Mainland to fully protect Hong Kong and Macau supplies
At 6 o'clock in the morning, the sky was still bright, and there was a long queue of passenger buses leaving the east side of Gongbei Port in Zhuhai, Guangdong. Here, trucks loaded with fresh vegetables, fruits, and fresh agricultural, livestock, and fishery products are cleared and inspected daily, and then head to Macao in an orderly manner.
For a long time, the Mainland has made every effort to ensure the supply of agricultural products and hydropower resources to Hong Kong and Macao. Even under the influence of the current new crown pneumonia epidemic, the Mainland still takes a multi-pronged approach to protect the "vegetable baskets" and the safety of hydropower for Hong Kong and Macao residents.
Stable property insurance and supplies
"The broilers we export, after acid removal and pre-cooling, have good quality and good taste, and are very popular with Macao consumers." Talking about chicken supply to Macao, Chen Junxian, director of Doumen Chicken Farm, Zhuhai Cereals, Oils and Foodstuffs Import and Export Co., Ltd pride. Even with the current epidemic, chicken farm employees are still busy every day, preparing to supply chicken from Macau.
According to the quota quota in Macao, Zhuhai Cereals, Oils and Foodstuffs Import and Export Co., Ltd. exports an average of 30 Macao live pigs, 7.5 tons of chilled chicken, and 40 tons of various vegetables every day, ensuring that the Macao market has sufficient supplies and stable prices. For 60 years, the company's mission of supplying Hong Kong and Macao fresh produce has never stopped.
Statistics show that from January 24 to late February, Zhuhai exported 350 fresh produce to Hong Kong and Macau, of which about 200 tons of chilled chicken, 700 live pigs, and 1,050 tons of fresh vegetables were supplied to Australia. , 34 tons of fresh fruit; 180 tons of cooked chicken exported to Hong Kong.
In Shenzhen, Guangdong, it has long been a task of supplying vegetables to Hong Kong. Fresh vegetables, fruits, live animals and chilled poultry leaving the Shenzhen Man Kam To Port each day account for more than 80% of the Hong Kong market. Hong Kong citizens call this supply route a "green lifeline." In Shenzhen Longgang Haijixing Farmers Wholesale Market and Bainikeng Community, 47 Hong Kong vegetable production and processing export enterprises are concentrated here. Despite the shortage of staff during the epidemic, employees still worked overtime to ensure that fresh vegetables were delivered to Hong Kong in a timely manner.
Orderly clearance efficiency is high
In order to ensure that fresh agricultural products are transported to Hong Kong and Macao as soon as possible, Shenzhen and Zhuhai Customs have implemented supervision over the whole process from source to processing to export, and strengthened guidance at the port area to ensure smooth traffic and strive to be efficient and safe.
Shenzhen Customs adopts the customs clearance mode of “Port Gathering List + Monthly Report of Territory” to open a green channel for Hong Kong food at Wenjindu Port and prioritize inspections to ensure that fruits and vegetables for Hong Kong “same day shipment, same day declaration, and same day export”, to gain time for enterprises To achieve zero detention of fresh fruits and vegetables for Hong Kong.
"Shenzhen Customs has optimized the declaration and management mode of vegetables for Hong Kong, which has brought great convenience to vegetable processing enterprises." Said Chen Zongqi of Shenzhen Wenxinghang Agricultural Products Company. "The vegetables we exported that day will soon appear in Hong Kong market for Hong Kong citizens to buy. "
In Zhuhai, the customs at the gate of the Gongbei Port have also continuously deepened customs clearance services. Through the implementation of customs clearance reforms such as "one-time declaration", "combination of inspections and inspections," and other modes of customs clearance, we have achieved rapid customs clearance of "existing arrival, immediate examination, immediate inspection, and immediate release" of export goods. . "Our inspection must not only be faster but also more secure." Hu Bengang, deputy chief of the Fifth Section of the Customs Supervision Department of Zhakou, said that about 40 trucks of vegetables are now shipped to Macau via the Gongbei Port every day, which basically maintains a stable supply. The Customs and Excise Department continues to do a good job of testing fresh products for Macao. At the same time, it strictly reviews materials such as supply certificates, quarantine certificates, and disease test reports to prevent the export of unqualified food to Macau.
Water and electricity supply testing
"At the moment of the epidemic, water quality testing and treatment must be carried out to the strictest standards, and the protection of water sources must be strengthened to ensure water supply to Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Dongguan." Wang Weizhong, secretary of the Shenzhen Municipal Party Committee, made a recent inspection during the inspection of Guangdong Yuegang Water Supply Co. Related instructions.
Liu Mingjian, the person in charge of the Shenzhen Department of Guangdong-Hong Kong Water Supply, said that according to the company ’s six preplans and plans for epidemic prevention and control, they need to observe the water quality of the project water inlet and main water inlet once an hour, and the project management and protection scope every day. Check more than once. According to the monitoring results, since January 23, the water supply project has been supplying nearly 5 million cubic meters of water daily to Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Dongguan, and the water quality index test results are all normal. The epidemic situation has not affected the water quality and quantity of water supply in the three places.
In order to ensure the safety of water supply to Macao, Zhuhai has formulated the "Guidelines on Strengthening the Safety of Water Quality for Supply Water" and issued the "Notice on Strengthening the Monitoring of Raw Water Quality" from the source of the water supply to the faucet, in raw water extraction, water treatment, pipe network transmission Each key point of water supply and distribution in the district has put forward clear requirements and adopted meticulous measures. For Zhuyin Reservoir, Zhuzhoutou Pumping Station, Pinggang Pumping Station, Zhuxiandong Reservoir and other major water supply sources, Zhuhai City's relevant departments are specially equipped with equipment to detect residual chlorine and microorganisms in raw water, increase detection indicators such as residual chlorine and microorganisms, and encrypt Monitoring frequency, testing personnel have received special training.
In order to ensure the stable power supply to Hong Kong during the epidemic and minimize cross-infection caused by the movement of people, many staff members of the Daya Bay Nuclear Power Station continued to fight on the front line of power supply and anti-epidemic. Some live and live directly in the base and do not go home for dozens of days. Just to ensure a stable supply of electricity.
Reporter Chai Yizheng