Tay Ninh Customs Successfully Accomplishes Targets

1:10:00 PM | 2/12/2022

With the state budget revenue of VND1,482.74 billion, Tay Ninh Customs Department successfully completed its target.

To further facilitate trade and slash costs for companies by improving their legal compliance, reducing the rate of physical inspections of imported and exported goods and at the same time supporting them to overcome difficulties and obstacles in carrying out customs procedures, actively taking measures to prevent customs law violations, improving legal compliance as per Decision 1399/QD-TCHQ On July 15, 2022 by the General Department of Vietnam Customs, Tay Ninh Customs Department recently selected six companies to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on a pilot program to support and encourage businesses to voluntarily comply with customs laws.

Tay Ninh province’s importing and exporting activities have been relatively stable since the beginning of 2022 despite numerous difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

As many as 2,341 importers and exporters carried out a total of 256,658 customs declarations at Tay Ninh Customs Department as of November 15, 2022. Main imports and exports include food, household goods, apparel, natural rubber, footwear, machinery, equipment, raw materials for export production and agricultural products.

Total import and export value reached nearly US$16 billion in the period, up 20.8% year on year. The province witnessed 13,216 means of entry and exit, up 3,496%, and 333,609 passengers on entry and exit, up 2.306%.

Tay Ninh Customs Department collected VND1,482.74 billion for the State Budget in the year to November 15, up 19.14% year on year and equal 128.93% of the authorized target and 123.56% of the revised target. The department aimed to achieve and exceed the target of VND1,500 billion in 2022 assigned by the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

In the fight against smuggling and trade fraud, Tay Ninh Customs also obtained positive results. With busy international border gates, the department was exposed to many potential risks of smuggling and illegal transportation of goods across the border. Before this reality, the authority adopted programs and plans to closely inspect, supervise and control imported, exported and transited goods and vehicles on entry and exit. In addition, the unit effectively coordinated with relevant forces to inhibit hot spots of smuggling and illegal cross-border transportation of goods.

In more than 10 months of 2022, Tay Ninh Customs Department detected and captured 367 cases with 348 violators. The department imposed administrative fines of over VND20 billion on 335 cases; prosecuted a criminal case of illegal cross-border currency transfer (US$200,000); sent a case to the police of Ben Cau district, Tay Ninh province for further inspection; and transferred six cases to customs authorities in Ho Chi Minh City, Hai Phong and Quang Ninh.

A senior official of Tay Ninh Customs Department emphasized that the above results came from combined solutions, especially effective customs-business partnership, to support, answer and solve business feedback and recommendations in a timely manner.

By Le Hien, Vietnam Business Forum