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Amending regulation on certifying origin of goods in ATIGA

09:45 | 16/12/2017

VCN – The Ministry of Industry and Trade has issued Circular No. 27/2017/TT-BCT on amending, and supplementing some items of Circular No. 28/2015/TT-BCT dated 20/8/2015 of Ministry of Industry and Trade, stipulating the pilot implementation of self-certification origin of goods in ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement (ATIGA).

amending regulation on certifying origin of goods in atiga
The amendment and supplement of regulations on certificates of origin aimed to facilitate to traders in exporting goods. Source: Internet

Specifically, regarding the criteria for selecting traders to participate in the pilot program of self-certification of origin of goods, the Ministry of Industry and Trade has abolished the criterion, "Export turnover to ASEAN is granted C / O form D last year reached the minimum of US $10 million", specified in Clause 3, Article 4 of Circular No. 28/2015 / TT-BCT and replaced it with the criterion," Small and medium enterprises and over".

At the same time, the Ministry of Industry and Trade also abrogate the “capital letter" of the authorized person by the trader in Clause 1, Article 7 of Circular No. 28/2015 / TT-BCT on commercial invoices with declaration contents about the origin.

In addition, in order to prevent the risk of origin violation in the case of self-certification, in Clause 6, Article 7 of Circular No. 28/2015 / TT-BCT, it is supplemented as follows: "Traders have been selected not to self-certify the origin of goods for the shipment that was classified to yellow channel or red channel by Customs authorities.”

The Circular No. 27/2017 / TT-BCT is valid from 6/12/2017.

By Thanh Nguyễn/Thanh Thuy