Korean business seeks production opportunities in Ha Nam

Friday, Dec 01, 2017 15:23

Korean firm seek production opportunity to grow radishes in Ha Nam Province. — Photo afamily.vn

ILMI Agriculture & Fisheries Co Ltd from the Republic of Korea plans to grow radishes in Ha Nam Province, a working session between the company and the People’s Committee heard.

On Thursday, Oh Young Cheol, chairman of the company, said the firm was farming 40ha of radish in Bac Ninh Province and wanted to expand to Ha Nam due to its fertile soil.

At first, radishes would be planted on a trial basis, and if this is a success, the company wouldl expand cultivation to an area of 330ha, he said, noting that his company wanted to set up a 5ha production plant and needs 500 workers.

According to Vu Dai Thang, vice chairman of the provincial People’s Committee, Ha Nam Province prioritises high-tech agriculture and will create ideal conditions for the company to operate in the locality.

The company can sign contracts with locals and provide them seedlings, technology and techniques to implement the project, Thang suggested.

The province will arrange area for ILMI to construct an agricultural production plant at the Dong Van IV industrial zone and provide preferential policies, along with favourable conditions for electricity, water, recruitment and security, he added.

Following the working session, ILMI representatives went on a fact-finding tour at the Dong Van IV industrial zone. — VNS

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