BEGIC - On the afternoon of August 3, at the Administrative Center of Binh Duong province, the provincial People's Committee held its regular Session in July 2020 to assess the socio-economic, security - defense situation in the province in July. Mr. Tran Thanh Liem - Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee chaired the Session.
Attending were Vice Chairmen, Members of the Provincial People's Committee. The Session was connected online to 09 bridge points of districts, towns and cities in the province.
In July 2020, the situation of Covid-19 pandemic in the world and in the country continued to be complicated and unpredictable; socio-economic activities that were starting to recover were likely to continue being affected by the pandemic again in some localities in the country. In the month, the province's Index of Industrial Production (IIP) increased by 9.4% over the previous month, accumulated 7 months of IIP increased by 6.1% over the same period in 2019. Export turnover was estimated at USD 2 billion 613 million, up 18.2% over the previous month, accumulated 7 months reached USD 14 billion 221 million, up 0.6% over the same period. Trade surplus maintenance reached nearly USD 3 billion. Total retail sales of goods and services revenue increased by 0.8% over the previous month, accumulated 7 months increased by 10% over the same period, estimated at VND 144,000 billion. The average consumer price index in 7 months increased by 3.38% over the same period. Agricultural production was stable.
By July 15, 2020, domestic investment attraction was nearly VND 7,500 billion of domestic investment capital and USD 236 million of foreign investment capital; accumulated 7 months attracted VND 33,185 billion of domestic investment capital (up 0.7% compared to the same period) and USD 1 billion 089 million of foreign investment capital (reached 77.8% of the plan in 2020). Estimated new budget revenue reached VND 3,500 billion; accumulated 7 months of revenue reached VND 33,300 billion, as 87% over the same period, reaching 54% of the provincial People's Council's estimate. The total disbursement value of public investment capital in 7 months was VND 2,701 billion, achieving 20.1% of the plan, decreasing over the same period.
Social security was ensured; the province supported VND 70.6 billion for some people who were in difficulties due to Covid-19 pandemic and created jobs for 20,400 employees.
The Session focused on discussing measures to prevent and control Covid-19 pandemic before the situation of pandemic reappeared in some localities in the country. According to the Director of Binh Duong Department of Health Luc Duy Lac, up to now, the province has noted 3,674 cases of going to/from Da Nang, Quang Nam and Quang Ngai. Among these, 3,652 cases are quarantining at home, place of residence and 22 cases in concentrated quarantine. Currently, Binh Duong has not detected cases of Covid-19.
At the session, the provincial People's Committee also commented on some contents submitted to the provincial People's Council meeting at the end of 2020 on policies to support communes meeting the standards of new-style rural areas, advanced new-style rural areas, and model new-style rural areas in the province; supporting policies for people directly involved in solving criminal information, investigating, prosecuting and adjudicating criminal cases in the province; stipulating the decentralization of the authority to decide the allocation of funding for the use of cars in service of common tasks when on business trips of agencies and units under the provincial management; plan on arranging and handling cars for the title work and common tasks in the province under the Government's Decree no. 04/2019/ND-CP dated January 11, 2019, etc.
Chairman of Provincial People's Committee Tran Thanh Liem concludes the Session
Conclusion the Session, the Chairman of the provincial People's Committee Tran Thanh Liem, asked the branches and levels to continue seriously and effectively carrying out the tasks of the Covid-19 pandemic prevention and control as guided by the Prime Minister; propagandize and mobilize people to implement health declaration if they came from Da Nang, Quang Nam and Quang Ngai. Besides, it is necessary to prepare well the conditions for organizing the 2020 High School Exam to ensure safety and seriously; remove difficulties for enterprises in production and business activities, assist experts in entry, ensure social security, labor and employment; focus on implementing and disbursing public investment capital. Especially, it is necessary to prepare the contents of organizing the Provincial Party Congress in the term 2020-2025.