(HBO) - The COVID-19 pandemic recently has seriously affected disadvantaged people in Hoa Binh, especially the bank's customers who are poor and social policy beneficiaries.

Hoa Binh’s State budget collection estimated at over 900 billion VND in Q1

(HBO) - According to the Q1 socio-economic report of the provincial People's Committee, the State budget revenue in March is estimated at 439.8 billion VND, equal to 9 percent of the target assigned in the provincial People's Council’s Resolution. The collection in the first three months is estimated at 902.5 billion VND, equivalent to 20 percent of the estimate assigned by the Prime Minister and 18 percent by the provincial People's Council.

Total retail sales of goods and services increase 10.99%

(HBO) - Since the beginning of this year, trade and service activities in Hoa Binh province have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Hoa Binh’s industrial production grows 10.6 percent in Q1

(HBO) – Hoa Binh’s industrial production exceeded 3.61 trillion VND (153.33 million USD) in March, a year-on-year increase of 21.6 percent. The figure lifted the total value in the first quarter of this year to over 10.55 trillion VND, up 10.6 percent from the same period last year.

Da Bac district focuses on afforestation

(HBO) - Da Bac district has a total forest area of 47,143.24 ha, including 31,458.04 ha of natural forest and 15,685.20 ha of planted areas. In recent years, afforestation has helped generate jobs and bring high incomes for local people.

Lac Thuy district attracts 50 investment projects

(HBO) - Lac Thuy authorities have granted investment certificates to 50 projects with a total registered capital of over 15,754 billion VND, according the district People’s Committee.

Support mechanism for agricultural product distribution proves effective

(HBO) – Five years after the Hoa Binh Party Committee issued a resolution on a support mechanism for distribution of local agricultural commodities for 2014 – 2020, a number of its farming products such as orange, pomelo, longan, chayote, organic vegetables, purple sugarcane and hill chicken have gained broader access to markets in other cities and provinces, particularly Hanoi, and won welcome by consumers.

Hoa Binh’s agricultural production value exceeds 2.2 trillion VND

(HBO) - The agricultural production value of Hoa Binh province is estimated to surpass 2.2 trillion VND (93.5 million USD) in the first quarter of 2020, a year-on-year increase of 3.5 precent.

Improving the effectiveness of implementing the OCOP Program

(HBO) - After more than 1 year of implementing the provincial Scheme of One Product One Commune Program (OCOP) in the period of 2019-2020, with a vision to 2030, the program has achieved important initial results, creating motivation for the new rural construction and the rural economic development.

Da Bac district: State budget collection reaches 5.8 billion VND in Q1

(HBO) - In the first quarter of 2020, the total State budget revenue in Hoa Binh province's Da Bac district reached nearly 5.8 billion VND, a year-on-year rise of 1 percent.

Hoa Binh city’s war veterans set example in developing local economy

(HBO) – Promoting the pioneering role in the local economic development movement, members of the war veterans’ association in Hoa Binh city have actively learned and created effective economic models to bring high incomes for locals.

Hoa Binh’s industrial production up 21.6 percent in Q1

(HBO) - The provincial Department of Industry and Trade has reported that the province’s industrial production during the first quarter of 2020 was stable with industrial and handicraft businesses starting to implement their production and business plans since the beginning of the year to fulfill their yearly goals.

Supporting enterprises affected by COVID-19

(HBO) - The General Department of Taxation on March 3 issued Document No. 897/TCT-QLN instructing the local Tax Departments to extend the payment of taxes and exempt late payment fees due to impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Farmers happy as prices of Cao Phong orange surge

(HBO) – The spread of the COVID-19 outbreak has boosted consumption of foods high in vitamin C, which is believed to bolster immunity. Therefore, since the start of March, V2 orange - a late-season variety which is commonly grown in Hoa Binh’s Cao Phong, has been favoured by consumers in the northern region, prompting the increase of its prices.

Credit institutions remove difficulties facing enterprises, people amid COVID-19 pandemic

(HBO) – The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV)’s branch in Hoa Binh province (SBV Hoa Binh) has proactively implemented measures to remove difficulties facing its individual and corporate clients who are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Orange as gift wins three-star OCOP rating

(HBO) - The product "Oranges - premium gifts” of the 3T Cao Phong agricultural cooperative has been granted a three-star rating for OCOP product at the provincial-level. The cooperative has built the "three good” criteria for its farm products - good soil, good seed, good heart – with the goal of making a real difference between its oranges and other types of oranges produced in Cao Phong district.

Efforts to building new rural areas take on new depth

(HBO) – As of the end of 2019, 88 out of the 191 communes in Hoa Binh were recognised as new-style rural areas, up 25 compared to the previous year.

Hoa Binh steps up trade promotion, farm produce brand building

(HBO) - Over the past years, Hoa Binh province has created conditions for businesses specialising in agricultural products in the locality to meet their counterparts nationwide in order to seek cooperation opportunities and expand markets. The move aims to promote trade and build brand names for local agricultural products, especially high-quality ones.

FDI pledges to Vietnam reach US$8.55 billion in first quarter

Foreign direct investment (FDI) pledges to Vietnam in the first three months of 2020 fell by a sharp 20.9% over the same period of 2019 to US$8.55 billion, according to the Foreign Investment Agency.

Banks move to help borrowers cope with COVID-19’s impact

(HBO) – In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on many economic sectors, some commercial banks in Hoa Binh province have decided to extend debt payment deadlines, not charge interest on late payments, and assist people and businesses to access preferential loans to overcome difficulties.

Hoa Binh active in international economic integration to boost development

(HBO) - Hoa Binh province is currently home to more than 900 enterprises and 30,000 households doing business in trade, services and tourism. Among them, nearly 3,000 companies have applied IT to transactions.

Hoa Binh strives to create safe investment climate for businesses to grow further

(HBO) - In 2019, enterprises in Hoa Binh province faced a lot of difficulties, although their operations showed progress. To date, the province has had 3,575 enterprises and 645 branches and representative offices, with a total registered capital of nearly 35 trillion VND. Of the total, there are 2,931 operating enterprises.

Hoa Binh’s industrial, handicraft production up 13.5 percent in two months

(HBO) – Hoa Binh city’s industrial and handicraft production was estimated at 580 billion VND in February, an increase of 15.25 percent from the same period last year.

Hoa Binh expects to harvest over 2,600 tonnes of fish in Q1

(HBO) – Hoa Binh produced around 950 tonnes of fish in February, including 130 tonnes from fishing and 830 tonnes from farming.

Lac Thuy district works to develop local key products

(HBO) - Over the past years, the agricultural structure in Lac Thuy district has been shifted in the right direction as seen in the growing proportions of animal husbandry and forestry. Local agriculture has been expanded in a comprehensive, effective and sustainable manner. In particular, intensive farming and polyculture have been boosted while concentrated farming areas have been formed to raise productivity, quality and value on a same area of land.