Ministry mulls banning imports of secondhand cell phones

Secondhand cell phones have been listed on a draft circular of second-hand IT products that will be banned for import by the Ministry of Information and Communication, it was recently announced.

The ministry is asking for public opinion about these regulations on its website at www.mic.gov.vn by November 20.

According to the draft, second hand IT products imported for warranty, maintenance, repair and renewing purposes are allowed.

It also allowed renting or borrowing secondhand products imported to be used as means of production, or as samples for design and research.

By T.Binh – Translated by Tuan Anh

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