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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. 
 
The Southern key economic region develops dynamically with the largest contribution proportion, and is the economic leader of the country. This is the driving force for each locality in the region to develop. 
 
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. 
 
Favorable geographical location, attractive policies as well as transparent and open mechanisms and gradually improved infrastructure make Long An become an attractive destination for investors and enterprises. This also created momentum for Long An to break out, becoming a locality with a large index and value of industrial production in the region. 
 
Over the past two years, the Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) of Long An province has grown tremendously, from 15th position with 60.65 points (in 2016) to 4th position with 66.70 points (in 2017) and 3th position with 68.09 points (in 2018) on the national rankings. 
 
On January 17th, 2020, the Provincial Party Committee, People’s Council, People’s Committee, and Fatherland Front Committee of Long An province held a meeting with infrastructure investors of industrial parks, industrial clusters and enterprises operating well in 2019. 
 
Long An has many policies to support, improve the environment, trade promotion, etc. to create favorable conditions in attracting investment, contributing to the local socio-economic development. 
 
With the position of a gateway to the Mekong River Delta region and located in the Southern key economic region, Long An has introduced many appropriate solutions, mechanisms and policies to promptly improve the environment attracting investment, creating a solid premise to continue developing and integrating, welcoming new opportunities in the coming years. 
 
Contributing to the development of enterprises, in recent years, Long An has always accompanied enterprises, considering the difficulties of enterprises as the common difficulties of the province. 
 
In 2019, the industrial production and construction situation of Long an province maintained a good growth, the investment environment continued to be improved, attracting many investors. 
 
 
  
  
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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
Ministry takes action on market stability in new circumstancesMinistry takes action on market stability in new circumstances
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has called for concerted solutions to maintain market stability, remove difficulties facing domestic firms, and increase the total retail sales of goods and services.

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Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)

Such solutions rolled out in line with the Government's Resolution No 01/NQ-CP dated January 1, 2021, are expected to contribute to the country's socio-economic stability.

The ministry will continue to improve the socialist-oriented market economy mechanism to facilitate economic recovery, and spur growth in the industry and trade sector in a rapid and sustainable manner.

It has also focused on improving the sector's adaptability and resilience against external shocks to stabilise production and consolidate the domestic and foreign market so as to flexibly and effectively realise the dual goals of containing COVID-19 and recovering and developing the sector in the "new normal".

Notably, the sector has stepped up restructuring in tandem with growth model reform, and paid more attention to the processing and manufacturing industry in combination with smart technologies and digital transformation to raise productivity, quality, efficiency, and competitiveness.

More attention will be paid to developing the domestic market, promoting the consumption of Vietnamese goods, enhancing trade promotions, and boosting e-commerce.

Given the impact of COVID-19, the ministry has asked businesses to increase the supply of goods, especially necessities, and requested local Departments of Industry and Trade to take measures to ensure market stability.

To remove difficulties in the consumption of agricultural products, the ministry has adopted solutions to boost consumption links domestically and negotiated with major buyers to facilitate exports./.

Source: VNA

22/02/2021 11:00 SAĐã ban hành
Vietnam’s growth outlook to depend on authorities’ response to new outbreak: WBVietnam’s growth outlook to depend on authorities’ response to new outbreak: WB
Vietnam’s growth prospects will depend on how well and how quickly the authorities will bring the new coronavirus outbreak under control and how quickly international and national vaccinations will proceed, according to the World Bank (WB).

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The fibre production line of the Phu Tho Textile Co. Ltd (Photo: VNA)

In its Vietnam Macro Monitoring report issued earlier this month, the WB said January's industrial production index jumped by 24.5 percent year on year, the highest growth rate since the beginning of 2019. Merchandise exports and imports respectively grew 51.8 percent and 41.8 percent from the same period last year.

The preliminary January goods trade surplus is estimated at 1.1 billion USD. Exports to the US and China continued the robust growth of 2020 while those to the EU, ASEAN, Japan and the Republic of Korea (RoK) bounced back strongly. Similarly, imports from the RoK, ASEAN and the US joined those from China, Japan and the EU to stay in expansionary territory.

In the first month of 2021, the Government spent a total of 99.6 trillion VND, which is slightly, 1 percent, higher than a year ago. Public investment reached 15 trillion VND, making the disbursement rate of 3.25 percent.

However, the WB added, while Vietnam's economy has been extremely resilient to the COVID-19 crisis, preliminary results from the COVID-19 World Bank high frequency household survey of January show that almost half of households still reported lower household income than the year before. About 9 percent of households took loans and 15 percent reduced their consumption.

If persistent, this prudent behaviour will negatively affect aggregate domestic demand in the future, according to the bank.

It held that growth prospects for 2021 will be affected by how well and how quickly the authorities will bring the new outbreak under control and how quickly international and national vaccinations will proceed. 

If the crisis lingers, the authorities may consider further monetary and fiscal support. Yet, special attention will have to be given to the fiscal space, the health of the financial sector and possible social effects as lasting loss of income among some households may create new inequalities and tensions, the report noted.

Jacques Morisset, WB Lead Economist for Vietnam, said the WB expects with many positive signs like the considerable progress in vaccine development and gradually resumed trading activities, the country can obtain growth of 6 percent in 2021./.

Source: VNA

25/02/2021 9:00 SAĐã ban hành
Southern key economic region – the economic leader is developing dynamically Southern key economic region – the economic leader is developing dynamically
The Southern key economic region develops dynamically with the largest contribution proportion, and is the economic leader of the country. This is the driving force for each locality in the region to develop.

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Long An always improves the investment environment, creates favorable conditions for businesses to operate

Long An has a convenient position, a "bridge" between Ho Chi Minh City and the Southeast region to the vast Mekong Delta, and is a province in the Southern key economic region. In recent years, the province's socio-economic situation has been constantly developing and gradually affirmed its position in the key economic region in particular and the whole country in general. 

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The economic growth rate of Long An is considered higher than the national average level and the province is an attractive investment environment

Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee – Pham Van Canh informed that, so far, the province has 28 industrial parks, 32 industrial clusters, of which 16 parks and 21 clusters have been put into operation. The occupancy rate is 89.7% for parks and 85% for clusters. The province attracted more than 1,000 FDI projects, more than 1,900 domestic investment projects. Currently, the province has more than 11,000 enterprises. "Long An has gradually affirmed its position in the Southern key economic region in particular and the whole country in general. With the policy of creating an open, friendly, safe and effective investment environment, the province continues to improve the investment environment, focuses on completing and synchronizing infrastructural structure, speeding up administrative reform and training high quality human resources, creating all favorable conditions for enterprises to operate. In the coming time, the province's socio-economic situation continues to grow stronger and has a certain role and position in the region as well as in the whole country" – Mr. Pham Van Canh emphasized./.

The Southern key economic region consists of 8 localities: Dong Nai, Binh Phuoc, Binh Duong, Tay Ninh, Ba Ria-Vung Tau, Long An, Tien Giang, and Ho Chi Minh City. This region is a dynamic economic center, with the largest contribution proportion of the country. The whole region attracts the largest foreign investment in the country with more than 15,000 valid FDI projects, has 140 operating industrial parks and export processing zones, etc. together with a large system of international seaports and airports.

 

Reported by Thanh My​

​​Translated by Lan Vy​

29/01/2020 5:00 CHĐã ban hành
Long An Provincial Party Committee Secretary - Pham Van Ranh checks the prevention of Covid-19 in Duc Hue districtLong An Provincial Party Committee Secretary - Pham Van Ranh checks the prevention of Covid-19 in Duc Hue district
On April 6, Long An Provincial Party Committee Secretary, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council - visited and checked the prevention and control of epidemics in the border area of Duc Hue district. Joining the delegation were leaders of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee, departments and branches.

At the My Quy Tay Border Guard Post, besides 3 border guard stations, the Post advised to set up 7 more Border Guard Camp to prevent Covid-19 epidemic on the border to strictly control illegal entry into Vietnam, including trails and border crossings; Combining smuggling prevention with Covid-19 epidemic prevention. The unit has strengthened to mobilize the people to implement measures to prevent epidemics, has strictly controlled the issue of goods trade between the two people on the Vietnam - Cambodia border. The concentrated isolation area at the Infantry Company also strictly implemented the distribution and arrangement of isolated objects according to the instructions. Currently, the district has basically completed the preparation for two concentrated isolation areas to be ready to receive isolated people.

