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Thousands of trucks stranded at Lao Cai border gate

Due to the sluggish import and export activities for the past few days, the northern province of Lao Cai has reported around 1,000 trucks got stuck at the Lao Cai International Border Gate on August 22.

Lao Cai border gate shuts down due to Covid

The Kim Thanh II international border gate in the northern province of Lao Cai suspended import-export activities from today, July 4, after China discovered Vietnamese goods having the coronavirus.

China reopens one more border gate with Vietnam for fresh fruit imports

Chinese authority on January 12 re-opened its Hekou International Border Gate for imported fresh fruits, including dragon fruit, and frozen foods from Vietnam, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Passengers from South Korea forced to fill out health declaration forms

Those who enter Vietnam from the Republic of Korea (RoK) have been officially required to fill out medical declaration forms amid the increase of COVID-19 cases in the East Asian country, according to the Ministry of Health.

Farm produce stuck at border, but farmers don't want to sell

Thousands of trucks are still heading for the Vietnam-China border gates, though the exports are getting stuck because of the Covid-19 epidemic.

Border guards tighten checks to prevent coronavirus spread

The lives of border guards are difficult in some northern mountainous provinces during the Coronavirus outbreak.

Vietnam seeks ways to promote exports amidst fear of coronavirus impacts

Vietnam has planned drastic measures to support exports following the suspension of cross-border trade with China due to the novel coronavirus, known as 2019-nCoV.

Imports stuck at border gates due to new Chinese rules

China's sudden application of the new C/O (certificate of origin) form E has left lots of goods imported from China stuck at northern Lang Son province's border gates since August 20, according to the Lang Son Customs Department.

Pineapples dumped following halt to Chinese exports

Farmers in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai have thrown away tonnes of pineapples since China halted purchases.


Can CNY payments help control the underground economy in border areas?

SBV has allowed CNY for payment for goods, hoping that the decision will help promote cross-border trade, create favorable conditions for trade, and control underground transactions.

Another Vietnam-Laos auxiliary border gate to be opened

VietNamNet Bridge – The People’s Committee of the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien met with authorities from Laos’ Phongsaly province on August 18 to discuss the opening of the Na Bung – Lao Phu Chai auxiliary border gate

Doing business with Chinese is like gambling

VietNamNet Bridge - Nothing is unpredictable when doing business with Chinese, because the partners may unexpectedly break contracts and act unethically, many local businesses believe.

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Ministry wants to know why a Chinese pear took five months to rot

 VietNamNet Bridge – A Chinese pear bought by the director of the National Institute for Food Safety and Hygiene Testing in Hanoi began to rot after an unusually long five month period.

An ancient tower at the border gate

 VietNamNet Bridge – Chot Mat, an ancient tower in Tam Phong Commune in Tay Ninh Province’s Tan Bien District near the borderline with Cambodia, is a must-see destination for tourists.

Vietnam not importing Chinese litchi, says Minister

 VietNamNet Bridge – At a regular press conference of the Government on Tuesday, Minister-Chairman of the Government Office Nguyen Van Nen denied the rumor that China is exporting litchi to Vietnam.

Smuggling continues unabated across Vietnamese-Cambodian border

 VietNamNet Bridge - Smuggling from Cambodia to Vietnam occurs at border gates in southwestern provinces, with the common products being sugar, tobacco, petrol and cattle.

Farmers feed ducks and buffaloes with watermelons

 VietNamNet Bridge – Farmers in the central province of Quang Ngai cannot sell their watermelons, and end up feeding the unsold fruit to cattle and poultry.

Seasonal rush creates long truck queues at border gate

 VietNamNet Bridge – It has been a long wait for Dinh Van Du, a truck driver from the central province of Binh Dinh Province.