Bac Ninh is a typical locality that has done well in epidemic prevention and control as well as in socio-economic development. expensive.
Remove "knots" for businesses, protect workers
Nguyen Huong Giang, Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee and Chairman of the People's Committee of Bac Ninh province, said that Bac Ninh province currently has 1,693 valid FDI projects with total investment capital. registered after adjustment reached 20.43 billion USD, ranked 7th in the country in terms of investment capital. In the first 9 months of the year, the province's total product was estimated at 95.9 trillion dong, up 8.57% over the same period. State budget revenue reached VND 22,087 billion, equaling 79.3% of the 2021 estimate, up 1.1% over the same period. Industrial production index increased by 11.74%; total import and export turnover of goods reached 58.9 billion USD, up 21.79%. Large corporations such as Samsung, Canon... are stepping up production. From now until the end of the year, due to increased orders, businesses in industrial zones in the area need to recruit about 15,000 workers to meet production.
Immediately after the COVID-19 epidemic was under control, in order to help businesses quickly start to restore production in accordance with the new normal state, Bac Ninh province made efforts to synchronously deploy many solutions, including: remove "knots" for businesses are facing. In which, closely follow the actual activities of enterprises to make flexibly adjust the series, help enterprises reorganize their production activities, ensure safety to prevent and control the COVID-19 epidemic.
Recently, Bac Ninh held a dialogue conference with nearly 200 FDI enterprises and domestic enterprises and cooperatives. Many recommendations and proposals of businesses have been answered and promptly removed difficulties and problems. Typically, the granting of work and entry permits for foreign experts, ensuring the regulations on prevention and control of the COVID-19 epidemic; support more sources of vaccines to inject workers; support in sourcing labor; handle administrative procedures; access to land policy; produce safe agricultural products; dealing with environmental pollution in craft villages...
With the view that production must be safe, each enterprise is an "anti-epidemic fortress", promoting the anti-epidemic achievements that have been achieved, maintaining the production chain, besides requiring production facilities to continue. Strictly complying with anti-epidemic measures and principles and absolutely not recruiting seasonal workers, the People's Committee of Bac Ninh province has issued instructions for businesses to receive workers, including workers from abroad according to the application process. simple, both to meet epidemic prevention and production. At the same time, Bac Ninh province has also implemented a series of activities to support businesses, protect workers, and prevent the risk of the epidemic returning, such as administering COVID-19 vaccinations for workers to protect the locality. ensure safety against epidemics and economic recovery.
In parallel with the synchronous implementation of business support solutions, Bac Ninh also implemented a series of solutions to support workers, so that workers can feel secure to stick with factories and enterprises. Specifically, the province requires production facilities to strictly maintain the organization of three meals for workers at the factory; implementation of “2 locations, 1 route”; establish "Worker Support Teams"; setting up a management system, arranging employees in 3 together (living together - working together in workshops/groups - eating together).
At workers' accommodation, there is a COVID-19 Safety Team managed, with surveillance cameras to control, limit contact from the outside and ask workers not to leave the place after 21 hours. Enterprises must use buses to transport workers to and from other provinces/cities daily (not applying Directive 16/CT-TTg of the Prime Minister) and Bac Ninh province. do not use motorbikes; weekly testing 100% of daily commuters to other provinces/cities). Arrange medical staff (or people who have been trained) to take more rapid test samples at the factory gate for high-risk people such as: drivers, delivery workers, customers from other provinces/cities ...
In order to receive and promptly resolve the recommendations of businesses, the People's Committee of Bac Ninh province has established the "3 best" quick response team to support businesses (the most effective consulting; The fastest solution; The safe anti-epidemic). Best). Based on their functions and tasks, functional departments, branches and districts, towns and cities also established the 3 fastest response teams to support businesses to remove difficulties and problems related to the field of business. management area.
Gradually attracting projects with high technology content
From the beginning of the year to September 20, 2021, Bac Ninh has attracted 97 newly registered FDI projects, down 24.2% over the same period last year, but the total registered capital reached 522 million USD, up 48.1%. Also in 9 months, the whole province adjusted capital for 64 projects, with the adjusted capital increased by 106 million USD; contributed capital, bought shares, contributed capital 58 times with a value of USD 144 million. Accumulated to September 20, 2021, Bac Ninh has 1,693 valid projects with the total registered investment capital after adjustment and capital contribution to buy and buy shares, contributed capital reaching 20,429 billion USD.
According to Chairman of Bac Ninh Provincial People's Committee Nguyen Huong Giang, the long-term policy of Bac Ninh province in the coming period will be towards the policy of attracting FDI in the direction of "2 little, 3 high". Because the locality has a small area, but there are many active investment projects, Bac Ninh province determines to continue to attract investment under the policy of "2 less" which means less land use with a large area. large area, few workers are used, because currently concentrated industrial zones in the province have a scale of over 300,000 employees with this size the number of local workers can only meet 25%, the rest are migrant workers. The large number of migrant workers will put great pressure on the provincial infrastructure, so focusing on projects that use less labor is also to reduce pressure on the local socio-economic infrastructure. The "high 3" is to attract projects with high investment rate, high efficiency to earn high budget and high technology content.
Chairman of the Bac Ninh Provincial People's Committee Nguyen Huong Giang affirmed that, following the central policy of flexibly and safely adapting to the COVID-19 epidemic, Bac Ninh will continue to focus on protecting the "green zone of the economic region". northern key", minimizing costs for businesses; institutional reform, strengthening decentralization and decentralization of powers, amending regulations on management of industrial zones; Monthly briefings with ministries, branches and localities to remove difficulties for businesses,... At the same time, Bac Ninh deploys specific solutions to ensure labor supply for businesses to expand production. , with the motto of both ensuring safety for epidemic prevention, while recovering and developing production in the area./.