HCMC targets 7.5% growth in 2024

By Le Tuyet   December 6, 2023 | 06:04 pm PT
HCMC targets 7.5% growth in 2024
Ho Chi Minh City Deputy Chairman Vo Van Hoan speaks at a meeting on Dec. 6, 2023 in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo by VnExpress/Thanh Tung
Ho Chi Minh City eyes GRDP growth targets of 7.5-8% next year as it strives to recover from a year of economic challenges and slower growth.

The city is estimated to record 5.8% in growth this year against the target of 7.5-8%, said HCMC Deputy Chairman Vo Van Hoan at a meeting Wednesday morning.

Vietnam’s "economic locomotive" expects to welcome 6 million international tourists and record a tourism revenue of VND190 trillion ($7.82 billion) next year.

It also wants to increase digital transformation by completing a system that connects all offices. It seeks to have 95% of citizens satisfied with public service.

It wants to create 140,000 new jobs and to have 87% of workers receiving a training certificate.

The city targets to have a housing per capita of about 22 square meters per person.

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