State to explore fee cuts for shipping companies Business

State to explore fee cuts for shipping companies

The Vietnam Maritime Administration has requested that associations, seaport companies and shipping companies be exempted or allowed to pay reduced service fees for containers stored at seaports for a long time.
Ministry to inspect waste import activities Environment

Ministry to inspect waste import activities

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment will conduct inspections of the Vietnam Environment Administration along with 64 organisations and 10 departments relating to natural resources and the environment during the performance of legal regulations on environmental protection while importing waste as production materials.
Measures devised to tighten management of scrap imports Business

Measures devised to tighten management of scrap imports

Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh has issued a directive on enhancing State management of scrap imports in order to implement the Prime Minister’s guidelines on strengthening the management of the import and use of scrap.
Vietnam to restrict import of scrap Business

Vietnam to restrict import of scrap

The General Department of Vietnam Customs will study and submit to the Ministry of Finance a proposal to the Government to restrict imports of scrap materials and move towards a ban on scrap imports to Vietnam.
List of scraps permitted for import to be shortened: Ministry Business

List of scraps permitted for import to be shortened: Ministry

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) is seeking to remove scrap parts used for manufacturing from allowed import lists which either contribute to polluting the environment or can be supplied locally, as specified in Decision No.73/2014/QD-TTg.
Thousands of scrap containers stored at Cat Lai Port Business

Thousands of scrap containers stored at Cat Lai Port

Thousands of containers were left at Cat Lai Port in Ho Chi Minh City over the last few months because owners haven’t visited the customs department to complete the necessary procedures, causing both port companies and customs agencies a headache.