Government requests to facilitate circulation of goods
The Deputy Prime Minister also assigned the Ministry of Industry and Trade to continue promoting the connection and expanding markets for domestic and export agricultural products, to remove difficulties and problems according to their competence. In matters that the Ministry cannot handle, it is necessary to promptly propose them to the Prime Minister.
Reported to the Prime Minister on February 21, the Ministry of Industry and Trade said that over the past time Hai Duong’s agricultural products have been stagnant due to the restriction on vehicles entering and leaving Hai Duong by neighboring provinces. According to local data, 90,760 tons of vegetables, tubers and fruits of all kinds have not been consumed, negatively affecting production and business of people and enterprises.
Referring to local feedback, the Ministry of Industry and Trade said that there are problems at quarantine stations such as the testing capacity of epidemic localities has not been sufficiently and promptly met; test results do not show the validity period of the test slip; There are no unified guidelines to ensure safety against Covid-19 in the production, harvesting, packaging, and transporting of fresh produce from the epidemic zone out …
Before that, from the beginning of February, the leaders of Hai Duong province have continuously sent letters to localities, especially Hai Phong – where there is a decision to stop receiving both citizens and goods of Hai Duong, the Ministry of Industry and Trade. proposing to facilitate goods transportation business. As of February 22, Hai Phong and Hai Duong have yet to agree on the transportation of freight cars. Traffic congestion caused Hai Duong agricultural products to damage estimated 300-400 billion VND, according to statistics of this Provincial Automobile Transport Association.
Source: ndh.vn – Translated by fintel.vn