The province has been listed in the
good governance group, according to the VCCI's annual report on the PCI.
of initiatives to create a favourable environment for business
development and the adoption of a transparent and
open investment policy were greatly attributed
to Ninh Binh province's rise to the 11th position from
the 30th place it earned a year ago.
Central Da Nang City continued
to be the top performer in the PCI2016,
securing70.0points, marking its seventh time
holding the position since the first PCI report launched.
It was followed
by northern Quang Ninh province with 65.60 points
and southern Dong Thap province with 64.96
point, Binh Duong province with 63.57 points and northern
mountainous Lao Cai province with 63.49 points.
The top ten provinces also included Thai Nguyen (61.82
points); Ho Chi Minh City
(62.72 points), Vinh Phuc (61.52points) and Quang Nam (61.17points).
Ha Noi and Hai Phong showed strong improvements to score over 60 points for
the first time ever, reaching the High tier with rankings of 14th and 21st,
The PCI 2016 is the 12th edition of the report, which is designed
to assess the ease of doing business, economic governance, and administrative
reform efforts of local governments of provinces and cities across
It was built on the voices of nearly 10,000 domestic non-state
businesses from all 63 provinces and cities. It also covered the opinions
of 1,600 foreign-invested businesses operating in the country.
(Translated by Nguyen Thuy)