The President signed the Measures to Expand Production of Potatoes and Further Development of Potato Seed Production in the Republic Decree.
According to the document, potato clusters and cooperatives will be set up in districts specializing in potato growing.
In addition, the Decree approved a list of districts and provinces which will specialize in the production of consumer and seed potatoes.
Starting May 1, up to 12 month-loans will be provided to finance the purchasing of seed potatoes to farms and agricultural enterprises producing potatoes, as well as potato growing clusters and cooperatives.
Seed potatoes imported before July 1, 2023 shall be waived from paying customs duties.