The sector will also continue working closely with relevant bodies on monitoring, handling and combating smuggling and trade fraud.
Human resource development and management will also be among the key tasks of the sector this year, in line with the approved Strategy for Customs Development up to 2020, Thai underscored.
|Customs sector will continue reforming its administrative procedure. (Source: VNA)
In 2015, the agency collected VND261.77 trillion (US$11.69 billion) for the State budget, fulfilling its target.
As many as 19,735 cases of smuggling were handled by the Department last year, worth a total of VND462 billion (US$20.6 million), up 6.98% from 2014.