Attending were Mr. Mai Hung Dung - Member of Provincial Standing Party Committee, Standing Vice Chairman of Provincial People's Committee; Mr. Nguyen Loc Ha - Member of Provincial Standing Party Committee, Vice Chairman of Provincial People's Committee and leaders of departments, agencies and branches.
The session is online to 09 points of the district, town and city in the province.
Economic growth of 7.23%
The report of the Provincial People's Committee shows that, in the past 6 months, the Covid-19 epidemic continues to be complicated and unpredictable in the world and in the country. However, with the synchronous, drastic and timely participation of all sectors, levels and the business community, the people's consensus and response, therefore, the province's socio-economic situation continued to have positive changes and achieved many important results in the implementation of "dual goals", both prevent and control the spread of diseases, while promote production and business, ensuring social security for people; political security, social order and safety in the area are maintained and stable.
Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) increased by 7.23% over the same period in 2020 (in the same period increased by 6.73%); in which: Industry - construction increased by 8.09%; services increased by 5.67%; agriculture, forestry and fishery increased by 2.66%; product tax minus product subsidies increased by 5.89%.
Despite many difficulties, industrial production continued to develop stably. Businesses have been proactive in sourcing raw materials, changing approaches, and introducing products, so they have received stable orders. Industrial Production Index in the first 6 months of the year was estimated to increase by 8.23% over the same period in 2020 (in the same period increased by 6.4%).
Total retail sales of goods and services in the first 6 months of the year were estimated to increase by 10.4% over the same period. The average consumer price index in 6 months increased by 2.48% over the same period. Important export markets such as the US, Korea, Japan, Taiwan and Hong Kong have prospered, so import and export turnover continued to grow at a high rate over the same period. Export turnover is estimated to increase by 47.2%; import turnover is estimated to increase by 43.4%.
The production value of agriculture, forestry and fishery increased by 2.8% over the same period in 2020.
Overview of the Meeting
In the context of complicated epidemic developments, Binh Duong continued to achieve outstanding results in attracting investment. As of June 15, 2021, the province has attracted VND 49,115 billion of domestic investment capital (an increase of 91.2% over the same period).
Up to now, the province has 51,916 domestic enterprises with a total registered capital of VND 492,000 billion. Foreign investment attraction reached USD 1 billion 407 million (reaching 78.2% of the plan, up 65% over the same period). Up to now, the province has 3,982 foreign-invested projects with a total registered capital of USD 36.79 billion.
Estimated budget revenue is VND 36,600 billion, accounting for 62% of the estimate assigned by the Provincial People's Council and the Prime Minister, up 23% over the same period. Total budget expenditure was VND 6,000 billion, reaching 23% of the estimate, down 4% over the same period.
Taking care of social security, preventing and controlling the Covid-19 epidemic
Social welfare work are concerned, the province has spent more than VND 700 billion on the occasion of the Lunar New Year 2021, building and repairing 28 gratitude houses (VND 1.9 billion); donate 2,000 Health Insurance cards to people in difficult circumstances. Supporting 68,934 people affected by the epidemic with a total amount of VND 79.8 billion.
The Department of Education and Training has adjusted the teaching plan to suit the situation, organized online teaching and learning during the student's break with the motto "pause to go to school but not stop learning"; guide students at all levels to review, take the 2nd semester test and high school graduation exam, and apply for university and college admissions in 2021. The entrance exam to grade 10 took place safely and as planned.
The Covid-19 epidemic is very complicated and unpredictable, especially the 4th outbreak in the community in the province and many localities throughout the country, which has comprehensively and deeply affected to all socio-economic fields. The province has proactively issued many documents directing and guiding closely to each stage of epidemic prevention and control such as: Plan for epidemic prevention and control in the whole province; plans for epidemic prevention and control at establishments, production, business and industrial parks; vaccination schedule. At the same time, regularly organize online meetings with localities to promptly direct epidemic prevention and control measures in accordance with the new situation; establish epidemic control checkpoints in bordering localities etc. On June 22, 2021, the province issued Directive No. 10/CT-UBND to direct a number of units and localities to apply and implement Directives No. 15 and 16 of the Prime Minister. Organize vaccination as planned (to date 43,432 people have been vaccinated).
