(HBO) - Hoa Binh province is currently home to more than 900 enterprises and 30,000 households doing business in trade, services and tourism. Among them, nearly 3,000 companies have applied IT to transactions.
The Son Thuy JSC, based in Mong Hoa commune of Hoa Binh city, produces
film-coated plywood for export to the Republic of Korea, which has contributed
to the province’s export revenue.
Investors are always welcomed to the province to explore
business opportunities. So far, Hoa Binh has accommodated 565 projects,
including 40 foreign direct invested projects worth a combined 573.3 million
USD, and 525 domestic ones with a total registered capital of almost 71.40
trillion VND (3 billion USD).
Active international economic integration has
greatly helped to promote local industrial production since 2015. Some key
industries and the sectors Hoa Binh has strength in have sustained their
development. The industrial production value grows by 16.71 percent annually
while the index of industrial production rises by about 10.5 percent. Industry
has become the main export driving force, accounting for over 91 percent of the
province’s total overseas shipments.
Besides, the implementation of the agricultural
restructuring plan, which is meant to improve added value and achieve
sustainable development, has proved fruitful. The provincial People’s Committee
has ordered the agricultural sector to review and build development plans for
each of the key plants and animals so as to boost products’ competitiveness in
the integration period.
The enhanced economic restructuring has fueled
trading activities, thus raising export-import turnover and expanding markets.
Hoa Binh estimates its trade turnover at nearly 6.83 billion USD for the 2016 –
2020 period, including 3.28 billion USD in exports and 2.74 billion USD in
imports, respectively rising 30 percent and 27 percent.
Goods have been traded in various forms such as
direct export, entrusted export and export to non-tariff zones. Aside from
shipments to traditional markets like Southeast Asia, the Republic of Korea and
China, local businesses have also accessed demanding markets like Australia,
Canada, Japan and the EU.
Economic, cultural and social exchanges with
other countries have also become a focus of attention. Hoa Binh has signed 11
agreements and memoranda of understanding with foreign partners such as
Habitat, World Vision, Action on Poverty and AEA organisations; Marvin group,
KV Consulting Co. Ltd, Hanbaek Construction Co. Ltd; and Gimje city of
Jeollabuk province and Ulji district of Ulsan city (the Republic of Korea). The
province has also been effectively realising its commitments and agreements
signed with organisations, agencies and localities of Laos and Mongolia.
Over the past years, international economic
integration has strongly influenced local socio-economic development, helping
Hoa Binh increase per capita income and maintain GRDP growth which stood at
about 9.05 percent in 2019./.
(HBO) – In the past time, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a slowdown in industry - craft production across Hoa Binh city, with many firms working in indifferent manner.
(HBO) - Despite raising black pig (an indigenous variety) for long, it’s only when joining the Muong Pa local pig breeding cooperative did member households in Xam Khoe and Bao La communes in Mai Chau district have chances to gain access to the commodity economy.
(HBO) - Phan Tuyet Nga, a local in Chuong My district (Hanoi), has brought asparagus seeds to poor land in Ben Nghia village, Phu Nghia commune, Lac Thuy district, Hoa Binh province. With nearly five years of development, her asparagus planting model has proved effective, bringing in good income. It has gradually been expanded to some surrounding areas.
The Standing Board of the provincial Party Committee has a meeting with the Chairman of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labor and leaders of T&T Group joint Stock Company.
(HBO) - After many years standing at low positions in the provincial competitiveness index (PCI) rankings, Hoa Binh jumped to the mid-high group with 63.84 points, 2 points higher than that of 2018.
The Vietnamese Government has, and is implementing concerted policies and measures for economic recovery during and after the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang.