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The development of trade and service in the industrial district

Monday, 31/07/2017

Along with the expansion of industrial parks and clusters, Binh Xuyen district has always paid much attention to the development of trade and service in the direction of modernization and diversification of trade organization, trading methods and support services, then, contributing to transfering the economic restructuring, creating jobs, improving the living conditions of people.

Going along Highway 2A, from Vinh Yen city to Huong Canh town center (Binh Xuyen), it is not difficult to see the diversified development of business sectors in this area. These things have created a new face for Binh Xuyen industrial district.

Mr. Nguyen Trung Hieu, deputy head of Infrastructure and Economic Division of Binh Xuyen district said: Being a district located between two large urban areas (Vinh Yen city and Phuc Yen town) and many trafic routes such as Ha Noi-Lao Cai highway, Noi Bai-Lao Cai expressway..., Binh Xuyen is not only known as the key industrial area of the province but also considered as the potential area to develop trade and service.

In the past years, to effectively exploit the potentials, promote the development of trade and service, Binh Xuyen district has built a scheme for the development of trade and service in the period of 2016-2020; concentrated on completing the planning of industrial parks, clusters and handicraft villages in association with the planning of markets, supermarkets and trade centers; promoted the process of socialization in infrastructure construction investment of markets and commercial centers; actively supported enterprises to receive preferential policies of the province on taxes, land rent, compensation and land clearance policies; promoted reform of administrative procedures, created a legal corridor, called for businesses, organizations and individuals to invest in trading and service sector.

In addition, the district also strengthens the state management of trade and service under the supervision of all levels, branches and local authorities in order to create a healthy environment and fair competition for all economic sectors; enhances the fight against smuggling, counterfeit goods, poor quality goods, trade frauds and dirty food; supports trade promotion; opens more vocational training courses to improve the quality and professionalism for the staffs working in the trading and service sector.

By appropriate solutions, in recent years, trade and service activities in the district have developed strongly to meet the demand of production, living and consumption; the trade and service infrastructure has been invested and upgraded. Up to now, there are 8 marketplaces in the district (in which, one market type II and 7 markets type III ); 2 commercial centers (Binh Xuyen commercial center in Huong Canh town and Ha Minh Anh commercial center in Quat Luu commune); one supermarket (Nam Thang Supermarket in Huong Canh town); 23 petrol stations and nearly 2,400 stores and retail stores throughout the communes and towns have created jobs for more than 6,000 workers. The quality of service has improved; the types of services have developed rapidly with the participation of many economic sectors.

Only in the first 6 months of 2017, the production value of the service sector of the district was estimated at 1,286 billion dong, rising 9.46% compared to the last same period. Transportation services meet the demand of goods transportation and travel of people, the total revenue in the first 6 months of 2017 was estimated to increase 6.5% compared to the same period.

Beside the achievements, the trade and service area of Binh Xuyen district still has small commercial activities, lack of professionalism; the level and capacity of trade are limited. Promotion activities are not synchronous; tourism services have not exploited its potentials; housing services for industrial parks have not been invested.

In the coming time, the district will continue to implement the scheme for the trading and service development in the period of 2016-2020; concentrate on completing the system of markets under the planning; effectively exploit new markets; promote reform of administrative procedures, create favorable conditions for accessing capital sources so that households can invest and expand production and business activities; focus on the development of high-quality services in three towns and industrial parks of the district.

The district is promoting the strengths of traditional craft villages, Thanh Lanh lake eco-tourism area, developing tourism services such as restaurants, hotels, souvenir shops, handicrafts and pottery. Especially, the district is focusing on service activities associated with the development trend of urban areas, industrial clusters such as transport service, warehouses, restaurants, hotels, housing for workers. ..

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