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Vietnamese pensioner nabbed at Saigon airport for smuggling leopard skins and elephant parts

The illegal haul was cleverly hidden in her luggage and worth an estimated VND2 billion ($88,000).

Vietnamese firms urge further cuts to customs red tape

'It's not just customs procedures; unofficial fees to complete administrative procedures quickly and conveniently ...

Vietnam's March rice exports hit one-yr high as top buyers grow hungry

In the long run, top buyer China's imports are forecast to fall to 4.5 million tons in the marketing year to June 2018. 
April 11, 2017 | 02:55 pm GMT+7

Vietnam halts clearing of imported BMW cars over suspected fraud

A car importer in Saigon is being questioned for alleged trade violations.
December 01, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s new customs renovation hopes to save millions of dollars each year

Many shipments have to go through one-week technical checks which have not proved effective.
September 22, 2016 | 04:21 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese burn private jets, fancy cars and villas for their ancestors

Not a scene from Dubai, the people of Vietnam (with their limited allowance) know how to 'live' it up.
August 13, 2016 | 06:35 am GMT+7

Vietnam sees non-stop decade long trade deficit with ASEAN

From 2005, Vietnam has experienced a consistent trade deficit with ASEAN countries, according to General Department of Vietnam Customs. 
May 10, 2016 | 09:12 am GMT+7

Vietnam's phone and accessory exports top $8 bln in first quarter

Vietnam's phones and accessories exports witnessed a sharp year-on-year increase of 24.2 percent in the first quarter of the year, cementing mobile phone products among the ...
April 21, 2016 | 05:02 pm GMT+7

Online services clear customs procedures

Customs agencies currently offer 181 real-time processing services to help both domestic and international enterprises cut through administrative procedures.
April 11, 2016 | 06:35 pm GMT+7

Sparing no expense on prosperity festival

People from a smallest ethnic minority group in Vietnam have upheld the tradition of spending hundreds of dollars - sometimes most of their savings - in a ritual ceremony to pray ...
April 06, 2016 | 03:28 pm GMT+7

New rule on foreign workers' permit effective today

Three important regulations  on work permits for foreign workers, insurance for motor vehicles and implementation of a single-door mechanism in the General Customs Department will ...
April 01, 2016 | 10:37 am GMT+7