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Provincial Party Committee Secretary - Pham Van Ranh gives gifts to officials and soldiers

Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee and Chairman of the Provincial People's Council - Pham Van Ranh asked local leaders and functional forces to closely examine the source of infection, especially those who enter Vietnam; focus on propaganda from the political system to the people to raise awareness and responsibility in disease prevention; coordinate with Cambodia in the prevention and control of epidemics, etc. In addition, funding for disease prevention and control should also be in accordance with the prescribed, open and transparent regime. Police sent forces to coordinate border patrols, strictly handle violations of the law in prevention and control of epidemics. The Fatherland Front and its departments, branches and localities strictly participate in their functions and tasks to actively participate in disease prevention. Particularly, the health sector has retrofitted specialized equipment in preventing epidemics, etc.

In addition, Mr Pham Van Ranh also visited officials and soldiers of the Border Guard Camp to prevent and combat the Covid-19 epidemic of the My Quy Tay Border Guard Post and My Thanh Tay Border Guard Post. At each destination, he visits the health, living conditions of soldiers and the implementation of the Covid-19 epidemic prevention task of the unit.

On this occasion, the Mission also presented gifts and cash to the units to encourage and share the difficulties of officials and soldiers in performing the task of preventing and fighting epidemics on the border area.

Reported by Hồng Luyn

Translated by NT

07/04/2020 11:00 SAĐã ban hành
PCI 2020: Long An rises to 5 ranks, ranking 3/63 provincesPCI 2020: Long An rises to 5 ranks, ranking 3/63 provinces
On April 15, 2021, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) have just released the annual report of the Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) 2020.

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PCI 2020 rankings of 63 provinces

In the PCI 2020 rankings, Quang Ninh continues to lead with a score of 75.09 points on a 100-point scale; followed by Dong Thap with a score of 72.81 points.

Long An reached 70.37 points and rose to 3rd position in the rankings, rises to 5 ranks compared to 2019, with strong strides in creating a fair business environment for businesses (up 1.17 points) and administrative procedure reform (up 1.32 points).

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The PCI 2020 report stated that the year 2020 was a special year when the business community and the government system had to strain to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, a serious global medical disaster. negative and direct business investment activities of businesses, from small businesses to large corporations, from tourism and service businesses to manufacturing businesses, from high mountainous areas to cities big street. During the storms of epidemics, Vietnam not only effectively prevented epidemics but also maintained economic growth, being one of the few countries in the world with a relatively high positive growth rate in 2020. Investigation of more than 1,500 FDI enterprises doing business in Vietnam shows that Vietnam continues to be an attractive destination for foreign investors despite a difficult year. The year 2020 is the last year of the Government term and the results of the enterprise survey show very impressive movements in many areas of the Vietnamese business environment in 2020 as well as the 5-year period from 2016 to present. These include political stability and policy stability maintained, administrative procedure reforms more positive changes, increased dynamism of the government apparatus, especially unofficial costs is minimize./.

Reported by Kha Tam

 Translated by NT

16/04/2021 8:00 SAĐã ban hành
Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee - Nguyen Van Duoc works with the Korean AmbassadorSecretary of the Provincial Party Committee - Nguyen Van Duoc works with the Korean Ambassador
Following the success of the program "Seminar on orientations for the development of a high-tech economic region", on the afternoon of April 19, at the Office of the Long An Provincial Party Committee, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council - Nguyen Van Duoc; Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Van Ut, leaders of provincial departments and agencies have a meeting with the Korean Ambassador and delegations of Korean agencies, organizations and businesses.

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Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council - Nguyen Van Duoc (top, middle) and the provincial leaders met and work with the Korean Ambassador

Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council - Nguyen Van Duoc highly appreciated the success of the seminar, acknowledging the contributions of organizations, individuals, international associations at home and abroad, public corporations leading high technology in the world for Long An to develop a "high-tech economic region".

The Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee said that the diplomatic relations between the two countries Vietnam - South Korea have had strong development steps and become important partners of each other.

Through friendship, cooperation and development, the number of projects and investment capital of Korean enterprises investing in Vietnam in general and Long An in particular is increasing, contributing to the development of the provincial. Through the seminar, Long An is expected to attract more businesses from many countries and territories, especially South Korea.

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Delegates attend the meeting

At the meeting, the leaders of Long An province and the delegation of Korean officials and businesses continued to exchange more and receive investment needs to create the best conditions for businesses, investors find new opportunities to invest in Long An.

On this occasion, provincial leaders introduced the investment environment, development potentials and a number of key projects in the province, aiming to establish high-tech economic zones, including development of high-tech zones associated with smart digital city.

The provincial economic zone is expected to have an area of 32,300 hectares, in Can Giuoc district with 19,200 hectares and Can Duoc with 13,100 hectares. Functional subdivisions in the economic zone include: satellite urban areas 1 and 2; urban areas for education, health care, physical training and sports; auxiliary urban area; industrial park - international seaport; hi-tech agricultural zone and ecological urban area.

The incentives for investors are also stated: preferential corporate income tax rate of 10 percent for 15 years; tax exemption for 4 years from the time profit before tax and 50 percent reduction in the next 9 years; 50 percent personal income tax reduction; create favorable conditions for immigration and travel, residence and temporary residence for workers and their families.

Depending on each project, capital will be allocated from the local and central budgets; issuing project bonds; using ODA capital; preferential credit capital; investment capital in the form of BOT, BT, and BTO; mobilize capital from land fund; advance capital of investors. Enterprises are also exempted from land and water surface rent for some types of projects; land use term is 70 years.

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The meeting helps the provincial leaders and the delegation of Korean officials and businesses to discuss more about investment needs

Through information about the provincial economic zone, Korean businesses are interested in investment incentives, industries that need investment, investment environment, tax policies, ... These opinions were answered satisfactorily by provincial leaders.

At the end of the meeting, the Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee affirmed that the provincial leaders will always accompany the business, consider the difficulty of the business as the difficulty of the province and quickly find solutions to solve and bring about investment profits. .

He also expressed his wish that businesses would accompany the province in implementing solutions and objectives set by the province, bringing economic efficiency.

Reported by Mai Huong - Thanh Hieu

 Translated by NT

20/04/2021 8:00 SAĐã 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
Long An: In February, the index of industrial production decreased due to the impact of Covid-19 epidemicLong An: In February, the index of industrial production decreased due to the impact of Covid-19 epidemic
According the information of the Department of Industry and Trade of Long An province, in February 2020, the index of industrial production decreased by 4.28% over the previous month, but increased by 7.5% compared to the same period of last year.

Accumulated the first 2 months of the year, the index of industrial production increased by 3.6% over the same period of 2019. Of which, the processing and manufacturing industry increased by 3.3%; the electricity production and distribution industry increased by 13.3%; the water supply and waste, wastewater management and treatment industry increased by 5.8% over the same period.

In February, the index of 37/75 groups of industrial products had an increase compared to the same period but not much. Products with increased index such as aquatic feed production (up 20.2%); fertilizer production (up 14.7%); paint and varnish production (up 11.3%); backpack production (up 10.4%); mineral water (up 6.7%); artificial silk yarn (up 6,4%), etc.

38 product groups decreased over the same period mainly focused on cashew production, milling, animal feed production, canned beer, cigarettes, textile fabrics from synthetic fibers, textile fabrics from artificial fibers, manufacture of bags, footwear, manufacture of plywood from wood, medicinal material production, cement structure production, semi-finished steel production, semiconductor equipment production, production of optical fibers, etc.  

