Over 5,000 tonnes of agricultural products exported daily through Tan Thanh Border Gate

Saturday, 2021-03-06 12:42:25
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From the beginning of the year, export revenue through Tan Thanh Border Gate reached over US$96 million, up more than 280% over the same period last year.
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NDO – Since the Lunar New Year holiday, Tan Thanh Border Gate in the northern mountainous province of Lang Son has conducted export procedures for 200-230 vehicles carrying agricultural products - equivalent to more than 5,000 tonnes of agricultural products every day.

On March 5, Deputy Director of the Tan Thanh, Van Lang, Tan Thanh Customs Branch Hoang Thi Thieu Hoa said that from the beginning of the year, export revenue through Tan Thanh Border Gate reached over US$96 million, up more than 280% over the same period last year, mainly from watermelon, dragon fruit, mango and jackfruit.

Deputy head of the Customs Department of Lang Sơn Province Vy Cong Tuong affirmed that Tan Thanh is one of the largest border gates for exporting agricultural products of the province.

Recently, although it continued to be affected by the COVID-19 epidemic and a number of other unfavourable factors, the export revenue of agricultural products through the province has increased sharply in the first two months of 2021, he added.

The provincial Customs Department has directed relevant units to continue to strengthen, promote and facilitate import-export activities in the province, Tuong noted.