VOV.VN - The State budget revenue of Ho Chi Minh City suffered a sharp fall, despite recording an increase in spending during the first half of the year, largely due to the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the municipal Statistics Office reports.
Ho Chi Minh City posted export revenue of more than US$3.38 billion in May, an increase of 10% against April, the city’s Customs Department has said.
The Customs Department of Ho Chi Minh City has seized over 18 kilos of ecstasy pills, 124 grams of cocaine and 458 grams of cannabis, illegally hidden in parcels, including envelopes and packs of confectionary.
Businesses needing to make payments to the Customs Department can now do so through online banking.
Thousands of containers were left at Cat Lai Port in Ho Chi Minh City over the last few months because owners haven’t visited the customs department to complete the necessary procedures, causing both port companies and customs agencies a headache.
The Customs Department of Ho Chi Minh City and the American Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (Amcham) held a dialogue with the US business community in Ho Chi Minh City on January 24, focusing on export-import procedures.
The Customs Department of southern Ba Ria – Vung Tau province launched a unit for container control on May 8 in an effort to counter trafficking of illicit goods across local ports.
The number of tourists travelling through Hanoi’s Noi Bai International Airport increased over the Lunar New Year holiday, announced the airport’s customs department on February 2.
Customs Department of HCM City has said it would cut by half the amount of processing time to complete customs documents for import and export businesses.
The southern province of Dong Nai posted nearly US$800 million generated through outbound shipments to the ASEAN market within the past eight months.
Vietnamese exports to the United States last year surged 21.3 per cent against the previous year to reach a value of US$23.87 billion, according to the General Department of Customs.
(VOV) - Deputy PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has called for greater efforts to facilitate goods exchange and control smuggling and trade fraud.
Customs officers at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City on May 20 found five kilos of rhino horns hidden in a suitcase of a Vietnamese passenger.
More than 3,300 cases of smuggling through Tan Son Nhat International Airport and Saigon Port with a total value of nearly VND400 billion have been found since the beginning of this year, said the Ho Chi Minh City Customs Department.