New Regulations on Determining Origin of Exports and Imports

The new circular has amended and supplemented contents relating to difference of HS codes on the certificate of origin (C/O) and on import declaration form; the list of imported goods subject to certificates of origin submitted to customs offices.

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Added Guidance for CPTPP Rules of Origin

1:58:57 PM | 10/10/2019

This is an important content added in Circular 62/2019/TT-BTC of which Article 7a specifies rules of origin of exports and imports for application of special preferential tariffs under the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).

Trade Surplus Hits Nearly US$6 Bln in Nine Months

2:32:09 PM | 1/10/2019

Viet Nam enjoyed the trade surplus of US$5.88 billion over the recent nine months of 2019, according to the General Statistics Office.

Agro-Forestry-Fishery Exports Estimated at US$30 Billion in First Nine Months

2:30:28 PM | 1/10/2019

The total export value of the agricultural, forestry and fishery sector in the nine months of 2019 increased by 2.7%, while the export value was at US$23.6 billion, down 0.7% compared to the same period last year.

Lao Cai Customs Strives for VND2 Trillion Revenue

1:55:03 PM | 25/9/2019

Even in the context of export-import activities facing many difficulties, with professional solutions and many policies to attract businesses to conduct clearance procedures in the locality, Lao Cai Customs is trying to complete the target plan of State budget revenue in 2019.

NEPCON VIETNAM 2019: Connecting Vietnamese SMEs to Global Electronics Value Chain

9:46:34 AM | 19/9/2019

The 12th Vietnam’s Only Exhibition on SMT, Testing Technologies, Equipment and Supporting Industries for Electronics Manufacturing (NEPCON Vietnam 2019), taking place in Hanoi during September 9-11, successfully gathered over 200 brands from more than 20 countries with seven international pavilions and attracted 7,986 visitors.

Vietnam Seeks to Boost Agricultural Exports to China

3:04:05 PM | 17/9/2019

Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) and Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Development (MARD) jointly held a conference on September 14 to discuss measures to increase agricultural exports to the world’s second largest economy.

Vietnam Needs Direct Stateside Exports

11:08:06 AM | 10/9/2019

What should Vietnamese exporters do to export their products to the United States (U.S.) amid a complicated world economy and tense U.S.-China trade disputes is an issue of concern raised at the seminar on promoting export to the U.S. market...

Promoting Technical Assistance for Trade Facilitation Program

9:57:19 AM | 9/9/2019

The General Department of Vietnam Customs recently worked with representatives of some ministries and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to promote the implementation of the Trade Facilitation Program (TFP) with a focus on improving specialized inspection of import and exports.

Reed Tradex Vietnam Supporting Vietnamese Businesses to Join Global Supply Chains

10:22:18 AM | 26/8/2019

After more than 12 years of operation in Vietnam, Reed Tradex, Southeast Asia's leading exhibition organizer, has confidently affirmed its position and brand in the domestic market, becoming an effective bridge linking manufacturers with distributors and buyers with exhibitors. Vietnam Business Forum has a short interview with Mr. Vu Trong Tai, General Director of Reed Tradex Vietnam LLC, on this success.

Aggressively Preventing Origin Fraud

2:05:50 PM | 2/8/2019

Vietnam has signed and joined many multilateral and bilateral free trade agreements (FTAs). In addition to a lot of benefits to the economy, Vietnam also faces numerous challenges, especially the control of origin of goods, said Mr. Au Anh Tuan, Acting Director of the Customs Supervision Bureau, at a press conference on prevention of origin fraud in Hanoi.