Vinh Phuc urged to develop industry- tourism – service

Wednesday, 2017-09-06 04:23:15
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NDO - The northern province of Vinh Phuc ought to focus on prioritising the development of industry, tourism and services, particularly in regards to investment in infrastructure.

The statement was made by Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung while working with the leaders of Vinh Phuc province on September 5.

According to a report released by the Vinh Phuc provincial People’s Committee, local economic growth reached 7.43% in the first few months of this year. Of which, agriculture, forestry and fishery increased by 2.6%; industry and construction rose 8.28%; the services sector increased by 7.89% and product tax increased by 6.98%. The industrial production index increased by 8.95%, in comparison to the same period in 2016.

The province’s State budget was estimated at nearly VND 18 trillion, reaching 52.7% of the estimate. Disbursements of investment capital in the first eight months of the year reached over VND3 trillion, reaching 52% of the plan.

Speaking at the meeting, Deputy PM Trinh Dinh Dung said that the socio-economic situation of Vinh Phuc province in the first few months of the year has seen positive developments that have contributed significantly to achieving the growth target of the country.

Emphasising the difficulties and challenges that Vinh Phuc still faces, the Deputy PM asked the provincial authorities to review their plans and projects.

In addition, the province should continue to prioritise and strongly improve the investment and business environment through policies of attracting investment, administrative reforms and improving the quality of human resources, added Deputy PM Trinh Dinh Dung.

The Deputy PM urged Vinh Phuc to promote investment projects in order to develop infrastructure in all fields, particularly in transport, urban areas, industry, agriculture, services and tourism.