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The Government Standing Committee organized a national online conference on prevention and control of Covid-19 chaired by the Prime Minister - Nguyen Xuan Phuc. 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 chaired at Long An end-point Bridge. 
 
Implementing Official Letter No. 2841/BTTTT-THH dated August 1, 2020 of the Ministry of Information and Communications on deploying propaganda on installing Bluezone application. In order to prevent and control Covid-19 in Long An province effectively, especially in helping to warn people when they have close contact with Covid-19 cases; contributing to proactively preventing and repelling epidemics, the Provincial People's Committee proposed agencies and units to focus on implementing the following solutions: 
 
On August 4, Vice Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee - Pham Tan Hoa came to examine the preparation for the deployment of the Quarantine Area for Covid-19 epidemic prevention and control at the Center for Vocational - Continuing Education in Vinh Hung district (Vinh Binh commune and Vinh Hung district). 
 
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired an online meeting of permanent Government members and ministries, sectors and local administrations on COVID-19 prevention and control on August 2. 
 
The XIth Party Congress of Tan An City Party, Long An province, term 2020 - 2025 ended successfully. Long An newspaper reporter had an interview with new Secretary of the City Party Committee - Le Cong Dinh on some issues in the new term. 
 
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc demanded prosecution of all illegal entrants, especially those who try to bring foreigners into Viet Nam illegally. 
 
On July 31, the Steering Committee for Building the E-Government of Long An province organized the evaluation of task performance in the first 6 months of the year and set directions and tasks for the last 6 months of 2020. 
 
On the morning of July 30, the Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can chaired a meeting of the Provincial Steering Committee on agreeing to implement the measures to prevent and control Covid-19 epidemic in the new situation. 
 
On July 28, Long An College and ESUHAI Co., Ltd. (Tan Binh District, Ho Chi Minh City) held a Signing Ceremony of Comprehensive Cooperation on vocational training, Japanese language, skills, working style and introduction about domestic and foreign jobs to workers. Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Pham Tan Hoa attends the event. 
 
On July 28, 2020, the Provincial People's Committee issued an emergency dispatch on continuing to strengthen the tight control of border areas to prevent and control Covid-19. Accordingly, the Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee requests: 
 
 
  
  
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The delegation of Long An province learned experiences of high-tech agriculture model in Son La provinceThe delegation of Long An province learned experiences of high-tech agriculture model in Son La province
The delegation of Long An province visited agricultural models in Son La province in order to create appropriate mechanism and policies, continue to encourage cooperatives and households to produce and trade fruit trees in Long An province.

​In the working visit in Son La province, on November 27th, the delegation of Long An province visited the cooperative models associated with the key crops of Son La province such as: longan, mango, green grapefruit, custard-apple, etc. and models of growing lingzhi mushroom, strawberry in Mai Son, Moc Chau districts, Son La province. Currently, these models have brought high economic efficiency, contributing to the development of production, job creation and income generation for local laborers. 

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Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee – Tran Van Can highly appreciates the high-tech production model in Son La province 

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The delegation visits the model of growing lingzhi mushroom in Hat Lot town, Mai Son district, Son La province 

Secretary of Mai Son District Party Committee – Tran Dac Thong informed: Mai Son is a key district in the development of high-tech agriculture of Son La province. The whole district has over 100 agricultural cooperatives and over 10,000 hectares of fruit trees. Along with the area development, Mai Son district is also interested in branding and product quality management. From 2018 to date, a number of district's products have been exported to China, the US, Japan, Dubai, Australia, Korea, etc. with the output of over 6,400 tons, and total estimated value of over US$ 5 million.

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The delegation visits Chimi strawberry farm  

According to the Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee – Tran Van Can, the organization of a study tour to learn experience of fruit tree models in the localities of Son La province is to create appropriate policies and mechanism to continue encouraging cooperatives and households producing and trading fruit trees in Long An province to have more knowledge and apply it in practice, contributing to value increase and sustainable development in the future. 

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The delegation of Long An province visits a dairy farm in Moc Chau district

On the same day, the delegation visited Chimi strawberry farm and dairy farm in Moc Chau, Son La province. This is the largest strawberry farm with technology in the North of Vietnam. This place is blessed with a cool climate all year round, creating favorable conditions for strawberry plants to grow and develop./.

Reported by Huynh Phong

Translated by Lan Vy​​​

28/11/2019 2:00 CHĐã ban hành
Hanwha – Bamboo is seeking for investment opportunities in Long AnHanwha – Bamboo is seeking for investment opportunities in Long An
On October 24, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Nguyen Van Duoc met and worked with representatives from Hanwa Group (Korea) and Bamboo Capital Corporation who are seeking for the investment opportunities in Long An. The meeting had the participation of leaders of provincial departments and sectors.

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The scene of the meeting​

At present, Bamboo Capital is the investor that has invested in two solar power plants in Thanh Hoa of which GAIA project is invested with the investment cooperation from Hanwha Group.

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Mr. Jung In Sub Kevin - Vice Chairman of Hanwha Group Advisory Council (2nd from right) was delivering the speech at the meeting

Mr. Jung In Sub Kevin, Vice Chairman of Hanwha Group Advisory Board, said that after the project in Thanh Hoa, Hanwha and BCG Joint Venture are also proposing to study the investment in another solar project with total capacity of 1GW in Long An province. He was also interested in investing in constructing Industrial Parks for Korean investors and investing in petroleum projects in the province.

Speaking at the meeting, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee answered and provided specific information on issues of investors' interest, and introduced briefly about special potentials of Long An. The Government of Long An Province always considers investors as the province's companions, and are willing to create every preferential mechanism, policies, simple administrative procedures for the investors. The province commits to always accompany with the investors.

Reported by TV

 Translated by Lan Vy


26/10/2017 8:00 SAĐã ban hành
Long An: Creating favorable conditions for enterprises to produce and trade laterLong An: Creating favorable conditions for enterprises to produce and trade later
After the Lunar New Year, many businesses in Long An province embarked on production activities with the spirit of determination to complete plans and goals right from the beginning of the year.

Deputy Director of Viet Thang Long An Feed Co., Ltd - Nguyen Thanh Vu informed that, according to the plan, the 5th of Lunar New Year (January 29) will be the collective Board of Directors, engineers, technicians and The employees of the company have embarked on production.

