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Authorities and firms suggest solutions to trade uncertaintyicon
BUSINESS18/01/20220

Authorities and firms suggest solutions to trade uncertainty

Volatile consumption is often an issue for Vietnamese fruit sales during the first three months of the year. Standardisation is the only solution to this problem.

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

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

BUSINESS
12/01/2022

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.

Three border crossings to reopen in Quang Ninhicon

Three border crossings to reopen in Quang Ninh

BUSINESS
11/01/2022

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

Goods congestion at border gates needs to be solved before Tet: Deputy PMicon

Goods congestion at border gates needs to be solved before Tet: Deputy PM

BUSINESS
10/01/2022

Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh has requested ministries, sectors and localities to closely coordinate with Chinese agencies to speed up customs clearance, striving to have no congestion of cargo trucks at border gates before Tet.

Trucks stuck at border gates put farmers under pressureicon

Trucks stuck at border gates put farmers under pressure

BUSINESS
06/01/2022

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) has recommended that farmers increase production based only on market demand and orders.

Unable to cross the border to China, farm produce is sold on pavementsicon

Unable to cross the border to China, farm produce is sold on pavements

BUSINESS
01/01/2022

Millions of tons of farm produce have been put on sale in the domestic market as exports to China are stuck at the border. The prices have fallen dramatically.

Farm export deadlock at border gates: long-term solution neededicon

Farm export deadlock at border gates: long-term solution needed

FEATURE
29/12/2021

Preliminary treatment centers and cold storage warehouses along the border and systematic logistics chains are both needed, experts said.

Lang Son proposes transporting goods to China by railicon

Lang Son proposes transporting goods to China by rail

BUSINESS
28/12/2021

The Customs Department of Lang Son Province has proposed transporting goods to China by rail to cope with the huge backlog of goods along the northern border.

Authorities work to resolve trade bottlenecksicon

Authorities work to resolve trade bottlenecks

BUSINESS
28/12/2021

As China continues to stick to its zero-COVID policy and impose strict measures on people and goods entering the country, Vietnamese authorities are putting forward solutions to ease trade bottlenecks at border gates.

5,000 container trucks stuck at border gates amid 50 talks with Chinaicon

5,000 container trucks stuck at border gates amid 50 talks with China

FEATURE
27/12/2021

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) reported that 1,555 trucks carrying exports to China are stuck in Quang Ninh as of December 25, and 4,204 in Lang Son as of December 25. Some of them have been deadlocked for a month.

Congestion at border gates, seaports stalls transport of farm exportsicon

Congestion at border gates, seaports stalls transport of farm exports

FEATURE
25/12/2021

Farm exports experienced a tough year in 2021 due to continued congestion at border gates. Despite this, agricultural produce still reached export turnover of $47 billion for the year.

Vietnam container truck drivers suspended from entering Chinaicon

Vietnam container truck drivers suspended from entering China

BUSINESS
24/12/2021

China has announced that it would stop allowing foreign drivers to enter its territory from December 24 due to concerns over the Covid-19 pandemic, worsening the backlog of goods at the northern border gates.

When will congestion at Vietnam-China border gates end?icon

When will congestion at Vietnam-China border gates end?

FEATURE
24/12/2021

Vietnamese exports stuck at Vietnam-China border gates has been a common sight for years.

Vietnamese goods trucks still stuck at Northern border gatesicon

Vietnamese goods trucks still stuck at Northern border gates

BUSINESS
22/12/2021

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.

China resumes importing Vietnamese dragon fruit, bananasicon

China resumes importing Vietnamese dragon fruit, bananas

BUSINESS
10/09/2021

China has agreed to resume importing Vietnamese dragon fruit and bananas through the Kim Thanh International Border Gate in Lao Cai province following a hiatus due to COVID-19.

China stops transactions, 20,000 tons of bananas go unsoldicon

China stops transactions, 20,000 tons of bananas go unsold

BUSINESS
01/09/2021

As China has unexpectedly stopped collecting bananas, a large amount of bananas remains unsold, including 20,000 tons in Lao Cai and Lai Chau alone.

Ministries work to remove difficulties in exporting farm produce at border gatesicon

Ministries work to remove difficulties in exporting farm produce at border gates

BUSINESS
31/08/2021

Ministries are strengthening cooperation with each other and with Chinese counterparts to solve difficulties in exporting agricultural products at the country's border gates.

Farmers face sharp drop in prices for fruit amid pandemicicon

Farmers face sharp drop in prices for fruit amid pandemic

FEATURE
20/08/2021

Nearly all kinds of fruits, from custard apple to dragon fruit to durian, have seen prices plummet on low demand.