Almost 8,000 Vietnamese farmers began buying and selling on e-commerce platforms within the first six months, up 191 p.c year-on-year, as authorities pushed improvement of the digital economic system.
The whole worth of agriculture produce on e-commerce platforms within the interval tripled to VND944 billion ($41 million), following a Ministry of Data and Communications report.
It said this was the result of the ministry and municipal authorities pushing postal firms to accomplice with e-commerce platforms to assist distribute produce.
This yr, Vietnam’s lychees turned the primary agricultural produce to be exported to Europe via a domestic e-commerce platform.
Minister of Data and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung mentioned e-commerce and logistics is the way forward for the postal sector, because of know-how paving how.
Vietnam’s digital economic system is forecast to develop by 29 p.c yearly from 2020 to $52 billion by 2025, under an examination by Google, Temasek Holdings, and Bain & Co.