According to Deputy Minister Tran Thanh Nam, over the past time, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has implemented strong communication of regulations 248 and 249 on registration of import-export enterprises to China and food safety management through online forums and face-to-face conferences, and at the same time removed difficulties and obstacles for businesses. Up to now, Chinese Customs has issued 435 import-export business registration codes under Order 248. The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has also provided over 2,000 codes for planting areas and 1,438 codes for packing establishments for agricultural products exported to China according to order 249. The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has implemented the China’s requirements as well as those of the Vietnamese government, focusing on official export and building raw material areas to ensure products that meet standards for domestic consumption and export. The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has directed functional units of the Ministry, especially the Plant Protection Department to quickly and effectively deploy, strictly manage the granting of planting area codes to localities.
According to Mr. To Ngoc Son, Deputy Director of the Asia-Africa Market Department, Ministry of Industry and Trade, businesses need to increase the application of high technology in production, processing and preservation; build a team of staff fluent in the market and languages; carefully study the needs and development trends of the market; focus on brand building, brand protection when many unfortunate brand loss cases have happened.
In the coming time, in order to promote economic and trade cooperation with Yunnan province, the representative of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam emphasized the importance of promoting the efficiency of road and railway border gates adjacent to the Yunnan province; strengthen the promotion of potential products of Vietnam such as seafood, fruit...; strengthen trade promotion activities, exchange delegations with Yunnan province.