VCN – at the online conference to summarize the performance in 2017 and deploy tasks for 2018 of the Customs, receiving guidelines of the Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung, Director General of Customs Nguyen Van Can asserted that the General Department of Customs (GDC) would enhance rules and disciplines and renovation, and be determined to complete assigned tasks well.
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The Director General of Customs Nguyen Van Can at the Conference. Photo: Q. Hung
In 2018, the GDC has set out the motto of action: "Discipline, Creativity, Development"; Accordingly, GDC leaders together with all Customs officers in each units based on their functions and tasks to be determined to fulfil the tasks assigned.
The Director General said that the legal system on the organizational structure of the Customs had been relatively sufficient. Therefore, from the beginning of the year, the whole of Customs would thoroughly implement and train on the basis of the compliance with modernization and centralized management. At present, there are regulations on public operations, regulations on examination at three levels, regulations on the working style, and regulations on handling responsibilities for from Director General to Customs officers. .
Mr. Can also stressed that in 2018, the GDC would strictly handle violations of Customs officers as well as the responsibility of the leaders with the view that if a Customs officer commits a violation, but his Customs branch does not handle it, the Department shall handle the branch, and if the Department does not handle it, the General Department shall handle the Department. The spirit of taking discipline for creativity and development, is to create favourable conditions for import and export activities, to improve the efficiency of the state management on Customs as well as to fight against smuggling and trade fraud.
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In addition, the Director General promised the Ministry of Finance that in 2018, Customs revenue would reach VND 293 trillion (equivalent to 4.3% of the assigned estimate in 2018). On the basis of efforts in: implementing Customs modernization and reform, fighting against smuggling and trade frauds and strictly complying with the rules and disciplines. Also, to seriously handle officers who fail to implement tax-related factors such as, taxable value, code, tax rate, quantity, type in Customs declarations in order to prevent cases where officers have violated the regulations, the GDC will review and renovate to remove shortcomings and inadequacies to accomplish the assigned tasks well.
By Thu Trang/ Huyen Trang