Can Tho focuses on improving the investment environment and actively integrating into the international economy


After 5 years of implementing Resolution No.09, Can Tho City has drastically implemented synchronously and effectively the tasks of proactive international economic integration, contributing to raising awareness and actions of all levels, party committees, authorities, people and businesses.

On May 31, the Can Tho City Party Committee held a conference to review the 5-year implementation of Resolution No. 09-NQ/TU, dated April 10, 2017, by the Can Tho City Party Committee on “actively integrating into the international economy”. ” (Resolution No. 09).

Conference scene.

After 5 years of implementing Resolution No.09, Can Tho City has drastically implemented synchronously and effectively the tasks of proactive international economic integration, contributing to raising awareness and actions of all levels. Party committees, authorities, people and businesses on international economic integration. The business investment environment continues to improve, the total social investment capital in the area in the period 2017 – 2021 will reach VND 133,872 billion, an average increase of 4.67%/year. The economic structure has been positively transformed, promoting the application of science and technology, improving labor productivity, added value, quality and efficiency. The efficiency of state management over business activities has been increasingly improved; business environment indicators have made remarkable progress…

Regarding domestic investment attraction (outside industrial zones): in the period of 2017 – 2021, the city decided to invest in 44 projects with domestic investment capital, the investment capital under the policy of over 40,000 billion VND; Accumulated to the end of 2021, the city has 104 projects in progress, the total investment capital under the investment policy is over VND 135,000 billion.

Regarding attracting foreign direct investment, Can Tho City has granted 31 new projects with total registered investment capital of 1.4 billion USD; most of the new attractive projects are in the fields of goods distribution, processing industry, education, hotel business… Up to now, the city has 85 projects, with a total registered investment capital of more than 2 billion USD, accumulated realized capital is over 533 million USD, reaching 26% of total registered capital.

At the conference, the delegates had many opinions to speak and discuss about the achieved results as well as the shortcomings and limitations, and at the same time proposed specific and practical solutions to effectively implement them. the city’s task of international economic integration in the coming time.

Mr. Pham Van Hieu – Permanent Deputy Secretary of the City Party Committee, Chairman of the People’s Council of Can Tho city, spoke at the conference.

Speaking at the conclusion of the conference, Mr. Pham Van Hieu – Deputy Secretary of the City Party Committee and Chairman of the Can Tho City People’s Council said that in the coming period, all levels of Party committees, authorities, the Fatherland Front and city organizations need to focus on well perform key tasks to actively integrate into the international economy. Accordingly, strengthening propaganda and raising awareness of the whole political system of the city about the position and role of international economic integration. Timely concretize the Party’s guiding documents and policies on international economic integration; synchronously and effectively deploying the city’s international economic integration plans and programs, through mechanisms, policies, and investment incentives, promoting investment attraction in key fields and projects. the point. continue to take advantage of mobilizing official development aid (ODA), attracting foreign direct investment (FDI), non-governmental aid (NGO).

Continue to closely follow the central direction on international integration and the resolutions of the Politburo, the Government and the National Assembly on piloting a number of specific mechanisms and policies for the development of Can Tho city. Improve the quality of human resources in association with promoting innovation, application and strong development of science and technology; in which, continue to pay attention to training, improve the qualifications and capacity of the contingent of cadres, civil servants and public employees, especially in-depth training for cadres and civil servants doing foreign affairs. At the same time, strengthen administrative reform, invest in infrastructure and modern technology; to step up the application of information technology to the operation of administrative apparatus at all levels, contributing to the rapid and sustainable socio-economic development of the city.

Thanh That



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