HCM City Customs Clears US$53 Bln of Goods

9:40:50 AM | 6/1/2022

Ho Chi Minh City Customs Department carried out customs clearance procedures for imports and exports worth over US$53 billion in the first five months of 2022, an increase of 11.2% over the same period in 2021.

Both exports and imports enjoyed good growth. Exports totaled US$23.925 billion, up 8.76% year on year, while imports were valued at US$29.536 billion, up 13.25%.

The value of exports was US$5.61 billion below the import value in this period.

In order to facilitate import-export activities, Ho Chi Minh City Customs Department continues to implement the Project on facilitation of customs procedures in logistics and prevention of goods congestion at Cat Lai Port according to Decision 2318/QD-HQHCM; ensures 24/7 operation of hotlines, and maintains problem-solving teams at customs offices to promptly receive and handle complaints and recommendations from individuals and organizations

The department will provide online public services of Level 3 and Level 4 for all customs procedures delivered by the department and sub-departments on the HQ36a Online Public Service System, the National Single Window.

By Hien Le, Vietnam Business Forum