Vietnam


Thai Fruit Reaches China via Cross-Border Train for First Time

According to Nanning Customs, a train carrying 196.99 tons of Thai mangosteens valued at 3.447 million Chinese yuan ($486,700) and 34.56 tons of Thai durians valued at 933,000 yuan ($132,000) reached Pingxiang Railway Port in Guangxi province on May 21. This marks the first time that Thai fruit has entered China via the new cross-border rail service. Following inspection and quarantine, the fruits were rapidly distributed onward to various cities throughout China....

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PM allows resumption of non-essential services

HÀ NỘI — Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has decided to allow non-essential service establishments, except for clubs and karaoke bars, to resume operations but they have to maintain preventive measures against the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision was made at a meeting on COVID-19 prevention and control in Hà Nội on Thursday after three weeks without new community transmission cases of COVID-19 in Việt Nam. Sports activities, football matches...

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Solutions should prioritize maintaining industrial production: ministry

HÀ NỘI — The Ministry of Industry and Trade said that the most important priority at present was to maintain the operation of domestic industrial enterprises during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The pandemic has caused a lot of difficulties for enterprises in Việt Nam, especially industrial enterprises. If an enterprise is closed due the pandemic, its workers lose their jobs and it has negative impacts on other businesses in the supply...

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Vietnam-China auxiliary border gates reopened to facilitate trade

Vietnam-China auxiliary border gates reopened to facilitate trade

Feb 7 2020 / VNA Auxiliary border gates between the northern province of Lang Son and China’s Guangxi province will be reopened on February 10 to facilitate border trade between the two neighbours. Lang Son (VNA) – Auxiliary border gates between the northern province of Lang Son and China’s Guangxi province will be reopened on February 10 to facilitate border trade between the two neighbours. Vice Director of the...

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Australian food exporters face regulatory roadblocks in China

Australian food exporters face regulatory roadblocks in China

By Michael Smith Nov 11 2019 / Financial Review Shanghai | Chinese regulators are delaying the approval of new licences to Australian dairy and beef exporters looking to increase sales to China, in the latest sign that diplomatic tensions are hurting trade with Australia’s biggest trading partner. Numerous sources told The Australian Financial Review that companies exporting agricultural products to China faced increasing difficulty in securing Chinese regulatory approval...

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More smuggled pork seized at Manila port

More smuggled pork seized at Manila port

Oct 30 2019 / CNN Philippines Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 30) — Authorities seized smuggled pork products worth around ₱3.5 million at the Port of Manila (POM) Wednesday. A statement from the Bureau of Customs-POM stated that two container trucks from China arrived at South Harbor on October 8, and were misdeclared as seasonings and tomato paste. The containers were consigned to JRA & Pearl Enterprises and processed...

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Deputy Minister works to clear farm produce congestion in northern border gate

Oct 21 2019 / Saigon Online 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. According to the People’s Committee in Lang Son, the border gate has seen a rise of...

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Border town opens gateway to region

By Jing Yuxin Aug 6 2019 /China Daily Staff at the Friendship Pass in Pingxiang, a border city in the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, wake up daily to the noise of cargo trucks. Their rumbling engines are testimony to the booming trade between China and Vietnam. Busy with exports from South and West China, as well as imports from Southeast Asian countries like Vietnam and Thailand, trucks line up...

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Plastic Waste Piles Up as Indonesia’s Import Crackdown Backfires

By Viriya Singgih Aug 2 2019 / Bloomberg Indonesia’s crackdown on waste imports is backfiring with its plastic recycling industry in disarray and hundreds of containers of used materials clogging its ports. Authorities ordered close scrutiny of trash imports after random inspections in May led to the discovery of more than 80 containers of illegal waste from the U.S., Australia and Europe. About 1,000 containers are now waiting for...

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Across China: Coastal industries thrive in China’s Guangxi with new trade corridor

By Xiaoxia July 31 / Xinhua NANNING, July 31 (Xinhua) — Southern China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region has seen its coastal industries enter the fast lane of development thanks to a new trade corridor connecting western China and other countries and regions with land-sea intermodal transport. The cities on the shoreline of Guangxi’s Beibu Gulf, including Fangchenggang, Qinzhou and Beihai, have become hot spots for investment, as the cities’...

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