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As of June 20, foreign investors' the newly registered and adjusted capital and capital for purchasing shares in Vietnam totaled 15.67 billion USD the first 6 months this year, nearly 85% of the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.  
 
On June 27, Hai Son Co., Ltd. held a groundbreaking ceremony of Hai Son Industrial Cluster, Duc Hoa Dong Commune, Duc Hoa District, Long An Province. Former State President - Truong Tan Sang; Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council - Pham Van Ranh attended the ceremony. 
 
Vietnam recorded a year-on-year decrease of 15.1 percent in foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows to 15.67 billion USD as of June 20, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI). 
 
In its latest update released on June 3, the World Bank (WB) said Vietnam’s economy has gradually bounced back since social distancing measures were eased. 
 
Vietnamese enterprises injected over 180 million USD into 18 foreign markets in the first five months of this year, equivalent to 98.7 percent of the same period last year. 
 
The southern economic zone must introduce solutions to fully exploit its potential and promote fresh growth in order to offset the negative effects of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and achieve sustainable development, said Prime Minister (PM) Nguyen Xuan Phuc. 
 
The whole country has entered a new period of "Fighting epidemic and restoring production, business". Accordingly, production, business and catering establishments also reopened in a new normal state 
 
Information from the Long An Department of Industry and Trade, in May, the industrial production index increased by 3.3 percent over the previous month, up 1.3 percent over the same period last year. 
 
The investor of Viet Phat Industrial Park coordinated with the provincial People's Committee to start an eco-industrial park project. 
 
In the afternoon of May 12, Vice Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Van Ut, leaders of some departments, branches and districts of Can Giuoc had a working trip, surveying the investment progress of Long An International Port, Tan Tap commune. 
 
 
  
  
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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.

Good signals

Long An always tries and creates favorable conditions for enterprises to invest and operate in the province. For many years, the leaders of the province government and local government have always accompanied enterprises, promptly removed obstacles and difficulties in the process of operation so that the enterprises can feel secure in their production activities.

Besides, the province has also gradually renovated, improved the environment, reformed the administration, reorganized the way of working, enhanced trade promotion, promoted the local image to the outside, etc. Since then, many investors and enterprises have invested in the province that in turn promotes efficiency and contributes to promoting local socio-economic development.

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As a key district of the province on industrial development, in recent years, Duc Hoa has been constantly increasing its ranking. The investment attraction has been focused on by the leaders of the district. As a result, more and more enterprises have invested in projects and put into operation, contributing to ensuring the social security issues, creating jobs for local laborers.

Enhancing the investment attraction

Operating in Can Giuoc district, Long Hau industrial park has long been an attractive investment destination for many investors. This area includes: existing Long Hau industrial park, expanded Long Hau industrial park, Long Hau 3 industrial park. The existing Long Hau industrial park and the expanded Long Hau industrial park have been occupied 100%, with more than 200 secondary enterprises investing in production and business activities, in which foreign enterprises account for about 40-50%.

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Long Hau 3 Industrial Park is under completing the infrastructure connection to receive investors.

Deputy Director of Department of Planning and Investment Nguyen Anh Viet informed: Investment attraction in the province recently has achieved some good results. From the beginning of 2019, the number of enterprises increased over the same period, domestic investment projects increased in number of projects and registered capital, while foreign investment projects increased in number of projects but decreased in registered capital. The Department continues to advise the Provincial People's Committee on specific support policies and solutions to increase investment attraction in the province, contributing to promoting the socio-economic development of the province.

Reported by Chau Son

​Translated by Lan Vy​

09/01/2020 12:00 CHĐã ban hành
The difficulty of enterprises is also the difficulty of the provinceThe difficulty of enterprises is also the difficulty 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.

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Many enterprises invest effectively in production in the province

With the advantage of geographical location, adjacent to Ho Chi Minh City, the gateway to the Mekong Delta region, synchronous infrastructure, abundant human resources, Long An is chosen by many investors as their "dock". With the motto: "Considering the difficulty of enterprises and investors as the difficulty of the province", the province identifies the main solution group that plays a "leverage" for socio-economic development: Calling investors to develop infrastructure of industrial parks and clusters; attracting investment in construction and business of industrial parks and clusters; associating and developing industrial parks and clusters. From the above mentioned solutions, up to now, Long An has attracted about 10,900 domestic enterprises with a total registered capital of over VND 2,700 billion; more than 1,000 FDI enterprises with a total registered capital of over USD 6,166 million, of which 576 enterprises have been put into operation with a total investment capital of over USD 3,614 million.

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In 2019, the industrial production and construction situation maintained a good growth

According to the Director of the Department of Planning and Investment – Huynh Van Son, in order to accompany enterprises, solve difficulties and attract investments in the province, Long An has pledged to investors and enterprises that when investing in the province "Procedures will be quick – business will be safer – investment will be effective and development is sustainable", and considers the difficulty of enterprises is the difficulty of the provincial government. In the coming time, in order to develop economy effectively, the province focuses on: Continuing to invest in completing infrastructure for industrial development, in which focusing on building the transport infrastructure system for industrial development, focusing on developing processing, manufacturing sectors and industries to serve agriculture, agricultural product processing industries, supporting industries associated with the value chain of enterprises.​

Reported by Huynh Phong

​Translated by Lan Vy​

02/01/2020 11:00 SAĐã ban hành
Long An: Enterprises build '5-star hotels' for fruitsLong An: Enterprises build '5-star hotels' for fruits
These days, Cass Fruit and Vegetable Preservation Co., Ltd. (located in Hoa Binh Industrial Park (IP) in Thu Thua district, Long An Province) has completed the final stages to operate the smart agricultural storage system in early June 2020.

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With Cass, the fruit will be preserved for a longer time, without affecting on their quality

Director of Cass Company - Quach Thi Le Chan shared that Cass is the first agricultural storage system in Long An as well as Vietnam using fully automatic gas adjustment technology. Cass stands for Controlled Atmosphere Storage System - a storage system in a controlled atmosphere. This is a technology that preserves clean, non-chemical agricultural products, but only changes the atmospheric composition of the warehouse (reducing oxygen, increasing nitrogen and CO2) to reduce the respiration of agricultural products.

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Cass assembled cold storage system

At the same time, this technology can destroy or inhibit the growth of microorganisms that are harmful to agricultural products, maintaining the nutritional content of fruits and vegetables. In particular, this preservation environment helps fruits prevent the destruction of bacteria, avoid cross-contamination, prolong the shelf life of agricultural products from 2 to 9 months after harvest. Cass is like a "5-star hotel" for fruits.

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Control cabinet in cold storage

As planned, Cass has 2 construction stages. Currently, the construction company completes phase 1 of the warehouse system with 2 rooms, each room has 9 floors with a capacity of 4,000 pallets, equivalent to 3,000 tons. Accordingly, room 1 is from 4 - 6 degrees Celsius and room 2 is from 10 - 12 degrees Celsius, suitable for all fruits in Vietnam. Phase 1 is now complete and ready to receive fruits for storage.

After phase 1, Cass continues to build phase 2 of a service chain that resembles a fruit exchange between buyers and sellers. This place will have a larger ground of 5,000 square meters to concentrate large cargo sources with pre-processing, washing, heat treatment, sample quality testing, packaging and so on to serve traders. The enterprise gathers goods to serve big orders, stabilizing sources of goods for domestic business and export.

