Global links key to rural growth Business

Global links key to rural growth

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has asked agencies to enhance linkages between cities and provinces nationwide and other countries to form a global network for the OCOP programme.
2,200 new agricultural firms formed in 2018 Business

2,200 new agricultural firms formed in 2018

As many as 2,200 new agricultural enterprises were set up in 2018, up 12.3 percent compared to 2017 and pushing the total number of firms in the sector to 9,235, reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Agricultural sector’s 2019 GDP hoped to grow 3 percent Business

Agricultural sector’s 2019 GDP hoped to grow 3 percent

The GDP and production value of the agricultural sector is hoped to expand over 3 percent and over 3.11 percent respectively in 2019, heard a teleconference on January 3, which was held to review the sector’sachievements during 2018.
Reforms should ease credit access Business

Reforms should ease credit access

More efforts should be made to boost administrative reform in the banking system to further facilitate access to credit for micro, small and medium enterprises.
Deputy PM: Agro-forestry SOEs to be audited in 2019 Business

Deputy PM: Agro-forestry SOEs to be audited in 2019

A thorough audit of all State-owned agricultural businesses will be carried out in 2019 following next year’s concentrated restructuring efforts, so as to identify underperforming firms and other issues facing the sector.
Minister slams slow pace of agriculture investment Business

Minister slams slow pace of agriculture investment

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) Nguyen Xuan Cuong has said that efforts to attract investment in agriculture were not yielding sufficient fruit, urging authorities to focus on unbuckling bottlenecks to ease investment.
New land pooling policies urged Business

New land pooling policies urged

The Government needs new policies on land pooling and accumulation, as well as credit to develop the farm economy, delegates said at a forum held in HCM City on June 15.