Ha Long's economy grows in 9 months

Tuesday, Oct 09 2018, 16:10
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QTV - In 9 months of 2018, the socio-economy of Ha Long City grew positively. The tourism increased strongly, affirming its significant role in the economic structure.

Ha Long Bay has received more and more luxuru cruises.
Ha Long Bay has received more and more luxuru cruises.
Image Credit: Nguyen Hung

In 9 months, Ha Long welcomed approximately 7.36 mil visitors, up by 25% from the same period last year including 2.7 mil international tourists, marking an increase of 7%. Tourism revenue exceeded 12,800 bill VND, up by 29% from the same period last year and budget collection is more than 3,000 bill VND, equivalent to 151.7% of same period last year. The budget expenditure was controlled effectively; regular expenditure was saved for development investment. The state management in planning, land, urban, natural resources and environment was enhanced while social security, health care, education and training have been cared to achieve set targets. 
Translated by Dao Linh

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