After more than a month of pause due to the Covid-19 disease on the Chinese side, import and export activities at Lao Cai border gate have been reopened.
However, the import and export Goods passing through here are still facing many difficulties because of frequent interruptions due to Hekou (China) lack of loading and unloading workers, transit drivers…
Mr. Ha Duc Thuan, Deputy Head of the Economic Zone Management Board of Lao Cai province, said that import and export activities through Lao Cai border gate will be suspended from mid-February 2022 and until April 6.
Some trucks that still exist on both sides of the border gate have been cleared again, but the volume of goods is not significant due to the lack of manpower to serve the Chinese border gate.
Starting from April 16, import and export will be resumed more smoothly. Enterprises of the two countries have actively connected so that goods can be transferred during customs clearance. However, import and export activities are often interrupted, and the number of vehicles cleared is not much.
In two days, April 16 and 17, on average, there are nearly 30 turns of convenient export vehicles every day through the Kim Thanh road border gate No.
On April 18 and 19, import and export activities were halted again at the request of China. The main export items are tapioca starch, peeled boards, coffee… transported by vans. Particularly for fruit goods transported by refrigerated trucks, they have not yet been cleared back through Lao Cai border gate.
Functional branches of Lao Cai currently actively discussing with Hakou (China) to maintain stable import and export activities.
However, due to a lack of human resources at all stages, import and export activities through Lao Cai border gate are expected to be stable again in May next year.
In addition, the Management Board Lao Cai border gate also recommended that businesses need to carefully research information, proactively connect to ensure goods to be transshipped when exporting to China, avoiding the situation that goods are cleared through customs but stuck at inspection yards on the side of Hekou (China), causing damage to businesses.
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