- News in Vietnam
- 28 October 2021
Vietnam: Actively implementing National One-stop and ASEAN One-stop
In the third quarter of 2021, the Customs sector will continue to promote the implementation of the National One-stop and ASEAN One-stop, contributing to the renewal of specialized inspection and trade facilitation.
Despite being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the General Department of Customs has actively coordinated with ministries and sectors to promote the implementation of the National One-stop and ASEAN One-stop. This renewing the inspection work specialized investigation and trade facilitation according to Decision No. 1254/QD-TTg dated September 26, 2018, and Decision No. 1258/QD-TTg dated August 17, 2020, of the Prime Minister and has obtained positive results.
Regarding the implementation of the ASEAN One-stop, the Customs sector continues to exchange information on electronic certificates of origin form D with all 09 ASEAN countries through the ASEAN One-stop. From June 15, 2021, to September 15, 2021, the number of C/Os that Vietnam receives from ASEAN countries is 46,342 C/Os; the number of C/O that Vietnam sent to other countries is 138,944 C/O.
At the same time, the General Department of Customs prepared technical conditions to be ready to exchange information on ASEAN customs declarations and phytosanitary certificates. According to ASEAN’s plan, these two documents are expected to be traded in 2021.
Regarding the connection with non-ASEAN partners, so far, Vietnam has completed the testing of connection techniques and exchanged test messages on export customs declarations with the Eurasian Economic Union. They are negotiating the exchange of certificates of origin with the Eurasian Economic Union; exchange C/O information electronically with Korea; deal of electronic certificates with New Zealand…
Efforts to reduce and simplify regulations related to specialized inspection for import and export goods under the management of ministries
The General Department of Customs has proactively and actively reviewed legal regulations related to specialized inspection management, coordinated with relevant ministries, branches, and units to implement the directions associated with the reform of specialized inspection, handling of problems and inadequacies in regulations on technical assessment of imported and exported goods.
The General Department of Customs has also commented on documents regulating specialized management and inspection of import and export goods under the control of ministries. It is proposed to reduce the list of imported and exported goods under churches’ direction, abolishing specialized inspection procedures before customs clearance.