VOV.VN - Vietnam imported a total of 4,000 completely built unit (CBU) automobiles with a value of US$104 million during July, with the majority coming from Thailand, representing an increase of 6.3% from June, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Tax policies are being specified while customs procedures simplified to improve the legal framework to facilitate the European Union – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) enforcement.
The Republic of Korea (RoK) and Vietnam held a video conference on April 13 to share ideas on ways to expand their economic ties despite the strain caused by the pandemic on global business activities, according to the Yonhap News Agency.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has advised local exporters of farm produce and fruit to China to keep a close watch on the customs clearance process around the upcoming Lunar New Year, or Tet, to guarantee the quality of their products and their export progress.
VOV.VN - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in collaboration with the Vietnamese Ministry of Finance launched the USAID Trade Facilitation Program on July 10 with the aim of helping the country to improve customs procedures.
Customs inspection paperwork will be reduced, while procedures and services will be improved to aid firms’ operational activities, experts said at a conference in Ho Chi Minh City this week.
The Ministry of Finance will collaborate with relevant ministries and agencies to review legal regulations to establish a customs bond system to facilitate customs clearance in Vietnam in the 2018-2019 period.
A Vietnamese delegation led by Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh attended the fifth Inter-sessional Ministerial Meeting of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) which opened in Tokyo on July 1.
VOV.VN - Ho Chi Minh City’s Customs Department is speeding up administrative reforms and tightening working rules to reduce by half the time needed for customs clearance this year.
Automobiles imported from ASEAN countries expect to conquer Vietnam from early April.
The Aviation National Single Window will be put into operation at airports throughout the country in November, announced the General Authority of Customs.
Apple Vietnam has proposed the Ministry of Finance (MoF) to remove a series of administrative procedures applied on its imported products, aiming to create advantage for its business activity, according to newswire Vietnamfinance.
The second meeting of the Sub-Committee on Customs Procedures (SCCP) kicked off in Ho Chi Minh City on August 19 on the sidelines of the third APEC Officials Meeting (SOM 3).
The People’s Committee of the southern province of Dong Nai and the provincial Customs Department held a dialogue with over 100 Japanese businesses to help them extricate difficulties.
The goal is to cut half the time needed for business registration and simplify customs procedures this year.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has removed the inspection of formaldehyde content in textile and garment products that cause many difficulties to enterprises.
VOV.VN -Catfish exporters continue to display a disdainful attitude towards foreign customs procedures that is ruining the Made-in-Vietnam label in foreign markets, said Nguyen Viet Thang, president of the Vietnam Fisheries Association (VFA).
VOV.VN - Popular Taiwanese emcee Dee Hsu (more commonly known as Little S) has arrived in Hanoi on her first trip to Vietnam for a series of performances at undisclosed private clubs.
More than 60% startups have been using information technology (IT) in their business. Small and medium enterprises now tend to use IT to create their competitiveness, but the IT application index remains modest.
Despite efforts to hasten administrative reforms, there is still room for further reduction in customs procedures, and businesses expect more simplification.