VGP – On the occasion of the Viet Nam Entrepreneurs’ Day, the Ha Noi Department of Industry and Trade held a dialogue with local businesses manufacturing key industrial products on October 13 to discuss ways to remove their current difficulties.
At the meeting, enterprises touched upon the obstacles that they are facing, particularly in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, while proposing solutions to support the business community in overcoming such a difficult period.
In her speech, Director of the Ha Noi Department of Industry and Trade Tran Thi Phuong Lan noted that despite the serious impacts of the disease, the capital’s economy has still seen many positive signs, with the gross regional domestic product (GRDP) growing by 3.5% and the industrial production index expanding by 4.3%.
However, the inventory index has increased sharply to 98%, while some major targets regarding industrial production have reported a decline, she said, stating that the department will advise the city on solutions to remove difficulties and boost business and production development.
In particular, Ha Noi will strengthen the selection of key industrial products, accelerate trade & investment promotion activities, and support manufacturers of key industrial products to participate in the global supply and production chains, Lan added.
The official said the city will continue to speed up administrative reform, especially in the fields of construction, customs, tax and investment, in the direction of prioritizing and facilitating key industrial product manufacturers.
In addition, businesses will be assisted to access preferential loans, modern scientific and technological applications, and the training of human resources and corporate governance capabilities, towards the goal of developing key industrial product manufacturers into an important driving force for the capital’s economic development, she stated.
At the meeting, businesses discussed the establishment of the association of Ha Noi’s key industrial product manufacturers. The city also presented certificates of merit to outstanding individuals and collectives in the implementation of the project to develop key industrial products in the period of 2018-2020./.
By Vien Nhu