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Binh Duong Customs Siding with BusinessesPosted: Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Binh Duong has a lot of big businesses, including many FDI firms. How to effectively manage and create best conditions for businesses is always a huge challenge. Vietnam Business Forum Magazine has an interview with Mr Nguyen Truong Giang, Deputy Director of the Binh Duong Customs Department, on its operational results and efforts. Giang Vy reports.
Could you please introduce some remarkable results that the Binh Duong Customs Department has achieved?
Would you mind telling difficulties and challenges of the department when it operates in a province with a developed economy and a big business force?
In recent years, the Binh Duong Customs Department has made efforts to build relationship with businesses. Would you be kind enough to talk more about this?
To strengthen customs - business partnership, in recent years, the Binh Duong Customs Department actively signed memorandums of understanding on cooperation in export and import law communication, and answered their questions from local enterprises and business association. Every week, the department processes petitions and sends answers to enterprises via the Binh Duong Exporters and Importers Club.
To date, the department inked memorandums of understanding on communication with seven business chapters in Binh Duong province and Ho Chi Minh City such as the chapter of South Korean businesses, the chapter of Taiwanese businesses, Japanese industrialists in HCM City and woodwork association in Binh Duong province.
What solutions will the Binh Duong Customs Department take to strengthen its management, facilitate business operation and improve the local business environment?
The department will effectively use the VNACCS/VCIS system, the National Single Window (NSW) and State management application programmes on customs; build and deploy ASEAN technical standards according the roadmap endorsed by the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
The department will continue to deploy container scanners and equipment at Song Than ICD while carrying out customs procedures on the VNACCS/VCIS system. The department targets to achieve and exceed the level of ASEAN 4 in clearance time and cargo release.
The department will carry out risk management technologies in customs inspection and surveillance, gradually support post-clearance examinations, built and deployed compliance management programmes to identify wrongdoings and misconducts of enterprises.
The department will apply information technology, audit customs at working offices of enterprises. It will expand the scope of customs priority for more enterprises, so as to enhance competitiveness in the integration.