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16/01/2022 - 18:39

In 2022, Long An strives for economic growth rate of 6.5 – 7 percent

On January 14, Long An People's Committee held a press conference to inform about the implementation of the socio-economic plan in 2021 and the socio-economic development plan in 2022.

Scene of the press conference

Scene of the press conference

In the past year 2021, in the context of many difficulties due to the Covid-19 epidemic, the implementation of the socio-economic development plan of Long An province has achieved remarkable results. Up to now, the province has 16 out of 21 targets met and exceeded the plan.

Gross regional domestic product (GRDP) growth in the province reached 1.02 percent, per capita GRDP reached more than 80 million VND per person per year, up 4 percent over the same period, total state budget revenue reached 118.7 percent The central budget assigned, etc. Besides, the cultural and social fields are interested in implementation by Long An province, the implementation of poverty reduction and social security policies are interested in implementing by all levels and sectors. 

According to the assessment of the People's Committee of Long An province, due to the impact of the epidemic, although the political system, businesses and people in the province have made great efforts, there were still difficulties, shortcomings and limitation in socio-economic situation. The capacity and resources of the health system also reveal some limitations, especially at the grassroots level. Up to now, Long An has basically controlled the Covid-19 epidemic, is promoting socio-economic recovery to ensure adaptability and flexibility.

In 2022, Long An has determined that the overall goal is to focus on performing well the prevention and control of the Covid-19 epidemic, supporting employees and employers facing difficulties due to the epidemic, creating a foundation to promote the health and safety of employees, promote production and trades.

At the same time, continue to maximize the potential and advantages of the province to accelerate rapid and sustainable development, accelerate economic restructuring, improve the growth quality and competitiveness of the economy, urgently implement key projects, breakthrough programs of the province to create a driving force for economic growth of the province, etc.

Representatives of the departments and branches informs to clarify some information that reporters and journalists raised

Representatives of the departments and branches informs to clarify some information that reporters and journalists raised

In 2022, Long An province strives for the GRDP to reach 6.5 - 7 percent, the GRDP per capita to reach 85 - 90 million VND, the ratio of social investment capital to GRDP to reach an average of 31 - 33 percent, rice output reaches 2.75 million tons, etc. At the same time, it strives for an increase in State budget revenue of 12 percent compared to 2021.

At the press conference, reporters and journalists raised many questions related to the province's socio-economic issues. In which, a number of issues such as investment and development of connection transport infrastructure; the observance of legal regulations in real estate business projects; consuming dragon fruit faces many difficulties; violations at "Tinh That Bong Lai", etc. /.

By Le Duc – Translated by Duc Tam