Hoàng Trọng Thủy, an agriculture expert, talks to the newspaper Kinh tế & Đô thị (Economic and Urban Affairs), on the important role of agriculture in national socio-economic development
The Ministry of Finance said an estimated VNĐ7.5 trillion (US$3.2 billion) in agricultural land tax would be exempted every year in 2021-25.
The Cần Thơ City Department of Agriculture and Rural Development plans to develop its agricultural production to meet gross domestic product (GRDP) of 1.2 per cent by the end of this year.
Many reservoirs were reported to be at extremely low levels including Hóc Dọc at 7 per cent, Thới Lới at 17 per cent, Liệt Sơn at 21 per cent and Sở Hầu at 39 per cent of capacity.
The trade surplus was up 48.9 per cent compared to the same period last year.