ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
Hanoi's GDP to jump 11 percent this year
The total includes 11.9 percent tourism growth.
Other figures include construction industry growth of 11.5 per cent and 6.2 per cent for agriculture.
Export revenue is forecast to rise 20.8 percent - four times higher than the target. Visitors to Hanoi are forecast to total about 8.8 million -a year-on-year increase of 14 percent. The number of foreigners is likely to total about 1.2 million, up 20.5 per- cent against last year.
Capital mobilised from society is expected to total more than VND175 trillion (US$8.9 billion), a year-on-year increase of 18.5 percent.
About 17,500 enterprises have been established this year with total registered capital of VND93.5 trillion ($4.7 billion).
The city has supported about 22,500 families living in poverty with more than 3,260 houses refurbished and 80 national-standard schools built.
The People's Committee plans to increase GDP 12-13 per cent in 2011.
The figures in the report were made available when the People's Committee discussed implementation of socioeconomic, security and defence goals for 2010 as well as plans for 2011.
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