Viet Thang Long An Feed Co., Ltd is an enterprise specializing in producing animal feed, located in Nhut Chanh Industrial Park, Ben Luc. Accordingly, right after the Lunar New Year holidays, engineers and technicians conduct a re-examination of the entire machinery, equipment, production lines to ensure that the machine is operated smoothly on the first day of the military's launch. New Year. And in the first working day, the Board of Directors had a meeting early in the spring with employees, motivated and urgently entered the production position, ensuring sufficient supply of finished products to the market. monthly plan in 2020.​

In addition, many businesses in the province also embarked on organizing production immediately after Tet with a joyful atmosphere, excited to achieve the goals and plans set for 2020.

In an online meeting with leaders of departments, agencies and localities to implement the tasks and plans of socio-economic development in 2020 in Long An province, Chairman of the provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can strong, 2020 has a very special meaning, not only is the year of many great anniversaries, but also the year to finish the 5-year term 2016 - 2020, the year the Party Congress progresses to XI Party Congress. provincial department.

Accordingly, the Chairman of the provincial People's Committee requested all levels, sectors and localities to urgently focus on solving and handling jobs right after the Tet holiday to ensure the quality and progress of each job. At the same time, creating the most favorable conditions for production and business activities of enterprises and people, in order to create a clear change in the investment, business environment and provincial competitiveness./.

Reported by Mai Huong

Translated by Lan Vy

02/02/2020 8:00 SAĐã ban hành
Long An: Industrial production index in November increases by 1.89 percentLong An: Industrial production index in November increases by 1.89 percent
In November 2019, Long An's industrial production index increased by 1.89 percent over the previous month, up 14.48 percent over the same period last year. Accumulated over the past 11 months, the industrial production index increased by 15.07 percent over the same period last year (the same period increased by 15.97 percent).

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The index of iron and steel finished products increases by 30.1 percent

In particular, processing and manufacturing industry increased by 15 percent; electricity production and distribution increased by 17.81 percent; water supply as well as waste and wastewater management, treatment increased by 13.15 percent over the same period.

The index of 56 out of 75 groups increased over the same period, including construction bricks (increasing by 62.7 percent); plastic products (increasing by 37.6 percent); iron and steel finished products (increasing by 30.1 percent); wooden products (increasing by 26.8 percent); yarn of all kinds (increasing by 26.3 percent); wall paint (increasing by 21.2 percent); mineral and chemical fertilizers (increasing by 18.8 percent); commercial electricity (increasing by 17.8 percent); finished fabric (increasing by 14.2 percent); mineral water (increasing by 12.6 percent); pharmaceutical products (increasing by 12.4 percent); cashew kernels (increasing by 5.4 percent); backpacks, bags (increasing by 3.6 percent), and rice milling (increasing by 3 percent).

Especially, after negative growth due to the impact of African swine fever, animal feed products started to increase again but very little (only 0.1 percent). 

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The index of footwear production decreases by 2.8 percent

The sectors that have the reduction index are bottled beer production (decreasing by 16.2 percent); footwear (decreasing by 2.8 percent); garments (decreasing by 7.2 percent); making clothes for adults (decreasing by 6.7 percent); iron and rolled steel production (decreasing by 4.4 percent); tobacco production (decreasing by 4 percent); and ready-mixed concrete production (decreasing by 3.7 percent)./.​

Reported by Mai Huong

Translated by Lan Vy

03/12/2019 4:00 CHĐã ban hành
FDI attraction totals over 15.6 billion USDFDI attraction totals over 15.6 billion USD
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.


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Source: VNA

01/07/2020 8:00 SAĐã ban hành
Connection for developmentConnection for development
Attracting investments

​The whole province currently has 16 industrial parks in operation with the total planned area of over 3,700ha, the occupation rate of 85.95%; 12 Industrial parks have not been put into operation (with the total area of over 5,000 ha). Regarding the investment attraction in industrial parks, as of October 2019, the total FDI investment capital is 345.35 million USD, increased by 23.69 million USD (equivalent to 7.36%); the total DDI investment of 7,294.32 billion VND, decreased by 1,271.66 billion VND (equivalent to 14.85%). Although the number of projects investing in industrial parks has increased, the area of industrial land for lease has decreased over the same period.

By 2020, the province is planning 62 industrial clusters with the total area of over 3,100ha. Up to now, the whole province has 21/62 Industrial clusters in operation with the total area of over 1,000ha. The industrial clusters in operation have attracted 544 secondary investment projects with the total registered capital of over 15,600 billion VND; of which 60 projects with foreign direct investment with the total investment of 209.6 million USD. The total leased area of industrial clusters in operation is 586.65ha with the occupation rate of 86.55%. Infrastructure business activities of these industrial clusters are quite effective with high occupancy rate which reaches 100% in many industrial clusters.

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Many industrial zones have been established, creating jobs for local laborers

Traffic connection for development

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Long An is implementing many solutions to invest in a synchronous, modern and sustainable transportation infrastructure system

According to the Chairman of the provincial People's Committee Tran Van Can, over time, Long An has implemented many solutions to invest in constructing a synchronous, modern and sustainable transportation infrastructure system. Especially, Long An and Ho Chi Minh City have coordinated to invest in many roads and bridges such as Provincial Roads 823, 824, 825. In addition, there are also important transport infrastructure works such as Ho Chi Minh City - Trung Luong Expressway and Ben Luc - Long Thanh expressway in the coming time etc.. Promoting the archived results, the province has strengthened the traffic - transport connection with Ho Chi Minh City to meet the demand for passenger transport as well as transport of import and export of goods.

In parallel with the results in the field of industry and transportation, Long An and Ho Chi Minh City also have many coordination activities in the fields of agriculture, trade - service, tourism and education - training, health care, science - technology, environmental protection, etc. and have achieved many positive results, thereby, contributing to promoting the socio-economic development of the two localities. /.​

Reported by Quang Nguyen

Translated by Lan Vy​

11/12/2019 12:00 CHĐã ban hành
The delegation of Long An province visited and worked in Pan-Gyo Techno Valley and Asian Business Association (ABA)The delegation of Long An province visited and worked in Pan-Gyo Techno Valley and Asian Business Association (ABA)
On November 19th, 2019, in South Korea, the delegation of Long An province, led by Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People’s Council – Pham Van Ranh, and leaders of departments and some enterprises investing in Long An province visited and worked in Pangyo Techno Valley and Asian Business Association (ABA).

