PORTAL - On the afternoon of May 31, at the Administrative Center of Binh Duong province, Mr. Vo Van Minh - Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee (PPC) chaired the Regular meeting - May 2022 to evaluate the direction and administration of socio-economic development in May 2022.
Attending were Mr. Mai Hung Dung - Member of Provincial Standing Party Committee, Permanent Vice Chairman of PPC and Members of PPC, leaders of departments, branches, districts, towns and cities.
Attracting foreign direct investment in 5 months ranks first in the country
In May 2022, the PPC directed to support enterprises to restore production and business development; implement solutions to combat traffic jams, handle flooded spots; implement compensation, site clearance and disbursement of public investment capital; prepare investment plans and procedures for key roads; focus on the prevention and control of Covid-19 pandemic and dengue fever; implement administrative procedure reform, digital transformation; closely monitor petroleum retail stores, promptly detect, inspect and strictly handle acts of hoarding, reducing sales time, and stopping illegal sales.
Overview of the meeting
The province's socio-economic situation continues to achieve many important results. For the whole 5 months, Index of industrial production (IIP), export turnover, and foreign investment attraction increased sharply over the same period; budget revenues and expenditures are guaranteed according to the estimate; traffic accidents reduced all 3 criteria; security, politics, social order and safety are maintained.
Specifically, the IIP is estimated to increase by 9% over the previous month and by 12.3% over the same period in 2021; accumulated 5 months, the IIP increased by 7.9% over the same period. Total retail sales of goods and services were estimated to increase by 2.9% over the previous month and by 17.5% over the same period; accumulated 5 months increased by 11.5% over the same period.
Export turnover was estimated to increase by 6.2% over the previous month and 17% over the same period; accumulated in 5 months, up 11.5% over the same period. Import turnover was estimated to increase by 23.3% over the previous month; accumulated in 5 months, down 4.2% over the same period.
As of May 15, 2022, domestic investment attraction reached 8,047 billion VND, accumulated in the first 5 months of the year has attracted 30,997 billion VND. Attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) is 151 million USD; accumulated 5 months has attracted 2 billion 492 million USD, rising to the top of the country in attracting FDI.
Attracting FDI in 5 months Binh Duong ranks first in the country
The province has selected a consulting unit for provincial planning; completing the overall adjustment of the general planning, construction planning at district level: Tan Uyen, Ben Cat, Bac Tan Uyen. At the same time, cooperating in studying the investment plan and form of construction of Ring Road 4, Ho Chi Minh - Thu Dau Mot - Chon Thanh expressway; dividing flows, adjusting traffic organization for a number of roads; coordinating with Ho Chi Minh City to study and invest in a number of traffic works connecting the two localities.
The Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) improved greatly in rankings, and the Satisfaction Index of Public Administration Services (SIPAS) was stable. In which, the PAPI 2021 reached 47,178/80 points, ranking 2nd out of 63 provinces (up 55 places); the SIPAS reached 87.78%, ranking 22/63 (no increase or decrease in rank compared to 2020).
The social security, job creation are interested by the province, in the month have provided job advice to more than 13,000 people. The province is implementing a campaign to inject the 4th dose of Covid-19 vaccine; develop a project to invest in a last-level hospital with 2,000 beds.
Completing projects and solutions to promote socio-economic growth
In the coming time, the province will continue to review and remove obstacles in production and business activities. Researching and developing a number of specific mechanisms and policies on attracting labor sources, investment capital, industrial and urban development, criteria for selective investment attraction in the province. Organizing contact activities with enterprise associations, industry associations. Effectively implementing policies to support lending interest rates for enterprises, cooperatives and business households. Accelerating the implementation and disbursement of public investment capital in 2022. Ensuring the progress of the provincial planning; land fund planning in service of urban development and resettlement for people. Focusing on site clearance, construction of each bidding package of the work, especially key projects, behind schedule; proactively coordinating with relevant agencies and localities in implementing investment procedures for key roads. Effectively implementing social security policies, supporting those affected by the Covid-19 pandemic; focusing on the prevention and control of Covid-19 pandemic and dengue fever. Completing the master plan on development of the Health branch in the province to 2030 and the project on ensuring human resources for the Health branch in the 2021 - 2025 period. Preparing to organize an event to honor the Global Top7 Intelligent Communities of 2021. Building solutions to improve PCI, PAPI, PAR INDEX, SIPAS, etc.; effectively implementing a number of tasks of the project on developing the application of population data, identification and electronic authentication for digital transformation, etc.
Delegates discuss at the meeting
The meeting also approved the following contents: Project "Consolidating, strengthening and developing human resources and facilities of the Education branch in Binh Duong province in the 2021-2025 period, with a vision to 2030"; the list of public non-business services funded by the state budget in the field of Education and Training in Binh Duong province; the list of public non-business services funded with the state budget in the Health branch in Binh Duong province; youth development strategy of Binh Duong province in the 2021 – 2030 period; Decision amending Decision no. 28/2018/QD-UBND dated October 11, 2018 of the PPC promulgating regulations on auction of land use rights to allocate land with collection of land use fees or lease land in Binh Duong province; the list of projects receiving agricultural land transfer to implement non-agricultural projects according to Decree no. 148/2020/ND-CP dated December 18, 2020 of the Government; authorizing the Standing Committee of PPC, the Chairman, the Vice Chairmen of the PPC to sign a number of documents on the planning under the authority of the PPC.
At the meeting, the delegates discussed the contents surrounding the progress of implementation and disbursement of public investment capital in 2022; the prevention and control of Covid-19 and dengue fever; the vaccination campaign for the 4th dose; solutions to reduce traffic congestion and deal with inundated spots; establishing a district-level public administrative center, etc.
Chairman of the PPC Vo Van Minh speaks at the meeting
Speaking at the meeting, Mr. Vo Van Minh assessed that the province's socio-economic situation in the past 5 months has achieved positive results in terms of exports; revenue; The Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Indexes are highly appreciated by the nation, especially in terms of attracting FDI, Binh Duong ranks first in the country. Chairman of the PPC emphasized that the results achieved in the first 5 months of the year are an important premise for the province to continue to achieve its goals in 2022. However, besides that, there are still issues that need to be improved such as public investment, rearrangement of the grassroots system, health human resources, etc.
The Chairman of the PPC noted that departments and localities need to focus on a number of key tasks in the coming time. The drafting agencies, based on the opinions of the delegates, supplement and complete the draft report to submit to the Provincial People's Council; coordinate well implementation of major events of the province. Completing district-level planning; focusing on the prevention and control of dengue fever, vaccination against Covid-19; promoting administrative reform; drastically implementing solutions to prevent and combat traffic jams and inundated spots; accelerating disbursement of public investment capital; strengthening rules and disciplines in working style, etc.
Reported by Yen Nhi- Translated by Thanh Tam