Long Thanh has achieved a lot of important results
in its foreign investment attraction
In 2018, Long Thanh district achieved 52 out of 54
socio-economic targets, including 37 targets exceeding those set in the
district’s resolution early this year.
The highlight of the district’s socio-economic
development is its industrial production growth in 2018, which is quite good
compared to the same period last year thanks to the businesses that have stable
consumption markets of products and orders. One of the major factors to achieve
this is that the district has taken an initiative to organize 2 conferences to
meet local businesses, thereby grasping people’s situations, thoughts, and
aspirations; timeliness deal with obstacles and difficulties and promote
The production value of the entire industry and
construction sector is estimated at VND79,763 billion compared to 100.31% of the
plan, rising by 15.9% compared to 2017. In particular, the industrial production
value (including state-owned, non-state-owned and foreign-invested businesses)
reached VND76,786 billion. The industrial production sector of Long Thanh
district has continued to witness strong development steps and made great export
value and contributions to the state budget.
Production activities have seen a lot of positive
In 2018, Long Thanh district attracted 16 domestic
investment projects with a total capital of nearly VND3,000 trillion VND and
US$560.8 million of FDI in 35 projects with a total capital of 560, 8 million
USD. The number of newly- established enterprises in the district in 2018 was
319 and 162 affiliated units with a total capital of over VND2.7 trillion.
Long Thanh continues to be a locality with a lot of
advantages to attract both domestic and foreign investors. At present, Long
Thanh International Airport project is a concern of not only Long Thanh district
but also of people, especially the investors all over the country. Currently,
the project is accelerating progress of dealing with the procedures related to
land acquisition, residential resettlement, and site clearance to get ready for
the official construction.
In 2019, Long Thanh district set a goal to bring out
the production value for the entire industry and construction, rising by
15.5-16%. The total retail sales of goods and service revenues increased from 21
to 22% and the production value of agriculture - forestry - fishery increased by
The successful completion of the major goals in 2019
is very significant, especially the attempt to collect revenues and exceed the
provincial budget targets. In the field of education and training, the district
will strive to have 100% of its teachers of all grades achieve pedagogical
standards as prescribed.
Also, the district will continue building a national
standard school and striving to have 1 to 2 more national standard schools to
bring the total number of national standard schools up to 23-24 schools among
the total number of 61 schools at present in late 2019. Concerning labor and
employment, the district has set the target of creating jobs for 5,000 workers;
and training and offering vocational training to 1,700 people to increase the
rate of trained workers to 75% and reduce the rate of poor households to 0.25%
of the total number of households in the district.
In order to continue improving the development of
the economy, in 2019 the district will focus on drastically improving business
investment environment; improving labor productivity; promoting the effective
implementation of the breakthrough tasks such as economic restructure,
administrative reform, science and technology development, tourism development
and good implementation of social security policies, and human resource
training, especially high quality human resources.
Duy Minh (Dieu Linh)