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Improve business environment factors



Quang Ninh carries out the task of socio-economic development in 2023 in the context of a rapidly changing, complex, and unpredictable world situation, especially the long-term consequences of the Covid-19 epidemic... Despite facing With many difficulties and obstacles, however, under the leadership and management of the Provincial Party Committee, People's Council, People's Committee, and Fatherland Front Committee of the province in all fields of work, Quang Ninh's economy remains firmly on the path of good growth. In particular, closely following the work theme for 2023, right from the beginning of the year, the province drastically directed the implementation of goals on administrative reform, improving the business investment environment, enhancing competitiveness and supporting customers. business support.

 Leaders of the Provincial Economic Zone Management Board directly resolved difficulties for investors in Bac Tien Phong Industrial Park (Quang Yen Town). Photo: Manh Truong

At the end of 2022 and early 2023, Quang Ninh province has issued many documents to direct and manage socio-economic development, with priority given to implementing tasks of improving the quality of administrative reform and improving the environment. investment, business, enterprise development and strong development of the private economic sector. These contents are specified in many resolutions, such as: Resolution No. 12-NQ/TU (November 28, 2022) of the Provincial Party Executive Committee on directions and tasks in 2023; Resolution No. 128/NQ-HDND (December 9, 2022) of the Provincial People's Council on socio-economic development tasks in 2023...

In particular, right after the Government issued Resolution No. 01/NQ-CP (January 6, 2023) on the main tasks and solutions to implement the Socio-Economic Development Plan and Housing Budget Estimates. water and improving the business environment, enhancing national competitiveness in 2023, the Provincial People's Committee issued Action Program No. 122/CTr-UBND (January 19, 2023) on implementing Resolution No. 01 /NQ-CP of the Government. The Provincial People's Committee also issued many documents specifying the province's 2023 work topic on improving investment attraction efficiency.

Accordingly, the province has paid attention to improving business environment factors according to the World Bank approach and improving it in the direction of reducing the number of procedures, time, costs and risks for businesses. For business startups, the province has paid attention to improving the business registration process and encouraging businesses to register business online; Automatically issue codes, labor registration, social insurance, and bank accounts for newly registered businesses.

In granting construction permits and related procedures, the province has directed to regularly review, reduce and simplify administrative procedures; Promote online public services, shortening time at each step. At the same time, appraise the construction investment feasibility study report; Adjust the construction investment feasibility study report within no more than 12 days; issue construction permit within 7 days; Check the acceptance and put the project into use within no more than 7 days; The total time for construction licensing and related procedures is no more than 36 days.

In addition, in the field of electricity access, the province has applied online services and issued regulations on "one-stop shop" in handling procedures for power supply through medium-voltage grids between state agencies. and the Electricity industry in the area. To date, over 86% of businesses, organizations, individuals and households pay electricity bills without using cash.

At the same time, the province also creates favorable conditions for businesses to register assets, in which the province directs the review, simplification, and reduction of document components that can be accessed interoperably on the Internet. e-government software in handling administrative procedures for granting land use rights certificates, land allocation, land lease, land registration... Thereby, the time for additional property registration has been shortened. attached to the land on the issued certificate for no more than 14 days (the prescribed time is no more than 30 days); The time to carry out procedures for first-time land use rights registration is no more than 7 days; The time to carry out registration procedures and issue certificates of land use rights, ownership of houses and other assets attached to land for the first time is no more than 15 days.

The province is also interested in fully and transparently disclosing important information such as projects, planning, legal procedures... that can affect investors' decision-making. At the same time, proactively review businesses during the process of processing business registration documents and after business registration; Thoroughly examine the minutes of the annual and extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders and the Board of Directors; Share transfer contracts, number of shareholders...

In the first 6 months of this year, the whole province reviewed 3,000 documents, of which 200 businesses were asked to clarify or request to conduct meeting procedures and issue resolutions in accordance with the law; Require 30 businesses to report or explain content related to corporate governance in accordance with regulations; transferred to the inspection agency to handle 2 cases of violation...

Actively implementing digital transformation, the province's functional branches also proactively propagate applications to support taxpayers, such as: Electronic tax, declaration support applications, declaration reading software applications. Electronic tax Itax Viewer; electronic invoices according to Decree No. 123/2020/ND-CP. At the same time, deploying online payment of vehicle registration tax and land revenues on the National Public Service Portal or on the eTax Mobile application for households and individuals. The rate of tax declaration and tax payment continues to remain at a high level. The rate of submitted tax declarations reached 99.7%; The rate of electronic tax declaration reached 99.2%; 100% of VAT refund applications are received and results returned electronically; 100% of VAT refund dossiers in the case of refund first, check later are resolved on time. As of May 31, 2023, there have been 1,777 enterprises, organizations, and business households that have registered to use electronic invoices created from cash registers.

Promoting reform of administrative procedures, promoting comprehensive digital transformation, creating favorable conditions for businesses to stabilize production and business... are actively implemented by the province, contributing to the effective implementation of the work theme. 2023 on "Improving the effectiveness of investment attraction", promoting development and maintaining the province's economic growth momentum.

Nguyen Hue Board of Directors