According to the leader of Long An Department of Industry and Trade, due to the impact of Covid-19, production activities of enterprises decreased. The manufactured items with dependent raw materials imported from the Chinese market were generally affected, reducing production output. The industries most affected were textiles, footwear, iron and steel, and plastic./.​

Reported by Mai Huong

Translated by Lan Vy​​

02/03/2020 5:00 CHĐã ban hành
The Consul General of Canada in Ho Chi Minh City paid a courtesy visit to leaders of the provinceThe Consul General of Canada in Ho Chi Minh City paid a courtesy visit to leaders of the province
On August 22, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee – Mr. Nguyen Van Duoc welcomed Sir Kyle Nunas - Consul General of Canada in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee – Mr. Nguyen Van Duoc (right) was welcoming the Consul General of Canada in HCMC – Sir Kyle Nunas

At the meeting, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee, Mr. Nguyen Van Duoc was very pleased to welcome the delegation of the Canadian Consul General in their courtesy visit to the province. Talking about the socio-economic potentials, advantages of Long An province, he emphasized that Long An is constantly trying to develop and complete in all aspects such as transport infrastructure, health, education, trade etc.

At present, Canada has 7 investment enterprises in Long An province with the registered capital amount ranking the 21st among 37 countries and territories having investment projects in the province. The above figures do not reflect the potentials of cooperation between the two countries. Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee wishes through this meeting and with the Consul General's attention, there will be more Canadian investors to invest in Long An Province in the coming time.

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Taking photo with the delegation

Speaking at the meeting, Sir. Kyle Nunas expressed his expectation that his working visit would strengthen the relationship between Canada and local authorities and share the management experience of the province. At the same time, he wanted to learn more about the province's management on such issues as infrastructure, wastewater treatment and solid waste treatment to study more about the cooperation opportunities in these fields. In the coming time, Canada will have initiatives to provide technical support and advice to the province in infrastructure development, waste water treatment and solid waste treatment.

Reported by ​TV

Translated by Lan V


23/08/2018 5:00 CHĐã ban hành
7 months of 2019: Long An's total retail sales of goods and service revenue reaches 52,429 billion VND7 months of 2019: Long An's total retail sales of goods and service revenue reaches 52,429 billion VND
According to Long An Department of Industry and Trade, the total retail sales of goods and service revenue in July 2019 reached 7,392 billion VND, an increase of 0.1 percent compared to June 2019 and 15.4% over the same period. Accumulated in the first 7 months of 2019, it reached 52,429 billion VND, equivalent to 59.1 percent of the plan, an increase of 15.8 percent over the same period of 2018.

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The competition in retail among distributors has met the shopping needs of people

Accordingly, the price of 5 out of 11 commodity groups increased compared to June including Food and catering services (up 0.13 percent); Clothes, hats and shoes (up 0.08 percent); Culture, entertainment and tourism (up 0.04 percent); Other goods and services (up 1.67 percent).

Price of 3 out of 11 commodity groups decreased including Beverage and tobacco (decreased by 0.23 percent); Housing, electricity, water, fuel and construction materials (decreased by 0.45 percent); Household appliances (decreased by 0.03 percent).

Price of 3 out of 11 commodity groups including Drugs and medical services, Education, Post and Telecommunication were stable.

According to the Department of Industry and Trade, in the first months of 2019, trade growth was quite good, commodity prices in the province were stable. At present, goods are plentiful and diversified, meeting the needs of the people.

In particular, the competition in retail among distributors such as Bach Hoa Xanh, Vinmart, SanHaFoodstore has met the shopping needs of the people because of reasonable prices. Trade promotion activities have been promoted. Enterprises and cooperatives have actively participated in many programs to connect supply and demand to introduce their products into supermarkets and wholesale markets./.

Source: http://news.baolongan.vn

12/08/2019 3:00 CHĐã ban hành
Nearly 5,300 billion VND opened a coastal road from the West to Ho Chi Minh CityNearly 5,300 billion VND opened a coastal road from the West to Ho Chi Minh City
The coastal road connecting Ben Tre, Tien Giang and Long An provinces to Ho Chi Minh City with a total cost of more than 5,300 billion VND, will be completed in the next 5 years.

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Coastal road project

On November 24, Director of the Department of Transport and Transport of Tien Giang province - Tran Van Bon informed that the central government had just approved the policy of opening a coastal road connecting western provinces to Ho Chi Minh City.

The project has the starting point from Binh Thoi 1 bridge (Binh Dai district, Ben Tre), goes along the coast, parallel to Highway 1, then intersects with Highway 50 at Go Cong Tay (Tien Giang), continues to the end point intersects with My Loi bridge (Go Cong Tay, Tien Giang) through Long An to Ho Chi Minh City. The project is divided into two phases with about 90 hectares of land to be cleared and completed from 2021 - 2025.

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Coastal road in the future

When this route is completed, vehicles will easily move from Tra Vinh through Ben Tre, Tien Giang, Long An to Ho Chi Minh City, shorten the distance by tens of kilometers, contributing to load sharing, reducing congestion, accident for Highway 1 and Highway 50.

In addition, the project of the dynamic backbone connecting Tien Giang - Long An - Ho Chi Minh City has just been approved, completed in the period of 2021 -2025, will create regional connection and motivation for the local development.

Reported by Chau Son

Translated by NT

27/11/2020 9:00 SAĐã ban hành
Secretary of Long An Party Committee - Nguyen Van Duoc visited and worked with enterprises in Ben Luc, Can DuocSecretary of Long An Party Committee - Nguyen Van Duoc visited and worked with enterprises in Ben Luc, Can Duoc
On February 20, the Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council - Nguyen Van Duoc had a meeting and worked with 4 business units located in Ben Luc district and Can Duoc district. Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Minh Lam, leaders such as Department of Planning and Investment, Department of Natural Resources and Environment, Department of Transport, Economic Zone Authority, Can Duoc district and Ben Luc district attended the meeting.

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Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council - Nguyen Van Duoc (3rd from the left, standing row) presents gifts, visits about the activities of Thuan Dao Industrial Park

Accordingly, the delegation visited and worked at Huafu Vietnam Company Limited (Expanded Thuan Dao Industrial Park, in Can Duoc district), Thuan Dao Industrial Park Management Board (Ben Luc district), Vina Eco Board Company Limited (Phu An Thanh Industrial Park, Ben Luc district), Phu An Thanh Industrial Park Management Board (Ben Luc district).

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The delegation worked, visited about production at Huafu Vietnam One Member Limited Company

At each destination, the delegation spent a lot of time to visit about the results of production and business activities in 2020 and the orientation of the year 2021; how to prevent enterprises from the complicated development of the Covid-19 epidemic to protect production activities and workers' health.

Reports to the Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee and the delegation, Huafu Vietnam One Member Company Limited and Vina Eco Board Company, in 2020, the business and production situation of enterprises in Vietnam is quite good, production activities export is still going on normally. Because in Vietnam, the authorities at all levels control the Covid-19 epidemic well. However, in the world, the epidemic is complicated, the consumption trend decreases, so businesses are more or less affected, the export output decreases more than in 2019.

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Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council - Nguyen Van Duoc visited and worked at Vina Eco Board Co., Ltd

To prevent epidemics for employees, businesses strictly implement many measures such as daily temperature measurement before entering the workplace, equipping masks, hand sanitizer, and enhancing diet nutrition during mid-shift meals, taking care of the salary and income regime in time.

For two enterprises, which are investors of Thuan Dao industrial zones and Phu An Thanh industrial zones, in 2020 two enterprises continue to support secondary investors; invest in and improve technical infrastructure associated with attracting investment in the Industrial Park. Currently, both of these two units are implementing the procedures to expand the Industrial Park to better meet the needs of secondary investors, especially high quality industries.

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Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council - Nguyen Van Duoc (4th from the left) and the delegation gave gifts and wished the Management Board of Phu An Thanh Industrial Park a new successful year

At the visiting places, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council - Nguyen Van Duoc expressed his joy at the positive working atmosphere at the beginning of the year of the enterprise. The Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee also acknowledged the efforts of the business in the production and business process, in taking care of the lives of workers. On the occasion of the new year, the Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee and the working delegation wished the enterprise vigilance, all New Year employees, prosperity and success in their work. With the active labor, production of companies in the first days of the new year will contribute to the completion of the socio-economic development targets of the province.

The Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee emphasized that with the spirit of "Accompanying with businesses", the provincial leaders pledged to create a favorable environment to support businesses to develop, to have specific solutions to remove and solve resolving obstacles for enterprises to speed up infrastructure investment. In the coming time, Long An will have more clean land bank, increase the area of industrial land that can be leased, attract big investors, bring economic efficiency to the province.

