YBO - Yen Bai authorities issued new registration licences for 147 businesses in the first six months while 24 enterprises were dissolved and 260 others stopped operations. Currently, there are 2,537 enterprises operating in the province.
YBO - In 2021, Van Chan district in Yen Bai province is assigned to build 60km of rural roads, with a total estimated capital of 100 billion VND, 50 percent of which will be contributed by locals in the form of working days, construction materials, and machinery. To date, the district has completed 51 percent of the assigned plan.
YBO - Van Chan district is home to 4,490 ha of tea, including over 4,000 ha for commercial purpose. At present, Lien Son farm township has the largest tea area in Van Chan district with 500 ha.
YBO - Since 2014, a project on planting industrial material trees and developing non-wood products spanning over 600 ha, invested by Tan Thanh An Construction and Trade Company, has been underway in Tien Phong village, Xuan Long commune, Yen Binh district.
YBO - Despite a wide range of difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Yen Bai province successfully realised the dual goal in the first half of 2021. Many socio-economic criteria have exceeded 50 percent of the set targets and seen increases compared to the same period last year.
YBO - Yen Bai's climate and soil are suitable for growing Macadamia tree, especially the province's eastern districts such as Van Chan, Tram Tau, Mu Cang Chai.
YBO - Ha Thi Nghe in Ao Sen village, Dong Khe commune, Van Chan district, is trying her hand on the cricket farming which, she said, has provided her family with feed for other animals.
YBO - Export firms in Yen Bai have managed to maintain operations and devise plans to cope with the ravaging COVID-19 although the pandemic has dealt a blow to all socio-economic aspects and is predicted to persist until the end of Q2.
YBO - Businesses, distributors, large agents specializing in supplying food and foodstuff and essential goods in Yen Bai have been directed to stock up on goods serving natural disaster search and rescue work in the locality.
YBO - On June 9, the Market Management Department of Yen Bai province, in coordination with the provincial Post Office, began selling lychees from Bac Giang.
YBO - Till now, Yen Bai province has had 13 agricultural and aquatic products, and specialties sold in supermarkets across the country. These are high-quality products with traceability.
YBO - Van Yen district is the country' largest cinnamon growing area with more than 50,000 hectares of cinnamon in 25 communes and townships.
Designated as one of the four key communes for Bat Do bamboo shoot cultivation in Tran Yen district, Hung Khanh is focusing on zoning off and building bamboo shoot farming area while urging locals to switch from less-efficient crops to this kind of tree.
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has forecast that Vietnam would maintain its position as the world’s second biggest rice exporter this year.
YBO - The “Bat tien” green tea product of Tran Yen district’s Hung Khanh commune was recognised as a three-star OCOP product in 2020.
YBO - In the first quarter of this year, total revenue of agro-forestry processing enterprises in the bloc of provincial agencies and enterprises reached over 150 billion VND (6.51 million USD), paying over 10 billion VND (434,474 USD) to the State budget. The average income of labourers in the firms was 6.5 million VND (282 USD) per month.
YBO - In 2020, the movement to donate land for the construction of rural roads in Luc Yen district grew strongly. Nearly 1,000 local households voluntarily donated about 150,000sq.m of land, chopped down 20,000 big trees and removed nearly 4,800sq.m of walls for road building.
YBO - Thanks to the turning off of electricity devices in one hour in response to the Earth Hour 2021 on March 27 evening, Yen Bai saved 23,700 kWh of power.
Many households in Cuong Thinh commune of Tran Yen district in Yen Bai have grown “la khoi” (Ardisia silvestris) for use as herbal plant.
YBO - Developing production under value chains in tandem with promoting sales and sustainable cultivation on sloping land was one of the projects on agricultural production under value chains implemented in Van Yen district in 2020.
YBO - In 2020, Yen Binh district had more than 3,400ha of forest granted with the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certificates. The area is managed by 2,410 households in the communes of Xuan Long, Ngoc Chan, Cam An, Yen Thanh, Vinh Kien, and Han Da.
Since the beginning of 2021, local enterprises, despite impact from the COVID-19, have secured their material sources and obtained many orders from overseas partners. This contributed to an increase of nearly 14 percent in Yen Bai’s industrial production index in January and February from the same period last year.
The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) has clearly helped promote trade between Vietnam and Sweden, with Vietnam’s export turnover to the country in January surging 99.94 percent year-on-year, according to the Vietnamese Trade Office in Sweden.
YBO - Avian influenza A/H5N6 was recorded in two households in Tran Yen district and Yen Bai city between January 25 and February 9, affecting a total 9,500 poultry which were either dead or culled.
Despite a raft of difficulties facing Vietnam’s retail market, economists and insiders are still optimistic about the outlook for the sector in the time ahead, according to the Vietnam Report JSC.