the Conclusion No.720 of the Standing Committee of the Provincial Party Committee. The district has compensated 902 out of 950 households in Provincial Road 830 project (phase 2) and 90 out of 90 households in 110kV Nam Tan Tap project (through the district). However, some projects have still faced difficulties, the district and related departments and agencies have tried to remove obstacles to early hand over the site to implement the project, contributing to the general development.

In Ben Luc district, these tasks have also achieved some positive results. According to the Vice-Chairman of Ben Luc District People's Committee - Le Thanh Ut, from the end of March 2016 until now, the district has paid compensation and supported 121 affected households with a total amount of VND 164 billion and recovered 15.5 hectares of land to hand over to investors.

However, there have been still certain limitations in performing tasks. In the coming time, the district continues to mobilize people to comply with the guidelines; strengthens coordination of relevant departments and agencies to inspect and urge investors to remove obstacles and difficulties.

Focusing on completing the task

After having the Conclusion No. 720 of the Standing Committee of the Provincial Party Committee, the compensation, site clearance and resettlement have had positive changes but there have been still certain difficulties and limitations in some localities.

The progress of many projects has not met the requirements for implementation time. The change has been not really synchronous. The low financial capacity of some investors has prolonged the project implementation time, caused waste of land and disturbing public opinion. Besides, the lack of consistency and strictness in coordination among state management agencies have affected the progress of land acquisition. Some regulations have been not suitable for the actual situation.

On the other hand, some households have agreed on the policy but they have not agreed on compensation prices. Violations in speculation, land transfer have caused a rise in land prices, "virtual land fever". It also affected compensation and land clearance seriously. 

According to the Chairman of Can Giuoc District People's Committee - Nguyen Tuan Thanh, although there have been some initial results, the district has still faced some problems in compensation, site clearance and resettlement. In the coming time, Can Giuoc district will focus on mobilizing people to follow guidelines; coordinating with related departments and agencies to remove difficulties. At the same time, the district will review the prolonged projects to suggest the province to urge or withdraw if the capacity of the investor is weak.

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Effective implementation of compensation, site clearance and resettlement contributes to the province's socio-economic development

According to Director of the Department of Natural Resources and Environment - Vo Minh Thanh, the Department has actively cooperated with departments, agencies and localities to implement the Conclusion No.720. Every month, the Department summarizes and reports to the Provincial People's Committee on the results of compensation, site clearance and resettlement in localities. Currently, these tasks has many positive changes compared to before.

The Department and relevant agencies advised the Provincial People's Committee to issue Decision No. 20/2019 / QD-UBND, dated April 24, 2016, on the adjustment and supplement of the 5-year land price list (2015-2019) to correspond to reality. Departments and local People's Committees have also guided the synchronous implementation of compensation and site clearance procedures to shorten the completion time. Besides, the Department has sent a document to the District People's Committee in publicizing the information of project panel such as investor, map, scale objectives, schedule, etc. so that to create convenience, openness and transparency in compensation as well as to enhance the responsibility of the investors and to create consensus of the people.

"In the coming time, the Department will strengthen coordination of related departments and localities to promptly remove obstacles and difficulties to promote compensation, land clearance and resettlement; advise the Provincial People's Committee on solutions to timely guide the implementation of this task more effectively" - Mr. Vo Minh Thanh added.​

Source: http://news.baolongan.vn

30/07/2019 10:00 SAĐã ban hành
Closing the 3rd Vietnam Rice Festival - 2018Closing the 3rd Vietnam Rice Festival - 2018
After 7 days with many rich activities, the 3rd Vietnam Rice Festival in Long An closed on December 24th evening.

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The 3rd Vietnam Rice Festival took place from December 18th to 24th

The 3rd Vietnam Rice Festival – 2018 scaled over 1,100 units, and booths of over 612 participating units, localities, enterprises with many activities of fair and exhibition, and practical seminars.

In addition to introducing the achievements of economic – cultural – social development of Long An province and provinces and cities in the Mekong Delta region, Vietnam agricultural development achievement after 30 years of renovation, the Organizing Board also focused on promoting the potentials and strengths of Vietnamese rice production and business units and enterprises with positive contributions to the sustainable development of Vietnam's agriculture in the context of integration.

Besides, the Exhibition "Agriculture – Industry – Trade in the South West region in 2018" was also held to implement the National trade promotion program in 2018 chaired by the Ministry of Industry and Tradè.

