ASEAN logistics sectors told to collaborate ASEAN

ASEAN logistics sectors told to collaborate

As trade and commerce is expected to increase between Southeast Asian countries and between them and the world, there will be more opportunities for logistics services providers in the region.
Vietnam to allow online immigration Society

Vietnam to allow online immigration

The Border Guard Command under the Ministry of Defence will implement e-immigration at all sea ports across the country by 2018, said Vice Head of the Border Guard Management Department Le Anh Tuan.

Regional ties necessitate customs reform to streamline integration

Experts are calling for Vietnam and other ASEAN countries to modernise customs procedure and policy, which would speed up integration as the 2015 deadline for the bloc to reach full connectivity draws near.

According to the World Economic Forum's report on Enabling Trade in the Greater ASEAN Region (2010), non-tariff measures are considered one of the most significant obstacles to expanding intra-ASEAN trade and pursuing further economic integration.