The customs force in Ho Chi Minh City is checking imports and exports while observing Covid-19 prevention and control measures. (Photo: haiquanhochiminh.gov.vn)

VN saves billions of US dollar thanks to improved customs clearance procedure

Vietnam Customs yesterday announced that because of time reduction in customs clearance procedures for import and export goods, Vietnamese businesses have been able to save over US$3.28 billion in both direct and indirect costs. This is the result of the survey ‘Cross-border Commercial Transaction Index 2020’ for trading environment improvement, national competitiveness increase.

HCMC Customs facilitates goods clearances for hundreds of enterprises

HCMC Customs facilitates goods clearances for hundreds of enterprises

From mid-July up to now, the Customs Department of Ho Chi Minh City has supported the customs clearance procedures for 204 declarations related to medical equipment including ventilators, oxygen generators and medical devices to monitor patient health. 
Tan Thanh Border Gate (Photo: VNA)

Farm produce export to Chia slowly increases back

Farm produce trading in the northern border gates bordering China has increased back but it has been still slow due to strict regulations on pandemic prevention, announced the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Office on March 24.
Cat Lai seaport (Photo: SGGP)

Project launched to ease cargo congestion at Cat Lai seaport

HCMC Customs Department in coordination with Saigon Newport Corporation implemented a project to streamline customs procedures in logistics activities and reduce cargo congestion at Cat Lai seaport in HCMC on November 13.
Container trucks carrying farm produce line up to wait for customs clearance. (Photo: SGGP)

Nearly 400 vehicles transporting farm produce remain stuck at border gate

After the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development sent a delegation to Tan Thanh Border Gate to catch up with the situation in which 500 trucks carrying agricultural products were jammed here, the Ministry of Industry and Trade on October 22 also sent a delegation to the border gate to look for solutions to resolve congestion. 
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (middle) and leaders of Chinese localities (Photo: VNA)

PM: Vietnam wants to foster cooperation with Chinese localities

Vietnam welcomes capable businesses from China to take part in major projects in the country, especially those within the framework of “Two corridors – one economic belt” and “Belt and Road” connectivity initiatives, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.