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Cass is operated via computer software by staff

 According to Le Chan, the atmosphere adjustment technology - CA has been used by many advanced countries in the world but in Vietnam it has not been used before due to its high price, people cannot work in an oxygen-free environment. Therefore, the company has combined to use robot systems to overcome this drawback. Robots are used to replace humans in storage, retrieval via the use of control software and store information for containers or packages quickly and accurately. Although Cass is a "5-star hotel" for fruits due to its use of most modern technology, minimizing manual labor, Cass promises to be an attractive destination for farmers, traders and businesses with competitive prices, not different from other cold storage systems in Vietnam.

Sharing more about the reason why Cass was built in Long An IP, Ms. Le Chan was excited that Long An had a favorable position because it easily connects the Mekong River Delta region and Ho Chi Minh City. It is easy to concentrate fruits as well as distribute to the domestic market and export. In particular, this is also a very effective solution to overcome the situation of "good harvest, bad price" that often happens in agriculture, especially fruit.

With Cass, fruits will be preserved for a long time to create an active position in price negotiations, not to be forced to sell, nor to worry about damage while waiting for sales. This technology also significantly reduces post-harvest losses, reduces the use of preservative chemicals that threaten user health, increases competitiveness, and meets the rigorous storage standards of high-quality markets./.

Source: http://news.baolongan.vn/

28/05/2020 7:00 SAĐã ban hành
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development - Nguyen Xuan Cuong surveys consumption of dragon fruits in Long AnMinister of Agriculture and Rural Development - Nguyen Xuan Cuong surveys consumption of dragon fruits in Long An
On February 11, the delegation of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development headed by the Central Party Committee Member, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development - Nguyen Xuan Cuong as the head of the delegation, had a survey actual situation of purchasing fruits in Long An province.

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 receive the delegation.

The whole province currently has 11,825.7 hectares growing dragon fruit, of which the area for fruit is about 9,586.2 hectares, the yield of 321.5 quintals per hectare, the output of 317,932 tons, concentrated mainly in Chau Thanh, Tan Tru, Ben Luc, Thu Thua districts and Tan An city.

Currently, dragon fruit is in the harvest season but the consumption situation is facing many difficulties. The amount of unexploited dragon fruit from the end of January 2020 is now about 30,000 tons. 59,580 tons will be harvested in February 2020 and 31,750 tons will be harvested in March 2020. Facing the complicated situation of acute pneumonia caused by the new strain of Corona virus, a series of markets and border gates to China are announcing the delay of opening time, Chinese partners purchasing dragon fruits will not accept goods.

At the meeting, Deputy General Director of Lavifood Group - Dinh Hung Dung said that some of the main fruits that the group purchased were harvested in large quantities after Tet 2020, while at the beginning of the year with difficulties. Fruit that the group buys and processes is mainly exported to the Chinese market. To help farmers solve the output, the group has stepped up purchasing to freeze. The volume of goods purchased in this phase of the group is over 1,000 tons.

Currently, all of the group's cold stores are full. Therefore, the group has to hire a lot of warehouses of other businesses to continue purchasing fruits for farmers.

To overcome the current difficulties, Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can proposed: The Government has a policy to support the electricity cost for running cool storage (support for the production electricity price equal to the cost of living electricity from the middle of February 2020 to the end of March 2020), providing loan interest support for enterprises purchasing, preserving and exporting agricultural products with preferential rates for 6 months; The ministry considered proposing the establishment of a distribution center for agricultural products in the Chinese market as a focal point for dealing with domestic enterprises to limit risks; Survey and search for other agricultural export markets outside China; The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Ministry of Industry and Trade regularly provide information and support the export of dragon fruits at the northern border gates to timely regulate and continue negotiations with China to solve difficulties in exporting agricultural products.

Speaking at the survey, Mr. Nguyen Xuan Cuong emphasized that, in recent years, the whole country has focused on restructuring the agricultural sector in a synchronized manner. One of the positive changes is Vietnam's fruit and vegetable sector, which achieved positive results. 10 years ago, Vietnam's exports only reached tens of millions of dollars. By this time, the area of vegetables and fruits of Vietnam is about 1.6 million hectares, equal to 45 percent of the rice area but exports reach over 4 billion USD.

With these achievements, in the 7 key economic regions of the country, the Mekong River Delta has certain advantages. The area currently covers about 0.4 million hectares with 10 tropical fruits. This is a potential area of 60-70 percent of Vietnam's total export of fruits. Long An province is one of the localities to develop fruit trees with high efficiency, especially dragon fruit on 11,000 hectares. In the immediate future, a number of corporations, businesses and large factories processing, manufacturing and exporting agricultural products in general and Long An in the same time must be at the same time. At the same time, he also appreciated the industry and businesses of Long An that supported farmers to plant dragon fruits in the area.

Responding to the call, many businesses, organizations, individuals and so on have embarked on action to energize Vietnamese farmers and further contribute to initiatives, accompanying agricultural development in Vietnam sustainable, proactive and effective way.

At the meeting, Minister Nguyen Xuan Cuong and the delegation witnessed the commitment of Vietnamese farmers and farmers to accompany the farmers and agriculture of Vietnam such as Saigon Commercial Joint Stock Bank (SCB), Chain Co.opMart supermarket, Green Startup Fund, Lavifood Investment Joint Stock Company, etc./.

 Source :http://news.baolongan.vn/

13/02/2020 1:00 CHĐã ban hành
Long An Provincial People's Committee Chairman - Tran Van Can checks prevention of nCoV epidemic in Thuan Dao Industrial parkLong An Provincial People's Committee Chairman - Tran Van Can checks prevention of nCoV epidemic in Thuan Dao Industrial park
On February 11, Deputy Secretary of Long An Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can checked the prevention and control of acute respiratory disease caused by the new strain of novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) at Huafu Industry Co., Ltd, Thuan Dao Industrial park, Ben Luc district.

Deputy General Director of Huafu Industry Co., Ltd. - Ma Sheng Jian said: "Before the Lunar New Year, the company has implemented epidemic prevention methods. At the same time, since the first working day after Tet, we have distributed masks; equipped antimicrobial handwashing solutions at the toilets; propagated epidemic prevention methods for our workers; and so on."

Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can highly appreciated the company in proactively preventing the epidemic. He asked the company's leaders to continue propagandizing about prevention and control measures for their workers; actively clean the workplace; stabilize the morale of the workers and encourage them to feel secure to work to improve work productivity and efficiency; etc./.

Source:  http://news.baolongan.vn/

12/02/2020 2:00 CHĐã ban hành
Standing Deputy Prime Minister - Truong Hoa Binh visits Long An International PortStanding Deputy Prime Minister - Truong Hoa Binh visits Long An International Port
In the early days of Lunar New Year of the Rat 2020, the Government mission delegation led by the Politburo member, Standing Deputy Prime Minister - Truong Hoa Binh visited the Long An International Port and worked with the port leaders.

On January 28, Politburo member, Standing Deputy Prime Minister - Truong Hoa Binh and Minister of Transport - Nguyen Van The, Government Inspector General - Le Minh Khai, Deputy Minister of National Defense - Senior General Tran Don visited and worked with the leaders of Long An International Port in Tan Tap commune, Can Giuoc district.

Secretary of Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council - Pham Van Ranh, Permanent Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee - Nguyen Van Duoc, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can and the leaders of Can Giuoc district also participated in the delegation.

Introducing to the Government mission delegation, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Dong Tam Group - Vo Quoc Thang said that Long An International Port was a project in a complex of 4 project areas with a total scale of 1,935 hectares, including the Long An International Port; Long An Southeast Asia Industrial Park; Long An Southeast Asia Industrial Services Area; and Long An Southeast Asia Urban Area.

