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Central Provinces Have Made Remarkable Achievements in the Past 30 Years, Minister Said

The provincical competitive index (PCI) and the public administrative index (PAI) continously improve in the country-wide assessment. In 2018, there are four central provinces listed in the top ten provinces in Vietnam.

Central Provinces Have Made Remarkable Achievements in the Past 30 Years, Minister Said Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung
Diep Nguyen15:49 22/08/2019
Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung in a recent speech at Central Province Economic Forum organized in FLC Quy Nhon stressed that Vietnam’s central provinces have made remarakable progresses over the past 30 years.
The provincical competitive index (PCI) and the public administrative index (PAI) continously improve in the country-wide assessment. In 2018, there are four central provinces listed in the top ten provinces in Vietnam in those categories. 
In the central provinces from Thanh Hoa to Binh Thuan, there are 14 provinces, in which there are 9 airports with 5 international airports, four groups of sea ports with 8 deep water sea ports. Central sea is now the gateway of development for Vietnam to the East Sea.
As from Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung’s statement, central provinces have gained remarkable achievments over the past 30 years, the socio-economic landscapes have changed positively.
Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) increases by 6.72 percent per year – higher than the common growth rates of the whole Vietnam. Some provinces used to face to full of challenges but now are enjoying far better economic development, GRDP per person in 2016 increased to 2,574USD per person. In the strategic economic region, GRDP is more than 2,600USD, similar to the country wide development growth rates.
The contribution of central provinces as a group to common country economic growth is increasing, from 18.83 percent in 2016 to 19.28 percent in 2018. 
Apart from the industrial product projects, the service sectors also develops well. Aquamarine production enjoy fast growth. Regional budget accumulation exceeded estimates, domestic budget accumulation increases averagely 14.2 percent. Total social investment capital increase averagely 7 percent per year, accounts for 20 percent total social investment capital.