In the Primorye territory authorities have agreed to increase cross-border traffic with China

© Photo : Federal customs kuzmagruzin cars on the border of Russia and China in Primorsky region

The authorities of Primorye, the Chinese province Heilongjiang and the management of territorial units Rosgranstroy reached an agreement to increase the number of skip trucks at the checkpoint «Edge» where accumulated hundreds of trucks, according to the government of the region.
Ussuriysk customs in April reported that due to the tightening of China's measures for combating coronavirus to the Russian border crossing points in Primorye formed the line of trucks, the number of vehicles produced decreased by four times. The authorities of Primorye and diplomats are in talks with the Chinese side to solve the problem.
On Wednesday, the Chairman of the Union of carriers of Primorsky Krai Petr Kupriyanov told RIA Novosti that 300 trucks are on the Russian side before the crossing point with China in Primorye. According to him, the day in China passed through a 10 trucks. The authorities of Primorye reported that the Chinese side has reduced the pass of the truck for a few days because of the identified one of the Russian drivers of the coronavirus. According to custom, may 13, at the checkpoint «Edge» 187 stood heavy before «Poltavka» – 173 car. On Thursday, Kupriyanov said that the drivers decided three days to cross the border in protest. The authorities of Primorye noted that he agreed with Rospotrebnadzor on testing of drivers for the coronavirus before crossing the border also instructed to give extra area for Parking of trucks at the checkpoint.
«On 15 may the number of trucks that every day can cross the Russian-Chinese border through the checkpoint «Edge» increased from 10 to 20 units in each direction», — the statement reads.
The Deputy Chairman of the regional government Konstantin Shestakov said that the regional authorities continue to work to restore traffic to its former level.
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