In particular, Long An Port covers an area of 147 hectares, invested in three phases with a total capital of nearly 10,000 billion VND, including 7 wharves with a capability of receiving ships of up to 70,000 DWT with a total dimension of the 1,670 meters in length from the beginning of Pier 1 to the end of Pier 7; 7 barge wharves; warehouse system, bonded warehouse; container yard system and other extra works. All items are being urgently deployed to build on the progress of completion in 2023.

Particularly, the warehouse area for storage at the Port is 400,000 square meters, serving the needs of transporting and storing agricultural and fishery goods of the Mekong River Delta region and a gateway for enterprises in the South to import and export, pack and distribute goods by road, sea or inland waterways.

Long An Province has invested in constructing Provincial Road 830 connecting Long An International Port to the districts of Can Giuoc, Can Duoc, Ben Luc, Duc Hoa, Duc Hue and most industrial parks in the province; Besides, the Ben Luc - Long Thanh Expressway Project (belonging to the North - South Expressway) will be opened by the end of 2020, connecting 4.89 kilometers of expressway through Long An province in Ben Luc and Can Giuoc districts, with 24.92 kilometers through Ho Chi Minh City via districts of Binh Chanh, Nha Be and Can Gio and 27.28 kilometers through Dong Nai province via districts of Nhon Trach and Long Thanh, this helps inter-western traffic and southeast region without going through Ho Chi Minh City, the route will connect directly with the network of highways - national highways, seaport system with Long Thanh international airport. At the same time, it contributes to reducing traffic pressure on National Highway (NH) 1 and NH51, shortening travel time from Long An Province to Ho Chi Minh City, Dong Nai, Ba Ria - Vung Tau. In addition, the expressway will connect with the Bien Hoa - Vung Tau expressway to form part of the southern economic corridor of the Greater Mekong River Subregion extending from Bangkok via Phnom Penh, Ho Chi Minh City - Vung Tau. It can be said that Long An Port is the center of the Mekong River Delta with international connections.

Mr. Vo Quoc Thang - Chairman of the Board of Directors of Dong Tam Group added: "Long An International Port with a complex includes urban area, seaport service and utilities to meet the package needs of businesses to come and invest. Up to now, 3 wharves have been constructed with a length of over 600 meters. In March 2020, it will continue to build wharf No. 3 and in 2021 continue to build wharf No.7 - welcoming ships with a tonnage of over 70.00 DWT".

Speaking at the working visit, the Standing Deputy Prime Minister - Truong Hoa Binh suggested that, besides the port services, Long An International Port needs to pay attention to providing logistics services bringing added value to customers. At the same time, Deputy Prime Minister noted that Long An province should invest well in planning, attracting resources for transport infrastructure investment in the coming time. Long An International Port should develop 2 more wharves, bringing the total number of wharves to 9; When completed and put into operation, it is not only valuable for trade and transportation of goods, but also one of the attractive destinations, especially cruise ship. Long An International Port needs planning and development to be able to accommodate large foreign vessels.

Minister of Transport - Nguyen Van The noted that, along with the expansion and development of Long An International Port, it is necessary for Long An province to develop the transport infrastructure system simultaneously and avoid the overload in the coming time.

On this occasion, Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can proposed to the Government and functional agencies to support Long An to develop synchronously the transport infrastructure system connecting the Southern key economic region, exploit the potential and advantages of Long An.

The development of Long An International Port is the premise for promoting the development of industrial parks and complexes, contributing to the economic development of Long An province, while reducing the traffic jam on road, reducing transportation costs for investment enterprises in Long An province, promising to awaken the potential of economic development in the whole Mekong River Delta region./.

 Source: http://news.baolongan.vn/

29/01/2020 2:00 CHĐã ban hành
Long An and Quang Nam exchanged experiences on administrative reformLong An and Quang Nam exchanged experiences on administrative reform
On June 5, the delegation of Quang Nam Provincial People's Committee studied and exchanged experiences on administrative reform in Long An province.

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At the meeting

According to Vice Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee - Pham Tan Hoa, Long An provincial leaders have focused on implementing the objectives and tasks of administrative reform to improve the efficiency of the State administrative apparatus and attract investment for socio-economic development recently.

In 2018, Long An Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) was ranked 3/63 provinces and cities, Public Administrative Reform (PAR) Index was ranked 7/63 provinces and cities in the whole country. However, Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) was ranked 35/63 provinces and cities, falling compared to 2017.

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Vice Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee - Pham Tan Hoa informed the delegation of Quang Nam about administrative reform in the province

The administrative reform of the province has always been strengthened and improved to serve people and businesses. Every year, the province issues administrative reform plan according to the new situation, associated with the responsibility of the head and the criteria of emulation and commendation of agencies. At the same time, the authorities have focused on inspections in order to timely correct shortcomings in administrative reform and inform residents and businesses of participating in monitoring administrative reform.

In addition, Long An regularly reviews, appreciates administrative procedures in a simplified manner in all fields as well as creates favorable conditions for people and organizations, especially land, investment and construction sectors.

Long An provincial leaders informed Quang Nam provincial leaders about the financial mechanism and organizational structure of the Provincial Public Administration Center and the local Public Administration Centers; coordination mechanism to receive, settle and return administrative results between centers and provincial departments, branches; application of information technology to implement the one-stop shop, inter-agency one-stop shop mechanisms; etc.

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Vice Chairman of Quang Nam Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Tan was impressed by the determination of the leaders of Long An province in administrative reform

Vice Chairman of Quang Nam Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Tan and the delegation of Quang Nam province was impressed by the determination of the leaders of Long An province in administrative reform. Therefore, the PCI and PAR Index of the province are always in the good group.

In addition, the delegation also discussed some issues related to the improvement of business investment environment, business support, and so on. Long An provincial leaders and relevant sectors shared experiences for Quang Nam province in solving the above problems./.

 Source: http://news.baolongan.vn

06/06/2019 12:00 CHĐã ban hành
Long An participates in trade promotion in Lao CaiLong An participates in trade promotion in Lao Cai
Continuing to carry out the connection, export and import promotion of agricultural products, fruits and seafood, the leaders of the Department of Industry and Trade has just organized a business delegation to participate in the Conference connecting supply and demand, trade promotion in Lao Cai province.

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At this conference, many Vietnamese and Chinese enterprises participated to discuss and introduce typical products of localities and enterprises' strength products to connect and exchange goods and 2-way trade. 

There were two enterprises in the province participating in this conference, Hai Au Farm and Go Den Long An Wine JSC. Goods displayed at the conference included: Dragon fruit (Van Thanh Dragon Fruit Cooperative), seedless lemon (Hai Au Farm), roasted peanut (Huu Loc Roasted Peanut Base), Moringa tea (My Garden Base); dragon fruit wine (Dragon Fruit Wine Co., Ltd), lemon wine (Thuan Binh Agriculture – Service Cooperative).

Accordingly, goods of Long An province attracted a lot of Chinese and domestic enterprises to visit, especially seedless and dragon fruit. There was an enterprise in Hanoi wanted to connect to be an agent of Huu Loc Roasted Peanut Base./.

Reported by Gia Han

Translated by Lan Vy​

07/06/2019 2:00 CHĐã ban hành
Long An: Total basic construction investment capital in 2019 is over VND 4,200 billionLong An: Total basic construction investment capital in 2019 is over VND 4,200 billion
Specifically, the total basic construction capital as planned in Long An province in 2019 is VND 4,246 billion. In which, the basic construction capital managed by the province is over VND 2,951 billion and the basic construction capital allocated to the districts is nearly VND 1,295 billion.

