Cross-border trade: Convenient but vulnerable

Cross-border trade: Convenient but vulnerable

The main reason for the congestion of agricultural products at the Northern border gates has not been determined whether it was because China tightened Covid-19 prevention and control measures or applied strict technical measures on agricultural products exported from Vietnam.
Over 100,000 tons of Binh Thuan dragon fruits need to be consumed

Over 100,000 tons of Binh Thuan dragon fruits need to be consumed

Recently, the export of dragon fruits of Binh Thuan Province through the Chinese market encountered many difficulties because the Northern border gates constantly closed and stopped customs clearance. Currently, dragon fruits are difficult to sell, although the selling price is extremely low, only from VND500-VND2,000 per kg.
Customs clearance at northern border gates faces difficulties

Customs clearance at northern border gates faces difficulties

There are only nine border gates and crossings along the Vietnam-China land border operating after the Lunar New Year festival, causing difficulties for customs clearance for goods, the General Department of Vietnam Customs said.
Record congestion at Tan Thanh border gate in Lang Son Province and many other gates in the Northern border area

Vietnamese goods trucks still stuck at Northern border gates

The General Department of Vietnam Customs (GDVC) yesterday 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.