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Award to the winners of the "Vietnam-branded delicious rice" contest

Vietnam Rice Festival attracted over 100,000 visitors to visit and shop. Particularly, the opening day attracted more than 20,000 participants.

In addition, the "Vietnam-branded delicious rice" contest also attracted 26 participating units and 8 teams entered to the final round. As a result, the Organizing Board awarded the first prize to Ho Quang Tri Private Enterprise with organic rice ST24; the second prize belonged to Loc Troi Group JSC with Ngoc Troi Bac Dau rice product; the third prize belonged to Hoa Nang Agricultural Products JSC with Hoa Nang organic rice ST2.

Reported by Thanh Hieu​​

Translated by Lan Vy ​​​​

02/01/2019 2:00 CHĐã ban hành
The delegation of Long An province paid a courtesy visit to Huaibei City, Anhui province, China The delegation of Long An province paid a courtesy visit to Huaibei City, Anhui province, China
In the afternoon of September 24th, in Huaibei City, Anhui province, Chairman of Long An Provincial People’s Committee – Tran Van Can and leaders of departments and sectors paid a courtesy visit to Mr. Hoang Tieu Vu, Secretary of Huaibei City Party Committee, Anhui province, China.

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Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee – Tran Van Can (left photo) pays a courtesy visit to Secretary of Huaibei City Party Committee

At the meeting, Secretary of Huaibei City Party Committee - Mr. Hoang Tieu Vu informed about the socio-economic development situation of Huaibei City, specifically, the city was dubbed the energy city, producing 5 million tons of coal annually, 700 thousand KW of electricity. In the coming time, the Secretary of Huaibei City Party Committee wanted that the two sides would promote economic and cultural cooperation.

Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee – Tran Van Can also informed to the leader of Huaibei City about the advantages of Long An province such as having favorable geographical position, transport and seaport infrastructure were invested to complete to serve industrial development, attracting domestic and foreign investment, and agricultural products with export strengths to China.

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Vice Director of Long An Department of Foreign Affairs – Le Hoang Thanh signs the Memorandum

In the same afternoon, the provincial leaders, the representatives of departments and sectors, and Long An Dragon Fruit Association had a meeting to introduct Long An's investment environment. The two sides witnessed the signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding between the leader of the People's Committee of Chau Thanh district and the Head of Tuong Son district, Huaibei City;

The signing is the basis for promoting trade of strong agricultural products of the province directly to Huaibei City in particular and China in general.

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Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee and the delegation of Dragon Fruit Association explore market of agricultural products

Earlier on the same day, the delegation visited the Wanda Group's retail supermarkets, learning about Vietnam's agricultural products market such as dragon fruits and other agricultural products consumed by China, visited dairy production factory and food production plant./.​

Reported by Thai Hoa

Translated by Lan Vy

26/09/2019 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 filled more than 280 ha of industrial production landLong An filled more than 280 ha of industrial production land
In October 2016, the total rent land area in industrial parks, industrial complexes in Long An Province is 281 ha, reaching 94% of the plan.

​​In which, the industrial parks were occupied additionally for 267.8 ha, and the industrial complexes were occupied additionally 13.5 ha. It is planned that at the end of 2016, Long An will fill more than 300 ha as set in the plan.

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The operation of industrial parks, industrial complexes is one of the conditions for the province to have comprehensive socio-economic development (photos taken at Vinasino Co., Ltd, Long Hau Industrial Park, Can Giuoc District)

Up to now, the whole province has 16/28 industrial parks under operation with the occupation rate of 66.2% which have attracted 1,196 investment projects and re-leased 1,856 ha of land of which there are 498 foreign-invested projects with the total capital of 3,075 millions USD and 698 domestic investment projects with the total investment capital of 52,748 billions VND.

