In the term 2015 - 2020, despite many difficulties and challenges, the province's socio-economic picture in general, people's lives, especially the poor, have prospered. In particular, the poverty reduction is faster and more sustainable, ranking the poverty rate of the province up to 5 ranks compared to the whole country, in 2019 it is ranked 11th. To clarify the results of the work of poverty reduction in the 2016 - 2020 period, the reporter of the Lao Cai Newspaper has an interview with Ms. Dinh Thi Hung, Director of the Department of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs.
According to the evaluation of businesses operating in the province, in recent years, the Lao Cai tax industry has had many solutions to reform tax administrative procedures, creating favorable conditions for companies to develop.
To access and use significant loans from the Bank for Social Policies, many low households, ethnic minority households in Bac Ha district have conditions to invest in building economic development models to improve income and get rich.
First of all, I was delighted to attend the conference and saw many large investors, "leading cranes", came to the northwest mountainous province, witnessing Lao Cai province signing a cooperation agreement with investors. Total capital is about 5.3 billion USD and decides investment policy with capital of about 1 billion USD. The investment cooperation projects have been carefully reviewed by foreign consultants to proceed.
In the story of developing typical agricultural products of Bac Ha district, Mr. Nguyen Xuan Giang, Head of Agriculture and Rural Development of the District proudly told us about Ban Lien tea product, because this is The first local agricultural product to gain a foothold in Europe - the world's most demanding market for quality.
On March 28, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and the United States Agency for International Development released the annual report of Provincial Competitiveness Index PCI 2018. Accordingly, Lao Cai ranked 12th on the ranking of provincial competitiveness index with a total of 64.63 points and the highest index of legal institutions and security and order in the country.
Lao Cai has a geopolitical and geopolitical position, acting as a center for transiting goods, services and trade between the Southwest - China market with Vietnam and ASEAN countries.
On the afternoon of 30/5, Mr. Dang Xuan Phong, Chairman of Lao Cai People's Committee had a meeting with Mr. Craig Chittick, Australian Ambassador to Vietnam.
On the afternoon of May 28, Department of Information and Communications and Department of Home Affairs signed a cooperation agreement to build e-government in association with administrative reforms in the period of 2019-2020 in Lao Cai province.