YBO - The People’s Committee of Mu Cang Chai district of Yen Bai province has held a ceremony to grant geographical indications to “Mu Cang Chai bee honey” product and establish the ownership rights for the trademark of “Mu Cang Chai black-boned chicken”.
Yen Bai province’s Department of Industry and Trade and the Central Retail Vietnam held a Yen Bai agro-aquatic product week at Big C Thang Long supermarket in Hanoi from December 4-7.
YBO - Seventy out of 150 communes, or 46.67 percent of the total, in Yen Bai province have obtained the new-style rural status so far and the number was 200 percent higher than the target set by the province’s 18th Party Congress, according to the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s rural development division.
YBO - Khe Loong 1 village in Tran Yen district’s Kien Thanh commune, which lies nearly 1,000 metres above the sea level, is home to a large number of ancient Shan Tuyet tea trees of over 100 years old.
In the context of the complex and unpredictable developments in international relations, Yen Bai province has consolidated and expanded its relations with many international organisations and representative offices at home and abroad, such as the Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Singapore Manufacturing Federation and the British Business Group.
YBO - Yen Bai province earned more than 130.6 million USD from exports between January and October, equivalent to 62.2 percent of the annual target.
YBO - The effective implementation of an orchard development project has so far this year raised the total area under fruit trees in Yen Bai to 9,600 ha, a rise of 717 ha compared to the same period last year.
YBO - Over the recent years, localities in Yen Bai province have always focused on developing winter crops on rice farming areas and considered this the main production crop of the year, creating more jobs and increasing income for local farmers.
YBO - The Yen Bai Department of Industry and Trade has organised an online trade exchange conference connecting local businesses with the Vietnamese Trade offices abroad and foreign partners.
YBO - Yen Bai province boasts a vast area of fruit orchards totaling more than 9,000 hectares as of August 2020, up 2,500 hectares as compared to 2015.
YBO - With a forestry land area of nearly 533,000 ha and a forest coverage rate of 63 percent, the fourth highest nationwide, Yen Bai is well-positioned to develop forestry economy sustainably and striving to become a high-tech forestry processing centre.
The total amount of foreign investment poured into Vietnam this year to September 20 reached 21.2 billion USD, equivalent to 81.8 percent of the same period last year, reported the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
YBO - Despite annual deposit rates being adjusted down between 0.3 and 0.5 percent, idle money continues to flow into banks in Yen Bai.
Van Yen district in Yen Bai province is striving to elevate potential communes, namely An Thinh, An Binh and Xuan Ai to tier-V urban areas by 2025, while focusing all resources on developing Mau A township from a tier-V urban area to a tier-IV urban area in near future.
Yen Bai province was ranked 36th among the country’s 63 provinces and cities in the Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) in 2019, and placed in the group of localities with good governance, according to the rankings announced by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) on May 5.
YBO - The provincial People’s Committee, the Party organisation of the bloc of provincial agencies and businesses, and the business association in Yen Bai on August 28 co-hosted a monthly meeting among local businesses called “Business Café” to discuss impacts of the Vietnam-European Union Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) on the Vietnamese economy.
The Yen Bai Department of Taxation has applied online payment for registration fees and online fee data exchange on all automobile and motorbike vehicles in the province. However, after two weeks of implementation, many locals have yet to master the process.
YBO - Over the recent past, farmers in Van Chan district have actively piloted some new plant varieties that are resistant to pests and diseases and generate high economic benefit.
YBO - “Nganh” fish, scientifically known as Cranoglanis henrici, belongs to order Siluriformes. This species of fish is mainly found in Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia and China.
Over the last five years, Yen Bai province has mobilised over 50 trillion VND (2.2 billion USD) for developing infrastructure, including key projects meant to help boost local socio-economic development and the facilities mitigating natural disaster damage.
The northern province of Yen Bai has taken a number of measures to help local businesses overcome difficulties and complete the goal of 210 million USD in export revenue in 2020.
On the foundation of the outcomes of the Forest and Farm Facility (FFF) Programme in the first phase, the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) will continue to support the second phase of the programme in the 2019-2022 period in Vietnam, including Yen Bai province.
Mu Cang Chai, a rural district in the northwestern province of Yen Bai, is well known for its specialities such as black chickens, black pigs, honey, and “son tra” (a fruit that can be used to make jam, alcohol and medicine).
On January 29, 2016, Tran Yen district of Yen Bai province introduced Resolution 22-NQ/HU on key programmes to develop agricultural economy in the 2016-2020 period. After five years of implementation, all key targets for the period have been surpassed.
A teleconference on trade promotion between Vietnam and Japan in support industries opened on July 7.