Of which, 3 sectors strongly increased, including processing and manufacturing, up 6.4%; water supply, waste treatment increased by 43.2% and mining industry increased by 62.5%.
The number of employees working in industrial enterprises by the end of May 2019 increased by nearly 4% compared to the same period last year, of which non-state enterprises increased by 11%; state-owned enterprises increased by 1.7%.
In general, in the first 5 months, the socio-economic situation has changed positively. For example, the total retail sales of goods and services revenue in the first 5 months were nearly 22.6 trillion dong, up by 13.2% over the same period and steadily increased in all sectors. The total number of visitors was nearly 1,338 thousand, an increase of more than 9% over the same period.
At the meeting, Chairman Dinh Van Thu proposed departments, ranches and localities to focus on solving some problems in the agricultural production such as controlling and eliminating epidemics, preventing and fighting against drought and shortage.