01/08/2021 11:32 GMT+7
In 24 localities that are implementing social distancing, units have provided 6,150 tons of goods with a total value of essential goods delivered to consumers reaching VND 151.22 billion.
|Ho Chi Minh City consumers place essential orders on the Seashell floor|
In order to ensure the supply of goods in the context of many localities being isolated, the Ministry of Industry and Trade has written a proposal to the Prime Minister to allow the circulation of goods under normal conditions, provided that the goods need to be transported. ensure the prevention and control of the Covid-19 epidemic, except for goods restricted from trading according to the Commercial Law. Right after that, Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh had an opinion to direct localities to facilitate the transportation of goods during the Covid-19 epidemic situation.
The implementation work to facilitate the transportation of goods is also continuously monitored and directed by the ministries and branches with the goal of providing enough necessary goods for people in the localities.
According to information from the Working Group to support agricultural production households to list on the e-commerce platform and ensure the supply of essential goods in provinces and cities under social distancing of the Ministry of Information and Communications, there are now more businesses industry involved in the transportation and supply of essential goods.
In addition to postmen of Vnpost, Viettel Post, shippers of many other shipping companies such as Fast Delivery Service Joint Stock Company, Economical Delivery Joint Stock Company, Thuan Phong Company, Lalamove, Supership, Proship … also have is granted a delivery code to meet the needs of the people.
In Hanoi, as of July 30, there were 15,255 postmen and shippers who were issued operating codes during the lockdown. In which, 13,668 postmen of 20 postal enterprises were granted codes, accounting for more than 89.5%.
According to statistics in 24 localities that are implementing distance, there are 3,688 essential goods supply points. Units have provided 6,150 tons of goods with a total value of essential goods delivered to consumers reaching VND 151.22 billion.
Notably, the volume of goods transported under the direction of the local government has increased day by day. According to statistics, the amount of goods transported locally reached 2,375 tons of goods.
In addition to ensuring the maintenance of the supply chain of essential goods, ensuring the consumption of goods for people is a goal highly agreed upon by the Ministry of Information and Communications and the Ministry of Industry and Trade after the inter-ministerial meeting to implement the Plan to ensure the supply of goods. essential goods in provinces and cities that have implemented social distancing and supported to put agricultural production households on the e-commerce platform, chaired by two Deputy Ministers Pham Anh Tuan and Do Thang Hai on July 27. past.
On July 29, Deputy Minister Pham Anh Tuan also attended an online forum to connect supply and demand of crop products in the context of Covid-19 prevention and control to support 19 southern provinces and cities to overcome difficulties. difficulties in transporting and supplying essential goods and promoting the consumption of agricultural products.
Immediately after this meeting, Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Pham Anh Tuan also chaired an online conference to promote the consumption of agricultural products on the e-commerce floor in 19 southern provinces and cities during the Covid-19 epidemic season and directed two businesses Postal services support the consumption of seasonal agricultural products for farmers through 2 e-commerce platforms Seashell and Posmart.
Deputy Minister Pham Anh Tuan asked the Departments of Information and Communications of 19 southern provinces and cities to carefully study and make specific plans to implement the two plans approved by the Ministry, according to the characteristics of their provinces: “In the immediate future, the Department of Information and Communications gather with other departments, branches and two postal enterprises to review the output of each agricultural product and the ability to support consumption of the two exchanges.”
Requesting the Departments of Information and Communications to consider supporting the consumption of agricultural products as their job, the Deputy Minister also suggested that the Departments advise the Provincial People’s Committee on solutions to ensure the maintenance of the supply chain of goods. The Department of Information and Communications is also the focal point to receive information on agricultural product consumption for farmers to transfer to the Ministry of Information and Communications to assume the prime responsibility for, and deploy the communication campaign through information channels such as: Messages, grassroots information, information foreign news, press…
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