Dialogue with goods import and export enterprises through Lang Son province in 2021
On April 20, 2021, the Management Board of Dong Dang - Lang Son Border Gate Economic Zone, the Department of Industry and Trade and the Customs Department coordinated to organize a dialogue with enterprises on importing and exporting goods through Lang Son province in 2021. Attending the conference were Mrs. Doan Thu Ha, Vice Chairwoman of the Provincial People's Committee, leaders of provincial departments and sectors, representatives of the Provincial Business Association and import-export enterprises.
In 2020, despite being affected by the Covid-19 epidemic, Lang Son province has made many efforts to create favorable conditions and promote border trade activities, import and export activities at border gates has gradually been stable and gradually recovering, Lang Son and Guangxi provinces (China) have restored customs clearance activities at 7 over 12 pairs of border gates; total import-export turnover through border gates reached USD 2,970 million, down 19.5% compared to the same period, budget revenue from import and export activities reached over 4,000 billionVND, reaching 118% of the estimate. In the first quarter of 2021, import and export activities have gradually recovered and increased, the import and export turnover through the area reached 860 million USD, up 53.6% compared tothe same period, the revenue from import and export activities reached 1,400 billion VND, up128.4% compared to the same period.
At the conference, enterprises discussed and proposed issues related to import and export activities through the area such as customs clearance process, working time at the border gate, the expansion and improvement of customs clearance capacity of border gate storing infrastructure, the model of specialized drivers, the costs related to border gate operations, goods regulation at the border gate, security and order at the border gate...
Speaking at the conference, Mrs. Doan Thu Ha, Vice Chairwoman of the Provincial People's Committee affirmed that Lang Son province always creates the most favorable and open conditions to attract businesses coming to the province to invest in production, business, import and export goods. In the coming time, the province would focus on improving infrastructure; strengthen the reform of administrative procedures in the field of import and export, improve the business investment environment, create favorable conditions for enterprises, proactively and flexibly handle to avoid congestion at border gates; develop import-export support services in a professional direction; continue to promote external cooperation to solve difficulties and obstacles in import and export activities, improve customs clearance capacity and soon restore the operation of the remaining border gates.
The Vice Chairwoman of the Provincial People's Committee requested the departments, sectors and units to seriously receive the opinions and recommendations of enterprises and investors, proactively and promptly solve difficulties and problems of the business community in accordance with their functions and duties, recommend to the Provincial People's Committee the contents beyond their authority, advise on solutions in the management and administration of import-export and border trade activities. At the same time, it is suggested that enterprises continue to be more proactive in production and business, organize professional goods import and export activities; proactively report difficulties and obstacles in import-export and border trade activities to the provincial authorities to promptly remove and settle.
Dịch: Mai Thu,
Hiệu đính: Vân Thùy