At the meeting, the delegation heard the representative of Pangyo Techno Valley Management Agency introducing the establishment history, main activities and some results of Pangyo Techno Valley. Until now, Pangyo Techno Valley has become a symbol of Korean's technological development, where the research and development division of most major Korean technology corporations is concentrated.

Speaking at the meeting, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council – Pham Van Ranh highly appreciated Pangyo Techno Valley's development model and success. He said that Long An has many suitable conditions to build a similar technology park such as: geographical location near Ho Chi Minh City, located in the southern key economic region, regional and international connection, abundant and high-quality human resources, etc. He hoped that through this meeting, Pangyo Techno Valley Management Agency would support Long An provincial government, Korean and Vietnamese investors in building a similar project in the province in the future.

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View of the meeting with Pangyo Techno Valley Management Agency

After the meeting with Pangyo Techno Valley Management Agency, the delegation went on a practical tour with 2 enterprises that were operating successfully there: Smilegate Company and Solid Company. Both enterprises expanded their operations abroad and had projects in Vietnam.

Through the trip, the delegation of Long An province learned more about how to organize activities, the roles and the interaction between the government and the private sector in investing and managing Pangyo Techno Valley./.​

Reported by Quoc Thinh

Translated by Lan Vy

21/11/2019 3:00 CHĐã 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
Duc Hoa district obtains important achievements last yearDuc Hoa district obtains important achievements last year
Duc Hoa district, Long An province overcame socioeconomic difficulties & challenges and obtained many important achievements last year, reported the district at a meeting of businesses in advance of the Lunar New Year festival.

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Delegates at the meeting

The meeting was attended by head of the provincial National Assembly delegation Truong Van No.

Last year, Duc Hoa's budget revenue hit VND812.7 billion accounting for 203.18 percent of estimates. Infrastructures were gradually upgraded to meet development requirements.

Education and training quality posted much change. A total of 4,200 people found jobs after training, increasing the ratio of trained workers to 76.2 percent. The ratio of poor households reduced to 1.15 percent. In addition, the district paid attention to and drastically implemented investment promotion activities.

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Businesses receive certificates of merit of Duc Hoa district People's Committee

A total of 501 domestic and 45 foreign invested companies were established. The district received 70 new projects to industrial parks and clusters. Occupation rate went up to 63 percent in industrial parks and 93 percent to industrial clusters.

At the meeting, five businesses received certificates of merit and souvenirs from the provincial People's Committee and five got the certificates from Duc Hoa district for their achievements in implementing welfare policies./.

Source: http://news.baolongan.vn/​

23/01/2018 2:00 CHĐã ban hành
Long An Provincial Tax Department informs about new tax policies for taxpayersLong An Provincial Tax Department informs about new tax policies for taxpayers
From 08 to 14 November, Long An Tax Department held a conference to inform all taxpayers at the Office of the Provincial Tax Department and Sub-Departments about the new tax policies.

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Long An Provincial Tax Department informs about new tax policies for taxpayers

The new tax policies consist of the electronic tax service (eTax) system that will be applied from November 25, 2019; some new issues of the Tax Administration Law No.38/2019/QH14 that will take effect on July 01, 2020; new issues on e-invoices according to the Ministry of Finance's Circular No.68/2019/TT-BCT; draft National Assembly Resolution on freezing tax arrears, eliminating fines for late payment of taxpayers who are no longer able to pay the State budget.

Speaking at the conference on information about​ new tax policies for businesses in Tan An city, Can Duoc, Chau Thanh, Thu Thua, Tan Tru, Duc Hue, Thanh Hoa, Tan Thanh, Moc Hoa, Vinh Hung, Tan Hung districts and Kien Tuong town on November 08, Director of Long An Provincial Tax Department - Cao Van Tao asked businesses to coordinate with the tax sector to implement tax administrative reform as well as fully participate in electronic tax services to reduce the time to fulfill tax obligations for taxpayers./.

Source: http://news.baolongan.vn/

10/11/2019 3:00 CHĐã 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
Long An joins VND10 trillion domestic revenue clubLong An joins VND10 trillion domestic revenue club
2017 is a memorable hallmark of Long An province and the provincial taxation industry as domestic revenue exceeded VND10 trillion for the first time, taking the province to the club of VND10 trillion domestic revenue.

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Secretary of Long An province Party Committee Pham Van Ranh (R) and chairman of the provincial People's Committee Tran Van Can (2nd, L) talk to leaders of the provincial Taxation Department

Specifically, total domestic revenue hit VND10,230 billion, reaching 107.7 percent of estimates and accounting for 111.8 percent of 2016.

To obtain the above achievement, the taxation industry has made a lot of efforts. For instance, it has consulted on the provincial Party Committee and People's Committee to issue documents guiding budget revenue collection operations and worked with relevant agencies to solve difficulties and problems for businesses and tax payers and increase revenues.​

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Staff at Long An Taxation Department guides tax declaration procedures for tax payers

In addition, taxation agencies have carried out measures to speed up administrative reform, modernize tax management and apply information technology to contribute in improving business environment and national competition ability according to Resolution 19 of the Government.

Especially, the province has applied tax management software and prompted businesses to use electronic services provided by the tax industry.

On December 31, 2017, 99.8 percent of businesses in the province declared tax online, 97.9 percent registered e-tax payment and 92.2 percent of tax refund documents were solved online.

Legal documents have been emailed to businesses in a timely manner, reducing time to do administrative procedures related to taxes, meeting demand of businesses and residents and improving provincial competitiveness index.

This year, the province's budget revenue estimates is set at VND12.85 trillion including tax collection of VND10,925 billion, up 15.6 percent over 2017./.

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

24/02/2018 2:00 CHĐã ban hành
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
Long An: 4-year preliminary review meeting to implement project ‘Building high-tech concentrated beef growing area’Long An: 4-year preliminary review meeting to implement project ‘Building high-tech concentrated beef growing area’
On November 26, Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Long An province, People's Committee of Duc Hoa and Duc Hue districts held a 4-year preliminary review meeting to implement the project ‘Building high-tech concentrated beef farming area’ in the period of 2016 - 2019.

