The government investigates the socio-economic status of the country | Economy

Hanoi, March 3 (VNA) – Prime Minister Pham Minh Chin chaired March 3 in Hanoi Regular meetingsFebruary government.

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chin during the meeting. Photo: VNA

Thursday morning, the government February And in the first two months of 2022, Government Resolution No. 01 / NQ-CP implementation, socio-economic recovery and development program, COVID-19 prevention and management program from 2022 to 2023, and the 31st SEA. Preparation game.

According to the report, the global economic and political situation in February will be complex and unpredictable, including political conflicts between Russia and Ukraine, inflation, rising oil prices, and shrinking monetary policy in many countries. Brought about development …

Thanks to the flexible and timely leadership of the party and the nation, participation and strong determination in the socio-economic situation of all levels, sectors, regions, residents, businesses, February and the first two months of this year are very positive. It looks like it will change.

Macroeconomics are stable, inflation is subdued, and the key balance is stable. While the consumer price index rose 1.68% and budget revenues rose 22.9% in the first two months of the year, public investment capital spending reached 8.61% of the established plan.

Imports and exports of goods in February increased by 17.6% year-on-year. Foreign direct investment during the period recovered by 123.8%.

In February, the number of companies that were temporarily suspended and in the process of dissolution decreased by 82.8% compared to January.

During the meeting, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chin highlighted the achievements the country achieved in the first months of 2022 and highlighted the existing shortcomings.

The major macroeconomic and economic balance sheets still face potential risks, and rising input costs increase inflationary pressures. The value of property damage from natural disasters in the first two months of 2022 was estimated at $ 14 million, 23.7 times that of the same period last year.

Government is investigating the socio-economic situation of the country hinhanh 2Conference panorama. Photo: VNA

The head of government is to maintain macroeconomic stability, curb inflation, actively manage monetary, fiscal and other policies, reduce input costs and improve domestic oil production capacity. He urged local governments to continue to thoroughly implement tasks and solutions for studying fiscal policy.

He ordered the creation of a special working group to address issues related to the situation in Ukraine, led by Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh.

He called for strengthening the fight against corruption, especially with regard to the prevention and control of pandemics, and the prices of raw materials and gasoline.

He declared that it was necessary to maintain independence, sovereignty, territorial integrity, promote diplomacy, deepen integration, and maintain political security, social order, and people’s security.

He said relevant ministries, sectors and local governments should focus on the proper preparation of the 31st Southeast Asian Sports Games (SEA Games 31) in Vietnam.

He guides residents and businesses in the prevention of COVID-19, promotion of production and socio-economic development, defense and national security assurance, where telecommunications work reflects the situation in a timely, accurate and objective manner. Suggested to focus on.

In the fight against pandemics, he continues to manage the disease effectively, and the Ministry of Health assesses the status of protective antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 at the national level and adopts appropriate and effective measures. Asked to consult with the international experience. In this regard, COVID-19 is considered endemic.

On the same day, the government reviewed the preliminary research reports of the Belt 4 project in the Hanoi metropolitan area and the Belt 3 project in Ho Chi Minh City. -VNA