Update: 17:38 | 22/05/2020
(BGO) – Permanent Vice Chairman of Bac Giang provincial People’s Committee (PPC) Lai Thanh Son has inked the document to request the Department of Industry and Trade (DoIT) to implement the lychee promotion and consumption methods, regularly grasp the market situation and daily report to the provincial leaders about the lychee consumption status, result and selling price from now on to the end of lychee season.
The action helps the local authority timely instruct to handle any arising difficulties and obstacles when the lychee harvest season starts.
The DoIT should actively coordinate with the competent agencies in Lang Son, Lao Cai province and Pingxiang city, Hekou district (China ) to handle any problems during exporting lychee to Chinese market.
The locals in Phuc Hoa commune, Tan Yen district (Bac Giang province) harvest early ripen lychee.
The provincial Public Security should urgently report the Ministry of Public Security about the policy to allow Chinese traders to immigrate into Vietnam to Bac Giang province to survey, negotiate and buy lychee by tourism visa while enhancing the measures to ensure the traffic safety, social order for the locals, traders and businesses to consume lychee in the area.
Besides, all the best possible conditions should be created for the foreign traders in term of administrative procedures to consume the fruits.
The provincial leader also urged the relevant sectors, departments and People’s Committees in the districts and city to actively conduct the specific solutions to ensure lychee promotion and consumption as well as Covid-19 prevention and control.
The market situation must be well controlled to avoid any fraud in lychee consumption while any violation will be strictly punished.
The competent agencies should strictly supervise the production in line with proper procedure such as using allowed plant protection products to lychee while actively contacting the Department of Plan Protection (Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development) to know the technical procedure and standard to export lychee to other markers.
This year, the lychee output in Bac Giang province is estimated at 160,000 tonnes, up 10,000 tonnes comparing to the figure in 2019 with quality fruits. The harvest time starts from May 20 – July 7, in which early ripen lychee is harvested from May 20 to June 10 while main lychee is harvested from June 10 to July 10.
The major market to export Bac Giang’s lychee is China via two border gates in Lang Son and Lao Cai provinces. To date, 250 Chinese traders have registered to visit Luc Ngan district to buy lychee who will be picked up at the border gate then isolated for 14 days to ensure the Covid-19 prevention as regulation.