Hanoi aims for 5 percent industrial growth in 2015
Hanoi will work towards industry sector recovery in 2015 with 5 percent growth. (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi will work towards industry sector recovery in 2015 with 5
percent growth, stated Vice Director of the municipal Department for
Industry and Trade Tran Thi Phuong Lan.
to the sector in 2014 is projected to rise about 8.4 percent, Lan said
at a conference to launch the 2015 sector strategy on January 13.
The city plans to enact measures to eliminate industry barriers and
enhance production efficiency, while encouraging the support, high
technology, and agricultural industries.
Hanoi will continue to implement a number of effective projects and
programmes, including regular meetings with businesses ease their
difficulties, development of support industry products in the city for
2011-15 period and support for production of key industrial and high
technology products, said Lan.
State management of the
industry sector will be increased with the aim of boosting craft
industry and trade villages with high added value and enhancing
efficiency of industrial clusters to attract more investment, she added.
She also called for businesses to remain proactive in
producing and selling their products, cutting costs, applying advanced
technology and increasing productivity wherever possible.
Last year, Hanoi ’s industry rose 4.6 percent, below the country
average growth rate of 7.6 percent and Ho Chi Minh City ’s 7 percent.
However, the sector still recorded added value growth of 8 percent,
reaching 107.775 trillion VND and higher than the average national
growth at 7.15 percent and Ho Chi Minh City ’s 7.1 percent.-VNA