Le Hong Thang, Director of the city Department of Industry and Trade, awards certificates of merit to excellent individuals and collectives. (Photo: VNA)

During the award meeting, Le Hong Thang, Director of the Hanoi Department of Industry and Trade, confirmed that emulation activities had encouraged collectives and individuals to make excellent contributions to the development of the sector.

Creative movements have been reported, including those in renewing technologies; good management; promoting initiatives, creativity and savings during production; and practicing skills among workers.

In 2016 and 2017, emulation movements contributed to developing the industry and trade sector by fulfilling assigned missions. Industrial production’s added value increased by 7.1% per year. In particular, in 2017, exports increased 10.3% compared to 2016, well exceeding the target of 4-5%.

The sector has also given consultancy to the city Party Committee, People’s Council and People’s Committee in carrying out their tasks, with a focus on developing supportive industry, industrial clusters, craft industry and trade villages in combination with tourism. In trade area, market stabilization, inspection and control, electronic commerce, trade promotion programs and regional links have been well done.

Additionally, its staff have been encouraged to study and practice to increase their skills and professionalism, receive new technology to satisfy the requirements of the 4th industrial revolution and international integration, accelerate administrative reform to promote start-up and tackle businesses’ difficulties./.

Compiled by BTA