After several unsuccessful attempts to raise pigs, buffaloes and cows, Nguyen Hong Minh who resides in Mui hamlet, Hoa Binh city’s Doc Lap commune decided to try breeding bamboo rat.

Hoa Binh creates best business environment for local firms

Chairman of the Hoa Binh People’s Committee Bui Van Khanh on February 2 held a Lunar New Year meeting with businesses, investors and cooperation in the locality. The event drew Deputy Secretary of the provincial Party Committee and Chairman of the provincial People’s Council Bui Duc Hinh; Vice President of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry Hoang Quang Phong; representatives from the Vietnam Association of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises and the Vietnam Association of Young Entrepreneurs; as well as leaders of local departments, sectors and localities and 200 local businesses, cooperatives and investors in the locality.

Hoa Binh works on boosting agricultural exports

Following the successes achieved in 2023, the local agricultural and rural development sector, localities and cooperatives are gearing up for first orders of the year, as part of their efforts to boost agricultural exports.

Enterprises resume operation after Tet holiday

Most workers at enterprises in the northern province of Hoa Binh have turned to work just one week after the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday.

Hoa Binh ensures stable power supply for local production

The Hoa Binh Power Corporation (PC Hoa Binh) has directed its units to build plans as well as arrange resources to ensure stable electricity for local winter-spring crop production.

Exporting 40 tons of Bat Bao lotus porridge to Japan

On February 28, the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Hoa Binh province coordinated with Minh Trung Vietnam Group joint Stock Company, Hoa Binh branch in Luong Son industrial park, Luong Son district organized a ceremony to export Bat Bao lotus porridge to the Japanese.

Exporting 20 tons of Kim Boi bamboo shoots to the Dutch market

On February 29, the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Hoa Binh province and Kim Boi joint Stock Company (Ba Hang Doi town, Lac Thuy district) organized a ceremony to export bamboo shoots to the European market. 

Honey beekeeping thrives in Van Nghia

In recent years, beekeeping in Van Nghia commune, Lac Son district, has seen significant economic growth, yielding high returns. The honey produced here, rated with a 3-star of the One Commune One Product (OCOP) programme for its high quality, has established a reputable presence in the market and become the primary source of income for many families in the area.

Improving the quality of forest planting

In recent years, all of the levels, sectors and localities in the province have participated fiercely and effectively in implementing the Party’s and State's policies on afforestation. The agricultural sector has been actively urging and regularly inspecting the correct implementation of the afforestation plans and the silvicultural technical solutions to ensure that the forests grow well.

Yen Thuy district strives to ensure sustainable pomelo export

Representatives from Hoa Binh province’s Sub-Department of Cultivation and Plant Protection on February 22 held a working session with the Bureau of Agriculture and Rural Development of Yen Thuy district, and Dai Dong Agricultural Cooperative in Ngoc Luong commune.

Commodity market remains stable after Tet

After the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival, all supermarkets and traditional markets as well as the majority of shops in Hoa Binh have resumed operations, while goods supply has been abundant with stable prices, meeting the demand of local residents.

OCOP 4-star products in 2023 - gifts from nature

In 2023, the agricultural sector continued to affirm its role as a pillar of the economy amid economic difficulties. Along with positive signals from agricultural product exports, a lot of items under One Commune, One Product (OCOP) programme have affirmed their brands in the market. To date, the province has 158 products rated 3-4 stars. Particularly, eight products, which were awarded 4-star certification in 2023, are typical farm produce of the locality. 1. Yen Thuy green tea buds

Attracting FDI enterprises to create the momentum to increase the export turnover

In recent times, the flow of foreign direct investment (FDI) has not only impacted the economic structure, the transferred technology and techniques, the improved labor productivity, but it has also affirmed its role as a "locomotives” pulling the province's export performance.

Bright spots seen in Hoa Binh’s foreign economic affairs

In late 2023, pomelo growers in Dai Dong hamlet, Ngoc Luong commune in Yen Thuy district; and Thanh Ha hamlet, Thanh Son commune in Luong Son district, received the GlobalGAP certificates for their products and exported the second batch of the fruit to the UK market.

Hoa Binh works hard to improve business environment

Chairman of the provincial People's Committee Bui Van Khanh has issued Plan No. 11/KH-UBND on implementing key tasks and solutions to improve the business environment and competitiveness of Hoa Binh in 2024

Credit institutions work to meet cash demand during Tet

Banks in Hoa Binh province have proactively grasped local people and businesses' demand for cash to ensure sufficient supply in various denominations during the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.

Local pigs are popular during the Lunar New Year

At this time, traders for local specialty pigs to serve the Lunar New Year. This year, the price of local pigs is stable. Favorable consumption has brought happiness to farmers in Hoa Binh province.

Hoa Binh encourages consumption in association with market stabilisation

Amid a surge in demand in the year-end period, the Hoa Binh Department of Industry and Trade and relevant agencies as well as distributors and retailers are working hard to encourage consumption in parallel with stabilising the market.

Hoa Binh province has 21 OCOP products 4, 3 stars

In 2023, Lac Thuy district, Hoa Binh province will manage and develop five brands granted protection certificates by the Department of Intellectual Property, Ministry of Science and Technology, including one collective brand, "Lac Thuy orange" and four certification brands: "Lac Thuy chicken", "Lac Thuy custard apple", "Lac Thuy goat", "Song Boi tea".

Hoa Binh exports first batch of Dien pomelo in 2024 to US

The Hoa Binh provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development coordinated with the People’s Committees of Luong Son and Yen Thuy districts, and the RYB joint Stock Company held a ceremony in Hanoi on January 23 to mark the export of this year’s first batch of Dien pomelo to the US. The event saw the presence of Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Dinh Cong Su.

In 2023, 37 off-budget capital projects were attrected to be invested in the province

Determining that attracting investment is an important task in the socio-economic development, in recent years, Hoa Binh province has implemented many specific solutions to improve the environment of the business investment and supported in overcoming the difficulties for the businesses and investors, promoting the investment attraction into the province.

Hoa Binh city, Japan’s Ichinoseki city sign cooperation deal

A delegation of Ichinoseki city, located in Japan’s Iwate prefecture, led by Mayor Yoshihito Sato paid a working visit to Hoa Binh city of Hoa Binh province on January 18 to discuss bilateral cooperation. They were welcomed by Nguyen Van Thang, member of the provincial Party Committee’s Standing Board and Secretary of the Party Committee of Hoa Binh city, along with officials of some local departments and sectors.

Tan Lac pomelo farmers busy preparing for Tet festival

Pomelo growers in Tan Lac district, Hoa Binh province are busy preparing to harvest and supply high-quality products to the market on the occasion of the 2024 Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.

Agricultural sector affirms role as important economic pillar

In 2023, the agricultural sector of Hoa Binh province implemented various solutions by accompanying farmers in developing hi-tech agriculture, focusing on improving production value, and promoting organic and sustainable production, thus affirming its role as an important pillar of the economy.