Over 6,500 tonnes of Vietnam’s farm produce were exported via Lao Cai border gate in the northern province of Lao Cai as of February 12 after suspension due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
From February 8-12, Lao Cai border gate imported the loads of farm produce on 613 trucks and exported those on 363 others, mostly dragon fruit, water melon, banana and jackfruit, said deputy head of the border gate’s customs branch Tran Anh Tu.
The total exports-imports via the border gate neared 13,000 tonnes worth 5.3 million USD during the period. Vietnam’s farm produce export to China totalled over 6,500 tonnes valued at around 4 million USD. The figure is expected to increase in the coming days.
On February 11, a border market in China’s Hekou township also opened again after days of temporary shutdown due to the epidemics, thus facilitating trade activities.
Enhancing values of Bac Giang’s farm produce
(BGO)- In 2019, the Department of Industry and
Trade supported enterprises and cooperatives producing under the value chain in
Bac Giang province in packaging design, labeling and stamping origin
traceability helping them to improve goods value and boost consumption.
Bac Giang boosts farm produce trademark development towards clean agriculture
(BGO)- The northern province of Bac Giang is
endowed with rich land, favourable terrain and climate to develop high-tech
agriculture with many kinds of valuable farm produce. As defining it a strength
of the local, Bac Giang province has provided a number of policies and schemes
to support farmers and accelerate investment attraction in agriculture
especially commodity products for export.
Conference promotes Hanoi’s safe farm produce
The Hanoi Promotion Agency (HPA) and Japan’s JICA Safe Crop project have organised a conference in Hanoi, aiming to seek ways to stimulate the consumption of Hanoi’s safe agricultural products.