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Car imports plummet in August

Vietnam imported around 9,000 completely built up cars in August, down from the average of 12,500 in the previous seven months.

Containers with perishable goods stuck at Vietnam-China border

Vietnamese importers are worried about losing their goods after containers have been stuck at border gates for days.

Vietnam to crack down on ‘Made in Vietnam’ labelling of Chinese exports

The government will get tough with goods being exported to the U.S. under Vietnamese labels to avoid tariffs on Chinese imports.
June 10, 2019 | 06:21 pm GMT+7

Six tons of pangolin scales seized in southern Vietnam

100 bags with six tons of pangolin scales were found hidden in two containers labeled dry cashew nuts shipped from Nigeria on Thursday.
May 24, 2019 | 03:15 pm GMT+7

Return scrap stuck at ports to sender, Vietnam ministry proposes

The Ministry of Finance has proposed that scrap stuck at ports is auctioned and/or re-exported towards mitigating adverse environmental impacts.
April 09, 2019 | 04:20 pm GMT+7

Vietnam seizes mailed narcotics from US, Europe

The seizure is part of a large-scale crackdown on drug trafficking via air and courier services.
June 30, 2018 | 01:05 pm GMT+7

Corrupt customs officer gets 12 years behind bars in Ho Chi Minh City

The officer refused to plead guilty, saying the $42,000 police seized came from donations for his sister's funeral.
April 11, 2018 | 04:02 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese businesses can't keep up with rapidly changing tax, customs policies: commerce chamber

Many businesses only learn about the changes after they have already taken effect, leading to heavy penalties.
November 29, 2017 | 12:43 pm GMT+7

Customs officer arrested after 213 containers disappear from Saigon port

The containers were likely to have contained contraband, and were slipped out under the radar.
September 11, 2017 | 10:50 am GMT+7

Vietnamese official clutches at East vs. West argument to justify ban on jeans in public offices

The official behind the ban says jeans are for cowboys, not civil servants.
September 08, 2017 | 11:14 am GMT+7

Bent Hanoi customs officer caught stealing ivory seized from smugglers

The customs warehouse manager tried to replace more than 150 kilos of ivory with a fake batch.
August 17, 2017 | 10:53 am GMT+7

Britain asks for interim customs deal with EU, new trade deals post: Brexit

But it will also seek the right to negotiate other trade deals, a possible sticking point in the talks.
August 15, 2017 | 08:54 am GMT+7

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).
May 14, 2017 | 08:25 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese firms urge further cuts to customs red tape

'It's not just customs procedures; unofficial fees to complete administrative procedures quickly and conveniently are rife across all sectors.'
April 28, 2017 | 05:25 pm GMT+7

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
 
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