The index of industrial production in February decreased by 43.6% over the previous month but increased by 11% over the same period last year. The inventory index of the processing and manufacturing industries in February 2019 decreased by 3.2% compared to the same period last year. The labor usage index working in industrial enterprises by the end of February is estimated to increase by 1.8% over the same period last year. For 2 first months, total retail sales of goods reached nearly VND 5,900 billion, up nearly 15.7% over the same period.
The total number of visitors staying in the province in the first 2 months of the year was estimated at 587 thousand passengers, up 9% over the same period, of which 278 thousand were international visitors. Particularly, during the Lunar New Year, from February 2, 2019, to February 10, 2019, Quang Nam welcomed more than 54 thousand visitors, up 46.6% compared to the 2018 Tet.
By the middle of February, Quang Nam has cultivated 42 thousand hectares of rice, equaling 100% of the plan. Fishery exploitation output in 2 months is estimated at 8,160 tons, equal to 9% of the plan, up 4.6% (up 360 tons) over the same period in 2018.
The total state budget revenue in the province is over VND 5,200 billion, up 23.7% over the same period. In which, domestic revenue was VND 3,800 billion, equaling 20.5% of the yearly estimate and up 16%; import and export revenue 1,400 billion, equal to 30.4% of the estimate, up 50% over the same period.
In March, Chairman Dinh Van Thu required departments, agencies and localities to speed up and complete the construction of building for the summer; focus on the management of mineral resources; pay special attention to managing the illegal exploitation of sand on the river system Vu Gia - Thu Bon; manage land under the laws; strengthen measures to manage, protect and develop forests; implement effective poverty reduction in 2019; support poor households in housing, job creation, labor export and improve the quality of vocational training.
In addition, completing the arrangement of villages and blocks in March 2019 according to Decision No. 179 / QD-UBND dated January 18, 2019, and Official Letter No. 523 / UBND-NC dated January 24, 2019. Speeding up the rearrangement of public non-business units under the direction of the Central Government and the Provincial People's Committee; Implement Resolution No. 37-NQ / TW dated December 24, 2018.