Dong Thap launches agricultural products website

Friday, Jul 09, 2021 16:45

Mango is one of Dong Thap Province's specialities. The province launched a website to sell its agricultural products and specialities on July 7. — Photo

The southern province of Dong Thap launched a website to sell the provincial agricultural products and specialities at on Wednesday.

Ngo Chi Cong, a representative of Dong Thap Specialty Cooperative, said the website currently offers more than 220 agricultural products and local specialities from 50 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and cooperatives.

He said e-commerce channels would help the SMEs, cooperatives and production facilities sell their products in the context of COVID-19, adding: “It is also time for them to participate in the digital transformation process.”

Earlier, the cooperative partnered with websites, social networks and e-commerce platforms to advertise on Google to increase the sales performance of businesses.

In the future, the province may expand cross-border sales in Southeast Asian countries, said Cong.

Huynh Lam Ho, co-founder and CEO of Haravan Technology Company, which works with the province's businesses in implementing e-commerce and omnichannel retail solutions for 2021-2025, said: "For businesses to implement digital transformation in multi-channel sales and commerce effectively, besides the technology and training, equipping local businesses and their staff with digital and e-commerce knowledge is key."

According to the agreement between Dong Thap Department of Industry and Trade and Haravan, firms in the province will be supported in digital transformation and e-commerce.— VNS


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