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Deputy Director of Department of Agriculture and Rural Development - Dinh Thi Phuong Khanh asks farmers to apply new technologies to create quality products

After 4 years of implementation, the project has achieved some positive results. The province has established many pilot models of beef cattle farming with high technology applications. The models play an important role in the application of technologies in practice and have a great spread to farmers.

The role of cooperative groups and cooperatives has been increasingly asserted. Farmers have actively cooperated in farming, gradually change their old habits and boldly applied advanced techniques to production. Therefore, the production efficiency and income of members have been improved.

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The project "Building high-tech concentrated beef growing area" has achieved some positive results

The province has established 10 pilot models; initially replicated in Duc Hoa and Duc Hue districts; supported to provide 181 cows and 75 machines.

The province has granted VietGAHP certificates to 4 units (2 cooperatives, 1 cooperative group, 1 farm) and organized technical training courses for farmers; cooperated with Ho Chi Minh City University of Agriculture and Forestry to consult and support members in reorganizing production.

However, the project still has had some obstacles in the implementation process such as the difficulties in the capital, the delay in disbursing capital for the model, the limitations in technical application, the weakness of cooperative managers, etc. In addition, farmers have been not interested in participating in the models; product underwriting cannot be implemented.

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The cooperative groups, cooperatives, and farms are also received VietGAHP certificates

According to Deputy Director of Department of Agriculture and Rural Development - Dinh Thi Phuong Khanh, the sector would continue to coordinate with local authorities to implement the project as planned; focus on strengthening and improving the quality of cooperatives; achieve high efficiency in building pilot models; train and transfer new science and technology.

In addition, she asked farmers to actively change husbandry practices and apply new technologies to create quality products that meet the increasing market standards.

On this occasion, the cooperative groups, cooperatives, and farms in Duc Hoa and Duc Hue districts were also received VietGAHP certificates./.​

Source: http://news.baolongan.vn/

27/11/2019 4:00 CHĐã ban hành
Long An in November 2019: Total retail sales of goods and services reached over VND 7,600 billionLong An in November 2019: Total retail sales of goods and services reached over VND 7,600 billion
Total retail sales of goods and services in November 2019 were estimated at VND 7,613 billion, up 1.4% compared to October and up to 15.2% over the same period in 2018.

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Total retail sales of goods and services in November 2019 were estimated at VND 7,613 billion, up 1.4% compared to October 2019

Accumulating 11 months of 2019, total retail sales of goods and services reached VND 82,055 billion, reaching 92.5% of the year plan, up 14.9% over the same period of 2018. According to the assessment, the retail sales of goods in 11 months reached a good increase thanks to increased purchasing power in many essential commodities. In addition, the supply of goods was plentiful, the price was stable, and there was no shortage of goods, and price increase.

Currently, on the occasion of the end of the year and the Lunar New Year 2020 approaching, the Provincial People's Committee directs the Department of Industry and Trade to strengthen inspection, ensuring that the market is always stable so that there is no local shortage of goods, sudden increase in prices; inspecting and combating against fake goods and poor quality products that do not ensure food safety causing a risk of food poisoning, especially fresh and processed foods, cakes, jams, beverages, types of goods with high demand during Tet holiday./.

Reported by Th. Tung

Translated by Lan Vy​

06/12/2019 3:00 CHĐã ban hành
Festival of typically famous products openedFestival of typically famous products opened
On July 24, An Giang Provincial People's Committee coordinated with Long An, Tay Ninh and Dong Thap People's Committees to hold the opening ceremony of Festival Typically Famous Products of 4 provinces.

The festival will take place within 3 days, from July 24-26 at Tu Son Supermarket (Chau Doc City, An Giang Province). This event attracted more than 50 enterprises and units with more than 1,000 typical and famous products of the provinces on display.

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An Giang Department of Industry and Trade representatives reported that more than 1,000 items and products on display

During the 3 days of the event, the activities will be as follows: Customer exchange, introducing and trying trial products; having street food, participating in gameshow "Show your talent to guess price", "Businesses sing with customers", ... thereby, it creates a good impression on consumers about local goods and products when they visit and shopping.

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Long An has 11 enterprises attending the festival

This is a series of events for stimulating domestic consumption demand, expanding the domestic market, supporting businesses to develop production and business to promote more activities of trade, connecting supply and demand, consumer goods and domestic market development after Covid epidemic.

Reported by Chau Son

Translated by NT

26/07/2020 11:00 SAĐã ban hành
Long An: Export turnover estimated at 5.9 billion USDLong An: Export turnover estimated at 5.9 billion USD
In 2019, the export turnover of goods in Long An province is estimated at USD 5.9 billion, increased by 12.8% over the same period (increased 17.9%).

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Leather footwear and garment goods are one of the products with large export turnover

In particular, the key export products: Rice is estimated to reach 590,000 tons, with turnover of 251 million USD, increased by 26% in volume and 7% in value over the same period; cashew nut is estimated to reach 82 million USD, decreased by 15.3%; fishery product reached 214 million USD, increased  by 0.4%; leather footwear reached USD880 million, increased by 10.6%; garment goods reached 1,150 million USD, increased by 12.3%; fabric and fiber weaving reached USD 345 million, increased by 2.8%; mechanical engineering, steel, and battery reached 800 million USD, increased by 6.8%; wooden products reached 100 million USD, increased by 67%; electronic products and computers reached 110 million USD, increased 20.4%. Import turnover is estimated to reach 4.2 billion USD, increased by 1.8% over the same period (increased 8.5%). Imported goods are mainly machinery, components and raw materials for production.

According to assessments from the authorities, in 2019, the province's export turnover growth is not high compared to 2018. However, the export result of 2019 is the process of efforts of enterprises participating in both production and export activities in the general situation of slow growth of the world economy in the past year with increasing risk and challenge factors. In addition, in 2019, global trade has also slowed down, export activities of countries in the region have decreased compared to the same period in 2018.

Despite the general difficulties of the world economy, although enterprises participating in exporting have faced many difficulties, the domestic investment and business environment has been significantly improved and simplifying investment procedures and supporting enterprises to start-up and reform of export and import fields have boosted production and created more sources of goods for export.