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Provincial Road (PR) 826B (in Can Duoc district) - one of the works in "the Program for mobilizing all resources to build transport infrastructure to serve the industrial development in the key economic region" in the province

Long An Department of Planning and Investment informed that basic construction investment in the province has been implemented as planned from the beginning of the year until now. Accordingly, "The program for mobilizing all resources to build transport infrastructure to serve the industrial development in the key economic region" and 3 key projects under the Resolution of the 10th provincial Party Congress (term 2015-2020) continue to be focused, urgently implemented and disbursed its capital as planned from the beginning of the year.

Accordingly, the total basic construction capital as planned in 2019 in the province is 4,246 billion VND. In which, the basic construction capital managed by the province is over VND 2,951 billion and the basic construction capital allocated and managed by the districts is nearly VND 1,295 billion.

For the basic construction capital managed by the province is over VND 2,951 billion, the value of the volume implemented about VND 1,325 billion in the first 5 months of 2019, reaching 44.9 percent of the plan, equaling 118 percent in value and equal to 91.2 percent of the rate over the same period. The disbursement value for 5 months is about VND 1,275 billion, reaching 43.2 percent of the plan, 116 percent in value and 89.5 percent of the rate in comparison with the same period.

The provincial basic construction capital allocated and managed by districts is VND 1,294 billion, by the end of May 2019, the value of volume for implementation and disbursement is about VND 361 billion, reaching 27.9 percent of the plan.

According to the assessment, although the provincial leaders directed as well as the investors urged and disbursed the capital from the beginning of the year, the volume of implementation and disbursement of some projects is slow compared to the plan. The reason is that the National Target Program is allocated in the middle of March 2019, so investors have not implemented and disbursed yet. In addition, new construction projects in 2019 started to apply online bidding, so investors were embarrassed in the early months of the year. However, most of the works have completed the bidding work until now and prepared to start construction in June 2019.

Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can directs the task-assigned departments to focus on "The program for mobilizing all resources to build transport infrastructure to serve industrial development in key economic regions" and 3 key projects under the Resolution of the 10th provincial Party Congress, term 2015 - 2020.

Simultaneously, the task-assigned departments continue to urge investors to urgently implement and disburse capital plans when the volume is eligible for payment; they regularly monitor the progress of implementation to promptly remove difficulties and problems arising./.

​Source: http://news.baolongan.vn​ 

10/06/2019 4:00 CHĐã ban hành
Vietnam invests 180 million USD overseas in five monthsVietnam invests 180 million USD overseas in five months
Vietnamese enterprises injected over 180 million USD into 18 foreign markets in the first five months of this year, equivalent to 98.7 percent of the same period last year.

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People in Timor-Leste register for Viettel's 4G SIM card. (Photo: enternews.vn)

During the period, 162 million USD was pumped into 60 new projects, nearly double that of last year's period, thanks to a 91.5 million USD overseas project from Germany's Vonfram Masan Co., that received an investment license in May.

Meanwhile, 19 million USD was added to 11 underway projects, down 77.8 percent year-on-year, reported the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

Germany drew the highest amount of capital with four projects worth 93 million USD, accounting for 51.3 percent of the total. The US came next with 22 million or 12 percent./.

Source: VNA

03/06/2020 9:00 SAĐã 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
Vietnam named best COVID-19 fighter globally by PoliticoVietnam named best COVID-19 fighter globally by Politico
The US news website Politico has ranked Vietnam as the best performer worldwide in the fight against COVID-19.

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Vietnam named best COVID-19 fighter globally by Politico (Source: https://www.politico.com/)

The ranking is based on the COVID-19 impacts on public health and economic outcomes.

Politico has mapped the performance of 30 leading countries by plotting their health and economic outcomes and grouping them based on whether they have instituted light, moderate or severe restrictions.

Vietnam is a frontrunner regarding both public health and economic outcomes.

Vietnam had recorded only approximately 300 cases out of a population of 95 million, without any deaths, Politico said.

The country's economy is predicted to grow by 2.7 percent in 2020, making it the overall best COVID-19 performer globally, it added.

Vietnam has so far confirmed 325 COVID-19 infections, including 185 imported cases. With no new cases reported on May 25 morning, the nation remained clear of transmissions of the disease for 39 consecutive days./.

Source: VNA

26/05/2020 9:00 SAĐã ban hành
Long An Provincial Party Committee Secretary Pham Van Ranh visited My Le Agricultural Service CooperativeLong An Provincial Party Committee Secretary Pham Van Ranh visited My Le Agricultural Service Cooperative
On May 25, Long An Provincial Party Committee Secretary, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council - Pham Van Ranh and local leaders visited and surveyed My Le Agricultural Service Cooperative, Can Duoc district.

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Long An Provincial Party Committee Secretary Pham Van Ranh (right) discusses the operation of the cooperative

My Le Agricultural Service Cooperative has the 25-member with capital of 200 million VND. The cooperative specializes in providing clean rice, especially Nang Thom Cho Dao rice, clean agricultural products, clean food, ... according to VietGAP standards and providing bottled water.

Long An Provincial Party Committee Secretary - Pham Van Ranh highly appreciated the effectiveness of the cooperative's operation, and hoped that the local government supported the removal of difficulties and promoted the development of a new cooperative model associated with development. value chain of key products and goods with large scale and spread. Focusing on directing and encouraging the accumulation of land, creating large-scale concentrated commodity production areas for developing models of linkage along the value chain from production to product consumption. In particular, the cooperative is a bridge between businesses and farmers and building pilot models to apply new technical advances with plant varieties and livestock breeds with high economic efficiency for people to study, replication.

At the same time, creating favorable conditions for cooperatives to participate in production, business and investment programs and projects in various forms such as building agricultural and rural infrastructure in service of production. , ... Integrate and combine national target programs and local socio-economic development programs in order to attract resources for developing cooperative and cooperative economic organizations. /.

Reported by Kim Thoa

Translated by NT

26/05/2020 8:00 SAĐã ban hành
National Assembly deputies to debate two draft laws, one draft resolution on May 25National Assembly deputies to debate two draft laws, one draft resolution on May 25
Legislators will deliberate the draft Law on Mediation and Dialogue at Court on May 25 morning as part of the ninth session of the 14th National Assembly.

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Legislators will deliberate the draft Law on Mediation and Dialogue at Court on May 25 morning as part of the ninth session of the 14th National Assembly. (Photo: VNA)

They will hear a report on revisions to the draft law based on feedback during the previous discussion, to be presented by the head of the NA's Committee for Judicial Affairs Le Thi Nga, and discuss online contentious contents of the document.

Also in the morning, Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung will present a proposal for the draft resolution on agricultural land use tax exemptions, and head of the NA's Finance-Budget Committee Nguyen Duc Hai will deliver a verification report on the draft resolution.

The deputies will then engage in an online debate on the document.

During the afternoon session, the lawmakers are scheduled to continue with their discussion on the draft resolution.

They will devote most of the time in the afternoon to scrutinizing a report clarifying issues raised during previous discussions on the draft revised Youth Law and revising the draft based on acquired feedback. Some contentious contents of the document will be further tabled for debate.

At the end of the day, compilation and verification agencies will clarify some issues in the bill raised by the deputies during the discussion./.

Source: VNA

26/05/2020 8:00 SAĐã ban hành
Long An underways integrationLong An underways integration
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.

