According to the provincial People’s Committee, the province jumped six places in the provincial competitiveness index in 2017. Since the beginning of this year, the province attracted nearly VND600 billion poured into 18 new projects and some ongoing ones.
Currently, Thai Binh is hosting 74 foreign direct investment projects and 10 official development assistance projects.
In the first three months of this year, Thai Binh earned nearly US$300 million from exports, a rise of 10.8% year on year. Meanwhile, its imports were US$290 million, up 7.5% year on year.
In the second quarter of this year, the province will focus on guiding localities in cultivating the spring-summer rice crop and implementing new-style rural area building programme in 2018.
The localities will also concentrate on removing obstacles facing industry and service development, while speeding up the formation of Thai Binh economic region as well as the investment of coastal road system and several other infrastructure projects.
The province will work to lure more investment in industry and service as well as boost production and business.
At the same time, the province will strengthen the management over land use and exert more efforts in ground clearance for investment projects.