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Business News on Vietnam: Hanoi boost export of craft products 

 Tuesday, April 2,2024

AsemconnectVietnam - Hanoi capital city is seeking measures and issuing support policies to promote the development of craft villages, and open doors for the export of their products to the world.

Director of the municipal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Dai said that products of Hanoi’s trade villages are available in over 40 countries and territories.
Hanoi brings together 47 occupations out of 52 traditional occupations in the country. The capital has 322 craft villages, of which 69 craft villages process and preserve agricultural, forestry and aquatic products, 22 produce handicrafts, 197 produce wooden furniture, rattan, ceramics, glass, textiles, yarn, embroidery, wickerwork, and small mechanics. It is also home to 13 villages producing and trading ornamental figures, 16 processing raw materials to serve rural production and trades, and five providing services for production and daily activities of people in rural areas.
Binh Dinh: Calls for Gov’t, businesses’ support to realise development aspirations
Binh Dinh hopes to receive support from the Government, ministries, central agencies, localities, and businesses to realise its development aspirations, Chairman of the People’s Committee of this central province Pham Anh Tuan has said.
The official made the remark while speaking at an investment promotion conference held on March 29 as part of the Amazing Binh Dinh Fest 2024. He said the province is applying itself to making some big breakthroughs such as completing the infrastructure system, improving the Quy Nhon port complex’s efficiency, planning some large deepwater seaports in northern areas, and upgrading Phu Cat Airport into an international one.
He also underlined local efforts in reforming administrative procedures, enhancing relations between investors and the administration, providing professional, modern, efficient and effective administrative services, boosting information and digital technology application, and strengthening regional connectivity.
HCM City: Promotes cooperation with US state of Indiana
Ho Chi Minh City and the US state of Indiana have the potential for cooperation in many fields, particularly industrial production, agriculture, education, and healthcare, said Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee Vo Van Hoan at a meeting with US Senator from Indiana state Todd Young on March 29.
Speaking at the meeting, Hoan said that the two sides need to increase exchanges and connections to seize opportunities for further development.
Hoan said that Vietnam and the US are important economic and trade partners of each other. Since the two countries upgraded their relations to a comprehensive strategic partnership, many US business delegations and congressmen have come to Vietnam, particularly Ho Chi Minh City, which shows the US business community’s interest in the southern metropolis.
Hoan said that HCM City is a major economic hub, contributing 27% of the country’s budget. The city is thriving strongly towards green growth and digital transformation, developing new industries and applying high technologies.
Bac Ninh:Efforts to improve investment environment pay off
Efforts to improve the investment environment made by the northern province of Bac Ninh, which borders Hanoi capital city, have proved effective, as it has been among leading destinations in Vietnam for foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows in recent years.
According to the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Foreign Investment Agency, the province ranked second in the country in FDI attraction in the first quarter of 2024, with a combined registered capital of 745.2 million USD, accounting for 12.1% of the national figure.
The attractiveness of Vietnam’s smallest province is attributed to its tireless efforts to step up administrative reform to create an open and transparent environment for businesses.
Right from the early days of 2024, the provincial People's Committee issued a Directive on implementing key tasks and solutions to improve the business environment and enhance competitiveness for this year.
Bac Lieu: develops shrimp value chain with hi-tech farming models
Bac Lieu has set developing hi-tech shrimp farming models as a primary direction to make the Mekong Delta province the "national shrimp industry hub" and develop the "Bac Lieu clean shrimp" brand.
Director of the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Luu Hoang Ly said that the province has built five high-tech shrimp farming areas with an area of 3,900 ha in Nha Mat (Bac Lieu city), Vinh Hau, Vinh Hau A, Vinh Thinh (Hoa Binh district), and Long Dien Tay (Dong Hai district). The areas apply super-intensive, intensive, and semi-intensive farming models, with water-saving farming technology and biosafety farming methods.
Nguồn: Vitic/VNA


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