The General Department of Customs said that by December 31, 2020, Vietnamese businesses exported more than 1.37 billion medical masks to many major markets such as the US, EU, Japan ...
According to preliminary statistics of the General Department of Customs, in December 2020, there were more than 30 enterprises participating in exporting medical masks of all kinds with the number of nearly 71 million units, a sharp decrease of 59% compared to the number of export in the previous November.
For the whole year 2020, Vietnamese businesses have exported more than 1.37 billion medical masks to major markets such as the US, EU, Japan, Korea, India ...
Vietnam has exported nearly 1.4 billion medical masks in 2020.
The reason for the export of medical masks to reach a record number in the past year is that after the period of applying the export license of medical masks for the prevention and control of Covid-19 epidemics (according to Resolution 20 / NQ- CP dated February 28, 2020 of the Government), the export of medical masks has returned to normal from May 2020 according to Resolution No. 60 / NQ-CP dated April 29, 2020 of the Government. .
Previously, according to the Government's Resolution 20 / NQ-CP dated February 28, 2020, medical masks were only allowed to be exported in case of international aid or assistance permitted by the Government of Vietnam. And if it is licensed, it can only export up to 25% of the enterprise's output. The above regulations are given to give the highest priority to the prevention and control of epidemics in the country, to ensure that there are sufficient equipment for the contingent of medical doctors and medical staff at the frontline to fight the epidemic.
Since the outbreak of Covid-19 epidemic since the beginning of March 2020, Vietnam has emerged as one of the countries producing and exporting anti-epidemic equipment, with the ability to meet large orders, with the Short delivery.
In addition to exporting medical masks and fabric masks for export, some textile and apparel businesses have received disbursements from Standard Chartered Bank 's global financial package worth $ 1 billion .
Accordingly, this bank has provided Donagamex Corporation with a credit limit of 70 billion dong (equivalent to about 3 million USD) as working capital for the export of medical masks, protective clothing and clothing to meet the growing global demand for personal protective equipment.
This financial institution has provided Garment Corporation with 10 credits with a credit limit of VND 100 billion (equivalent to about USD 4.3 million, JSC Bac Giang Garment Corporation LGG (Garment Bac Giang LGG). a credit limit of 63 billion VND (equivalent to about 2.7 million USD) as working capital to serve the export of fabric and preventive products, to meet the needs of personal protective equipment in the war against the Covid-19 pandemic.