The COVID-19 epidemic is continuing to affect production, business activities and people’s lives, but with the positivity and proactive implementation of response solutions, Bac Lieu province has performed well. the dual task of fighting the epidemic and developing the economy.
According to the report of the leadership representative of Bac Lieu Provincial People’s Committee, in the first 6 months of 2021, despite the influence of the COVID-19 pandemic, thanks to the Provincial People’s Committee’s active and proactive implementation of response solutions, the economic growth has increased. of the province has had a good development with an increase of 7.1% over the same period. In general difficult conditions, both epidemic prevention and focus on economic development, but growth is still much higher than in 2020, reflecting the great efforts of both the Party Committee and the people in the province, especially is the dynamism of businesses and farmers.
Bac Lieu has actively implemented the prevention of drought and salinity, regulating water for production, developing scenarios to cope with weather changes, orienting to change crops and livestock appropriately, and season again. Simultaneously, synchronously and firmly invest in the irrigation system – in-field irrigation, take the initiative in irrigation, and basically protect the area of agricultural production and aquaculture. Since then, the agricultural production indicators have increased over the same period. Especially, the strength in farming continues to be maintained and grows quite well, many shrimp farming models applying high technology bring high economic efficiency with a total aquaculture area of more than 133,500 ha.
Industrial production – handicrafts with the index in 6 months increased by 12.8% over the same period (much higher than the growth rate of 4.1% in 2020). Total circulation of retail goods and services in the market reached over VND 29,661 billion, reaching 42.5% of the plan, up more than 15% over the same period. Particularly in the field of commodity export, in the first 6 months of the year, the growth was quite impressive with seafood exports reaching over 32,754 tons and total turnover of over 342 million USD, up 9.2% over the same period… agriculture increased by 6.4%, industry-construction increased by 10.9% and services increased by 6.5% over the same period. to complete the tasks and goals of the whole year 2021.
In the coming time, in order to strive to achieve the set target of 10% economic growth, the People’s Committee of Bac Lieu province will continue to strictly and effectively implement measures to prevent and control the COVID-19 epidemic to ensure the implementation of the plan. implement the “dual goal” of both effective anti-epidemic, economic recovery and development.
Bac Lieu Provincial People’s Committee asked heads of departments, branches, chairmen of People’s Committees of districts, towns, cities and businesses to focus on directing the synchronous and effective implementation of solutions directed by the Provincial People’s Committee. . At the same time, continue to carry out the prevention and control of the COVID-19 epidemic in association with the effective implementation of the dual goal of “while preventing the epidemic, protecting the people’s health, and recovering and developing the economy”. . Sectors and levels must take drastic action; mobilize the entire political system to participate directly in the prevention and control of the COVID-19 epidemic, not to be subjective or negligent; strictly implement the direction of the Prime Minister, the guidance of the Ministry of Health, the Standing Board of the Provincial Party Committee and the Provincial People’s Committee on the prevention and control of the COVID-19 epidemic, minimizing the impact on activities. production, business and daily activities of people and enterprises; determined not to let the disease spread to the community.