Recently, the General Department of Customs issued Official Letter 6644 / TCHQ-GSQL on guiding the management of scrap imported from abroad into Vietnam. Accordingly, discarded materials imported from abroad into the Vietnamese territory shall be allowed to be unloaded from the transport means only when they fully satisfy the following conditions:
- The consignee on the manifest (E-Manifest) must have a valid certificate of environmental protection eligibility in the import of scrap (valid certificate of import of scraps) still valid.
- The recipient of the goods on the E-Manifest must have a written confirmation of the escrow deposited as required in the E-Manifest.
- The quantity of scrap to be discharged into the port must not exceed the quantity of scrap left imported on the written certification of import of discarded materials.
For more details see Official Letter 6644 / TCHQ-GSQL dated 13/11/2018.
Nam Dinh Center of Clean Agricultural Products is a place for local and foreign enterprises to share their experiences, associate production, enhance the value and competitiveness of products. Nearly 150 safe agricultural products are tagged with QR Code.
Each year, Nam Dinh produces about 950,000 tons of grain food; 400,000 tons of vegetables, roots and fruits; 200,000 tons of meat of all kinds; 140,000 tons of seafood … In which, many products are produced under the VietGAP process, published quality standards and clear traceability.
At the same time, memorandums of understanding on safe food and agricultural products consumption have been signed between provinces and cities in the North and enterprises together.
On 14/9/2018, the Ministry of Industry and Trade issued Circular No. 26/2018 / TT-BCT amending and supplementing Appendix IV of Circular 20/2014 / TT-BCT on the implementation of rules of origin in trade agreements. ASEAN – Korea Free Trade Agreement. Accordingly, C / O for special goods specified in Article 6, Appendix I to Circular 20 (special goods) is prescribed as follows:
– Issued by the C / O issuer of the exporting country in accordance with Annex V of Circular 20.
– The C / O issuer of the exporting Member State must clearly indicate on the C / O that the goods in question apply Article 6, Annex I of Circular 20.
– Unless otherwise stated, the relevant rules in Annex V issued with Circular 20 shall apply mutatis mutandis to special commodities to which Article 6 Annex I of Circular 20 applies. They are listed in a separate list attached hereto.
Circular 26/2018 / TT-BCT takes effect from 29/10/2018.