Auxiliary border gates in the northern province of Lang Son have yet to resume operations since Chinese authorities still shut their side for fear of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dozens of trucks carrying exports to China, mainly dragon fruit, watermelon and mango, went through customs clearance as Tan Thanh border gate in the northern province of Lang Son resumed operation on February 20.
Auxiliary border gates between the northern province of Lang Son and China’s Guangxi province will be reopened on February 10 to facilitate border trade between the two neighbours.
The Import-Export Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade is keeping a close watch on the development of the coronavirus, urging firms to prepare for impacts of the epidemic on exports, especially shipments of agricultural products, to China.
VOV.VN - The Dong Dang railway station located in the northern province of Lang Son will stop receiving passengers for the duration of the upcoming DPRK-USA Summit which will be held in Hanoi on February 27-28.
VOV.VN - On August 11, the Hanoi Railway Transport Joint Stock Company (JSC) will inaugurate an international container train connecting Guangxi-Pingxiang in China to Dong Dang-Yen Vien in Vietnam, and vice versa, on a 35-hour journey.
The administration of a northern Vietnamese province bordering China has called on the government to consider its plan to build a new high-speed railway, compatible with the rail in the Chinese province of Guangxi.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has suggested the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of China encourage the import of agro-forestry-fishery products from Vietnam, particularly rice, for a more balanced trade between the two countries.