In Long An, there are currently more than 800 enterprises participating in exporting goods to more than 120 countries and territories./.​

Reported by Mai Huong

Translated by Lan Vy

19/12/2019 3:00 CHĐã ban hành
Long An province signed a Memorandum of Cooperation on labor with Ibaraki prefecture, JapanLong An province signed a Memorandum of Cooperation on labor with Ibaraki prefecture, Japan
On November 26th, 2019, in Hanoi, the delegation of Long An province led by Vice Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee – Pham Tan Hoa and leaders of the Department of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs had a meeting with the delegation of Ibaraki prefecture, Japan led by the Governor of Ibaraki prefecture – Mr. OIGAWA Kazuhiko.

At the meeting, the Director of the Department of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs, Ms. Nguyen Hong Mai and Mr. OIGAWA Kazuhiko signed a Memorandum of Cooperation on labor.  ​

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View of the meeting

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The two sides sign the Memorandum of Cooperation

At the meeting, Mr. OIGAWA Kazuhiko said that Ibaraki prefecture was a locality that developed harmoniously between industry and agriculture in Japan. Particularly for Long An province, in addition to cooperation in the field of labor, Mr. OIGAWA Kazuhiko said that the locality also wanted to learn more about investment opportunities in the field of manufacture as well as cooperation on high-tech agriculture which are areas where Ibaraki prefecture had advantage.

Speaking at the meeting, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee – Pham Tan Hoa briefly introduced about the natural conditions and socio-economic situation of Long An province. Mr. Hoa said that the locality was very focused on the relationship with Japan. Over the past years, Long An province has organized missions to Japan to promote cooperation with Japan's local governments, organizations and enterprises. In addition, as a locality that received a lot of Japanese enterprises to invest (more than 144 projects), Long an province always paid great attention to tighten the relations with the Consul General of Japan in Ho Chi Minh City, Japanese organizations in Vietnam such as JICA, JETRO, JBAH, and regularly organized dialogues with Japanese organizations and enterprises operating in the province.

In particular, Long An province paid great attention to labor cooperation with Japan, bringing the province's laborers to Japan to work and study, considering it was a strategic solution to create jobs for workers, contributing to povety reduction, and more importantly, improving the quality of the province's labor force.  ​

Reported by Quoc Thinh

Translated by Lan Vy​

28/11/2019 7:00 SAĐã ban hành
Agricultural products that meet standards will be easier to consumeAgricultural products that meet standards will be easier to consume
On May 8, Director of Long An Department of Industry and Trade - Le Minh Duc chaired the working session with some departments, local authorities, businesses and cooperatives to appraise the implementation of supply contracts with HCMC as well as discuss upcoming plans.

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Mr. Le Minh Duc suggests businesses and cooperatives comply with the terms of the contract with partners

According to Mr. Le Minh Duc, in 2018, the Department of Industry and Trade actively supported businesses and cooperatives to participate in the connection between producers and the distribution system; connect with Ho Chi Minh City, provinces and cities throughout the country; participate in safe agricultural products market; promote consumption in Cambodia, etc. These activities contribute to solving the output for local agricultural products.

Up to now, businesses and cooperatives have had 153 contracts to supply agricultural products for businesses, supermarkets and retail shops in Ho Chi Minh City, Long An and Ben Tre provinces. In addition, Long An strives to connect with Nafood Joint Stock Company to consume dragon fruits for processing and export.

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Up to now, businesses and cooperatives have had 153 contracts to supply agricultural products for businesses, supermarkets and retail shops 

At the meeting, representatives of businesses and cooperatives talked about advantages and difficulties in connecting to consume goods. In particular, agricultural products have to meet the standards of food hygiene and safety, origin, geographical indications, and bar codes, and so on.

In addition, the trade connection also faces many difficulties because businesses and cooperatives can not directly sign commercial contracts with major businesses. They have to sell products through intermediaries with a high cost.

In the coming time, the Department continues to coordinate with related departments and agencies to connect businesses and cooperatives to new markets. The Department also focuses on cooperating with provinces and cities, especially HCMC to promote consumption of goods, especially agricultural products. The development of supply chain of safe agricultural products into supermarkets, trade centers, safe agriculture product stores is especially strengthened, said the Director of Department of Industry and Trade - Le Minh Duc.

Because agricultural products that meet standards will be easier to consume, Mr. Le Minh Duc also suggested businesses and cooperatives comply with the terms of the contracts with partners on quality and appearance of products./.

 Source: http://news.baolongan.vn

10/05/2019 11:00 SAĐã ban hành
The Thai Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City paid a courtesy visit to the leaders of Long An provinceThe Thai Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City paid a courtesy visit to the leaders of Long An province
On September 22, the Thai Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City - Apirat Sugondhabhirom, paid a courtesy visit to the leaders of Long An province. Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can and leaders of a number of provincial departments and branches met with the delegation.

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Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can (right) presented a souvenir to the Thai Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City - Apirat Sugondhabhirom

Over the past time, the cooperation and friendship between Vietnam - Thailand in general and Long An - Thailand in particular have been strengthened and developed in many fields, especially goods import and export activities and services, cultural - arts exchange, education, tourism, etc.

Thailand is currently in the top 10 of 37 countries and territories with a large investment value of the province with 22 business projects and the total investment capital of nearly 300 million USD.

Mr. Apirat Sugondhabhirom thanked the leaders of Long An Province for creating conditions for him to have impressive and effective meeting and exchange. At the same time, he said that this visit to Long An aims to learn more about the potentials and strengths of the province to encourage Thai partners and businesses to invest in Long An as well as introduce some modern products, equipment which can be applied in agricultural production.

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Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Tran Van Can and Thai Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City - Apirat Sugondhabhirom took souvenir photos with the delegation

Mr. Tran Van Can also hopes that in the coming time, Mr. Apirat Sugondhabhirom will continue to be a bridge to further promote the cooperation between the province and Thai investors, especially in strengthening cultural and people exchange activities, cooperation in the field of industry. Thereby, contributing to promoting the good traditional friendship between Vietnam and Thailand to a new higher level./.​

Reported by Huu Bang

Translated by Lan Vy

23/09/2019 10:00 SAĐã ban hành
Long An receives 3 billion VND to support people suffering from drought and salty damage from the Vietnam Trade Union BankLong An receives 3 billion VND to support people suffering from drought and salty damage from the Vietnam Trade Union Bank
On March 23, in Hanoi, the State Bank of Vietnam held an online meeting on urgent solutions to overcome difficulties for businesses and people affected by drought and saline intrusion in 5 provinces of Mekong River Delta including Ben Tre, Tien Giang, Long An, Ca Mau and Kien Giang.

