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.
YBO - Yen Bai province is striving for a 9 percent growth in the local index of industrial production, and 14.2 trillion VND (617.41 million USD) in industrial production value in 2021.
YBO - As the Lunar New Year festival is approaching, peach farmers in Yen The town in northern Yen Bai province’s Luc Yen district are actively caring for the trees to serve customers.
YBO - In 2021, Tran Yen district in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai plans to grow 125 hectares of “Bat do” bamboo shoots in its four communes of Luong Thinh, Hong Ca, Kien Thanh and Hung Khanh.
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.