Provincial leaders praised and presented gifts to enterprises with good production and business achievements, accompanying Long An to socio-economic development
Specifically, the annual economic growth rate (GRDP) is always maintained at a relatively high level, the average in the 2016-2020 period is estimated at 9.11 percent/ per year, exceeding the plan and higher than the growth rate of the region. Mekong River Delta (Mekong Delta) (the growth rate of the Mekong Delta in the period 2016-2020 is estimated at 6.84 percent / per year).
The scale of GRDP in the period 2016-2020 is estimated at 546,834 billion VND (leading the Mekong Delta in terms of GRDP scale), 1.8 times higher than that in the period 2011-2015 of the province. Average GRDP per capita is estimated at 77 million VND / per year (1.5 times higher than 2015), higher than the average rate of the Mekong River Delta region (the average of the region is 56.31 million VND / per person / per year) and stood second in the region, just after Can Tho (estimated GRDP per capita of Can Tho in the period 2016-2020 is 96.09 million / per year).
The total export value in the past 5 years, Long An has always led the Mekong River Delta, estimated at 25,928 million USD in the 2016-2020 period, accounting for 29.7 percent of the total export turnover of the region.
Workers of Sang Viet Company Limited, Ben Luc district are producing (Photo: Mai Huong)
Also in the past term, with breakthrough strategies, Long An has created confidence and become a priority place for investors to choose. Over the past 5 years, the efficiency of attracting investment has been constantly increasing, capital scale and project quality have increased, contributing to creating jobs and income for employees; improve production qualifications and capacity; increase state budget revenue, enhance the position and prestige of Long An.
From the beginning of the term to the end of September 2020, the province has attracted more than 7,900 newly registered enterprises, more than 1,000 domestic investment projects and more than 400 foreign-invested projects. Long An is currently leading the Mekong Delta in attracting investment, especially foreign invested projects.
Up to now, the whole province has 1,074 FDI projects with a total registered capital of over 6.5 billion USD; 1,990 domestic projects have been granted investment certificates with registered capital of nearly 231,990 billion VND and are the common house of over 12,300 businesses with a total registered capital of over 324,700 billion VND; create jobs for hundreds of thousands of workers and contribute quite high to the provincial budget.
The achievements in recent years are an important foundation for Long An to bring the Resolution of the XI th Provincial Party Congress early to life, striving to build Long An with rapid and sustainable development. Accordingly, the overall goal for the 2020-2025 term is to strive to 2025, maintain its position as one of the leading provinces in the Mekong River Delta and strive to become a well-developed province in the region by 2030 key economy in the South.
Reported by Long An Department of Planning and Investment
Translated by NT