Many breakthroughs

Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can assessed that the economic growth rate did not reach the set plan in 2019, but it still maintained at a relatively high level, reaching 9.41 percent, (the plan is 9.6 percent, in 2018 increased by 10.36 percent). In terms of economic structure, the agriculture, forestry and fishery accounted for 15.91 percent of GDP; industry - construction sector accounts for 50.07 percent; commercial and service sector accounts for 34.02 percent. In particular, the manufacturing and processing sector continued to play a key role, leading the overall growth of the region and the economy, accounting for 45.51 percent of the provincial GRDP structure and increasing by 14, 83 percent over the same period. These are important results from promoting the implementation of the Government's Resolution on the main tasks and solutions to improve the business environment, improve competitiveness and supporting mechanisms and policies to develop businesses in the province.

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Economic structure, industry - construction sector accounts for 50.07 percent

Although the province's economic growth in 2019 has not achieved the planned results, this is a positive result of Long An in the integration process, especially in the economic sector. Long An is trying to improve the investment and business environment through administrative reform. Accordingly, the administrative reform in the province was carried out synchronously and comprehensively on the contents of institutional reform, administrative procedure reform and administrative apparatus organization reform. In particular, the implementation of online public service has gradually been completed, the online public service portal was completed with full functions according to current regulations. The province currently has 817 public services at level 3 and 176 public services at level 4. In 2019, there are more than 4,000 online applications with online services at level 3 and level 4. In addition, Long An has 26 additional online information services at levels 3 and 4 implemented by ministries and central agencies for some departments.

One of the recent breakthroughs of Long An which has been highly appreciated by many investors is the development of many important transport routes that play a role of linking key economic regions, industrial parks and clusters (IPs, ICs) in the province to accelerate the process of industrialization and modernization. Beside central investment, the province prioritizes many resources for developing transport infrastructure. Resolution of the Xth Provincial Party Congress (term 2015-2020) defines the Program for mobilizing all resources to build transport infrastructure system for industrial development in key economic regions as 1 of 2 Breakthrough programs with its strategic meaning. The program includes 14 arterial traffic projects which are planned to connect synchronously with IPs, ICs in the province, Long An International Port and Ho Chi Minh City traffic routes. Up to now, 8 works have been completed, helping people and businesses to reduce costs and travel time, transportation and competitiveness for goods.

Director of Department of Planning and Investment - Huynh Van Son informed that with the breakthrough activities, Long An now has a certain position in the investors' eyes. In 2019, investment attraction and investment promotion activities showed positive results. The provincial People's Committee has issued a decision on investment guidelines for 142 domestic investment projects with a total registered capital of 14,345 billion VND, granting investment registration certificates for 11 foreign investment projects with a total registered capital of 5.1 million USD. To date, the province has 1,016 foreign investment projects, registered capital of 6.18 billion USD. In addition, the province has 1,927 domestic investment projects with registered capital of 222,315 billion VND.

Welcoming new opportunities

The investment wave is having a strong shift from Ho Chi Minh City to provinces and cities in the Mekong River Delta. In particular, Long An has many opportunities to welcome investors, especially in the field of industrial development. This is also one of the "levers" to help Long An promote its advantages in the socio-economic development, contributing to the good resolution of social security. Long An has built a strategy of industrial development to 2020, in which the plan to form 31 industrial parks and 62 industrial complexes with an area of about 15,000 hectares. In order to attract investment, the province pays special attention to building an investment and business environment in a clear, friendly, efficient and safe manner together with developing technical and transport infrastructure.

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The investment wave is having a strong shift from Ho Chi Minh City to the provinces, Long An has many opportunities to welcome investors due to traffic convenience (Photo: National Highway 1)

Activities to promote domestic and foreign investment are being implemented with many groups of solutions such as creating clean land fund, attracting investors to develop infrastructure for IPs, ICs; developing synchronous technical infrastructure inside and outside IPs, ICs; attract investment in industrial production development into IPs and ICs; linking IPs, ICs development; etc. Also, Long An and the investor plan resettlement areas and concentrated residential areas to create conditions for residents of industrial development project areas to live and work in peace and contentment. Currently, the IPs, ICs, residential areas are concentrated in the districts of Duc Hoa, Ben Luc, Can Duoc and Can Giuoc.

With the above efforts, over the past time, many investors came to the province to study investment opportunities. In 2019, the provincial People's Committee has a policy of making construction plans for 51 projects with a total area of 26,087 hectares. In particular, there are many large-scale projects of investors such as Becamex, Vsip, Vingroup, TDH Ecoland Urban Development and Investment Joint Stock Company, Saigon Investment Joint Stock Company, and so on.

These projects all integrate industrial and urban development. Mr. Huynh Van Son said that these projects are in the process of making construction planning and will be integrated into the provincial plan for the period 2021-2030 that the province is building. After having land use planning and construction planning, the province will receive investors in accordance with current law and deploy in the near future. These projects will have a positive impact on the investment environment and socio-economic development of the province.

In September 2019, the provincial People's Committee, the Institute of Organic Agricultural Economics, the delegation of experts and Korean investors had a seminar towards the development of smart urban - industrial - agricultural areas in the province. At the seminar, investors shared experiences in developing smart urban - industrial - agricultural ecosystems and proposed a project investment model on an area of 10,000 hectares, expected in the area of Ben Luc district. With this proposal, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can said that the orientation of investors in proposing the development of smart urban - industrial - agricultural areas is the ideal model for developing the harmonious ecosystem, sustainable development so that authorities and investors together strive to build a model project, a new driving force of Long An province. In the process of implementing any project, the provincial leaders always accompany businesses, investors and see the difficulties of businesses, investors are also the difficulties of the province, the success of enterprises is also is the success of the province./.

​Source: http://news.baolongan.vn/

06/01/2020 8:00 SAĐã ban hành
Long An’s agricultural products reach the worldLong An’s agricultural products reach the world
Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership opens up new opportunities. Since then, many agricultural products of the province have gradually created brand and conquered the world market.

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Currently, most of dragon fruits are exported to China and some other countries such as Japan, Korea, Australia, USA, Thailand, etc.

The province has 11,692.6 ha of dragon fruits, with an annual output of over 250,000 tons. Currently, most of dragon fruits are exported to China and some other countries such as Japan, Korea, Australia, USA, Thailand, etc.

Considered as the "capital" of dragon fruit, Chau Thanh district specializes in producing high quality dragon fruits which are all grown according to VietGAP, GlobalGAP standards. Director of Tam Vu Dragon Fruit Cooperative – Truong Quang An shared: "The Cooperative also actively promotes the application of science and technology to production. All members of the Cooperative apply safe production methods. Every year, the Cooperative exports more than 10,000 tons of dragon fruits to foreign markets". 

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In recent years, lemons have been considered as one of the crops that bring high economic benefits to people. Currently, the province has 9,593ha of lemon, concentrated mainly in Ben Luc and Thanh Hoa districts. Long An's seedless lemon products also gradually affirmed its position. In addition to dragon fruit and lemon, banana is also gradually "entering" into the fastidious Japanese market.

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Reported by Tan Phong

​​​Translated by Lan Vy​

29/01/2020 5:00 CHĐã 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
The Consul General of Singapore in Ho Chi Minh City had a courtesy visit to the leaders of Long An provinceThe Consul General of Singapore in Ho Chi Minh City had a courtesy visit to the leaders of Long An province
On November 27th, the Consul General of Singapore in Ho Chi Minh City – Mr. Roy Kho had a courtesy visit to the leaders of Long An province. Secretary of Long An Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee – Pham Van Ranh; Vice Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee – Nguyen Van Ut and a number of related departments and sectors welcomed the delegation.

