Trucks question through Kim Thanh International Bordergate successful the bluish state of Lao Cai.(Photo: thanhnien.vn)
Hanoi (VNA) – As soon arsenic China reopened its border connected January 8, concern of Vietnam and China turned busy again aft a astir three-year disruption owed to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Deputy caput of the borderline presumption based astatine the Kim Thanh International Bordergate successful the bluish state of Lao Cai Senior Lieutenant Hoang Minh Du said that from January 8, the measurement of goods traded via the border gate accrued daily.
Particularly, connected January 11, the borderline gross saw 71 trucks carrying goods for export and 158 trucks carrying imports goods.
Before the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, astir 200 trucks travelled done the borderline gross daily.
However, astatine the border gate, China inactive mainains the transportation of import and export goods by specialised drivers who tin thrust trucks done the border gate from China to Vietnam and vice versa but the drivers are not required to deterioration protective clothes anymore, according to Du.
The goods-checking signifier is besides removed truthful the delivery of import and export goods betwixt enterprises of the 2 countries is convenient and fast, helium said.
In the borderline state of Lang Son, parking areas astatine the Tan Thanh Border Gate and the Huu Nghi International Border Gate are filled with trucks that transportation products for export.
The motortruck drivers are nary longer required to wear
protective covering and they tin speech to each different erstwhile queuing for
Nguyen Thi Ngoc Nhung, a typical of the Hoa Cuong Fruit Import-Export Co., Ltd from the confederate state of Long An, said that her institution exports 5 to six containers of jackfruit and dragon effect to China every day done borderline gates successful Lang Son.
Previously, erstwhile reaching the borderline gate, her trucks had to hold for astatine slightest a fractional time and drivers indispensable unfastened containers for authorities to cheque goods and instrumentality samples for COVID-19 testing.
Thus, her institution had to walk an further 2 - 4 million VND (85-170 USD) for each motortruck astatine that time.
From January 8 to now, businesses person saved tens of millions of dong each time erstwhile they nary longer person to wage for disease prevention and control, Nhung told Thanh Nien (Young People) newspaper.
Huynh Tan Dat, Deputy Director of the Plant Protection Department nether the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, said that China is the astir important export market of Vietnam's cultivation sector, including the effect and vegetable industry.
Dat said that if Vietnam's cultivation products and fruits conscionable requirements connected nutrient safety, quality, and merchandise design, the state has a large accidental to export to China.
As Vietnam and China stock a agelong borderline with galore borderline gates, Vietnam has a competitive advantage successful presumption of terms and proscription costs, Dat said, adding that the export of Vietnamese cultivation products to China, peculiarly durian, banana, and saccharine murphy volition turn powerfully this year.
Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Phung Duc Tien, Vietnam's exports of cultivation goods and products to China relationship for astir 19.2% of the market stock of goods and cultivation products imported to the country.
China's border reopening is simply a large accidental for Vietnamese goods and agricultural products to penetrate profoundly into that market, Tien said./.