BEGIC - Morning of July 30th, at the Provincial Convention and Exhibition Center, the provincial People's Committee held a dialogue with foreign-invested businesses in the province. Mr. Tran Van Nam - Member of Central Party Committee, Secretary of Provincial Party Committee, Head of provincial National Assembly Delegation; Mr. Tran Thanh Liem - Deputy Secretary of provincial Party Committee, Chairman of provincial People's Committee presided over the meeting, representatives of departments and agencies, Consulate General of India, Netherlands, Malaysia and Singapore in Ho Chi Minh City; representatives of foreign businesses operating in Binh Duong province.
At the dialogue, Mr. Nguyen Thanh Truc - Director of Planning and Investment Department, over the past few years, by putting efforts in investment environment improvement launched by the Government, Binh Duong has made great strides in attracting investment, contributing to the province to maintain high growth rate and continues to be the locality with dynamic economic development of the whole country and of the Southern Key Economic Zone. In 2017, the total foreign investment capital of the province reached nearly US$ 2 billion 810 million, up 133% over the same period. In the first 6 months of 2018, total foreign investment reached US$ 853.5 million. Province's fields and sectors that have priority in attracting investment such as electricity, electronics, mechanical engineering, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, commercial services ... continue to be attracted by many investors. Up to now, Binh Duong has 3,397 valid projects with a total registered investment capital of US$ 30.95 billion, ranking 3rd nationwide (after Ho Chi Minh City and Ha Noi) in term of attracting foreign investment.
Business representative speaks at business dialogue
Mr. Nguyen Phuoc Viet Dung - The Director of Binh Duong Customs Department answers the opinions of business
Discussing with provincial leaders, businesses expressed the impression of socio-economic development and investment attraction of Binh Duong province. Many companies and foreign corporations continue to choose Binh Duong for investment as a good signal in attracting investment, proving provincial investment environment has always been an attractive destination for both domestic and foreign businesses. At the same time, discussing many issues related to the new customs clearance regulations of the General Department of Customs, applying social insurance for foreigners working in Vietnam, supporting policies of Binh Duong province by encouraged sectors and fields; forecasting the situation of labor resources of the province in the coming years etc. Businesses recommend functional departments to consider employee overtime regulations. Recommendations and proposals of businesses have been specifically answered by the departments.
Mr. Tran Van Nam - Member of Central Party Committee, Secretary of Provincial Party Committee, Head of provincial National Assembly Delegation speeches at the business dialogue
Speaking at the business dialogue, Mr. Tran Van Nam - Member of Central Party Committee, Secretary of Provincial Party Committee, Head of provincial National Assembly Delegation highly appreciated the effectiveness of foreign investment projects in Binh Duong province, which is an important source of economic development in Binh Duong. He affirmed that provincial leaders are committed to creating the best conditions for businesses to have the best achievements on the basis of the laws of Vietnam. Provincial leaders are willing to share difficulties and challenges with businesses; together with businesses to solve problems and obstacles so that businesses can have the best development in the process of investment, production and business.
Mr. Tran Thanh Liem - Deputy Secretary of provincial Party Committee, Chairman of provincial People's Committee concludes at the business dialogue
Concluding at the business dialogue, Mr. Tran Thanh Liem - Chairman of provincial People's Committee said, in the coming time, the province will continue to focus on improving investment environment, enhancing the competitiveness and boosting the support of investment development of businesses in the province. The province will focus resources to invest in improving socio-economic infrastructure such as: transport, water supply, electricity, environmental treatment etc. to plan the expansion of industrial parks, create clean land fund for investment attraction. Implementing human resources training, building social houses and houses for workers, which supply sufficient and timely labor sources for businesses to invest in the province. Concentrate on developing high-quality services to meet the requirements of business production and demand of industrial and urban development of the province. The province will continue to reform administrative procedures to ensure transparency, simplicity and create the most favorable conditions for businesses to invest. At the same time, ensuring security, social order and safety, which create favorable conditions for businesses to invest, produce and work in Binh Duong.