THE PRIME MINISTER OF GOVERNMENT
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
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No: 195/2006/QD-TTg
Hanoi, August 25, 2006
 
DECISION
APPROVING THE MASTER PLAN ON SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF HA TAY PROVINCE UP TO 2020
THE PRIME MINISTER
Pursuant to the December 25, 2001 Law on Organization of the Government;
At the proposal of the People's Committee of Ha Tay province in Report No. 4783/TTr-UBND of November 18, 2005, and the opinions of the Planning and Investment Ministry in Official Letter No. 4408/BKH/TD&GSDT of June 15, 2006, on the approval of the master plan on socio-economic development of Ha Tay province up to 2020,
DECIDES:
Article 1.- To approve the master plan on socio-economic development of Ha Tay province up to 2020, with the following principal contents:
I. Development viewpoints
a/ The master plan on socio-economic development of Ha Tay province up to 2020 must conform with the national socio-economic development strategy; ensure the relationship between economic growth and proper settlement of social problems, hunger and poverty eradication, intensification of social evil prevention and fight, and assurance of social justice; harmoniously combine the production development with the market development and infrastructure development; and unceasingly improve the people's material and spiritual life.
b/ To mobilize all resources from all economic sectors and create a favorable environment for economic development at a rate higher than that in the past period; to bring into play the geo-economic, natural and human resource advantages for economic development at a high growth rate in parallel with the rational economic restructuring in the direction of raising the ratios of industry and service and reducing the ratios of agriculture and forestry. To strive for the objective that by 2015 Ha Tay province shall attain the average growth level of the provinces in the northern key economic region.
c/ To place the development of Ha Tay province in the context of international integration and competition, in close cooperation with other provinces throughout the country, in association with the northern key economic region and in the process of the national renewal, for a higher quality of economic development.
d/ To speed up the urbanization; to combine the urban development as a development center with the development of the surrounding rural areas. Ha Tay province's urban centers must be developed toward modernity, ensuring their functions as satellite towns of Ha Noi capital. The urbanization should be planned in schemes on resettlement of, supports and job training for, peasants whose land is recovered by the State.
e/ To attach the economic development with the protection of the environment, cultural heritages and ecological balance and the assurance of sustainable development. Not to cause harms to and degradation of natural landscape and cultural heritage.
f/ To closely associate the socio-economic development with the consolidation of defense, security, the political system and a strong administration.
2. Development objectives
a/ General objectives
To accelerate the economic and labor restructuring in the direction of strongly developing the industrial and service economy in order to quickly increase the industry and service ratios; to develop tourism into an important economic branch matching the province's potentials and advantages; to develop the agricultural economy in the direction of high-quality commodity production. To mobilize all resources for the economic growth at higher rates and in a sustainable manner; and turn as soon as possible Ha Tay province into an industrial province with a relatively modern and synchronous socio-economic infrastructure system closely linked with the infrastructure system of Ha Noi area, a healthy and modern culture deeply imbued with national identities, and an economy developed to reach and excel the average level of the whole country. The province shall gradually become a driving force for socio-economic development of the Red River delta and the northern key economic region, and one of the region's high-quality human resource training and healthcare centers, with firmly maintained defense, security, social order and safety, people's higher living standards and greater internal accumulation.
b/ Specific objectives
- Regarding economic development:
+ To strive for the average annual GDP growth rate of at least 13.5% in the 2006-2010 period, over 13% in the 2011-2015 period and around 12% in the 2016-2020 period. The province's per-capita GDP shall reach and excel the average level of the whole country before 2015.
+ The total export value shall increase over 17%/year in the 2006-2010 period, and 14.9%/year in the 2011-2020 period. By 2010 and 2020, the export value shall be 2.8 and 4 times that of 2005 respectively.
+ The economic structure by 2010 shall be industry- construction 45 - 46%; service 34 - 35%; agriculture- forestry-fishery 20 - 21%. By 2020, the ratio of agriculture in GDP structure shall be below 9%; while industry and service ratio shall be 91%.
+ In the 2006-2010 period, the agricultural production value shall increase 3.5-4%/year on average; while the cultivation and aquaculture value per hectare shall be more than VND 40 million.
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