In the two months of 2023, over 1,360 shipments of fruits of all kinds, equivalent to about 220,000 tons of fruit, were exported to China through 5 border gates of Lang Son; 140% increase over the same period last year.
In the first two months of 2023, import and export activities through Lang Son province took place actively, especially the export of fresh fruit and agricultural products increased sharply.
To create maximum convenience for businesses and shippers to clear goods quickly, functional forces at border gates have flexibly deployed many solutions.
At Huu Nghi Border Gate Customs Branch, in the first two months of 2023, the number of import and export declarations increased by 91% over the same period last year. Businesses that carry out import and export procedures here are excited because trade is favorable.
Ms. Doan Thi Hang – representative of Le Nguyen Lang Son Company, said that the functional forces at the border gate are interested in creating good conditions, so the enterprise exports an average of 200-300 trucks a month. In the coming time, many goods are imported and exported through Huu Nghi border gate because the number of customers is increasing.
According to Deputy Head of Huu Nghi Border Gate Customs Branch – Lang Son province, Tran Van Nghia, currently 100% of declarations registered at the Sub-Department are made through the electronic customs system.
In order to improve the customs clearance capacity, Huu Nghi Customs force has increased the number of officials and employees in the customs clearance processing lines; At the same time, staffs are arranged to work overtime, overtime, including Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays, there are officers on duty.
At Tan Thanh border gate, from January 1 to mid-February 2023, functional units carried out export procedures for over 830 fruit shipments with about 155,000 tons, an increase of nearly 200% over the same period last year. In 2022, the turnover will reach about 48 million USD.
In order for Vietnam’s fruit products to be exported through Tan Thanh border gate smoothly, the plant quarantine agency has increased human and material resources to ensure that the quarantine work is both in accordance with regulations and shortened the inspection time. fastest translation and customs clearance.
Mr. Tran Van Hieu, Deputy Director of Plant Quarantine Sub-Department of Region VII Lang Son, said that the unit has directed staff to arrange overtime work, along with promoting propaganda and announcement of export enterprises. Importers comply with the regulations on quarantine. Agricultural goods must be of the right type, of the right origin, packed in clear packages and labels.
According to statistics of functional forces, in the first two months of 2023, over 1,360 shipments of fruits of all kinds, equivalent to about 220,000 tons of fruit, were exported to China through 5 border gates of Lang Son province; 140% increase over the same period in 2022.
Currently, every day, 900-950 container trucks are exported to China; in which, 80% are agricultural products, the percentage of agricultural products remaining over the day is low.
Mr. Dinh Trung Kien – Deputy Director of the Border Gate Management Center (Management Board of Dong Dang – Lang Son border gate economic zone), said that the unit has set up working groups at border gates to solve difficulties. difficulties faced by enterprises in import and export activities, and at the same time actively advise the Border Gate Management Board to discuss with the Chinese side to increase the daily clearance time.
In order for goods, especially agricultural products to be exported more in the coming time, functional forces directly on duty at the border gate such as Border Guard, Customs, Quarantine of Lang Son province actively exchange regularly. cooperate to promptly solve arising problems and problems related to customs clearance of goods; actively research and enhance the application of science and technology in inspection and control of entry and exit for vehicles passing through the border gate and in the process of customs clearance procedures.