A report from the General Department of Vietnam Customs said there were over 5,000 scrap containers held up at ports in Hai Phong and HCM City. (Photo: thoibaokinhdoanh.vn)

Vietnam to restrict import of scrap

The General Department of Vietnam Customs will study and submit to the Ministry of Finance a proposal to the Government to restrict imports of scrap materials and move towards a ban on scrap imports to Vietnam.

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Vehicle import triples in early June

The import of vehicle surged in the first week of June and most of the imported cars were from Thailand, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Director of the General Department of Vietnam Customs Nguyen Van Can (R) hosts UK Ambassador to Vietnam Giles Lever (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam, UK seek stronger partnership in customs

Director of the General Department of Vietnam Customs Nguyen Van Can and UK Ambassador to Vietnam Giles Lever have agreed to strengthen the Vietnam-UK customs partnership through the signing of a letter of intent on possibilities of cooperation, heading to a governmental-level deal in the field.
Workers making export products at Saigon 3 Garment Company (Photo: SGGP)

Vietnam’s cloth import turnover tops $11 billion in 2017

Despite good growth last year, the garment and textile industry still depended on import materials, cloth import turnover posted a year on year increase of 8.4 percent to near US$11.37 billion, reported the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Toys and sport equipment are among groups of commodities reaching the export turnover of over US$1 billion last year (Photo: SGGP)

29 groups of commodities top US$1 billion export turnover

The number of groups of commodities reaching the export turnover of over US$1 billion increased to 29 groups last year from 25 in the previous year, reported the General Department of Vietnam Customs


The budget revenue of the General Department of Vietnam Customs surpassed VND261.1 trillion ($11.5 billion ), or 91.6 percent of the 2017 target as of November 28 (Photo: thoibaotaichinhvietnam.vn)

Customs revenue to surpass target

The budget revenue of the General Department of Vietnam Customs (GDC) surpassed VND261.1 trillion ($11.5 billion , or 91.6 percent of the 2017 target as of November 28.
 
Workers making footwear products for export (Photo: SGGP)

Trade surplus tops $1 billion this year

The General Department of Vietnam Customs has reported the trade surplus of US$707 million in October and nearly $1.09 billion as of October 15 this year.