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Under the authorization from the Vietnam Trade Union Bank, the Director of the Vietnam State Bank of Long An branch - Dao Van Nghiep presented a symbolic table of the support amount to the Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Pham Van Canh

At the end-point bridge of the Vietnam State Bank, Standing Deputy Director of the State Bank - Dao Minh Tu. At the end-point bridge of Long An province, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Pham Van Canh, Vice Chairman of the provincial Fatherland Front Committee - Pham Ngoc Tiep, Director of the Vietnam State Bank of Long An branch - Dao Van Nghiep, representatives of some credit institutions in the province  attended the conference.

According to the Standing Deputy Director of the State Bank of Vietnam - Dao Minh Tu, the drought and saltwater intrusion lasting from December 2019 until now affects the production and business activities and life of people in many provinces in Mekong River Delta. In which, 5 provinces were most damaged including Ben Tre, Tien Giang, Long An, Ca Mau and Kien Giang. The meeting aimed at assessing the damage and difficulties and giving urgent solutions on credit, banks to support businesses and people.

In the Mekong Delta region, the total outstanding loans of credit institutions reached over 571,000,000 billion VND, an increase of over 14 percent per year. Of which, Long An has a loan balance of over 74,000 billion VND and a loan balance of rural agriculture over 51 percent.

Due to drought and saline intrusion, Long An has about 40,000 hectares of rice, over 1,200 hectares of dragon fruit, 6,500 hectares of lemon is affected by lack of fresh water for irrigation, productivity decreases. In addition, over 10,000 households in the lowland districts of the region lack water for daily use.

Representatives of five provinces in the Mekong Delta shared that they are suffering from the effects of drought, saline intrusion and the Covid-19 epidemic. Due to drought, saline intrusion, many activities of production, processing, aquaculture, fruit trees are greatly affected such as lack of water for production, irrigation and daily use in life. At the same time, the covid-19 epidemic caused many businesses affected by foreign partners to suspend contracts.

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Vice Chairman of Long An Provincial People's Committee - Pham Van Canh speaks at the meeting

Representatives of the leaders of the five damaged provinces have the same proposal to the State Bank of Vietnam, credit institutions need to increase capital for the loan program for rural clean water and sanitation; ensure plans and capital for people and businesses to reproduce loans after drought, saline intrusion and Covid-19 disease; specific instructions should be directed to credit institutions to restructure debt reduction and rescheduling synchronously in each area for each loan of enterprises and people in order to reduce difficulties.

Trade Union of Vietnam State Bank organizes to give to the above 5 localities with 3 billion VND each to support the people. Funds for the implementation of this program are mobilized by the Vietnam Trade Union Union of all cadres, workers, employees in the whole industry to contribute 1 day's salary.

In Long An, the above amount will be purchased 1,500 plastic containers of 300 liter water (estimated at 1.5 billion VND) and 15 saltwater purifiers into domestic water, with a minimum capacity of 150 liters per hour (estimated 1.5 billion VND). Accordingly, plastic containers containing water will be purchased by the Trade Union of Vietnam State Bank and transferred to localities. Particularly for water filters, the State Bank Branch of Long An Province proactively finds the supply and installation units in localities to serve the people.

Standing Deputy Director of the Vietnam State Bank - Dao Minh Tu said that they continued to direct branches and transaction offices to actively grasp the situation of production and business, the extent of damage of customers who are borrowing capital due to the influence. of drought and saltwater intrusion to timely support and remove difficulties according to the regulations on credit policies for agricultural and rural development and other relevant law provisions; proactively guide and support people in the process of handling requests to remove loan difficulties as prescribed.

As for the Social Policy Bank, priority should be given to ensure that the capital sources for lending under policy credit programs for poor households and other policy beneficiaries are specified in the Mekong River Delta region; actively coordinating with stakeholders in the implementation of clean water and rural environmental sanitation projects to accelerate disbursement according to the construction schedule, quickly putting these works into use, especially in areas affected by drought and saline intrusion.

Directing branches and transaction offices to coordinate with related units in reviewing and identifying the situation and damage of credit capital due to drought and saltwater intrusion in the Mekong River Delta provinces for handling measures timely.

At the same time, the Vietnam State Bank also continues to direct credit institutions to create conditions for mechanisms and procedures for businesses and people to access credit packages for projects in service of sustainable development. The Mekong River Delta is adapting to climate change, especially projects on restructuring agricultural production towards sustainability, projects of water storage, salinity control, freshwater maintenance, urban and rural water supply./.

Source: http://news.baolongan.vn/

24/03/2020 5:00 CHĐã ban hành
Ben Luc cooperates in inspecting and propagating for enterprises to proactively prevent Covid-19Ben Luc cooperates in inspecting and propagating for enterprises to proactively prevent Covid-19
On February 12, Director of the Department of Labor - Invalids and Social Affairs - Nguyen Hong Mai and representatives of some departments, agencies and agencies of Long An province inspected the prevention and control of acute respiratory disease caused by the new strain of novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) in Ben Luc district, especially enterprises that have Chinese.

Up to February 12, Ben Luc district has managed 295 foreigners, including 162 Chinese. Under the direction of the District People's Committee, the Health and Police sectors have strengthened the inspection of epidemic prevention and control, especially in the enterprises. Accordingly, the enterprises that have Chinese should proactively manage, quarantine and strictly implement epidemic prevention and control methods. In addition, the district has widely propagated to the people through various forms of epidemic prevention.

According to district authorities, the forced quarantine of Chinese in the enterprises has still faced many difficulties, few enterprises have implemented well the quarantine. Some enterprises, especially those located outside the industrial zones and clusters, have not yet been completely and safely quarantined because most Chinese are business owners and experts. In addition, the enterprises in the industrial parks and clusters have cooperated well with authorities in reporting on Chinese. However, the enterprises outside the industrial zones and clusters have been still afraid to report this situation.