In the province, there are 32 industrial complexes with the total area of 3,368ha of which 28 industrial complexes have the infrastructure investors; 19 industrial complexes have the decisions for establishment, 14 industrial complexes are under operation. Up to now, the industrial complexes have attracted 263 projects including 60 foreign-invested projects with the total investment capital of 209.6 millions USD and 203 domestic investment projects with the total investment capital of 5,333 billions VND. The total land area for re-leasing is 411.4 ha and the occupation ratio of the industrial complexes under operation is 88.3%. There are 185 production enterprises to attract about 16,000 labors./.​

Reported by ​ http://baolongan.vn/​

Translated by LV

15/11/2016 5:00 CHĐã 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
PROJECT CALL FOR INVESTMENT : Tan An city belt road (included bridge system)PROJECT CALL FOR INVESTMENT : Tan An city belt road (included bridge 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 policy

Benefit from policies in accordance with current law​​

10/10/2016 7:00 SAĐã ban hành
Long An strives to reach 7,500 hectares of high-tech rice production by year endLong An strives to reach 7,500 hectares of high-tech rice production by year end
Secretary of the Long An Province Party Committee cum Chairman of People's Council Pham Van Ranh and Chairman of Long An Province People's Committee Tran Van Can co-chaired online conference on March 13 with the participants of local authorities. The conference aimed to review the implementation of hi-tech agriculture program in association with agricultural restructuring.

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Party Chief Pham Van Ranh required functional agencies and localities to coordinate with local enterprises and scientists to help farmers, cooperative groups and cooperatives in applying hi-tech agriculture program

Local authorities said, the program under Resolution No08 had initially acquired some achievements although it had been slower than the set target.

Accordingly, the province needs to focusing on the investment, intensifying the popularization propaganda to create positive changes in the political system and the residents' awareness of applying hi-tech  agriculture program; strengthening the investment and trade promotion to supply clean products to distributors in and outside the province.

Many delegates said that some pilot models have still been facing difficulties in supplying and consuming products, especially in rice production. The coordination between departments and sectors in training human resource to support cooperatives and cooperative groups has not achieved high efficiency.

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Long An strives to reach 7,500 hectares of high-tech rice production by year end

By the end of 2018, the province will strive to have 7,500 hectares of high-tech rice production, 1,000 hectares of vegetables, 1,200 hectares of dragon fruit and 6 models for breeding beeves; focusing on establishing 13 pilot high-tech cooperatives and a 4.0 technology model in vegetable farming.

Party Chief Pham Van Ranh required functional agencies and localities to coordinate with local enterprises and scientists to help farmers, cooperative groups and cooperatives in applying hi-tech agriculture program; to support local enterprises to consume products, to improve cooperatives' activities.  Besides, the State Bank should call for commercial banks to connect local enterprises, cooperatives to support capital, meeting with production demand./.

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

28/03/2018 11:00 SAĐã ban hành
A number of large investors is making investment procedures in Long An A number of large investors is making investment procedures in Long An
According to Long An Provincial People’s Committee, a number of large investors is surveying and making investment procedures for major projects in the province.

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Long An attracts many large investors (illustration photo)

In the past time, Long An has had many policies to support and improve the investment environment and actively attracted enterprises to implement projects in the area. The province now has nearly 11,000 enterprises in operation with a total capital of over VND 272,300 billion. Long An has nearly 1,800 DDI projects, nearly 1,000 FDI projects, with 38 countries and territories investing in the province.

Currently, a number of large investors (Becamex IDC-VSIP Group, VinGroup, Ecoland Group, BRG Group, Hoan Cau Vietnam JSC, etc.) is making investment procedures, implementing construction planning and surveying to propose project investment in key industrial districts of the province with a total area of over 16,000 hectares.

Long An creates favorable conditions for large investors to soon implement projects, contributing to the socio-economic development of the locality. Besides, the province has solved difficulties and problems (on procedures, site, etc.) to call for and promote investment, attract more large investors to survey and implement projects in the area./.​

Reported by Chau Son

​Translated by Lan Vy​​


16/05/2019 12:00 CHĐã ban hành
In the first two months of 2019, Long An granted 73 new investment projects  In the first two months of 2019, Long An granted 73 new investment projects 
In the first two months of 2019, Long An province granted investment certificates for 73 new projects, including 51 domestic direct investment (DDI) projects and 22 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects.

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Long An granted investment certificates to 73 new projects in the first 2 months of 2019

In the first 2 months, there were 51 DDI projects in the province certified with a total investment of VND 6,493 billion

Specifically, in the past 2 months, the province had 51 DDI projects certified with a total investment of VND 6,493 billion. In addition, there were 4 projects registered to increase capital of VND 267 billion. Total new and increased capital in the first 2 months was VND 6,760 billion; increased by 36 projects and by VND 5,650 billion over the same period.

Up to now, the total number of DDI projects registered for investment certificate was 1,729 projects, total registered capital was VND 210,140 billion.

