Government accompanies businesses in all circumstancesAt the most difficult moment when the whole country struggled to fight the epidemic, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc encouraged a team of Vietnamese businesses and businessmen to: "Fire proves gold, arduous challenge. If the difficulty is equal to two, we must try by three to overcome ”.
Today, October 13, we celebrate the 16th anniversary of the Vietnamese Entrepreneurship Day, the 75th anniversary of Uncle Ho's letter to the industry and commerce, in a special context, as Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said: We are at a new turning point in history, not only for Vietnam but also for many countries around the world caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc visited a seafood processing factory. - Image: VGP / Quang Hieu
The epidemic has affected and affected all countries and territories in the world; affecting all aspects of the economy, from supply to demand, production to consumption. However, in difficult circumstances, Vietnam still has many businesses, cooperatives, individual business households, small and micro enterprises ... trying to overcome difficulties, self-reliant, resilient, proactive, Deal well with difficulties to maintain production and business.
At the Government's online conference with businesses to remove difficulties, promote production and business, and re-start the economy to respond to the COVID-19 epidemic, held in May 2020, quote “ Fire proves gold, arduous trials ", Prime Minister emphasized: "The difficulty is equal to two, we must try by three to overcome".
In the context of an unprecedented global economic decline in recent history, the fact that our country has been able to control the COVID-19 epidemic and achieved a positive growth of 2.12% in the first 9 months of the year is a good sign. see the determination and consensus of the entire political system, the correct and drastic direction and direction of the Government and the Prime Minister, the people's efforts, efforts, and active support. business community.
Along with the motto "anti-epidemic like anti-enemy" in order to control the COVID-19 epidemic soon, the Government has understood and quickly issued a series of policies to support businesses to overcome difficulties and overcome crisis.
In the second quarter, the Government submitted to the National Assembly and the National Assembly Standing Committee four resolutions on tax exemption and reduction for businesses. That is, exemption or reduction of non-agricultural land use tax by 2020; reduction of corporate income tax payable by 2020; adjust the personal income tax deduction rate; reduction of environmental protection tax on flying fuel until December 31, 2020.
The Government has also issued a Decree on extension of land rental and tax payment deadline and the Ministry of Finance has issued implementation guidance; issued a Resolution on measures to support people facing difficulties due to the COVID-19 epidemic.
In addition, the Government continues to pay attention to solving problems in administrative procedures, creating an open business investment environment. Following the impressive administrative reform achievements from the beginning of the term, such as the reduction of more than 3,800 business conditions, more than 6,770 categories of goods subject to specialized inspection ..., recent efforts and results in construction E-government continued to show the reform determination of the Government and the Prime Minister.
The dialogue mechanism between the Government and the business community has been promoted through many conferences chaired by the Prime Minister, directly removing problems for entrepreneurs. Thereby, the Government and the head of the Government listen to the opinions, aspirations and contributions of the business community in order to improve the business environment, remove institutional bottlenecks and overlap among regulatory documents. breaking the law.
In particular, recently, the Government has issued Resolution No. 68 / NQ-CP on the Program to reduce and simplify regulations related to business activities in the period 2020-2025, with the goal of reducing and simplifying Simplify at least 20% of regulations and cut at least 20% of regulatory compliance costs related to business operations.
This is considered as the reform program with the widest coverage ever, demonstrating the strong determination of the Government to promote regulatory reform and the implementation of regulations related to economic activities. business, creating a driving force for socio-economic development of the country.
All of this shows that the Government and the Prime Minister have steadfastly implemented the goals set out from the beginning of the term, as stated when Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc took office: Strive to build the Government for tectonic development, integrity, decisive action, serving the people; must create a favorable business investment environment; strong reform of administrative procedures; resolutely remove bottlenecks; promote entrepreneurship, innovation; Strongly develop enterprises, especially private enterprises, small and medium enterprises, so that Vietnamese enterprises can participate deeply in the global value chain, and succeed in both domestic and international markets.
When placing entrepreneurs and enterprises at an important position in the national development process, “there is no day the Government and the Prime Minister are not impatient, and not only anxious and impatient, but also work together with business. Industry ”- Chairman of Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) Vu Tien Loc said.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc once shared, “The Government does its best so that Vietnamese businesses can grow and reach the world successfully. The government also wants entrepreneurs to have the same aspirations ”. In the context of an increasingly integrated Vietnamese economy, the booming industrial revolution 4.0, the COVID-19 epidemic is still complicated and the role of business people is increasingly important. The victories, successes and failures of the economy in general and businesses and entrepreneurs are determined not only by the decisions and institutions from the State, but also by thinking, acting, and sense of responsibility. , the sense of discipline of cadres and civil servants everywhere, at all levels and of enterprises themselves.
We still have a lot of work to do because there are still many barriers, difficulties and challenges ahead for the development of the business. But believe that, the business community has seen its efforts and determination in building the Government to act, always accompanying businesses, creating the most favorable conditions for businesses to improve their competitiveness and develop average equality and sustainability. And in turn, the business community and business people will also try their best, "try three" to overcome all difficulties and challenges with the whole country.