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Secretary of Long An Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee – Pham Van Ranh (on the right, middle row) welcomes the Consul General of Singapore in Ho Chi Minh City – Mr. Roy Kho who pays a courtesy visit in the Stateroom of the Provincial Party Committee office.

At the welcoming ceremony, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee informed Mr. Roy Kho about the potential and strengths of the province in recent years, especially, industry and construction continued developing rapidly, contributing to economic restructuring of the province towards industrialization and modernization.

The Consul General of Singapore in Ho Chi Minh City – Mr. Roy Kho thanked the leaders of Long An province for their interest in create favorable conditions for Singaporean enterprises to do business effectively in the past time. At the same time, he also highly appreciated the role and dynamism of Long An province – a locality bordering on Ho Chi Minh City, having an important position in economic and cultural exchanges with the eastern and southwestern provinces.

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Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee – Nguyen Van Ut (the 4th position from left to right) and a number of provincial departments and sectors are taking photo with the Consul General of Singapore in Ho Chi Minh City – Mr. Roy Kho (the 3rd position, from left to right) in the Stateroom of the Provincial People's Committee

 "Along with Ho Chi Minh City, Binh Duong, Dong Nai, Long An will be an ideal and leading investment destination of Singapore's investors and enterprises in the future" – emphasized Mr. Roy Kho.

The strategic partnership between Singapore – Vietnam in general, Long An – Singapore in particular is increasingly developing well and effectively. Singapore currently has 36 enterprises operating in Long An in the fields: animal feed, beer, household appliances, garments, advertising, real estate services, etc. with a total investment of US$ 521 million, ranked 6th in the number of projects, 4th in capital over 38 countries and territories investing in the locality./.​​

Reported by Song Mang

Translated by Lan Vy

28/11/2019 2:00 CHĐã ban hành
In 2019, Long An strives to complete the target of 20,000 hectares of high-tech application riceIn 2019, Long An strives to complete the target of 20,000 hectares of high-tech application rice
On May 17, Long An Provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) held a three-year preliminary review conference (November 2016 – April 2019) to implement the project "Building 20,000-hectare rice production areas applied high-tech in Long An province by 2020 ".

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

​Source: http://news.baolongan.vn 

18/05/2019 11:00 SAĐã ban hành
Long An: In January, the total retail sales of goods and services reached nearly VND 9,300 billionLong An: In January, the total retail sales of goods and services reached nearly VND 9,300 billion
According to the information of the Department of Industry and Trade of Long An, in January 2020, the total retail sales of goods and services reached nearly VND 9,300 billion, reaching 9% of the year plan, increased by 19.4% over December 2019 and increased by 14.5% over the same period.

​There were 8/11 commodity groups increased in price over December 2019, including: Food and catering services; housing, electricity, water, fuel and construction materials; beverages and cigarettes; transportation; garments, hats, footwear; culture, entertainment and tourism; etc. The commodity groups decreased in price including: household appliances and equipment. The stable commodity groups were drugs and medical services, post and telecommunications.​

Accordingly, January was the month adjacent to the Lunar New Year, so the retail and service activities were exciting. Enterprises, trade centers, supermarkets and business establishments actively prepared a plentiful and diversified source of goods to serve the needs of consumers.  

Especially, consumers in the province have changed their awareness about food safety, having shopping habits at reputable, quality and controlled food business establishments such as: supermarkets, convenience stores, trade centers, traditional markets. Through recording, almost in the province, there were no occurrence of hoarding goods and sudden increase in prices.

By this time, most of the business places, traditional markets, supermarkets, etc. have reopened to serve consumers, and the goods are plentiful and diverse. It is forecasted that the market situation in February in the province is stable, commodity supply is abundant, and the prices of essential goods for production and consumption are not volatile./.​

Reported by Mai Huong

Translated by Lan Vy

07/02/2020 2:00 CHĐã ban hành
Long An: Spring flower market to start on January 9Long An: Spring flower market to start on January 9
According to Tan An Urban Joint Stock Company, in order to serve people to welcome the Lunar New Year 2020, the company surveyed and arranged over 400 stalls for small businesses and gardeners to trade in the Spring flower market.

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Tan An Urban Joint Stock Company surveyed and arranged over 400 stalls for small businesses and gardeners to trade in the Spring flower market

The Spring flower market is going to be taken place from January 9 to noon on January 24 (to December 15th to 30th of the Lunar calendar). As usual, the market sells many kinds of flowers and ornamental plants such as marigolds, daisies, sunflowers, life trees, apricot blossoms, peach blossoms, etc. Small traders are from Long An province and some Mekong Delta provinces and cities such as Tien Giang, Ben Tre, Dong Thap, Vinh Long provinces, Can Tho city, and so on.

The flower market is going to be located in Tan An city Park and along the night market area (next to the park). The Tan An Urban Joint Stock Company will invest in electricity and water systems to serve the business, cleaning and order maintenance of the market.

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Many flowers will be sold at the flower market 2020

Certainly, thanks to the flower market, the atmosphere to welcome the new year of local people will become more bustling. Spring flower market is a cultural characteristic of the people on the occasion of the Lunar New Year. This is also an opportunity for organizations and individuals to display and introduce their flowers and ornamental plants to customers.

In addition to the flower market in Tan An City, many localities in the province have started organizing places to buy and sell flowers to serve people to celebrate Tet./.

​Source: ​http://news.baolongan.vn/

03/01/2020 2:00 CHĐã ban hành
First 5 months of 2019: Total retail sales of goods and revenue of consumer services reached nearly VND 37,000 billionFirst 5 months of 2019: Total retail sales of goods and revenue of consumer services reached nearly VND 37,000 billion
Accordingly, total retail sales of goods and revenue of consumer services in May 2019 was about VND 7,313 billion, up 1.2% compared to April and up 15.1% over the same period of 2018; accumulation of the first 5 months of 2019 was VND 36,949 billion, reaching 41.7% of the plan, up 15.8% over the same period of 2018.

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In the first 5 months of 2019, total retail sales of goods and revenue of consumer services reached nearly VND 37,000 billion

In May 2019, 8/11 groups of commodities increased price compared to April, including: Transportation; housing, electricity, water, fuel and construction materials; beverages and cigarettes; food and catering; goods and other services; household equipment and appliances; culture, entertainment and tourism; garment, hat, footwear. 3/11 groups of commodities maintained unchanged: Drugs and medical services; education; post and telecommunication. In addition, the gold price index decreased by 0.3%, US dollar price index increased by   0.48% compared to April. 

In the past time, trade promotion and investment calling has been focused on, attracting many enterprises to participate in and open convenience stores for shopping needs of the people. Accordingly, up to now, the whole province has 15 Bach Hoa Xanh convenience stores to serve the need of shopping of the people. As a result, the total retail sales of goods and service revenue in the last months increased./.

Reported by Minh Đang

​Translated by Lan Vy​


07/06/2019 4:00 CHĐã ban hành
Quarter I-2020: Total retailed sales of goods and services reaches 23,926 billion VNDQuarter I-2020: Total retailed sales of goods and services reaches 23,926 billion VND
According to Long An Department of Industry and Trade, trade and service activities in the first 3 months of 2020 were less active due to the impact of the Covid-19 epidemic. However, retail sales of goods in the past 3 months still recorded an increase of 7.8 percent over the same period. Total retail sales of goods and services reached nearly  24,000 billion VND, reaching 23.3 percent of the plan for 2020.

