VCN – The General Department of Vietnam Customs has sent an announcement to provincial Customs Departments to check electronic C/O form D (e-C/O form D) via the ASEAN Single Window mechanism.
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From February 25, 2020, the Philippines is the last member to carry out data transmission of e-C/O through the ASEAN Single Window system.
Customs authority will check the receipt of e-C/O form D sent by the Philippines through the National Single Window system. The inspection will comply with current regulations.
The guidance of General Department of Vietnam Customs is based on provisions of Circular No. 22/2016/TT-BCT dated October 3, 2016 of the Ministry of Industry and Trade and based on results of the 32nd Meeting of the Sub-Committee on Rules of origin (SC-AROO 32) on implementing the ATIGA Agreement (C/O form D) that took place from 24-28 February 2020 in Bandung, Indonesia. The meeting informed all member countries to implement e-C/O through ASEAN Single Window from February 25, 2020.
According to statistics of the General Department of Vietnam Customs, as of January 31, 2020, the results of exchanging e-C/O form D with eight ASEAN countries were as following: Total number of C/O sent from Vietnam to ASEAN countries was 165,061 C/O; total number of C/O received from ASEAN countries to Vietnam was 201,652 C/O.
By N.Linh/Thanh Thuy