(HBO) – The Industrial Parks Management Board (IPMB) of the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh said 2017 witnessed the stable development of businesses in IPs. Many of them are expected to surpass their set targets in terms of turnover, export value, job generation, law enforcement and contributions to transforming the local economy.

New opportunities for Tan Lac red-flesh grapefruit

(HBO) – In late November, Muong Bi commune in Tan Lac district, Hoa Binh province, yielded a bumper grapefruit crop with stable prices. The happiness doubled when the Tan Lac red-flesh grapefruit was recognised as a collective mark. This has opened up huge opportunities to promote local products and made significant contributions to shifting crop structure in combination with new-style rural area building.  

Hoa Binh province approves 76 investment projects

(HBO) – Since the beginning of this year, Hoa Binh province’s authorities have approved 76 investment projects which register to use over 1,300 hectares of land. Those include five foreign direct investment (FDI) projects, with a combined registered capital of 34 million USD and 71 domestic projects with a total combined capital of 4,985 billion VND (219.6 million USD).

Lac Thuy district develops value chain production

HBO – Agriculture production toward value chain is one of the breakthroughs in restructuring the agriculture sector today.

Vietnam’s seafood sector looks to long-term growth

Vietnam’s seafood exports have seen rapid growth over the past 11 months and this year’s total revenue is expected to reach an all-time high, but more efforts are needed to ensure this growth is sustainable.

Kim Boi farmers overcome difficulties to continue winter crop production

(HBO)– Bo village in Trung Bi commune (Kim Boi district) has a large alluvial area running along a spring always full of water. The fertile land has never been left uncultivated in any winter crop. And this year is the same. Although in mid-October, spring water level rise due to the historic flood submerged all corn areas that had been planted over 10 days earlier, local farmers were still determined to not let land free in this winter crop by growing new plants when the water dropped.

Lac Thuy takes lead in hi-tech farming

(HBO) – The birth of the Hoa Binh GAP Co. Ltd in Thanh Ha town, Lac Thuy district has brought the local agriculture to a turning point - hi-tech production. The company, operational in early 2017, has so far created dozens of jobs.

joint efforts to prevent tax revenue loss

(HBO) – As tax is the main source of revenue for state and local budgets, authorities at all levels always give overriding priority to the prevention of tax revenue loss. This is a hard work that requires joint efforts.

Garment and textile exports target set at US$ 34 billion in 2018

Vietnam’s garment and textile industry has set the target of earning US$34 billion in export turnover in 2018, heard a conference held in Hanoi, on December 2, to review the industry’s operations in 2017.

Hoa Binh develops honey brands ensuring food safety

(HBO) – With favourable natural conditions for developing bee keeping, the northern province of Hoa Binh produces thousands of tonnes of honey each year, contributing significantly to the agricultural sector, generating jobs and income for thousands of households. Hoa Binh’s honey will secure a firm niche in the market when it is certified.

Corn fields cover Phu Luong commune in winter

(HBO) – Despite the devastating impacts of the recent floods, farmers in Phu Luong commune, Lac Son district, the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh, have maintained agricultural production. Over the past nearly ten years, after harvesting the summer-autumn crop, locals continued with the winter crop.

Hoa Binh’s products named typical agricultural products

(HBO) – The Vietnam Farmers’ Union (VNFU) Central Committee held a ceremony in Hanoi on November 28 to honour typical agricultural products in 2016.

Vietnam, RoK launch green energy cooperation project in Hoa Binh

(HBO) – A joint venture project to implement "a green hydro power ship” in Hoa Binh province between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) has been signed in Hanoi, with representatives of the RoK Government and relevant agencies of Vietnam in attendance.

Efforts to build collective brand for Lac Thuy oranges pay off

(HBO) – Lac Thuy oranges have just got a collective brand in recognition of efforts by orange farmers in Lac Thuy district after years of maintaining and developing the reputation of the fruits.

Lac Thuy district focuses on production in value chain

(HBO) – To carry out a scheme on restructuring the agriculture and rural development sector, Lac Thuy district in the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh is stepping up production in value chain, with safe vegetable cultivation as its top priority.

Chi Dao commune enjoys bumper “doi” harvest

(HBO) – Residents in Chi Dao commune of Lac Son district, Hoa Binh province, have harvested a bumper crop of "doi” (michelia tonkinensis.a.chev). Quach Thanh Tuan, Vice Chairman of the commune’s People’s Committee, said ripe "doi” are usually harvested in 20 – 25 days.

Increasing trade promotion and cooperation in consuming agricultural, forest and aquatic products.

(HBO) - On November 17th, the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development held a conference to promote trade and collaborate about consuming outstanding agricultural, forest and aquatic products of the province. Leaders of Ha Noi Department of Agriculture and Rural Development attended the conference.

Over US$35.2 million aquatic feed factory opens in Dong Thap

Sao Mai Group put its aquatic feed factory, worth more than VND800 billion (US$35.2 million), into operation at the Vam Cong Industrial Cluster in the southern province of Dong Thap on November 21.

Lien Son commune farmers actively develop economy.

(HBO) - Together with farmers in the province, the farmer members of Lien Son commune (Luong Son) actively compete in producing, restructuring plants and livestock, strongly building a lot of new models of high economic efficiency. As a result, the living conditions of people are being improved; the capita income reached at 25 million dongs/ person/ year, the proportion of poor households reduces to 2% (data counted in June of 2017).

Du Sang - a bright spot in changing the structures of plants and livestock.

(HBO) - Mr. Bui Thanh Suot, the Chairman of Du Sang commune People’s Committee (in Kim Boi district) said that there are 13,000 households in the commune, 5,900 communal people are living in the area of 17 villages.

FLC plans roadshow in Republic of Korea

Property developer FLC Group will organise a large-scale roadshow and seminar in the Republic of Korea (RoK).

Vietnam's economy needs new drivers for growth

The Vietnamese economy urgently needs to find new drivers for growth in the period from 2018-20 to achieve rapid but sustainable development, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue said at a conference held by the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences in Hanoi on November 15.

Vietnam’s US$6 billion target in coffee exports requires improved productivity

Vietnam’s coffee sector needs to raise productivity, quality and added value of its products if it wants to fulfil the target of US$6 billion in export revenues by 2030.

Vietnamese, French businesspeople meet up in Hanoi

Vietnamese and French businesspeople attended a get-together in Hanoi on November 10 on the occasion of Vietnam Entrepreneurs’ Day (October 13) and Vietnam Corporate Culture Day (November 10).

Vietnam – China international trade fair opens in Lao Cai

The 2017 Vietnam – China International Trade Fair officially opened in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai on November 10, featuring the participation of over 300 enterprises.