After working with the District People's Committee, the mission supervised the epidemic prevention in 2 enterprises that have Chinese, including Jia Tai Footwear Vietnam Co., Ltd. (Luong Binh commune, with more than 220 workers and 11 ones from Taiwan, China) and Long Thinh Viet Co., Ltd. (Phuc Long Industrial Park, with more than 50 workers and 5 Chinese).

At the enterprises, the mission inspected the quarantine under the guidance of the Ministry of Health and asked them to quarantine Chinese in accordance with regulations to avoid meeting other workers or coming to the factory during the time of quarantine. At the same time, the enterprises should provide masks; arrange handwashing facilities with soap and antibacterial dry hand sanitizer for their workers.

Ms. Nguyen Hong Mai said that Ben Luc was proactive in the epidemic prevention and control. The districts and communes, towns should check and propagate the epidemic prevention and control to the enterprises that have Chinese./.

Source: http://news.baolongan.vn/

13/02/2020 2:00 CHĐã ban hành
Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee welcomed and worked with the World Bank delegationChairman of the Provincial People’s Committee welcomed and worked with the World Bank delegation
On December 04th, 2019, Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee – Tran Van Can welcomed and worked with the World Bank delegation led by the World Bank Country Director – Mr. Ousmane Dione; attending the meeting were representatives of relevant Departments and sectors.

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View of the meeting

At the meeting, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee – Tran Van Can expressed his pleasure to welcome the delegation to visit and work in Long An; at the same time, he also introduced the socio-economic development situation of Long An. Thereby, he wanted the World Bank to support Long An with loans to implement 03 provincial projects: the project of building an electronic government towards a digital government and implementing smart urban services in Long An province which is one of the important projects during the 4.0 technology revolution to accelerate the process of socio-economic development quickly and sustainably; the driving force project connecting Ho Chi Minh City – Long An province – Tien Giang province which aims to improve the underdeveloped areas, promote urban development along the districts of Can Giuoc, Can Duoc, Chau Thanh, Tan Tru, and promote the development of logistics industry in the future to serve the Mekong river delta and provinces in the key economic region; drainage and wastewater treatment project in Tan An City (phase 1) which is a very necessary and urgent project to limit pollution of Vam Co Tay river water, ensuring Tan An City's drainage problem, contributing to complete the infrastructure of Tan An City.

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Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee – Tran Van Can gives souvenir to the World Bank Country Director – Mr. Ousmane Dione 

The World Bank Country Director – Mr. Ousmane Dione thanked the provincial leaders for welcoming the delegation thoughtfully and congratulated the socio-economic achievements of Long An province. Through the discussion at the meeting, Mr. Ousmane Dione highly appreciated Long An's socio-economic development orientation in the coming time and said that after completing, Long An's 03 proposed projects would help Long An improve its investment environment, promote sustainable socio-economic development in the direction of industrialization and modernization. 

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Provincial leaders take photo with the delegation 

Reported by Tieu Lam

Translated by Lan Vy​

05/12/2019 8:00 SAĐã ban hành
Long An - a strong "brand" in attracting investmentLong An - a strong "brand" in attracting investment
Favorable geographical location, along with an open investment environment, Long An has become one of the leading provinces/cities in the country in attracting foreign direct investment (FDI).

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In Long An, FDI enterprises have a good environment for their production and their business activities to become more and more effective.

"Strong" brand

Long An has a quite favorable geographical location with the industrial development infrastructure being planned and invested, so it is easy to attract enterprises, especially to attract foreign investments. In the first 10 months of 2019, the province granted the certificates to 109 new projects, FDI enterprises with the total newly granted capital of 320 million USD, an increase of 38 enterprises compared to the same period in 2018. Up to now, there are 1,009 FDI enterprises in the province. The total registered capital is USD 6,166 million, of which 576 enterprises are in operation and the total invested capital is USD 3,614 million. The sectors that attract the most FDI capital are garment, footwear, food processing, foodstuff and beverage processing. FDI enterprises are concentrated mainly in the key economic regions of the province such as Duc Hoa, Ben Luc, Can Duoc, Can Giuoc and Tan An City. There are currently about 38 countries and territories investing in the province, of which Taiwan, China, South Korea, Japan and Singapore have the highest number of enterprises.

Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Tran Van Can affirmed that FDI enterprises play a very important role in the socio-economic development of the province. This is clearly shown that FDI enterprises contribute significantly to the strategy of economic restructuring to the industry - construction and service, infrastructure development, contributing to increasing budget revenue, export turnover, job creation, technology transfer, domestic production and service promotion activities, etc.

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Workers are working at Semitec Electronics Co., Ltd. (Tan Kim Industrial Park, Can Giuoc district)

Chairman of the provincial People's Committee Tran Van Can said that in the coming time, Long An would continue to promote the advantage of its geographical position to attract investment, especially FDI enterprises. The government of Long An province continues its best efforts for an open investment environment in order to make Long An become an attractive investment destination, a strong brand in attracting investment in Vietnam./.​

Reported by Mai Huong

Translated by Lan Vy​

11/12/2019 11:00 SAĐã ban hành
The delegation of Long An province paid a courtesy visit to leaders of Zhejiang province (China)The delegation of Long An province paid a courtesy visit to leaders of Zhejiang province (China)
According to the agenda of the leaders of Long An People's Committee in China from September 23 to 29, chaired by Chairman of the provincial People's Committee, Tran Van Can, on September 25 afternoon, the delegation paid a courtesy visit to the Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of People's Council of Zhejiang Province - Li Weining and leaders of departments and sectors of Zhejiang Province.

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Chairman of People's Committee of Long An province- Tran Van Can (left) greeted the leaders of Zhejiang province

At the meeting, Mr. - Li Weining was delighted to welcome the delegation to visit and work, and at the same time provide basic information to the delegation about the socio-economic development situation of Zhejiang Province. Accordingly, it is the leading province in implementing China's reform policies. In addition, the province also focuses on infrastructure investment, economic and tourism development, etc.

The Chairman of People's Committee of Long An Province - Tran Van Can highly appreciated the development of Zhejiang province in the past time and information about the local development situation. Long An has a favorable position, developing infrastructure network both on waterway and road, seaport, ... in order to create favorable conditions for industrial development, attracting investment, ... The province follows the principle of always accompanying enterprises and investors to overcome difficulties and obstacles.

