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The congestion of container trucks carrying goods for export at the border gates in the northern province of Lang Son has improved significantly since mid-June, backed by a faster customs clearance process, said the local trade authority.

Ministry issues detailed guidance on entry regulations

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has issued a document on the tourism reopening plan in the new normal.

Northern provinces halt fruit truck reception at some border gates

The northern provinces of Lao Cai and Quang Ninh have decided to temporarily halt receiving vehicles of fresh fruits for export to China via some of their border gates and crossings, as congestion is still lingering there.

Three border crossings to reopen in Quang Ninh

China will resume customs clearance at three border crossings in Quang Ninh Province from January 11, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.


Vietnamese goods trucks still stuck at Northern border gates

The General Department of Vietnam Customs has informed that many cargo trucks from Vietnam are still jammed in the China side of the Northern border gates and vice versa due to strict control of vehicle flow for Covid-19 prevention purposes.

Thousands of trucks stuck at border gates due to China’s strict covid control

It has been more than a week since the congestion of trucks carrying agricultural products to China at the Vietnam-China border gates in Quang Ninh Province began. 

5,500 container trucks carrying farm produce stuck at northern border gates

As China has tightened its anti-Covid measures, some 4,000 container trucks carrying agricultural products have been stuck at border gates in the northern province of Lang Son and 1,500 others at the Mong Cai Border Gate in Quang Ninh Province.

Northern provinces asked to cooperate with China to manage border trade

 The Ministry of Industry and Trade has requested northern provinces to promote cooperation with their Chinese partners to implement disease control processes and allow goods through the border.


Vietnam suspends residents' border crossing from/to Laos, Cambodia over COVID-19

The Vietnamese Government has decided to suspend cross-border activities of individuals at main and secondary border gates, and trails in border areas sharing with Cambodia and Laos from April 1.

Vietnam ensures tourist safety amid coronavirus

Tourism agencies based in Hanoi have been asked to cancel tours to areas affected by novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and refuse tourists from those affected zones.

Vietnam sees positive signs in fight against COVID-19

Vietnam has seen positive signs in the fight against the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), heard a meeting of the national steering committee for prevention and control of the disease on February 17.

China delays reopening of border markets: MoIT

 Authorities in China’s Guangxi Province have decided to extend the closure of border markets and continue to suspend the trading of goods by individuals until the end of February.

nCoV outbreak impacts Vietnam’s trade with not only China: official

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.

VN firms urged to monitor exports to China

The Import and Export Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade urged firms to closely watch exports of agricultural products to China to prevent goods getting stuck at border gates before and after the Lunar New Year holiday.

Vietnamese tourism sector urges revision of visa regulations

The 14th National Assembly will debate this week some draft laws, including the law amending and supplementing some articles of the law on entry, exit, transit and residence of foreigners in Vietnam, as part of the ongoing eighth session.

Health checks improved at border gates

Communicable diseases from around the world could enter Viet Nam and spread easily if the country does not improve prevention and control, said Tran Dac Phu, director of the Ministry of Health’s Preventive Medicine Department.

Vietnam relies on Chinese goods the most in Southeast Asia

VietNamNet Bridge - The heavy reliance on China as an input material and finished product supplier is seen as a big problem for Vietnam. 

NA Chairman meets World Bank Director ahead of US visit

National Assembly (NA) Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung expressed his delight at meeting World Bank (WB) Country Director in Viet Nam, Victoria Kwakwa, in Ha Noi yesterday,

Vietnamese-labelled goods made in China harming domestic production

VietNamNet Bridge – Footwear, handbags, household appliances and cosmetics available in the market bear Vietnamese brands, but, in fact, they are made in China.

Ministry of Health warns that bubonic plague could enter VN

VietNamNet Bridge – Bubonic plague, which has killed at least 40 people in Madagascar and one in neighbouring China, could find its way into Viet Nam unless preventive measures were taken,