More work needed to fight trade fraud, smuggling Business

More work needed to fight trade fraud, smuggling

More measures are needed in the fight against trade fraud and illegal cross-border smuggling between Vietnam and other countries, which continues to be a problem, the General Department of Customs has said.
Customs contributes record to State budget Business

Customs contributes record to State budget

Vietnam's customs department contributed a record 348 trillion VND (15 billion USD) to the State budget from the collection of import and export taxes in 2019, according to the General Department of Customs.
HCM City reforms customs procedures Business

HCM City reforms customs procedures

Customs clearance will be conducted right at the wharf in Cat Lai port in Ho Chi Minh City under a project that was officially launched by the municipal Customs Department on November 13.
Thailand speeds up smart airport project World

Thailand speeds up smart airport project

The Thai Transport Ministry is planning to use a facial recognition system in five upcountry airports as part of its ambitious "smart airport" project to reduce overcrowding, increase safety and boost tourism.
HCM City, EuroCham talk EVFTA implementation Business

HCM City, EuroCham talk EVFTA implementation

A dialogue between the Ho Chi Minh City Customs Department and the European Chamber of Commerce (EuroCham) in Vietnam took place in Ho Chi Minh City on October 9 to discuss the implementation of the European Union – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).
 MoIT accepts new Chinese origin form for imports Business

MoIT accepts new Chinese origin form for imports

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) late last week informed the Ministry of Finance’s General Department of Customs to accept a new C/O (certificate of origin) form E in accordance with the ASEAN-China Framework Agreement on Comprehensive Economic Cooperation.
Thailand to revamp tax structure World

Thailand to revamp tax structure

The Thai Finance Ministry has set up a committee to shake up the tax structure of the Revenue Department, the Excise Department and the Customs Department, according to Finance Minister Uttama Savanayana.
Imports stuck at border gates due to new Chinese rules Business

Imports stuck at border gates due to new Chinese rules

China's sudden application of the new C/O (certificate of origin) form E has left lots of goods imported from China stuck at northern Lang Son province's border gates since August 20, according to the Lang Son Customs Department.
Thailand to expand infrastructure investment fund World

Thailand to expand infrastructure investment fund

Expanding the Thailand Future Fund (TFF) and tax reform are two priority policies that will boost development and help to reduce income inequality, Thai Minister of Finance Uttama Savanayana told the Bangkok Post Forum 2019 on August 5.