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Enterprises strive to reserve goods to serve consumers

In addition to the impact of the Covid-19 epidemic, under the impact of Decree 100/2019/ND-CP, businesses producing beer, wine and catering services decreased significantly. In the first quarter of 2020, in the province, revenue of accommodation services decreased by 8%, food and drink by 3%, tourism by 37% over the same period in 2010. Currently, trade promotion programs were also limited due to the impact of the Covid-19 epidemic.

At present, the Covid-19 epidemic is complicated and the shopping needs of people are increasing. The Department of Industry and Trade conducted a survey and worked with commercial companies, supermarkets and food companies in the province to ensure adequate supply of essential food and goods in the province during the season. Disease. At the same time, monitor the market of essential goods prices to avoid a shortage of goods sources, hoarding goods causing bad psychology to consumers.

Thereby, the goods reserve of enterprises and supermarkets has reached over 750 billion VND, which is enough to meet the needs of the people as well as the organization before the complicated changes of the epidemic. At the same time, businesses are also committed to preparing raw materials, ready to increase the supply of goods increased by more than 50% to 100% in the event of more complicated disease outbreak./.

Reported by Gia Han

​Translated by Lan Vy​

03/04/2020 10:00 SAĐã ban hành
Public services on national portal to support 4 million peoplePublic services on national portal to support 4 million people
Six public services to assist people and enterprises affected by the COVID-19 pandemic were launched on the national public service portal on May 12, according to the Government Office.

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Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)

The services include applications for financial support for citizens whose jobs have been impacted by the coronavirus, with a maximum of 1.8 million VND per month for three months on offer.

They also feature loans applications for employers to pay wages, registering for tax payment deadline extensions, suspending payment to retirement and survivor funds and receiving reports and requests related to COVID-19 assistance.

Minister and Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung said the new services will assist 4 million labourers and employers affected by the pandemic and shorten the waiting time for receiving the support compared to applying offline by six to 10 days.

Through reports and requests from individuals and enterprises, the public services will assist the Vietnam Fatherland Front to supervise the State's COVID-19 relief package.

Dung asked service-providing ministries and agencies to work together to monitor the administrative procedures.

He highlighted the need to remove unnecessary licences and barriers so individuals and enterprises just need to register once and do not need to bring licences to offices for administrative procedures.

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs has ordered People's Committees at provincial and city levels to step up dissemination to the public on the State's COVID-19 relief package and address their applications through the national public service portal.

Localities have also been asked to pay out financial support via bank accounts.

The national public service portal at dichvucong.gov.vn is an electronic platform connecting the Government with people and enterprises. It publicises information regarding administrative procedures and provides public services.

Since it was launched in early December last year, the portal has so far provided 389 services (160 for individuals and 229 for businesses).

Online public services help save nearly 6.5 trillion VND (282.6 million USD) per year.

The Government public service portal itself helps save more than 3 trillion VND (130.5 million USD) per year./.

Source: VNA

14/05/2020 9:00 SAĐã ban hành
38 countries and territories invest in Long An38 countries and territories invest in Long An
Long An has 969 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects with a registered capital of over USD 6.1 billion, and USD 6 million/project on average. Currently, there are 38 countries and territories investing in the province, of which, Taiwan ranks first in both the number of projects and the registered investment capital.

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Long An now has 28 industrial parks with an area of 10,216 hectares

Currently, there are over 10,800 operating enterprises in Long An province with a total registered capital of VND 272,300 billion, the number of domestic investment projects is 1,751 projects with a registered investment capital of VND 212,850 billion, reaching VND 121.5 billion/project on average.

Long An has 969 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects with a registered investment capital of over USD 6.1 billion, and USD 6 million/project on average. Currently, there are 38 countries and territories investing in Long An; of which, Taiwan ranks first in both the number of projects and the registered investment capital, followed by Korea, Japan, China, Thailand, and USA.

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Cau Tram Industrial Park, Can Duoc district has a high occupancy

Long An now has 28 industrial parks with an area of 10,216 hectares, including 16 operating industrial parks with an area of 3,860 hectares, covering over 84%. In 2019, Long An province strives to bring 4 industrial parks into operation with an area of about 1,000 hectares.

The whole province has 62 industrial clusters planned with an area of 3,106 hectares, 22 operating industrial clusters with an area of 1,095 hectares, covering over 86%. Currently, there are about 40 industrial clusters with an area of 2,011 hectares in the process of clearance and infrastructure investment. It is expected that there will be 3 new industrial clusters with about 100 hectares going into operation in 2019. At this time, there are 2 industrial clusters in operation.

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Transport works contribute to promoting investment attraction of Long An

According to the Resolution of Long An Provincial Parky Committee, in 2019, the province determines to concentrate its forces to carry out the clearance tasks, and at the same time, and implement the commitments together with investors to accelerate the infrastructure investment progress in the industrial parks and clusters, thereby creating more industrial land fund to attract more investments in the future./.

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Reported by Minh Đang​

Translated by Lan Vy​

07/06/2019 5:00 CHĐã ban hành
 Long An ranked 3rd in the Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) in 2018 Long An ranked 3rd in the Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) in 2018
In the morning of March 28, in Hanoi, Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) organized the Ceremony to announce the Provincial Competitiveness Index of 2018. Accordingly, Long An ranked 3rd on PCI.

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In the PCI 2018 ranking, Quang Ninh continues ranking the first with a score of 70.36 on the 100-point scale, followed by Dong Thap with a score of 70.19. Long An ranked the third with the score of 68,09, entering the top group, increased 1 rank compared to 2017.

In PCI index 2018, Long An achieved 68.09 points on the 100-point scale (increased 1.39 points compared to 2017), ranking 3/63 cities and provinces, increased 1 rank compared to 2017.​

Accordingly, Long An has the highest score in the Land Access Index with 7.76 points (7.34 points in 2017), followed by the Time Cost Index with 7.71 points (7.6 points in 2017), the lowest score is the Labor Training Index with 6.3 points (6.06 points in 2017).

Over the past time, Long An has always actively created favorable conditions to attract investment and dialogue with enterprises to remove difficulties for production and business development. Currently, Long An is drastically implementing many administrative reform solutions, improving the business environment as well as investing in synchronous traffic system. Long An will definitely be the new investment destination for enterprise community./.

Reported by TV​

Translated by Lan Vy 

28/03/2019 5:00 CHĐã ban hành
Long An: Discuss solutions to "rescue" nearly 30,000 tons of dragon fruitsLong An: Discuss solutions to "rescue" nearly 30,000 tons of dragon fruits
On February 5, Vice Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee - Pham Van Canh, Director of Department of Industry and Trade - Le Minh Duc chaired a conference with Departments of Industry and Trade of provinces and Ho Chi Minh City, enterprises, warehouses that buy dragon fruits to find solutions to consume dragon fruits due to the impact of acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

According to the report at the conference, the area of dragon fruit in the whole province is about 11,826 hectares, of which the fruit area is 9,587 hectares and the output is 320,000 tons. Last time, the consumption of dragon fruits is mainly from China, accounting for 70-80%. The rest is consumed in a number of countries and territories such as Thailand, Singapore, Korea, Europe, USA, Canada, Japan, Malaysia, Dubai, Newzealand, India, Australia, ... and consumption. domestic. Exports by non-quota routes still account for a relatively high proportion.

Due to the impact of acute respiratory infections caused by new strains of corona virus, limited traffic hindered trading activities, unexploited dragon fruit output from the end of January to the end of February 2020. 30,000 tons. In particular, in stock about 2,000 tons (cold storage period not exceeding 30 days), about 28,000 tons have not been harvested.

