Quang Ninh Posts 10.66% Economic Growth in the First Half | Company
Quang Ninh (NAV) – The northern province of Quang Ninh posted an estimated growth rate of 10.66% of the Regional Gross Domestic Product (GDPR) in the first six months of this year, 2.64 percentage points higher than the rate in the same period of 2021.
During the period, the province has effectively implemented its comprehensive strategy to contain COVID-19 and safely and flexibly adapt to the pandemic, thereby facilitating development in the new normal situation.
Quang Ninh raised more than 27.18 trillion VND (1.17 billion USD at the current exchange rate) for the
State budgetan increase of 18% over one year.
Total social investment during the period is estimated at VND 42.3 trillion, up 10.9% from the same period last year.
Quang Ninh’s tourism industry also saw a steady recovery, welcoming 5.5 million visitors during the six-month period, a 2.2-fold increase year-on-year. The figure also showed a 19.57% increase from the best-case scenario.
In addition, the province successfully hosted the competitions of seven sports during the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31), spreading the image of a safe, modern and prosperous locality among international visitors.
Quang Ninh is aiming for an increase in GDPR of at least 11% this year and budget revenue of at least 52.6 trillion VND.
To achieve this goal, Provincial Party Committee Secretary Nguyen Xuan Ky emphasized the spirit of solidarity, boldness and innovation, and the transition from the “brown” to ” green “.
He said the province is working to renew the mode of leadership, streamline the administrative apparatus and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the entire political system through reform of administrative procedures combined with global digital transformation, to unlock local potential and benefits for development.
According to the official, Quang Ninh will accelerate the construction of strategic infrastructure works while reorganizing the development space and constructing new development corridors to take advantage of new opportunities and resources.
At a time,
economic growth will go hand in hand with cultural development, social affairs, environmental protection and social security, he said.
Attention will be given to the harmonization and combination of urban and rural development, industry-construction and tourism-service and agriculture, and to improving the quality of rural areas of a new gender.
Ky went on to say that Quang Ninh attaches importance to facilitating the development of enterprises and business households by helping to remove difficulties and obstacles.
The province is also determined to take drastic measures to attract more investment. Priority will be given to attracting next-generation foreign direct investment (FDI) in processing, high-tech manufacturing and clean industrial projects located in designated economic zones and industrial parks.
In addition, Quang Ninh will strive to further improve the efficiency of management and exploitation of natural resources such as land, coal, minerals, as well as financial resources such as budget, public investment , public assets and socio-economic infrastructure.
Efforts will also be accelerated to complete urgent infrastructure projects likely to give new impetus to local development./.