VCN – The General Departent of China Customs has announced via a diplomatic note the agreement to supplement three kinds of Vietnamese aquatic products allowed to be exported to this country.
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Upon the request of Vietnam, China has agreed to open its market for three kinds of Vietnamese aquatic products, namely spotted clams, white clams and oyster.
The Chinese side said that they have evaluated these products by the aquatic product control system. The current list also includes other kinds of clams and sea snails. These products originate from natural sources and natural exploited, controlled and certified by Vietnam with a similar process.
China requests Vietnam conduct inspection, quarantine testing and issuance of certificate according to the form agreed by both sides so exports of Vietnamese aquatic products to China will be easy.
According to the Asian-African Market Department (Ministry of Industry and Trade), with the opening market for these three kinds of aquatic products, Vietnam now has 48 kinds of aquatic products to be exported to China.
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