Strive for provincial competitiveness index (PCI) regularly locates in the top 20 provinces and cities in the country
Khanh Hoa Provincial People's Committee has issued the Action Program to implement the Government's Resolution No. 19-2017/NQ-CP dated 6th February 2017 on the continuation of implementation of the major tasks and measures to improve the business environment, enhance national competitiveness in 2017, orientation to 2020.
Promote administrative reform towards openness and transparency. Illustrative picture. Photo: baokhanhhoa.com.vn.
The action plan aims to concretize the basic tasks and orientations related to the responsibilities of the province identified in Resolution No.19-2017/NQ-CP of the Government. Accordingly, agencies, units and localities should focus on directing and organizing the implementation of the following main tasks: Continue to improve the quality of planning building and planning management; Promote administrative reform towards openness and transparency; To review legal documents to amend and supplement documents affecting to investment and business activities of enterprises and investors; Mobilize all resources to continue investment, gradually improve the infrastructure of the province; To focus on improving the quality of vocational training and support to enterprises; Continue to strengthen the application of information technology, gradually implement online public services and build e-government; Improve the efficiency of the one-stop shop, inter-agency one-stop shop; Maintaining and improving the quality of mechanisms and contents of dialogues with businesses and investors at least twice a year; Strengthening the responsibility of heads of state administrative agencies at all levels, intensifying the inspection, supervision, detection and handling of violations committed by cadres, civil servants and officials, raising the sense of responsibility of the cadres, civil servants, resolutely fight bureaucracy, corruption, harassment; Do not criminalize the economic relations of individuals, organizations implementing investment, production and business; Strengthen information and propaganda on improving business investment environment, enhancing provincial competitiveness, encouraging enterprises and people to take part in criticizing and commenting on policies related to enterprises and people.
According to a recent announcement by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), in 2016, the provincial competitiveness index (PCI) of Khanh Hoa province ranks 24/63 provinces and cities in the country. Although it has increased 3 levels compared to 2015, it still has not met the target, not corresponding with the resources of the province. Therefore, besides the issuance of the Action program for the implementation of Resolution No. 19-2017/NQ-CP, the provincial People's Committee has directed the Department of Home Affairs to chair and coordinate with the Department of Planning and Investment and other departments to review remaining issues of the province to have solutions to improve the competitiveness index of the province in the coming years.