The Chinese side has announced that it will completely resume the operation of border gates and paths with Vietnam in northern Lao Cai province from January 8, said Ha Duc Thuan, Vice Director of the Management Board of Lao Cai Economic Zone.
People and export goods going through border gates in Mong Cai city, the northern province of Quang Ninh, will no longer have to undergo Covid-19 RT-PCR testing from January 8, according to the city’s administration.
The Ministry of Health asked the Peoples’ Committee of provinces and cities to delegate the health departments and relevant units to impose strict inspections on arrivals at border gates to identify suspected cases of monkeypox.
The People's Committee of Lang Son Province, on February 12, said that as container trucks carrying export goods were being congested at border gates in the province, the provincial Department of Industry and Trade had announced that from February 16 to the end of February 25, the province would temporarily stop receiving vehicles carrying fresh fruit products to the provincial road border gates to export to China to minimize losses for people and enterprises.
From more than 5,000 trucks of goods and fruits jammed at the border gates in Lang Son Province, on the morning of December 31, the number of vehicles stuck here was only nearly 3,000. The rest of them have returned to the domestic market.
The Customs Division of Mong Cai City (in the Northern province of Quang Ninh) yesterday informed that China released a formal announcement about the suspension of customs clearance in its side of the border gates sited in Mong Cai City due to Covid-19 case detection. This decision is to serve tracking tasks for Covid-19 prevention purposes.
Head of HCMC Commission of Mass Mobilization Nguyen Huu Hiep on May 4 led a delegation of the city’s officials to visit and present gifts to border guards at the Phuoc Tan Border Station in the south-eastern province of Tay Ninh.
The Standing National Steering Board of Covid-19 Prevention and Control yesterday stressed at a meeting that experts and investors arriving in Vietnam should be tested for Covid-19 through quick tests at airports and border gates.
Every year, the situation of fruits and agricultural products being jammed at Northern border gates usually happens before lunar New Year. The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) have recently put forward recommendations to prevent that situation from recurring this year.
Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Phung Duc Tien yesterday arrived at the Tan Thanh border gate in the northern province of Lang Son to facilitate customs clearance work between Vietnam and China as many vehicles transporting agricultural produce have been stuck at the border gate.
At a conference on traffic projects of connecting the central and highlands provinces held by the Ministry of Transport yesterday in the central province of Binh Dinh, approximately VND596,900 billion ($25.8 billion) was projected to be spent on traffic connect the Central and the Highlands regions for the period 2012-2030.