Quang Nam: Improving the climate for investment and business

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(QNO) - An online conference on the local management and socio-economic development in 2017 was held on the morning of January 10. Chairman of the Quang Nam provincial People's Committee Dinh Van Thu, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Council Nguyen Ngoc Quang, and leaders of the provincial departments, services and localities were present at the meeting.

The scene of the conference (vtv.vn)
The scene of the conference (vtv.vn)

The conference mentioned the provincial achievements in 2017. They were the success in the 20th anniversary celebrations of Quang Nam re-establishment, Quang Nam Heritage Festival, Quang Nam Investment Promotion Conference in 2017, APEC 2017 events. Besides, there were 9 out of 14 socio-economic norms filled. The provincial Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) went up more than 5%. Tourism and services were rising dramatically; nearly 14% for goods and services and 23% for accommodation. Especially, the provincial climate of investment and business was improved considerably. 1,260 new businesses were built, up 20% over 2016. The number of enterprises working is nearly 6000 now.

At the conference, Chairman Dinh Van Thu appreciated the achievements and showed the difficulties and shortcomings that need to be overcome. He asked to keep on improving the local investment and business climate, raising the competitive capacity, and enhancing the investment management in the next year. Mr. Thu suggested that the provincial districts, towns and cities focus on land management, site clearance for investment attraction.

However, the local immediate task is helping people get over difficulties, aftermaths of the last floods, stabilize their lives and production; ensuring social security in order for them to welcome the lunar new year warmly and comfortably.