Lang Son border gate is congested with more than 4,300 agricultural vehicles exported to China

Lang Son border gate is congested with more than 4,300 agricultural vehicles exported to China 5

The Import-Export Department (Ministry of Industry and Trade) said that customs clearance capacity at northern border gates, especially Lang Son with China, has decreased compared to before.

At Tan Thanh border gate, an average of 300 vehicles are cleared every day (200 export vehicles and 100 imported vehicles).

However, the number of vehicles brought to the border gate is increasing compared to the customs clearance capacity, so the number of vehicles remaining in the yard and border gate areas in Lang Son has increased.

According to the Import-Export Department, import-export activities are still maintained in the context of the epidemic, the border management agencies of the two countries have strengthened epidemic prevention and control measures, causing customs clearance capacity to be lower than before.

In addition, the Chinese side temporarily stopped imports at other local border gates, so a large amount of goods concentrated at Lang Son border gates.

The gathering point for agricultural vehicles is congested at Lang Son border gate on the afternoon of December 11.

Currently, authorities of Lang Son province are actively discussing with local Chinese authorities to remove obstacles and create maximum conditions for customs clearance and import and export of goods, especially Vietnamese agricultural products exported to China.

A representative of Tan Thanh Border Gate Customs Branch also said that this unit encourages and guides businesses to complete customs declaration documents from the previous afternoon so that the next morning they can clear customs as soon as the authorities

At Huu Nghi border gate, the Customs Branch prioritizes procedures for businesses to declare electronic customs;

As for the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, at the meeting last weekend, Mr. Le Thanh Hoa, Deputy Director of the Department of Agricultural Product Processing and Market Development, said that to support businesses, the Department has requested the

The Ministry of Industry and Trade said that some agricultural products are in the harvest season and during the Tet holidays – the peak for exporting goods to China – so the amount of goods cleared at northern border gates is very large.

To minimize damage, businesses also need to ensure regulations on origin traceability, growing area codes, labeling… and other requirements from the Chinese side to improve product quality and meet

More importantly, businesses should `shift quickly and strongly` to exporting goods through official channels, that is, buying and selling according to contracts with clear transaction and delivery conditions, and delivery at international border gates.

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