He hoped that with the effective investment, namely Huafu (Vietnam) Industrial Co., Ltd is investing in Long An (based in Zhejiang province), more and more enterprises from Zhejiang come to Long An in the coming time.

Leaders of both sides expressed their delight at the potential of cooperation in the future; The cooperation in line with the policies of the two provinces will also contribute to strengthening the good relationship between the two countries./.

Reported by Thai Hoa

Translated by Lan Vy​

26/09/2019 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
Long An: In the first 9 months of 2019, exports are estimated at 4.4 billion USDLong An: In the first 9 months of 2019, exports are estimated at 4.4 billion USD
In the first 9 months of 2019, export turnover in Long An province was estimated at 4.46 billion USD, up 16.6% over the same period in 2018 (up 17.9 %).

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In 9 months of 2019, the ri​ce export of enterprises in the province was estimated at 521,520 tons

According to the Department of Industry and Trade of Long An province, in 9 months of 2019, the export turnover of the province was estimated at 4.46 billion USD, up 16.6% over the same period in 2018 (up 17.9%); import turnover was estimated at 3.27 billion USD, up 7.5% over the same period in 2018 (up 7.5%).

In which, garment products had the largest export turnover with 924 million USD, up 29.1%; followed by leather shoes with 694.4 million USD, up 18.6% over the same period in 2018. In particular, in 9 months of 2019, the rice export of enterprises in the province was estimated at 521,520 tons, reaching 222.3 million USD, up 28.8% in volume and up 9.4% over the same period in 2018.

Rice is mainly exported to the market of the Philippines, China, Malaysia, Ivory Coast, etc. Although rice exports increase over the same period, it is not as much as in previous years. 

In addition, the competition among domestic enterprises makes export rice prices fall to a low level. At present, the export prices of 5%, 10%, 15% and 25% broken rice are 320 USD per ton, 330 USD per ton, 335 USD per ton and 340 USD per ton, respectively.

In addition, the export prices of Jasmine fragrant rice, Nang Hoa rice, Taiwan fragrant rice 8 and Japonica are 510 USD per ton, 560 USD per ton, 485 USD per ton and 480 USD per ton, respectively. The export price of sticky rice is 590 USD per ton./.

 Source: http://news.baolongan.vn

28/09/2019 9:00 SAĐã ban hành
Raising community’s awareness to cope with climate changeRaising community’s awareness to cope with climate change
In the afternoon of July 2, at My Tho City, Tien Giang Province, Center for Environment and Community Resource Development (CECAD) held a ceremony the project sponsorship agreement “Strengthening communication capacity to cope with the Climate Change in the Mekong Delta (Mekong Delta) ”. The project is implemented by the Embassy of Finland in Vietnam, through the Fund for Local Cooperation Fund (FLC) to support CECAD.

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Drought has always been a concern for people in the Mekong River Delta

The project aims to improve communication capacity of relevant agencies and raise awareness of local communities on saline intrusion; mitigate the impact of climate change through communication programs. The target groups of the project will be local communities in the Mekong River Delta, especially poor households in remote areas in areas with high population densities who are directly affected by the salt water intrusion and lack of fresh water for production and daily life. From there, they can be more proactive in responding to climate change, reducing the impact of natural disasters.

According to a report of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in 2020, in the Mekong River Delta region, 80,000 households faced difficulties due to lack of running water, thousands of hectares of rice and vegetables died due to saline intrusion; lost nearly 39,000 hectares of rice production; About 95,600 households are facing difficult access to piped water. In particular, Tien Giang is considered as one of the most affected provinces with more than 2,270 hectares of rice and 36,000 hectares of orchards affected.

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Signing of agreement to sponsor the project "Strengthening communication capacity to respond to climate change in the Mekong River Delta"

At the ceremony, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Finland to Vietnam - Kari Kahiluoto said: "The Mekong River Delta has potential for sustainable economic development. However, in recent years, the impacts of climate change have caused many damages. Therefore, the project is implemented to raise awareness of local communities in the Mekong River Delta about saline intrusion through the initiation and implementation of climate change adaptation activities. The project will develop and install a pilot early warning system for saline intrusion in Tien Giang province. ".

Reported by Huynh Phong

Translated by NT

06/07/2020 9:00 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
Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee – Tran Van Can visited workers, farmers and enterprises for the New Year Greetings in early springChairman of the provincial People’s Committee – Tran Van Can visited workers, farmers and enterprises for the New Year Greetings in early spring
On February 23rd, 2018, Chairman of Long An People’s Committee – Tran Van Can and the delegation visited officers, workers, farmers and laborers for the New Year greeting at the key transport work of provincial road 830; large field in Tan Tay commune, Thanh Hoa district; Ba Huan Joint Stock Company and the provincial Taxation Department on the occasion of the Mau Tuat early spring 2018.

At the key transport work of provincial road 830, on behalf of the provincial People's Committee, Mr. Tran Van Can sent New Year greetings to all leaders and workers who were working on the project. At the same time, he suggested that the construction unit should accelerate the progress and ensure quality, so that the section from Duc Hoa town to An Thanh Bridge, Ben Luc district according BOT contract would be completed and put into use at the end of March 2018.

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Chairman of the provincial People's Committee – Tran Van Can sends the New Year greetings to officers and workers at the key work, provincial road 830.

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Chairman of the provincial People's Committee – Tran Van Can and the delegation visits and surveys at the large field in Tan Tay commune, Thanh Hoa district

On the same day, the Chairman and the delegation continued to visit and send the New Year greetings at the large field in Tan Tay commune, Thanh Hoa district; Ba Huan Joint Stock Company and the provincial Taxation Department.

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Chairman of the provincial People's Committee – Tran Van Can visits and sends the New Year greetings to Ba Huan Joint Stock Company

At each destination, Mr. Tran Van Can and the delegation sent the New Year greetings and encouraged workers, farmers and laborers at units and enterprises on the occasion of new spring./.

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Chairman of the provincial People's Committee – Tran Van Can sends the New Year greetings to the provincial Taxation Department.

Reported by Kien Dinh

​Translated by Lan Vy

26/02/2018 8:00 SAĐã ban hành
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