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Turnover of taxable goods in Hai Phong Customs decreases $265 million

19:16 | 18/05/2020

VCN – According to Hai Phong Customs Department, the export turnover in Hai Phong Customs in four consecutive months decreased, especially, turnover with tax dropped sharply.

turnover of taxable goods in hai phong customs decreases 265 million
Hai Phong customs officials inspected import - export goods. Photo: T.Bình

According to Hai Phong Customs Department, in April, total import and export turnover of goods in April reached about $5.711 billion, down 8% compared to the same period in 2019.

In particular, export turnover reached $2,555 billion, down 3.5%; taxable turnover reached US$8.75 million, down 36.3%.

Import turnover reached US$3,156 billion, down 11.3%. However, the taxable turnover was only $1.333 billion, a sharp decrease of 16.3% (equivalent to $265 million) compared to the same period in 2019.

Imported goods which contribute greatly to taxes to Hai Phong Customs Department still dropped sharply such as: automobiles; automobile components and spare parts; motorcycle components and spare parts; petroleum; alcohol; iron and steel.

Specifically, automobiles reached $55.43 million, down 41.8%; automobile spare parts and components reached $9.47 million, down 62.2%; components and spare parts for motorcycles reached $1.06 million, down 24.7%; gasoline and oil gained $30.01 million, down 56.2%; beer and wine reached $0.82 million, down 21.2%; iron and steel reached $184.97 million, down 15.8%; machinery and equipment reached $363.33 million, down 1.3%.

A small number of taxable imported groups achieved growth in turnover over the same period last year, namely motorcycles with $0.89 million, up 118.1%; cosmetics reached $0.43 million, up 140.7%.

Regarding the situation of revenue collection, by the end of April, Hai Phong Customs Department collected VND18,410 billion, reaching 27.48% of the target set by the Ministry of Finance (VND67,000 billion), reaching 25.93% compared to the target set by the General Department of Vietnam Customs, down 18.3% over the same period in 2019.

Particularly, Hai Phong collected VND16,109 billion, reaching 28.21% compared to the target assigned by the Ministry of Finance (VND57,100 billion), reaching 26.45% compared with the target set by the General Department of Vietnam Customs, down 17.2 % compared to the same period in 2019.

By Thái Bình/Thanh Thuy