In the field of attracting FDI, in the last 2 months, Long An granted 22 new projects with a total registered capital of USD 42.6 million. In addition, there were 8 projects increased by VND 17.1 million. Thus, in the two months, the total new and increased capital was USD 59.7 million; increased by 12 projects and USD 7.7 million over the same period.

The total FDI registered projects in the province is 965 now with a total capital of USD 6,086 million. Of which, 576 projects came into operation, accounting for 59.6% of the total registered projects; the total realized capital was about USD 3,614 million so far, achieving 59.3% compared to the total registered capital.

In 2019, Long An continues to improve promotion activities to attract investment and organize contacts with strong economic groups in the country and abroad, international organizations to take advantage of investment opportunities. In addition, the province continues to attract large-scale foreign investment projects with modern technology, efficient land use, and less environmental pollution./.

Reported by Mai Huong

Translated by Lan Vy ​​

05/03/2019 1:00 CHĐã ban hành
Long An connects consumption of goods and agricultural products with Tu Son supermarket- An GiangLong An connects consumption of goods and agricultural products with Tu Son supermarket- An Giang
On July 22, Long An Department of Industry and Trade cooperated with An Giang Department of Industry and Trade to organize a meeting regarding the promotion and connection in consumption of main agricultural products of the province.

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Representatives of Tu Son supermarket and enterprises, cooperatives of Long An Province signed memorandums of understanding on business cooperation agreement

At the meeting, enterprises and cooperatives in Long An Province introduced and displayed their typical agricultural products. At the same time, units and representatives of Tu Son supermarket also gave information about customers' tastes, methods, criteria and quality requirements of the goods to be supplied to the supermarket.

After discussing and reaching agreement on the conditions, representatives of units signed 10 memorandums of understanding on cooperation agreement with Tu Son supermarket. This is the first step for the agricultural products of the province to access and expand consumption market to An Giang.

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Long An's products for introduction at Tu Son supermarket

Local products that were signed the memorandums of understanding on cooperation agreement including roasted peanuts; organic rice; dried dragon fruit, dragon fruit wine; Go Den wine; products made from seedless lemon, lemon wine; pineapples and pharmaceutical products and functional foods from melaleuca essential oils.

An Giang Province belongs to the Mekong Delta region, with many tourism activities and festivals all year round. In particular, Tu Son supermarket is a business unit with more than 20 lines of products and 200 codes of goods. Currently, they have been cooperating with more than 1,600 suppliers and manufacturers in 17 provinces and cities in Vietnam. Every year, the supermarket welcomes about 10 million customers to visit and go shopping, including local people, tourists and Cambodians./.​​​​

Reported by Mai Huong

Translated by Lan Vy​

24/07/2019 3:00 CHĐã ban hành
Solar Park 1 & Solar Park 2 are quickly implementedSolar Park 1 & Solar Park 2 are quickly implemented
Solar power project is invested by Hoan Cau Long An One Member Liability Limited Company with an area of about 1,000 hectares in Binh Hoa Nam commune, Duc Hue district, Long An province.

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Director of Department of Industry and Trade - Le Minh Duc and leaders of Duc Hue district have just surveyed the project

Director of Department of Industry and Trade - Le Minh Duc, Secretary of Duc Hue District Party Committee - Pham Van Tran have just surveyed and worked with Hoan Cau Long An Company on solar power project.

The project is invested by Hoan Cau Long An Company with an area of about 1,000 hectares in Binh Hoa Nam commune, Duc Hue district. Accordingly, the company implemented each period with a total capacity of nearly 1,000 MW. From now until the end of 2019, the company will build a factory with a capacity of about 200 MW. Solar Park 1 and Solar Park 2 factories will be completed and will generate electricity with a capacity of 100 MW before the end of June 2019. 

Representative of Hoan Cau Long An Company said: "At present, the construction of the piles, installation of ground-wire, the excavation of ditches for both factories reach 100 percent of workload completion rate. Solar Park 1 and Solar Park 2 factories reached 100 percent of the installation of the bracket, 20 percent of the installation of the solar panels. Besides, the set-up of Photovoltaics (PV) modules, inverter, etc. for the 2 factories was also focused."

In the implementation process, Hoan Cau Long An Company is always supported by the authorities. However, the company still faces difficulties in compensation and site clearance.

