Tan Thanh border gate resumes operation

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The Tan Thanh international border gate in the Northern mountainous province of Lang Son was yesterday reopened; however, sub-border gates in the province are not scheduled to resume operations. 

Tan Thanh border gate resumes operation on February 20

Tan Thanh border gate resumes operation on February 20

Up to now, two border gates of Tan Thanh and Huu Nghi in Lang Son Province have been reopened for performing customs clearance and transporting Vietnamese agricultural products to China following prolonged congestion.

According to Deputy Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Cong Truong, although Tan Thanh border gate was reopened, only consignments meeting requirements are eligible for customs clearance. 

Vegetables and fruits at Po Chai Market without sale contracts have not yet been carried out the customs clearance.

All vehicles carrying agricultural products to China through the border gate have to comply with the regulations and requirements of spaying with personal and vehicle disinfects.

Specially, drivers have to wear medical protection suits and face masks to prevent the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection.

After the goods delivery finished, drivers have to return their protection suits to  local authorities and can leave without a 14 day quarantine period as before.

By Van Phuc- Translated by Huyen Huong

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