Cargoes of jackfruits, dragon fruits, watermelons and bananas in peril

Vietnamese trucks still stuck at northern border

The customs clearance capacity at the Lang Son Province border gates continues to witness a reduction to 300-400 vehicles per day. Along with the limited capacity of parking lots near these gates and the high pressure of goods flow lately, the congestion is getting worse.

Until December 21, there were over 4,400 trucks jammed at Huu Nghi, Tan Thanh, and Chi Ma border gates. Most of them are transporting produce like jackfruits, dragon fruits, watermelons, and bananas or electronic parts.

At the China side of the border gates, the situation is similar. Some 2,400 vehicles are waiting for customs clearance. As a result, from December 1-15, the total quantity of import-export goods via border gates in Lang Son Province only reached US$121.65 million (a drop of 40,5 percent compared to last month).


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