Vietnam and China has agreed to reopen more border crossings to reduce the large number of container trucks queuing for customs clearance as a result of the new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) outbreak.
The northern border province of Lang Son on February 26 agreed with China’s proposal to resume cross-border trade activities by local residents.
Hundreds of fruit container trucks have remained stuck for days at border gates in the northern province of Lang Son, bordering China where millions of people are in lockdown because of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
The Tan Thanh-Po Chai Border Gate in the northern province of Lang Son has been reopened, allowing cross-border trade between Vietnam and China to resume after it was suspended due the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in China, said Nong Hai Thang deputy director of Dong Dang Economic Zone.
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.
The outbreak of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has affected Vietnam’s trade with not only China but also other markets, said Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai.
If the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) epidemic lingers, production, trade and State budget revenue will be greatly affected, according to the Ministry of Finance (MoF).
Local authorities on both sides of the Vietnam -China border have agreed to work extra hours to allow more Vietnamese agricultural goods to cross the border into China, said Nguyen Cong Truong, Vice Chairman of border province Lang Son's People Committee.
The People’s Committee of central Quang Tri province has approved in principle three wind power projects with a combined investment capital of nearly 5 trillion VND (215.6 million USD), online newspaper baodautu.vn reported.
VOV.VN - Local residents in the mountainous district of Huong Hoa in the central province of Quang Tri suffered from a prolonged period of heavy downpours from September 3 to 4, resulting in rising water levels and causing severe difficulties for the lives of local residents.
Zinc Oxide Corporation Vietnam on January 23 broke ground for construction of an electric arc furnace dust recycle plant in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau.
The construction of an ultra-clear float glass factory, the first of its kind in Vietnam, kicked off at the Phu My 2 Industrial Park in Tan Thanh district, the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau, on July 24.
VOV.VN - A massive fire broke out in Tan Thanh border gate market in Van Lang district, the northern province of Lang Son on July 10.
VOV.VN - A number of Vietnam importers have recently signed contracts with Chinese partners to buy around 500 tons of small mangoes, said Hoang Trung, head of the Plant Protection Department (PDD) under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
(VOV) - Roughly 5,384 tonnes of fresh lychee valued at US$850,374 were exported to China via the Tan Thanh border gate over the past 20 days.
Hundreds of trucks loaded with fruits have been stuck for a week at the northern Lang Son Province's Tan Thanh border gate, the main gate for transporting fruit to China.