US provides training equipment for customs sector Society

US provides training equipment for customs sector

The General Department of Vietnam Customs and the US Embassy in Vietnam held a ceremony on January 8 for the former to receive Commodity Identification Training (CIT) equipment worth nearly 40,000 USD from the US Government.
Customs sector makes all-out efforts to respond to COVID-19 Business

Customs sector makes all-out efforts to respond to COVID-19

The General Department of Vietnam Customs has put forward various policies to accelerate public administrative reforms and support domestic exporters and importers since the beginning of this year in response to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Car imports down in November Business

Car imports down in November

Car imports in November dropped 10.4 percent month on month to 12,237 units, according to initial statistics of the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Tuna exports to EU rise after FTA comes into being Business

Tuna exports to EU rise after FTA comes into being

Vietnamese tuna appears ideally placed to take advantage of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), with shipments rising 0.5 percent year-on-year to 126 million USD during January-November despite COVID-19.
Tax, customs policies under scrutiny Business

Tax, customs policies under scrutiny

Representatives of ministries, agencies, localities, business associations and enterprises gathered at a dialogue in Hanoi on November 24 to review the latest administrative and regulatory changes in taxation and customs.
Vietnam, US eye stronger trade ties Business

Vietnam, US eye stronger trade ties

Vietnam and the US will step up the establishment of production chains and market connectivity to ensure balanced and sustainable development, a forum in HCM City on November 18 heard.
Gov't policy gives auto industry much-needed boost Business

Gov't policy gives auto industry much-needed boost

More than half a billion dollars in tax returns have been awarded to firms since 2017 in a bid by the Government to boost the country's auto industry and supporting industry, according to deputy director of the General Department of Vietnam Customs Luu Manh Tuong.
Egypt emerges as promising market for Vietnamese canned tuna Business

Egypt emerges as promising market for Vietnamese canned tuna

Vietnam’s tuna exports to the Middle East and Africa have seen positive signs since the beginning of the year despite declines in overall seafood exports in the face of COVID-19, First Secretary and Head of the Trade Office at the Vietnamese Embassy in Egypt Nguyen Duy Hung said on October 25.
Leather and footwear on course for strong recovery: LEFASO Business

Leather and footwear on course for strong recovery: LEFASO

Vietnam's leather and footwear industry was on course for a strong recovery as more international fashion brands were valuing the country as an important part of the global supply chain, according to the Vietnam Leather, Footwear and Handbag Association (LEFASO).