Chairman of Long An Dragon Fruit Association - Nguyen Quoc Trinh shared that, in the current difficult situation, the Association had a meeting with the warehouse, agreed to reduce purchasing price to 10,000 VND / kg in order to reduce damage. lowest for warehouses, drivers and gardeners. However, due to a large amount of inventory and harvested goods that could not be stored, some warehouses had to be closed without purchasing, leading to dragon fruit in some orchards still hanging on the trees, causing damage to The house have a garden.

Attending the conference, many comments from the Department of Industry and Trade of provinces and cities like Ho Chi Minh City and Can Tho shared the difficulties of Long An and will support "rescuing" dragon fruits through domestic consumption. . This is done by retail businesses. However, all of the current dragon fruit stagnation cannot be "rescued" and businesses have set the standard to be a quality food safety product, manufactured according to VietGap, Global Gap. The amount of "rescue" by domestic consumption many people think that "like salt to the sea", because domestic consumption will be very modest. Moreover, besides dragon fruit, many other agricultural products such as jackfruit, durian, rambutan, etc. are also difficult due to hindering trade with China.

Another solution also proposed by some delegates is to focus on consuming dragon fruits by deep processing such as plastic drying and drying.

Director of the Department of Industry and Trade of Long An - Le Minh Duc said that, currently, the export of agricultural products, especially dragon fruits, to China has many risks due to no specific contract, mainly by partners. together. He recommended businesses, cooperatives and farmers in trading, exporting agricultural products to China need to have a strict consumption contract, to avoid risks. More specifically, a long-term, sustainable solution should be implemented in crop production, including dragon fruits, which is to organize production in the direction of linking and food safety in accordance with VietGap and Global Gap standards to avoid supplementary. into a major market like today.

Vice Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee - Pham Van Canh assigned Department of Industry and Trade to continue working closely with the Long An Dragon Fruit Association to grasp the situation, promptly report to the provincial leaders and the Ministry of Industry and Trade to promptly direct the next solution; actively connecting businesses in the province that perform deep processing; boosting domestic consumption; Export fresh fruits to markets outside China, reducing losses to farmers.​​

Reported by Mai Huong

Translated by Lan Vy​​

06/02/2020 4:00 CHĐã ban hành
Long An: Industrial production index in May 2020 is estimated to increase by 3.31 percentLong An: Industrial production index in May 2020 is estimated to increase by 3.31 percent
According to a report of the Long An Department of Industry and Trade, the industrial production index in May 2020 is estimated to increase by 3.31 percent over the previous month, up 1.35 percent over the same period last year. The accumulation of the first 5 months of 2020 increased by 1.93 percent over the same period (the same period increased by 16.11 percent). In which, processing and manufacturing industry increased by 1.66 percent; electricity production and distribution increased by 8.6 percent; water supply, waste management and waste treatment industry increased by 8.95 percent over the same period.

The number of industrial product groups in May 2020 was 75 groups, of which 44 out of 75 groups increased over the same period and 31 out of 75 groups decreased compared to the same period. The sectors with increased products such as: Milled rice increased by 7.33 percent; Aquatic feed increased by 6.58 percent; Mineral water increased by 2.68 percent; Production of cardboard boxes and boxes increased by 7.43 percent; Paint and varnish production increased by 10.73 percent ... The main reduction sectors are: Animal feed, Bottled beer, Artificial staple fiber, Bags, Shoes, Sports footwear, ...

Total retailed sales of goods and services in May 2020 were estimated at 6,786.2 billion VND, up 16.4 percent over the previous month, down 8.4 percent over the same period. Accumulated 5 months of 2020 is estimated at 36,048.6 billion VND, reaching 35.1 percent of the plan, down 2.7 percent over the same period (the same period increased by 16.7 percent).

In general, in May 2020, industries continued to suffer losses, the level of damage was higher than that in the first quarter of 2020, but the level of damage tended to decrease compared to April 2020. The cause of continued damage due to the trade with European countries and the US is still complicated, so the orders have not been recovered, still canceled orders, purchasing power still decreased. Particularly, businesses catering services and services in the province began to operate again, are gradually recovering, up from the previous month (food sales increased 26 percent compared to April 2020); Other services increased about 2,900 times compared to the previous month (of which, due to the construction of lottery service was restored in May 2020). However, the total retail sales still decreased compared to the same period last year due to the impact of the Covid epidemic.

Reported by TH

Translated by NT

04/06/2020 8:00 SAĐã ban hành
Long An: Industrial parks and clusters filled are about 85% Long An: Industrial parks and clusters filled are about 85%
Vice Chairman of Long An Provincial People’s Committee – Pham Van Canh informed that by the end of April 2019, industrial parks and clusters in operation filled in the province were about 85%.

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Industrial parks and clusters are filled up 85% (photo of Thuan Dao Industrial Park, Ben Luc district)

Currently, Long An has 28 industrial parks with an area of more than 10,200 hectares, 16 active parks with an area of nearly 4,000 hectares; 62 industrial clusters planned with an area of more than 3,100 hectares, 22 active clusters with an area of nearly 1,100 hectares.

As of the end of April 2019, industrial parks and clusters in operation filled in Long An province  were about 85% on average,  of which industrial parks were 84%, industrial clusters were 86%./.

Reported by Thanh My

Translated by Lan Vy​​


29/04/2019 12:00 CHĐã ban hành
Long An leaders surveys the progress of Huu Thanh Industrial Park infrastructure constructionLong An leaders surveys the progress of Huu Thanh Industrial Park infrastructure construction
On May 28, Vice Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Van Ut, leader of some departments, branches and People's Committee of Duc Hoa district had a meeting with investor of Huu Thanh Industrial Park (IP).

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Leaders of the province, some departments, sectors and investors survey the progress of Huu Thanh Industrial Park infrastructure construction

Huu Thanh Industrial Park has approved for project planning in Huu Thanh commune, Duc Hoa district with a total area of over 524 hectares. In particular, the industrial land area is over 360 hectares, the rest is resettlement area, shared facilities for the whole area. The project is invested by Vietnam Urban and Industrial Zone Development Investment Corporation (IDICO-JSC) and Long An IDICO Construction Investment Joint Stock Company.

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Delegation surveys at the Huu Thanh Industrial Park site

Currently, investors compensate and clear more than 90 percent of the total project area. In more than 360 hectares of land for industrial development, the investor has completed the leveling of an area of 120 hectares. In particular, the main road to the industrial park connecting DT BOT BOT to Tan Duc Industrial Park, Hai Son Industrial Park, Tan Do Industrial Park is being urgently constructed. This entire connecting road has a length of about 2.5 kilometers, of which investors have about 1.5 kilometers of the road under construction of rainwater drainage system, covered with rocks.

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The main road to the industrial park is under construction

According to Deputy General Director of IDICO-JSC - Nguyen Van Minh, after more than 3 years of project implementation, up to this point, Industrial Park has enough conditions to start construction of technical infrastructure items to serve to attract investors to directly do business in the Industrial Park.

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Workers construct access road to industrial park

At the survey, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Van Ut highly appreciated the effort of infrastructure construction in the Industrial Park recently. In the coming time, investors will continue to build detailed, specific plans, concentrating resources to implement the project on schedule, quality assurance, in accordance with regulations, standards and planning has been approved. In the process of project implementation, investors should regularly directly discuss with relevant state management units to promptly solve and remove obstacles and difficulties in the implementation process. The expectation of the provincial leaders is that Huu Thanh Industrial Park completes infrastructure items to attract investors to directly produce in the fourth quarter of 2020./.

Reported by Mai Huong

Translated by NT

31/05/2020 11:00 SAĐã ban hành
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