Cu Jut develops economy towards industrialization

11:29 | 19/09/2014 Industry

(VEN) - Cu Jut is a district with relatively flat terrain, except for mountainous areas of Dak Wil Commune and has average height from 350-450m. It has diverse fertile land suitable for cultivation of perennial plants like coffee, pepper and short-day plants like corns, soybeans and peanuts. Those are advantages and the foundation for the district to drive its economic growth towards industrialization.

The Tam Thang Industrial Zone

The economic growth of Cu Jut District in recent years has always posted a high growth rate, at an average of 13.8 percent in the 2011-2013 period. The economic structure aspired towards industry - service - agriculture.

At present, industry – construction is playing an decisive role in the overall economic structure, accounting for 53 percent of the proportion of the district’s economy, followed by the service – trade sector 25 percent and agriculture - forestry 23 percent. Economic development was the key task of the leaders of Cu Jut District, however, another important task was to ensure social security to create balance, stability and harmony in the socioeconomic development.

The poverty rate in the district is just over 10 percent now, much lower than the overall rate of the province (15.64 percent). Infrastructure and traffic in the district have been constantly upgraded and expanded, especially in areas of traffic works, irrigation and rural electricity network. By the end of 2013, 100 percent of the communes, villages and residential groups of Cu Jut district have been connected to the power grid with the ratio of households using electricity rate reaching 98 percent, higher than the average level of the province (95 percent). Nearly half of the internal roads in communes and villages have been concretized and asphalted; 95 percent of the districts have had access to clean water and 100 percent of the ethnic minorities’ villages have built cultural houses.

In the coming time, the district will continue to mobilize all resources to serve the socioeconomic development; ensure stable and sustainable economic growth and closely combine economic development with good implementation of the social policies to improve people’s lives. In detail, the district will create every favorable condition to attract investment in the locality, especially those incentive investment projects such as the private hospital project in Eatling town in Eatling town with approximately 100 sick beds; an eco-tourism resort along Srepok River in Tam Thang commune on a planned area of 320ha; a research and experimental center of plant seeds in Eatling town on an area of 20ha; aquaculture in Srepok 3 hydropower lake on 700ha and a project on processing soybean oil and soya milk at Tam Thang Industrial Zone with output of 5,000 tonnes a year. In addition, the district will encourage all economic components to expand production facilities, improve skills for workers and promote scientific and technological application in production and business activities.

In the coming time, the leaders and people of Cu Jut District determine to fulfill set economic targets, including maintaining annual economic growth rate of 13.5 percent. By the end of 2015, it strives to raise the proportion of industry – construction to 56 percent, the service – trade sector up to 25 percent and agriculture down to 19 percent; income per capita to reach VND28 million per person per year, making a premise for the growth targets in the 2016-2020 period with the proportion of industry – service – agriculture of 56 percent, 29 percent and 15 percent respectively; the per capita income to reach VND35 million per person per year and basically turning Cu Jut into an industrial district by 2020./.

By Le Vu