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Customs sector focuses on CPTPP implementation

Business

Customs sector focuses on CPTPP implementation

Vietnam’s customs sector will help businesses carry out procedures while implementing the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), said Deputy General Director of the General Department of Vietnam Customs Nguyen Duong Thai.

Singapore seizes large quantity of pangolin scales

World

Singapore seizes large quantity of pangolin scales

Singaporean authorities announced on April 10 that they had discovered nearly 13 tonnes of pangolin scales, worth about 38 million USD, in a shipping container, the second major seizure of the endangered animal product in a week.

HCM City refines customs procedures

Business

HCM City refines 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.

Smuggled rhino horns seized at Noi Bai airport

Environment

Smuggled rhino horns seized at Noi Bai airport

Vietnamese customs officials at Noi Bai International Airport on June 1 reported that they found rhino horns and wild animals’ fangs in the luggage of a Vietnamese woman who had been on a flight from Bangkok to Hanoi on May 30.