According to the Plant Protection Department, in the face of the current complicated disease situation, the Chinese market is having stricter regulations on importing agricultural products. Therefore, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is implementing possible solutions to promote the export of agricultural products.
From May until now, the traditional export market of Vietnamese agricultural products, China, is increasingly tightening regulations on import and export of goods. In which, China has strengthened inspection and disinfection of goods and means of transport exported from epidemic areas of Vietnam; implementing management and traceability of goods … making the time of customs clearance of goods prolonged. In addition, China also strictly implements epidemic prevention and control with a team of dedicated drivers, which increases the time to release goods, sometimes local congestion occurs.
Currently, every day, about 30-40 trucks of goods pass through Lao Cai border gate, and at Bang Tuong Friendship border gate (Lang Son), every day about 100 export fruit trucks are cleared to China. This is a very modest number compared to the pre-translation period.
Facing that situation, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is increasing online working sessions to remove difficulties to promote the export of agricultural products to the Chinese market.
In addition, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is also making efforts to support and connect businesses in exporting agricultural products that are in the harvest season to the EU, UK, and Japanese markets; coordinate with the Ministry of Industry and Trade to continue to remove difficulties for enterprises exporting rice bran, tapioca starch, and dried cassava to China…
In the coming time, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development will focus on directing and adjusting agricultural, forestry and fishery production plans in line with weather conditions and developments of the COVID-19 epidemic in each province and city to ensure both combat epidemics and natural disasters effectively while ensuring a good supply of food and food for domestic consumption and export.
With regard to the fisheries sector, the Ministry recommends that localities focus on developing key aquatic products (black tiger shrimp, white leg shrimp, pangasius) and those with high economic value; completely solve the “yellow card” removal of Europe. In the forestry sector, the VPA/FLEGT Agreement will be effectively implemented to increase exports of wood and wood products to the EU.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development will also coordinate with ministries, sectors, localities and industry associations to focus on solving technical difficulties, logistics infrastructure, and preventing stagnation of goods in border provinces with China and other markets. key export market.
Work closely with Vietnam’s commercial counselors abroad in supporting localities and enterprises to export agricultural products to major markets such as EU, UK, Japan, etc.