Dong Nai sets specific targets for industrialization and modernization goals

06:00 | 13/12/2021 Society

(VEN) - Dong Nai has worked out an action plan for strategies designed to achieve the goals of industrialisation and modernization over the coming decade and beyond.

One of its important aims is to be in the group of 10 leading industrialized provinces in the country. Towards this, it targets becoming a modern, industrialized province by 2030 with vision until 2045.

Dong Nai plans to develop two more petrol and oil depots, 20 new retail petrol and oil outlets

In the 2021-2025 period, the province targets an average annual growth of 7-9 percent in industrial production value (equivalent to the increase of the industrial production index).

By the end of 2025, Dong Nai expects that: the proportion of processing and manufacturing industry in the province's GRDP will top 50 percent (twice the national average); the production value of the supporting industry will account for about 21-23 percent of the production value of the industry as a whole: and the production value of the high-tech industry accounts will be 8-10 percent of the production value of the industry as a whole.

Also in the 2021-2025 period, the province targets an annual energy savings of 5-7 percent of the total energy consumption.

Dong Nai expects to develop 200 additional modern and general business stores in next years

Trade and commerce

In the commercial sector, Dong Nai aims to have an average annual growth rate of 8-10 percent in total retail sales of goods during the 2021-2025 period; and for export turnover to grown by an average 8 percent or more.

The province also targets that by the end of 2025, it has 178 markets in operation - 20 grade 1 markets, 39 grade 2 markets and 119 grade 3 markets. Ninety percent of markets, solid and semi-permanent, have been built; 95 percent have been recognized as meeting “civilized/cultural” criteria; 98 percent meet environmental and food safety standards; and the rate of agricultural products and food consumed through the markets accounts for about 65-70 percent.

Furthermore, 75 percent of the markets follow the cooperative management model. The province is currently planning to build and put into operation phase 2 of Dau Giay agricultural food wholesale market.

Besides the market network, Dong Nai plans to develop two more petrol and oil depots, 20 new retail petrol and oil outlets, 200 additional modern and general business stores (convenience stores) including those specializing in food, foodstuffs and essential consumer goods.

Besides, the province will support investment in 11 points-of-sale or centers to introduce and sell One Commune One Product (OCOP) products and 40 stores that will focus on instilling pride in Vietnamese goods.

In keeping with the digitalizing world, Dong Nai will also focus on e-commerce development. The targets for the five-year period include: 35 percent of the population participating in online shopping, with average online purchase value of US$400/person/year; a 15 percent annual increase in B2C e-commerce sales (for both online consumer goods and services); non-cash payments in e-commerce reaching 50 percent, of which payments made through intermediary payment service providers account for 80 percent.

The province is also working to ensure that its e-commerce trading floor operates effectively, with at least 500 participating units and the value of transactional goods and services reaching VND80-100 billion.

Huong Ngoc