Reported by Mai Huong

 Translated by NT

22/02/2021 10:00 SAĐã ban hành
Vietnam’s exports to US see strong surge in Q1Vietnam’s exports to US see strong surge in Q1
The US was the largest importer of Vietnamese goods in the first quarter of 2021, with total export turnover hitting 21.2 billion USD, an increase of 32.8 percent year-on-year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD)’s Agro Produce Processing and Market Development Authority.

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Vietnamese rice for export - Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)

The Authority said the strong growth is likely to be maintained in next months despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

Export turnover of vegetables and fruits, and aquatic products to the US in the reviewed period was valued at 23.4 million USD, and 189.15 million USD, up 3.7 percent and 5.4 percent, respectively, compared to the same period last year.

Statistics of the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) also show that the export value of machinery, equipment and spare parts to the US expanded by 215 percent to 1.58 billion USD in January this year.

Meanwhile, the export turnover of telephone and components to the country hit 6.1 billion USD in January, up 3.4 billion USD from the same period last year.

According to the MoIT, the purchase power in the US has recovered in recent months and this offers a good opportunity for Vietnamese goods in the context that the global economy is still severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Deputy General Director of the MoIT's Export-Import Department Tran Thanh Hai underlined the necessity to pay special attention to accelerating digitalization and applying e-commerce in export activities.

The Government, ministries, sectors and localities need to define new orientations amid great changes in the world, he said, adding that the MoIT will propose issuing a new strategy for export activities in the coming time./.

Source: VNA

19/04/2021 5:00 CHĐã ban hành
Dong Thap Muoi Regional General Hospital: First unit in Long An organizes Covid-19 vaccinationDong Thap Muoi Regional General Hospital: First unit in Long An organizes Covid-19 vaccination
Once received from the central government, Long An will deploy Covid-19 vaccination for 227 officials and workers at Dong Thap Muoi General Hospital (GH).

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Dong Thap Muoi Regional GH will be the first unit in the province to organize Covid-19 vaccination for medical staff

Dong Thap Muoi Regional GH is treating 1 patient positive for SARS-CoV-2 (Patient 2061). This will be the first unit in the province to organize Covid-19 vaccination for medical staff.

Accordingly, the Covid-19 vaccination of for staff at Dong Thap Muoi Regional GH will be divided into 2 times, 12 weeks apart; each injection is about 3 days.

The goal is to have at least 95 percent of risk factors (including contract workers) working at Dong Thap Muoi Regional GH receive 2 doses of Covid-19 vaccine; at the same time ensure vaccination safety according to Decree 104/2016/ND-CP dated July 1, 2016 of the Government on vaccination activities and related regulations.

The vaccine to be used is AstraZeneca, produced by AstraZeneca Group by SK Bioscience (SKBio) in Korea. The vaccine was approved by the World Health Organization (WHO) for emergency use on February 15, 2021. This vaccine has been approved by 25 countries for circulation and use, including Vietnam. The vaccine will be transported to Dong Thap Muoi Regional GH by the National Expanded Immunization Project - National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology.

Dong Thap Muoi Regional GH conducted immunization training to ensure vaccination safety and prevention of SARS-CoV-2 infection. The Department of Health also conducted a survey of the facilities to prepare vaccines for all medical staff of Dong Thap Muoi Regional GH to be ready for vaccination when vaccines are available./.

Source: https://news.baolongan.vn

12/03/2021 8:00 SAĐã ban hành
Long An prepares to organize seminars on orientation for development of high-tech economic regionLong An prepares to organize seminars on orientation for development of high-tech economic region
On April 7, Long An Provincial People's Committee Chairman - Nguyen Van Ut chaired the meeting to approve the plan to hold talks on orientation of development of high-tech economic region. Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Pham Tan Hoa and representatives of leaders from departments, branches of the province and representatives of Saigontel Company (the unit supporting the Provincial People's Committee to organize the seminar) attended the meeting.

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Chairman of the People's Committee of Long An province - Nguyen Van Ut chaired the meeting

The meeting to agree on the agenda of the seminar on orienting the development of a high-tech economic region will take place on the afternoon of April 19 (Monday) at Hall A - the Provincial Conference Service Center. The seminar program was chaired by the Provincial People's Committee with the participation of about 150 delegates who were representatives of relevant ministries, departments, agencies and representatives of domestic and foreign organizations and enterprises.

Accordingly, the seminar consists of 2 parts: Investment promotion seminar in Long An province and the signing ceremony of cooperation between Long An province and leading technology, telecommunications and finance corporations in Vietnam and the world: Union number Saigontel-Viettel, VnPay; BIDV, MB, SMBL, Microsoft, Dell, Nvidia (USA), SAP, Siemens (Germany), Controls (India), ...

Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Van Ut suggested the Department of Planning and Investment continue to coordinate with relevant departments, agencies to review each content, closely follow the plan of the seminar. Focusing on promoting the potentials and advantages of the province to attract investors, aiming to develop Long An into a high-tech economic region, including developing high-tech zones associated with digital clever cities.

Reported by Bui Tung

Translated by NT

08/04/2021 8:00 SAĐã ban hành
State management favors business & investmentState management favors business & investment
State management should focus on paying the most favourable way for people, investors, and businessmen to do business, said PM Nguyen Tan Dung.

The Government chief made the remark on August 19 while presiding over a meeting with the Cabinet’s standing members and ministry and sector officials on the lists of prohibited and conditional businesses, and those entitled to investment preferential treatments in accordance with the draft investment law (amended) and the draft enterprise law (amended) which would be submitted to the National Assembly.

The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MoPI) proposed a list of eight prohibited businesses instead of the current figure of 51. The Ministry also suggested cutting 56 of the current 386 conditional businesses.

The Cabinet leaders and ministry officials generally agreed with the MPI’s proposals, suggesting the Ministry to continue reviewing the proposals to ensure quality and feasibility in practice; people’s freedom right to business and investment; and the effectiveness of State management.

Addressing the meeting, the Government leader praised the proposals of the MoPI; requesting it to continue collecting comments and finalizing the lists of prohibited and conditional businesses.

He also noted the need to safeguard business rights of people and enterprises; develop market-driven economy, international integration, improve investment environment, sharpen national competitiveness; strengthen State management, administrative reform and prevent corruption.

Regarding the list of business sectors, industries and localities entitled to investment preferential treatment as prescribed by the draft laws on Investment and Enteprise, PM Dung agreed that such preferential treatment will not given to the mining of natural resources and minerals and about 40 other sectors, industries, products and services that are subject to special consumption tax./.  

By Kim Loan (news.chinhphu.vn)

20/08/2014 4:00 CHĐã ban hành
Enhance the investment attractionEnhance the investment attraction
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
Getting overseas students back home Getting overseas students back home
The brain drain and lack of practical education were among the major problems facing the country, students and leading members of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union told HCM City education officials at a conference yesterday.

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

 

 

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

 

 

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

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

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

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

VietNamNet/VNS

20/08/2014 10:00 SAĐã ban hành
One commune one product program: Towards building sustainable new-style ruralOne commune one product program: Towards building sustainable new-style rural
One commune one product program (referred to as OCOP program) was born. It is very important to the process of building a new-style rural. Through this program, it will contribute to restructuring the rural economy, increasing added value and aiming for a sustainable commercial enterprise.

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Safe vegetables of Muoi Hai Safe Vegetables Cooperative have been selected to develop the OCOP products

Developing key products of each locality

Tan Binh Commune, Tan Tru District, Long An Province is not only famous for historical and cultural relics but also recently for its products made from moringa, a rich and nutritious plant for health. According to the Director of Vuon Nha Minh Company Limited - Pham Ngoc Anh Tuan, currently, on average, the company produces about 500 kilos of moringa powder each month, creating stable jobs for some local people with an income from 6-7 million VND per person per month. In order to meet the needs of the market, he is mobilizing local people to expand the production scale of moringa to create raw material areas for the company. Up to now, Vuon Nha Minh branded products have been gradually standing firmly on the market, present in most supermarkets in major cities in the country.