The total 110kV line of the project is nearly 19kilometers. Also, compensation are offered due to the construction of 82 pillars. Despite the active implementation of the plan, some locations in Thanh Loi commune, Ben Luc district have not been completed, thus leading to the prolongation of the compensation. In addition, disagreements amongst citizens arise in some locations where electric cables are stretched through residential land.

Therefore, it is suggested that functional agencies support the compensation and site clearance so as to promptly connect to the national grid as well as generate electricity before June 2019.

Director of the Department of Industry and Trade - Le Minh Duc required the department together with functional branches and local authorities to quickly solve problems for the investors. When being put into operation, the factory will help ensure operational safety, stabilize the national grid system, promote the socio-economic development of the province through direct service to local industrial parks, the development of clean energy sources and the provision of jobs for people, which contributes to the provincial budget./.

Source: http://news.baolongan.vn

26/05/2019 3:00 CHĐã ban hành
 Long An Investment Promotion Conference 2016 Programme "Co-operation - Sustainable Development" (October 17th, 2016): Conference Programme Long An Investment Promotion Conference 2016 Programme "Co-operation - Sustainable Development" (October 17th, 2016): Conference Programme
Long An Investment Promotion Conference 2016 Programme "Co-operation - Sustainable Development" (October 17th, 2016)
11/10/2016 7:00 SAĐã 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
Long An Investment Promotion Conference 2016: Visit Programme Long An International Sea PortLong An Investment Promotion Conference 2016: Visit Programme Long An International Sea Port
Long An International Sea Port
The Long An port project is a 1,925 hectare project in Can Giuoc district, Long An province, South of Ho Chi Minh City and about 30 km to center of Ho Chi Minh City. Project is divided into four components, comprising a 396 ha industrial park, 236 ha industrial service area, 1,145 ha residential area and a 147 ha seaport with 2.6 km of frontage along Soai Rap river.

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I. LOCATION AND ACCESSIBILITY OF LONG AN INTERNATIONAL SEA PORT

The project has many advantage conditions of site and accessibility

Distance to HCM city center of approximately 30 km by national way 50; To HCM city - Trung Luong highway of 30km; To Hiep Phuoc Port of 7 km by river way.

Adjacent to HL19 (Ben Luc – Tan Tap Road); Tan Tap – Long Hau Highway; and Ring Road No.4.

Distance to estuary of East Sea of 15 km by Soai Rap river way;

Easy to access Vam Co river system and Cho Gao canal which is arterial waterway connected to the Mekong Delta.

Soai Rap River can welcome the 50,000 DWT vessel at the present and 70,000 DWT vessel in the future.

 II. LONG AN PORT INFORMATION

- Land area about 147ha.

- Running 2.6km along the Soai Rap River.

- Seven international wharves with 1.67 km long to handle ships weighing between 30,000 and 70,000 deadweight (DWT) and six wharves with 0.4 km long for domestic inland ships of 1,000 DWT.

- Its loading and unloading capacity is expected to reach 2.5 million tons/year in the first phase in 2015, increasing to 9.3 million tons in the 2nd phase and 15 million tons in the 3rd phase.

-  The first wharf have been constructed and expected to finish in the beginning of 2015.

Present condition: Area 396 ha, most of the area is agricultural land and residential area. Convenient infrastructure connections.

Project goals: Integrated industrial parks and infrastructure to attract investments.

- Total estimated capital: US $86 million.

Investors: the Long An S.E.A Industrial Park Joint. Calling for potential investments to cooperate.

Progress: 
+ Had Detail plan, scale 1/2000.
+ Carrying out site clearance and constructing infrastructure.

Uban policies: Have many preferred policies about land rent, tax policy as well as provincial policies.

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Long An Economic Zone Authority (LAEZA)

Source: http://en.investinlongan.vn/​

13/10/2016 1:00 CHĐã ban hành
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LONG AN PORTAL
Line Agency: People's Committee of Long An Province
Standing agency: The National Assembly Delegation, the Provincial People's Council and People's Committee Office​
Direct instruction: Mr. Mai Van Nhieu - Chief of Staff of the National Assembly Delegation, the provincial People's Council and People's Committee
Address: 61 Nguyen Hue, Ward 1, Tan An City, Long An Province
Phone: (0272). 3552489​
Email: vpubnd@longan.gov.vn; webmaster@longan.gov.vn
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