Northern midland, mountainous region heads to green, sustainable development

The gross regional domestic product (GRDP) of the Northern midland and mountainous region is expected to reach 8-9 percent per year while GRDP per capita will attain VND140 million (nearly US$6,000) in 2021-2030. This is part of the Government’s plan of action to implement the Politburo’s resolution on orientations for socio-economic development and defense-security maintenance in the northern midland and mountainous region by 2030, with a vision to 2045.

Over the past two decades, the region has achieved notable socio-economic achievements. However, it still remains the country’s poorest and most disadvantaged region with low per capita income and high poverty rates, especially in ethnic minority areas.

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