Mr. Tuan said: "In addition to products such as moringa tea, moringa oil or moringa powder, the company also coordinates a number of food processing companies to create new products such as moringa porridge, moringa instant noodles, and so on to diversify the company's products. Currently, the company completes the procedures to review and recognize OCOP for the products. It is believed that products will be recognized and consumers will increasingly believe in using them in the near future".

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Moringa products of Vuon Nha Minh One Member Co., Ltd. are increasingly welcomed by consumers

In March, the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) held a meeting to evaluate and rate OCOP products and submit to the Provincial People's Committee for recognition of 3 3-star products of Thanh Hoa district, including Khap Phuong lime wine, Quang Vinh cajeput flower honey and Quang Vinh longan honey. In recent years, lemons are considered a fast growing crop and bring high economic efficiency to Thanh Hoa district. However, the output problem is the concern of the lemon grower and the local Agriculture sector. Stemming from that situation, the Director of Thuan Binh Agricultural Service Cooperative (Thuan Binh commune, Thanh Hoa district) - Bui Van Khap and his wife - Le Thi Phuong have researched and created the products of lemon wine which are both economical and productive for local lemons.

Mr. Bui Van Khap shared: "The cooperative currently grows 40 hectares of seedless lemons, certified for GlobalGAP standards and has a purchase contract from an enterprise to export to the European market. However, the production process inevitably states that lemons have unqualified designs for export such as lemon skin color irregular, lemons bigger than specifications, etc. For lemons with unqualified designs, Cooperatives sold outside at low prices. Because of this fact, my wife and I think about making lemon wine products to take advantage of products that do not meet export standards. Currently, lemon wine products are consumed through retail agents in the province. In the coming time, I will bring lemon wine to trade fairs and exhibitions inside and outside the province to find customers and build a more sustainable output".

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Lemon wine product from Khap Phuong (Thuan Binh - Thanh Hoa)

Head of the Thanh Hoa District DARD - Nguyen Kinh Kha informed that the district chose the Khap Phuong lemon wine, the melaleuca honey and longan honey from Quang Vinh establishment to suport and develop in the OCOP program in order to exploit well the potentials and advantages of the locality. This program will contribute to supporting branding and branding establishments for products. In the coming time, the district will coordinate with provincial departments and agencies to organize training and guide households to grow lemon and beekeeping to ensure food safety, step by step develop lemon areas and expand beekeeping for honey in the district.

The right direction in branding products 

According to the information from the Coordination Office of the provincial new-style rural construction program, the province focuses on production, raising income for people, promoting the OCOP program as an effective solution to develop product groups at the level of commune, district, town and city. At the same time, to step by step bring the trade enterprise movement into depth, efficiency and sustainability.

Muoi Hai Safe Vegetable Cooperative (Hamlet 4, Long Khe Commune, Can Duoc District) is one of the leading units in implementing the OCOP program with safe vegetable products highly appreciated by consumers. With the desire to develop local vegetables and provide customers with quality vegetable products that are safe for daily meals, Muoi Hai Safe Vegetable Cooperative constantly applies scientific and technical advances to manufacturing; at the same time, it supports the long-term safe vegetable consumption, creating motivation for local farmers to increase production and increase income.

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Kim Hue's grilled pork sausage and spring rolls products are recognized as 3-star OCOP products

Vice Chairman of People's Committee of Long Khe commune - Nguyen Thi Nhi said: "In the commune, there are over 160 hectares of vegetables of all kinds. This is considered a crop that brings high and stable income for the people in the commune. Muoi Hai Safe Vegetable Cooperative's products have been selected to develop and recognize OCOP, contributing to building brand and promoting the development of the local vegetable region. At the same time, this is also a rebound to contribute to helping the locality to reach the destination of the new-style rural commune in 2021".

The provincial OCOP program has been implemented and performed since 2018. This is an effective and practical program for the people, the core content of the program for building new-style rural and advanced new-style rural contributes to the introduction of typical products with potentials and strengths of the province to the consumer market inside and outside the province. The goal of the program is to develop internal resources and increase the value of agricultural, non-agricultural and advantageous services in each locality. This is very important to Long An when the industry, service and trade of the province are still in the development stage, the consumer market is small, many products of good quality but not known by many people. The output is not ensured, the product value is not high.

Deputy Director of the DARD - Dinh Thi Phuong Khanh said: With the drastic direction of the Party Committee and authorities and the enthusiasm of organizations and individuals to participate, by the end of 2020, the province has 11 products recognized OCOP by the Provincial People's Committee. In which, Vietnam Cordyceps Cultivation and Processing Company Limited (Thanh Loi Commune, Ben Luc District) has 4 4-star products, including cordyceps nutritional powder, cordyceps herbal tea cordyceps, premium cordyceps Oolong tea, dried cordyceps. White Wine Production and Business Joint Stock Company (Phuoc Loi Commune, Ben Luc District) has 5 4-star products, including Go Den wine 31 percent, Go Den wine 41 percent, Go Den green base wine 31 percent, Go Den base wine 31 percent, Go Den gold wine 41 percent. Kim Hue sausage establishment (Tam Vu town, Chau Thanh district) has 2 3-star products, including Kim Hue pork sausage and Kim Hue pork baked rolls.

In 2021, the DARD continues to coordinate with the Provincial Coordination Office for the new-style rural Construction Program to assess, evaluate and classify OCOP program products according to the criteria such as product and community strength, ability marketing, product quality, etc. After evaluating and classifying products, the province continues to build programs and plans to widely advertise and introduce throughout the country, contributing to improving value for local OCOP products.

"The OCOP program is not only meaningful in production development but also helps the locality to solve important problems in poverty reduction, job recruitment, promoting the creativity and intelligence of the people, building linkages of the sustainable community economy. This is considered the right direction in building product brands, enhancing competitiveness in the market, and most importantly, increasing people's income, actively contributing to implementing the program building for new-style rural commune"- Ms. Khanh added./.

"The OCOP program is not only meaningful to production development but also helps the locality to solve important problems in poverty reduction, job recruitment, promoting the creativity and intelligence of the people, building linkages for sustainable community economy".

Deputy Director of DARD - Dinh Thi Phuong Khanh

"The district chooses Khap Phuong lemon wine, cajuput and longan honey products of Quang Vinh establishment to support and develop under the OCOP program. This program will contribute to supporting establishments to brand for their trademarks and products".

Head of Division of Agriculture and Rural Development of Thanh Hoa district - Nguyen Kinh Kha

Source: https://news.baolongan.vn/

13/04/2021 8:00 SAĐã ban hành
Effectiveness from applying ISO 9001: 2015 in state administrative agenciesEffectiveness from applying ISO 9001: 2015 in state administrative agencies
Recently, the application of the quality management system (QMS) according to the national standard TCVN ISO 9001: 2015 at agencies, units and localities in Long An province has brought about positive results. Thereby, it helps cadres, civil servants and public employees deploy and manage work records scientifically, shorten the time to process documents and administrative procedures.

Utilities from ISO 9001: 2015 application

According to statistics of the Department of Home Affairs, the whole province has 42 out of 42 state administrative agencies at the provincial and district levels; 188 out of 188 communal People's Committee and 8 other state administrative agencies strictly comply with regulations on building, applying and announcing quality management system according to ISO 9001: 2015 in operation. In addition, the province deployed the electronic ISO software connection operation of 4 pilot application units with the province's electronic system software. "Since the implementation and application of the quality management system according to the national standard TCVN ISO 9001: 2015, the efficiency of the management and provision of public administrative services has been significantly improved, gradually creating trust and satisfaction in people's hearts when they come to work in administrative units. Especially, through the QMS, step by step improve working time, reduce negative impacts when dealing with administrative procedures for organizations and citizens. The application of the quality management system according to the national standard TCVN ISO 9001: 2015 is also a method for monitoring the actual application of legal documents of the State"- Deputy Director of Department of Home Affairs - Tran Ky Duc said.

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Officials of district-level public administrative centers handle administrative procedures on the provincial public service system and apply the quality management system TCVN 9001: 2015

Thanh Hoa district is one of the localities that has implemented and applied quite well the quality management system according to the national standard TCVN ISO 9001: 2015. The District People's Committee issued a decision on the process of resolving administrative complaints including 9 areas and 48 procedures. According to Chairman of Thanh Hoa District People's Committee - Ho Thi Ngoc Lan, the construction and implementation of operational processes through the application of ISO 9001: 2015 quality management system helps heads of agencies and staff to better understand the content and requirements and how to consider and handle work in the process. At the same time, helping agencies and units to review, evaluate and more clearly define the functions, tasks, powers of the departments and the specific responsibilities of each official, civil servant and public employee.