Arousing the spirit of self-reliance to overcome difficulties
The Provincial People's Committee assessed that, in the context of the complicated development of the Covid-19 epidemic, the tasks of completing socio-economic development and national defense- security development goals and targets in 2021 are very heavy, with many difficulties and challenges. In the coming time, Binh Duong will urgently implement the conclusions directed by the Prime Minister at the meeting with Binh Duong province on June 27, 2021 with a number of key tasks and solutions. Specifically, steadfastly implement the "dual goal" of preventing, and controlling the epidemic while promoting socio-economic development. Absolutely not be subjective, neglect, as well as not panic, fear; uphold the responsibility in the Covid-19 epidemic prevention and control with the spirit of "fighting the epidemic like fighting the enemy", preparing for any arising situations according to the motto "5K + vaccines and technology".
Remove difficulties for production and business, promote economic growth and develop industries and fields, striving to fulfill the economic growth target in 2021.
Accelerate the attraction and disbursement of social investment capital, focusing on public investment in 2021. Improving the business investment environment, effectively promoting the role of the domestic business sector, supporting start-ups, innovation, digital transformation towards digital economy, digital society, e-government.
At the same time, take care of people's lives, especially those affected by the epidemic. Propaganda arouses the spirit of self-effort to overcome difficulties in labor and production, creating trust and spreading strength in the whole society.
Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Nguyen Hoang Thao concludes the meeting
Concluding the meeting, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Nguyen Hoang Thao praised the province's socio-economic development results in the past 6 months. The Chairman also frankly pointed out the shortcomings and limitations.
That is the low disbursement rate of public investment capital; the province has no plan for epidemic prevention and control in industrial zones; life of a part of the people is still difficult; infrastructure is not commensurate with the development of the province etc. The epidemic situation is forecasted to be complicated, with many new cases likely to be recorded in the near future, the Chairman suggested that branches and levels continue to closely grasp and follow the situation, raise the spirit of "fighting the epidemic like fighting the enemy" to have an effective "intercept" solution. The Chairman said that, the implementation of "dual goals" is very heavy and difficult. In the current situation, priority should be given to epidemic prevention and control. Absolutely do not be negligent and subjective with the motto "5K + vaccine + technology"; have a higher level of epidemic response scenario, in a worse situation when there are many infections in the community. Prevent the disease from spreading from the isolation area to the community and cross contaminating in the isolation area. Improve isolation, treatment and testing capacity. The Management Board of Industrial Parks organizes inspection and supervision of epidemic prevention and control in industrial parks and enterprises outside industrial parks. At the same time, social security, political security and social order - safety must be ensured. The Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs was assigned to coordinate in implementing support policies for those affected by the epidemic, especially poor households and difficult families. In the immediate future, organizing the High School Graduation Exam in 2021 ensures safety, efficiency and quality.
At this meeting, the Provincial People's Committee also considered the following contents: Approving the results of the PAR Index 2020 in Binh Duong province; report on the situation and results of the implementation of the public investment plan in the first 6 months of the year, key solutions to be implemented in the last 6 months of 2021; situation and results of budget revenue and expenditure in the first 6 months of the year, key solutions for implementation in the last 6 months of 2021; additional assessment on the implementation of state budget revenues and expenditures in 2020. At the same time, approve the Proposals and draft Resolutions: Amending and supplementing Article 1 of Resolution No. 53/2016/NQ-HDND dated February 16, 2016 of the Provincial People's Council on collection of money for the protection and development of rice land; adjusting and supplementing Resolution No. 43/NQ-HDND dated December 10, 2020 of the Provincial People's Council on the List of works and projects subject to land recovery and change of land use purpose for rice cultivation in 2021; prescribe the support regime for population and family planning work; extending the application period of Resolution No. 38/2016/NQ-HDND9 dated August 12, 2016 and Resolution No. 01/2017/NQ-HDND dated July 20, 2018 regulating tuition fees.
Reported by Phuong Chi-Translated by Nguyen Trang