According to the assessment of the Provincial People's Committee, in the first 6 months of the year, the epidemic situation continued to be well controlled, the number of cases gradually decreased over the months, thereby creating favorable conditions for economic activities to continue to be restored. , develop. Economic growth in the first 6 months of the year reached 5.11%, of which, sector I increased by 1.01%; region II increased by 5.5% and region III increased by 6.93%. This is a relatively good growth, in the context that the Covid-19 epidemic is still there; war between Russia and Ukraine, high gasoline prices, inflation risk, etc. With this growth, Long An province ranks 6/13 provinces and cities in the Mekong Delta and ranks 5/8 provinces, city in the southern key economic region.
Commercial activities - services recovered strongly, goods supply was abundant and abundant with stable prices. In addition, the budget management and administration was focused and implemented drastically, budget revenue increased by more than 12% over the same period; Budget expenditure is strictly and effectively controlled. Credit activities were stable, mobilized capital increased by 8.22% compared to the beginning of the year; continue to implement support solutions for those affected by Covid-19. At the same time, socio-cultural activities are focused on implementation, achieving many results, well implementing policies on social security, people with meritorious services, political security, social order and safety. association is guaranteed.
The province's economic growth rate ranks 6/13 provinces and cities in the Mekong Delta and ranks 5/8 provinces and cities in the southern key economic region. Illustration
Besides the achieved results, the socio-economic development situation in the province still faces difficulties and limitations, especially in agricultural production. In industrial production, although there are signs of recovery, it is still affected by the Covid-19 epidemic and political fluctuations in the world;... The province's Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) in 2021 reached the level. low, score reduction and rank reduction compared to 2020; the progress of infrastructure investment in industrial zones and clusters is still slow; compensation, site clearance and resettlement are still limited; Public investment progress in some projects is still slow, the volume of implementation and disbursement has not met the requirements. In addition, commercial activities, services and cultural fields are still affected by the Covid-19 epidemic. In the last 6 months of the year, the Provincial People's Committee also requested branches and localities to focus all resources on implementing and successfully completing the key work of socio-economic development in 2022, ensuring quality, successfully completing the projects. socio-economic development targets in 2022.
Journalist Thanh Binh, VNA asked questions at the press conference
At the press conference, journalists and reporters were also interested in a number of issues related to land management, the establishment of spontaneous residential areas, construction, output for agricultural products, tutoring, and prevention. prevent school violence, traffic, security and order, etc. Representatives of some departments, branches and localities also reported on a number of cases that were of interest to reporters and journalists.
Speaking at the press conference, Chief of Office of the Provincial People's Committee – Nguyen Anh Viet acknowledged and thanked the contributions of reporters and press agencies inside and outside the province for timely information on the socio-economic situation. of the province to all classes of people, accompanying Long An province in development. Regarding the new issues raised by reporters at the press conference, Mr. Nguyen Anh Viet suggested that departments, branches and localities take note for feedback and feedback to press agencies.
Spokesperson of the Provincial People's Committee, Chief of Office of the Provincial People's Committee – Nguyen Anh Viet speaks at the press conference
In addition, at the press conference, Standing Deputy Head of the Provincial Party Committee's Propaganda Department - Huynh Van Thanh also asked journalists and reporters to pay attention to propagate the implementation of 3 breakthrough programs and 3 key projects. of the province, especially the work of ground clearance to create consensus among the people; propagandize the provincial planning, attract investment, develop socio-economic in association with the work of ensuring national security and defense, external information, activities towards the Provincial Veterans Congress, the National Congress of Veterans Union and interested in anti-corruption work; COVID-19 prevention and control in the province.
On the same day, the Provincial People's Committee organized a meeting and congratulated journalists and press agencies operating in the province on the 97th anniversary of the Vietnam Revolutionary Press Day./.