Chairman of the People's Committee of Tan Tay commune of Thanh Hoa district - Nguyen Van Chan said: "The application of TCVN ISO 9001: 2015 in administrative reform contributes to raising awareness and responsibility of each official, civil servant and public employee in the state administrative apparatus. In particular, the stages of solving administrative procedures increasingly ensure clear work, clear people and clear responsibilities".

ISO 9001: 2015 continues to be applied

ISO 9001: 2015 includes 10 articles, corresponding to the PDCA cycle (plan - implement - check - improve), which is considered as a perfect upgrade and replacement for the quality management system in the context of ever-evolving global competition. The new version ISO 9001: 2015 is expected by ISO to be maintained for up to 25 years. Deputy Director of the Department of Home Affairs - Tran Ky Duc added: QMS is one of the significant tools to support publicity, transparency, and concretization of processes and procedures for handling work as required by the team civil servants and citizens. Therefore, the province continues to deploy and apply ISO 9001: 2015, making an important contribution to the administrative reform of Long An in particular and the whole country in general.

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The whole province has 42 out of 42 state administrative agencies at the provincial and district level complying with the regulations on building, applying and announcing the QMS according to TCVN ISO 9001: 2015

According to Chairman of People's Committee of Tan An City - Nguyen Quang Thai, the locality presently continues to deploy and apply ISO 9001: 2015 to ensure that administrative transaction records are processed in a timely and lawful manner; processes and procedures have been simplified, facilitating and reducing troubles for organizations and individuals. On the other hand, the work records of the units are collected, organized and stored scientifically.

Thanks to the application of TCVN ISO 9001: 2015, the public administration of the province is increasingly modernized and the civil service environment is more civilized. In particular, in the past 2 years, Long An has been honored to rank in the top 10 of 63 provinces and cities nationwide in the PAR Index: In 2018, ranked 7 (81.02 points) and in 2019, ranked 5 (84.33 points). The satisfaction and confidence of people and businesses on the service quality of state administrative agencies of the province have been increasingly improved./.

The quality management system according to national standard TCVN ISO 9001: 2015 is the latest version in the quality management system upgraded from ISO 9001: 2008 with breakthrough changes, helping to improve the effectiveness and effective performance of public duties; well serving the requirements of agencies, organizations and businesses.

Source: https://news.baolongan.vn/

01/03/2021 8:00 SAĐã ban hành
Long An: There are 2 enterprises to be honored with national brand productsLong An: There are 2 enterprises to be honored with national brand products
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has just announced that the product has achieved the National Brand Vietnam in 2020. The Organizing Committee has selected and recognized 124 enterprises with a total of 283 products reaching the national level of Vietnam in 2020. Here are enterprises that meet the criteria system of Vietnam National Assembly and are typical enterprises, representing Vietnamese Trademarks.

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VinaOne Steel Manufacturing Factory

Among the 124 companies selected, Long An has 2 companies specializing in the production of iron and steel, TVP Steel Joint Stock Company and VinaOne Steel Manufacturing Joint Stock Company. Enterprises whose products are voted must meet 3 criteria: Quality, innovation and pioneering capacity.

Minister of Industry and Trade, Chairman of Vietnam National Brand Council -Tran Tuan Anh affirmed that the program has undergone 17 years of voting, contributing to raising awareness of the business community about the important role of brands in domestic increase the value of the product as well as the value of the enterprise. Since then, the company's products improve their competitiveness and affirm their position in the domestic market and develop the export market despite facing many difficulties and challenges in recent years, especially in The Covid-19 translation scene was unpredictable in all over the world.

Speaking at the award ceremony, the governing body, the Standing Deputy Prime Minister of the Government - Truong Hoa Binh requested that the Ministry of Industry and Trade need to fully absorb the proposals and recommendations of businesses to effectively coordinate with related ministries and agencies to facilitate policies, mechanisms and resources, support enterprises in general and national brand enterprises in particular to participate more actively in the process of building and advertising  promote the image of Vietnam.

Standing Deputy Prime Minister of the Government - Truong Hoa Binh believes that in the coming time there will be more and more Vietnamese enterprises interested in participating and meeting the criteria of the program, striving to have over 1,000 products by 2030 achieving the Vietnam National Assembly as the set target, contributing to affirm that Vietnam is a country with high quality goods and services and highly competitive in the international market.

Reported by Gia Han

Translated by NT

10/12/2020 5:00 CHĐã ban hành
More administrative procedures to go online: MinisterMore administrative procedures to go online: Minister
The Government of Vietnam wants the business community to provide feedback and input to help improve the National Public Service Portal, heard a conference held by the Prime Minister’s Council on Administrative Reform and the World Bank in Hanoi on May 19.

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A screenshot of the National Public Service Portal (File Photo: VNA)

To cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government has been pushing more administrative procedures online, including the use of e-documents and e-reports, and the establishment of information and public service portals on local levels said Minister-Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung.

The Government's Decision 45/2020/ND-CP also dictated, for the first time, that online procedures be recognized by governmental agencies to reduce red tape, paperwork for businesses and to promote online transactions as well as the digital economy.

"Since its formation, the National Public Service Portal has proven to be an effective tool in the country's scheme to digitalize administrative procedures. In addition, the portal also helps improve the transparency and accountability of local governments," said Dung.

The portal has developed from just eight groups of public services, to provide nearly 400 services with more than half designed to meet the needs of businesses. The portal allows firms to open service tickets with ministries, agencies and local authorities.

Citizens and businesses can track how their applications are being processed and at the same time, the Office of the Government can keep an eye on the proceedings and when required, send feedback and instructions.

Speaking at the conference, the World Bank's Country Director for Vietnam Ousmane Dione said the COVID-19 pandemic had brought unprecedented disruption to social and economic development on a global scale. He called for the Government and business community to work together to fight the crisis.

Along with effective public health measures taken by the Government, the country's swift digitalization of public services was a highlight of its ability to deal with the pandemic.

Dione said the portal was of tremendous value in stopping the spread of the coronavirus and in protecting the health of citizens and public servants.  

He called for actions to be taken by the private sector to hasten business digitalization to improve business resilience and ensure operations can run uninterrupted. As made clear by the pandemic, businesses with a high level of digitalization have proven much less likely to be affected while others suffered disastrous consequences or were put out of operations.

In addition, applications of digitalization, e-commerce, big data and Artificial Intelligence may boost productivity and add value for small-to-medium-sized enterprises by up to 26 percent, he said, citing a 2019 study conducted in Singapore. On a regional scale, digitalization has the potential to create 1.1 trillion VND in GDP value for ASEAN economies by 2025.

Dione also called for the Government to continue with administrative reforms to cut costs and time for businesses. To this end, data gathered by the portal may provide an excellent starting point for the Government to identify time-wasting procedures and bottlenecks in the system.

The national public service portal debuted on December 9, 2019, and has logged more than 140,000 registered accounts, 35 million visits, 7.3 million documents and processed more than 68,000 documents.

It is estimated as much as 6.49 trillion VND (280 million USD) has been saved thanks to online public services a year, which includes 3.036 trillion VND from the portal. 

According to the report of the Government Office, after six months in operation, the portal has supplied 389 online public services (160 for people and 229 for enterprises) in sales promotion, electricity supply, payment of taxes, charges and fees, electronic tax declaration and payment and tax extension request.

Starting from May 12, the portal has started additional services to support citizens and businesses affected by COVID-19 including workers who have lost their jobs or had their salaries suspended, employers who have borrowed to compensate laid-off workers, applications to delay payments of personal and business income./.

Source: VNA

21/05/2020 8:00 SAĐã ban hành
First 6 months of 2018: Total retail sales of consumer goods and services increased over 16%First 6 months of 2018: Total retail sales of consumer goods and services increased over 16%
Over the past 6 months, it was estimated that total retail sales of consumer goods and services in Long An province reached over VND 38.134 billion, increased by 16% over the same period in 2017 (increased by 16%).

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Modern business models timely capture and satisfy the tastes of consumers

Total retail sales of consumer goods and services in June 2018 were estimated at over VND 6,223 billion, decreased by 2.1% over the previous month, increased by 14.3% over the same period in 2017. It was estimated that over the 6 last months, the total retail sales of consumer goods and services reached over VND 38,134 billion, increased more than 16% over the same period in 2017 (increased by16%).

In the past 6 months, Long An province has accelerated its trade promotions, expanded its market, and connected with enterprises to sell products. In addition, enterprises involved in business, trade, services were increasing with large scale and modern business models such as supermarkets, trade centers, etc. so timely captured and satisfied the tastes of consumers.

Reported by T.Tung

Translated by Lan Vy 

06/07/2018 3:00 CHĐã ban hành
Ministry of Health guides treatment and prevention of 2019-nCoVMinistry of Health guides treatment and prevention of 2019-nCoV
On February 8, the Ministry of Health organized an online conference on the treatment and prevention of acute respiratory disease caused by the new strain of novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Deputy Minister of Health - Nguyen Thanh Long chaired the conference. Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Pham Tan Hoa chaired at Long An end-point bridge.

Currently, the epidemic has no specific treatment medicines and vaccines so the major methods are supportive and symptomatic treatment. The main preventive measures are early detection and quarantine of cases.

At the conference, delegates were updated on the disease situation in the world and Vietnam; the plan to respond to each epidemic level; the medical division for treatment; the treatment direction and management; the guidance on diagnosis and treatment of nCoV epidemic; the treatment experience of Cho Ray Hospital and Thanh Hoa General Hospital; etc.

WHO Chief Representative in Vietnam - Kidong Park highly appreciated the efforts of the Government and health sector of Vietnam in drastically preventing the epidemic, responding to emergencies, reporting epidemic outbreaks and effectively quarantining cases.

He hoped that all health officials and staff would be updated on epidemic treatment and prevention. He also called on everyone in the world to join hands in responding to the epidemic.

Leaders of the Ministry of Health require the provincial Health sector to proactively control epidemics, re-check patient rooms, build quarantine areas that ensure standards and safety for the patients to avoid cross-contamination; prepare well equipment for district health facilities; announce the list of rapid response teams and hotline to answer people's questions, etc./.

 Source: http://news.baolongan.vn/

08/02/2020 2:00 CHĐã ban hành
Chairman of People's Committee of Long An province presented Tet gifts to children in Duc Hoa districtChairman of People's Committee of Long An province presented Tet gifts to children in Duc Hoa district
On January 20, Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the People's Committee of Long An province - Nguyen Van Ut presented gifts of Tan Suu Lunar New Year in 2021 and scholarships to disadvantaged children in Duc Hoa district.

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100 gifts and 20 scholarships for disadvantaged children in Duc Hoa district

On this occasion, Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Van Ut presented 100 gifts to children in the communes of Tan Phu, Tan My, Duc Lap Thuong, Hoa Khanh Tay; Hau Nghia town and 20 scholarships for students of 2 schools (Duc Lap Secondary School, My Hanh Secondary School) in the district. Each gift is worth 500 thousand VND, a scholarship is worth 1 million VND.

These are gifts with profound meanings to motivate and share with disadvantaged children in the upcoming Tet holiday.

Reported by Chau Son

 Translated by NT

22/01/2021 8:00 SAĐã ban hành
Long An aims to develop into a high-tech economic regionLong An aims to develop into a high-tech economic region
On April 19, the Long An People's Committee held "Seminar on orientation development of high-tech economic region".

Standing Deputy Prime Minister of the Government - Truong Hoa Binh; Representatives of Government Office, Vietnam Chamber of Industry and Commerce (VCCI) attended the seminar.

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Standing Deputy Prime Minister of the Government - Truong Hoa Binh asked Long An should continue to consult experts, scientists, businesses and people to develop orientations for developing smart high-tech economic zones of the province

On the side of the provincial leaders, there were Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council - Nguyen Van Duoc; former Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee - Pham Van Ranh; Standing Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee - Nguyen Thanh Hai; Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee - Nguyen Van Ut; Leadership representatives of departments, branches and localities in the province. In particular, the seminar was attended by many important partners of Long An which are domestic and foreign organizations and enterprises; your provinces.

Speaking at the seminar, Standing Deputy Prime Minister of the Government - Truong Hoa Binh said that Long An has enough opportunities and advantages for developing a high-tech economic region, taking science - technology as the foundation, to complete the objectives of the Provincial Party Committee in the term 2020 - 2025.

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The seminar is an opportunity for Long An aims to develop into a high-tech economic region

To achieve the goal, Long An needs to continue consulting experts, scientists, businesses and people to set out development orientations for the province's smart hi-tech economic zone.

The Standing Deputy Prime Minister suggested Long An should focus on harmonious development between urban and rural areas. For industrial development, the province needs to identify key and advantage industries to focus on development, focusing on the development of high-tech industries, supporting industries, and logistics services.

For agriculture, it is necessary to develop in the direction of concentration and high technology application. In particular, Long An must continue to reform institutions, successfully build digital government, focus on improving the investment environment, promptly solve difficulties and problems for investors and enterprises. during its operation, especially in the present period, the period affected by the Covid-19 epidemic.

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Long An signed 10 memorandums of understanding and contracts with partners

At the end of the seminar, Long An signed 10 memorandums of understanding and contracts with partners who are domestic and foreign organizations and enterprises to carry out digital transformation and orient the development of high-tech economic zones.

The signed minutes focus on developing high-tech human resources and creating an attractive investment environment to "break through" in investment attraction, effective and sustainable socio-economic development is synthesized to maximize potentials and resources.

Reported by Mai Huong - Thanh Hieu

 Translated by NT

19/04/2021 4:00 CHĐã ban hành
Secretary of Long An Provincial Party Committee meets and talks with enterprises and cooperatives in Can DuocSecretary of Long An Provincial Party Committee meets and talks with enterprises and cooperatives in Can Duoc
Secretary of Long An Provincial Party Committee meets and talks with enterprises and cooperatives in Can Duoc

On July 30th, Secretary of Long An Provincial Party Committee – Pham Van Ranh, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee – Pham Van Canh had a meeting and dialogue with 14 typical enterprises and cooperatives in Can Duoc district to remove difficulties and obstacles that enterprises and cooperatives have encountered in the past time.

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Long An Provincial Party Committee – Pham Van Ranh speaks at the meeting

At the meeting, the People's Committee of Can Duoc district reported the progress of implementing 4 industrial parks, 17 industrial clusters and residential and urban projects in the area. In general, at present, the projects have completed ground clearance; industrial parks were attracting secondary investors into production and business activities.

According to the enterprises' opinions, at present, their common difficulties were infrastructure of residential and urban areas, traffic roads, compensation work, ground clearance, etc. Enterprises supported that the province and district should support procedures and early invest in building key roads of the district and enterprises were ready to support capital.

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In enterprises' opinion, at present, the common difficulty is about transport infrastructure

Secretary of Long An Provincial Party Committee – Pham Van Ranh assessed that Can Duoc was a key district in the province's economic development. In the coming time, it was suggested that the provincial departments and branches and local leaders actively promote their responsibilities in solving difficulties and problems of enterprises and cooperatives; always accompany and create favorable conditions for enterprises and cooperatives to develop.

In addition, the province continued to improve, amend, and supplement to administrative procedures in order to create an open, transparent and equal investment environment for enterprises and cooperatives to operate effectively./.

