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(BNP) - In the morning July 11th, at 5th session of Provincial People’s Council term XVIII, Permanent Vice Chairman of Provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Tien Nhuong presented Report of socio-economic situation and direction of Provincial People's Committee in the first 6 months of 2017 as well as tasks and solutions implemented in the last 6 months of this year.

Permanent Vice Chairman Nguyen Tien Nhuong presented the Report at the meeting.

In the first 6 months of 2017, Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) increased 9.2% compared with same period of last year.  Economic structure continued to shift in the right direction, among which, industry and construction accounted for 74.1%; service for 22%; agriculture, forestry and fishery for 3.9%. Industrial production value ( at 2010 constant price) was estimated at VND 370,565 billion with an increase of 9.3% compared with same period of last year; total export turnover of goods was estimated at USD 12.4 million, increasing 11.1%. Total provincial state budget revenue attained over VND 10,425 billion, or 55.3% of the estimate, a year-on-year increase of 22.3%.
The bright spot on the socio-economic situation in the first 6 month period was that Bac Ninh was leading province nationwide in attracting foreign investment with total registered capital of nearly USD 2.8 billion, or 23% of total investment capital.
The National Target Program on New Rural Development continue to be promoted. Until now, an average number of standard criteria was 17.28 criteria/commune. 59 communes of the province met 19/19 criteria; 26 communes met from 15 to 18 criteria; 19 communes met from 13 to 14 criteria; Tien Du district met district new rural standar and Tu Son town completed New Rural Development program.
The Permanent Vice Chairman also said that Bac Ninh went on step ahead in concretization of social welfare policies and was the first province nationwide to apply support policy for elderly peole from 70 to 75 years old; 100% of the poor receive social services and other state policies.

Notably, the Provincial People's Committee opened 335 online public services level 3 and 4 which interconnected system of management documents from provincial to communal level.
Activities in the fields of education, health, culture, physical education and sports continue to be transformed, especially the educational quality developed towards solidity and improved the quality of peole’s health care. Situation of political security, social order and safety continue to be maintained in the province; the increasingly consolidated and strengthened national defence and local military.
Mr. Nhuong also pointed out difficulties and limitations related to management work; agro-forestry-fishery production and proportion of high-tech agricultural production still remain small and low, respectively; the quality of spearhead education hadn’t meet the requirements ...
In the last months this year, the Permanent Vice Chairman said that the province would continue focusing on the siteclearance, disbursement of capital construction investment; accelerating construction progress to ensure quality of projects, especially provincial key projects; removing difficulties, supporting business incentives and promoting  startup support programs…
The province strives to make GRDP increase 9.8%; industrial production value reaches VND 731,756 billion; export at USD 26.5 billion; value of  agriculture, forestry and fishery at VND 8,832 billion; State budget revenue at VND 19,821 billion; total sales of goods and services at VND 45,878 billion…