The Hanoitimes - On November 28, Chairman of Hanoi People`s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung presided over the regular meeting of the Hanoi People`s Committee in November and deployed the task in December of 2017.
The meeting also saw the attendance of Vice Chairman of Hanoi People's Committee: Nguyen Quoc Hung, Nguyen The Hung, Nguyen Doan Toan.
At the meeting, Director of Planning and Investment Nguyen Manh Quyen said that Hanoi's socio-economic status in 2017 achieved quite comprehensive results. Economic growth was quite satisfactory, completing the plan and reaching 8.5%.
Gross domestic product is estimated to increase by 8.5% (new calculation increased by 7.3%). The industrial production index is estimated to increase by 7%. Stable market, the average consumer price index increased by 3.05-3.11%. Total turnover of goods sold and services revenue increased by 10.3%. Bank credit is well developed, meeting the need of good circulation and capital for production.
Hanoi People's Committee Chairman Nguyen Duc Chung delivered the opening speech for the regular meeting in November
Export turnover is estimated at $11.54 billion, up 8%. Tourist arrivals were estimated at 23.83 million, up 9%. Of which, international arrivals increased by 23% to 4.95 million.
Investment and business environment has been improved significantly: Business registration for 25,160 enterprises, up 11%, registered capital of 240 trillion VND (up 4%), and the number of enterprises in the province was 231.92 thousand.
Director of Planning and Investment Nguyen Manh Quyen made speech at the meeting
The application of information technology in the operation of state agencies shall be synchronously implemented. Launching 456 online public services, estimated at 55%. IT readiness index ranked second in 63 provinces and cities.
In general, all socio-economic development indicators of Hanoi City have been completed and exceeded the plan and suitable to the general development situation of the whole country. Hanoi continues to promote its role as an economic leader of the country.
To overcome the above-mentioned shortcomings and implement the Year of "Strengthening the Effectiveness of the Political System", in 2018, the City set the overall target as follows: To strongly improve the investment environment, encourage innovation, start-ups, develop businesses, promote economic growth. Continuing to restructure the economic sectors associated with the renovation of the growth model, raising productivity, quality, efficiency and competitiveness.
To develop the cause of culture, education and health, Hanoi ensures social security and welfare to improve people's living standards. Better management of planning, urban construction, NTM construction and environmental protection. Ensuring national defense, security and social order and safety. Improving the effectiveness of foreign affairs and international integration.
Anh Kiet - Thuy Tien