Reported by Huyng Phong​

Translated by Lan Vy​​​

31/07/2019 11:00 SAĐã ban hành
Happy signs in exportsHappy signs in exports
In the first 3 months of 2021, the amount of exported goods of enterprises in Long An province increased by over 10 percent. This shows positive signs in the complicated context of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Leaders of the Government, the province visited Long An Port, they witnessed the cargo ship loading and unloading steel of TVP Steel Joint Stock Company on board for export. Photo: Mai Huong

Standing firmly in difficult period due to the pandemic 

If the first months of 2020, the textile and garment industry faces many difficulties due to the impact of the Covid-19 epidemic, the early months of 2021 will have many positive signs. In the first 3 months of 2021, the total export turnover of textile and garment enterprises in Long An reached about 672 million USD. Some textile and garment enterprises said that textile and garment orders were relatively plentiful while many industrial products were worried about the lack of orders due to the impact of the Covid-19 epidemic. One of the factors to achieve this result is thanks to enterprises overcoming difficulties and finding suitable directions. Huafu Vietnam One Member Limited Liability Company (Thuan Dao Industrial Park, Can Duoc district) is one of the companies with a good position in the domestic and global supply chain after difficulties due to the Covid-19 epidemic.

Huafu Vietnam One Member Limited Liability Company was established in 2013, with a total investment capital of up to 300 million USD, total output of 280,000 rolls of fiber; including textile factory, dyeing workshop, cotton net workshop, dyeing workshop, vortex workshop and twisted fiber, and so on with warehouse support works, wastewater treatment system. The factory is equipped with a modern production line system to meet the requirements of highly efficient production, save energy and protect the environment. In particular, the factory is also applying automation and information systems, contributing to improving product quality, reducing the labor intensity of employees, saving human resources, and competitive prices. This is a key factor that helps businesses stand firm in the difficult period due to the impact of the epidemic.

General Director of Huafu Vietnam Co., Ltd - Zhu Cui Yun said that, after a period of investment and production, up to now, Huafu has quickly affirmed its brand position in the Vietnamese market in particular, Southeast Asia in general. The company currently provides a variety of fiber products with a variety of colors, bringing its brand name increasingly closer to customers, to meet the fashion needs of customers around the world. In 2020, the company provides 35,705 tons of products to the market, including domestic and export. In 2021, the company plans to provide about 25,000 tons of products for export. In the past 3 months, the company has supplied more than 7,000 tons to Southeast Asia, Europe and America markets.

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The textile and garment sector has a large export turnover in the first quarter of 2021

Along with the recovery of export growth in the textile and garment industry, in the first 3 months of 2021, the enterprises' iron and steel, mechanical products and so on in the export province increased by 12 percent over the same period in 2020, reaching a turnover of over 280 million dollars. TVP Steel Joint Stock Company (Ben Luc district) is one of the enterprises with large steel export volume. In the first 3 months of 2021, the steel export volume of this company reached 100,000 tons, the market included Thailand and some European countries. According to Director of TVP Steel Joint Stock Company - Ninh Thi Bich Thuy, to be able to export well, over time, the company regularly invests in new technology, receiving the world's most advanced technology in the steel industry. This job serves production, improves quality, is able to compete with products from Taiwan, Japan, Switzerland and so on as well as welcomes and takes advantage of opportunities when Vietnam joins EVFTA.

If in 2020, TVP Steel Joint Stock Company exports about 300,000 tons, the company is confident that it will export over 400,000 tons in 2021. About this issue, Ms. Ninh Thi Bich Thuy said that the iron and steel industry in Vietnam in recent years always takes the lead in manufacturing and exporting to Southeast Asian countries. For TVP, the company invests deeply in new technology, perfecting the production process to create products with competitive quality, fully confident in maintaining and developing market share.

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Many happy signals

Information from the Department of Industry and Trade, the province's export turnover in the first 3 months of 2021 has many happy signs. Accordingly, the total export turnover reached about 1.53 billion USD, up 10.2 percent over the same period in 2020 (up 5.3 percent in the same period). In which, the export items had high value. For example, textile reached 672 million USD; battery, iron and steel, mechanical reached 280 million USD; footwear reached 260 million USD; rice reached 73 million USD; cashew nuts reached 17 million USD; seafood reached 56 million USD; etc. At the same time, import turnover reached about 1.15 billion USD, up over 23 percent over the same period in 2020. Major export markets such as Taiwan, the US, Hong Kong, China, Singapore, Malaysia, and so on and still growing over 15 percent over the same period in 2020.

JiaHsin Co., Ltd (Cau Tram Industrial Park, Can Duoc district) specializes in the production of beach-going sandals, which are exported to many markets around the world through the brands such as Adidas, Puma, etc. According to the company's representative, although it will be heavily affected by the Covid-19 epidemic in 2020, but all officers, workers and employees of the company have made great efforts to overcome difficulties, and exported nearly 23 million products. At this time, although the difficulties affected by the epidemic still exist, thanks to the authorities for good disease control and innovation efforts, step by step take advantage of the advantages when Vietnam has signed the agreements trade, footwear industry in general and the company in particular gradually recovered, stabilize production and increase export volume. In the first 2 months of 2021, the company exported nearly 8.7 million products, an increase of more than 100,000 products over the same period. The company's goal in 2021 is to export 25 million products.

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According to information from the Vietnam Leather and Footwear Association, in the context of the Covid-19 epidemic, Vietnamese leather and footwear enterprises have made many positive changes in their business. Previously, the following designs were designed by foreign experts who came to Vietnam to model products, but due to epidemics, brands were forced to let Vietnamese enterprises take the initiative in products and design. As a result, most supply chains and brands believe in the capabilities of Vietnamese enterprises. Experts say that this is a good sign, it shows that Vietnam is penetrating more deeply into the supply chain of the leather and footwear industry instead of only processing according to the samples of previous brands. In addition, the signed and effective free trade agreements such as CPTPP, EVFTA, and do on will be a big driver for the growth of footwear and handbag enterprises in the coming time.

According to Long An Customs Department, from the beginning of 2021 to March 15, the number of enterprises coming to carry out import and export (import-export) procedures at units directly under the Customs Department increased by 4.2 percent with 100,938 declarations, an increase of 2.7 percent over the same period in 2020. Import-export turnover under commercial contracts in the period reached 3.66 billion USD, up 20 percent over the same period in 2020. In particular, tax-inclusive turnover in the period reached USD 0.42 billion (accounting for 11.6 percent of the total turnover), an increase of 92 percent compared to the same period in 2020. Thereby, as of March 15, the total budget revenue of the whole Department reached over VND 1,072 billion. , reaching 31 percent compared with the target set by the Ministry of Finance, reaching 29.1 percent of the target assigned by the General Department of Customs, up 98 percent over the same period in 2020.

Since the beginning of 2021, Long An Customs Department has activated and deployed anti-epidemic measures of Covid-19 at the highest level with the solutions of implementing the "dual goals" of the Government. According to the director of Long An Customs Department - Nguyen Ngoc Huan, the sector is focusing a lot on the reform of administrative procedures, modernization of customs associated with improving management efficiency in public service, receiving and solving difficulties, problems, reflections of enterprises; Priority is given to fast and compact procedures to reduce time and costs for businesses. At the same time, the Department of Customs organized exchanges with enterprises with large import-export turnover and large budget revenues in order to grasp specific information and offer the most effective support solutions for businesses. Thereby, creating conditions for import and export activities of enterprises, economic development, increasing budget revenues./.

Source: https://news.baolongan.vn/

06/04/2021 7:00 SAĐã ban hành
Lawmakers meet on November 3 over socio-economic issuesLawmakers meet on November 3 over socio-economic issues
Legislators will debate the implementation of the socio-economic development plan and State budget in 2020 during their working session on November 3.

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Legislators will debate the implementation of the socio-economic development plan and State budget in 2020 during their working session on November 3. (Photo: VNA)

They will also look into the socio-economic development plan, State budget estimate and central budget allocation plan for 2021, along with the implementation of the National Assembly's resolutions on 2016-2020 plans covering socio-economic development, economic restructuring, national finance, and mid-term investment.

Resolution No. 100/2015/QH13 ratifying the investment plan of national target programmes for the 2016-2020 period will also be tabled for discussion.

Other issues to be discussed on the day include major targets, tasks and solutions for socio-economic development; the national target programme on new-style rural area building and sustainable poverty reduction; and plans on mid-term public investment and national finance for 2021-2025.

The working session will be broadcast live by the Voice of Vietnam, the Vietnam Television and the National Assembly channel.

In the afternoon, the deputies will work on the relief of Pham Phu Quoc from the post of NA deputy of Ho Chi Minh City./.

Source: VNA

04/11/2020 8:00 SAĐã ban hành
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