The Vietnam Automated Cargo and Port Consolidated System and the Vietnam
Customs Information System (VNACCS/VCIS) will further smooth the way
for import-export activities once it is put into operation by the end of
With financial and technical assistance provided by
the Japanese Government, the project is an important step for Vietnam
to automate customs procedures, thus facilitating and better managing
the circulation of imports and exports, said General Director of the
General Department of Customs (GDC) Nguyen Ngoc Tuc.
March, 2012, the project started following the signing and exchange of
a diplomatic note between Japan and Vietnam relating to a 2.6 billion
JPY non-refundable aid for the latter’s project to build and implement
e-customs and national one-stop-shop customs mechanism in favor of
It aims to transfer Japan ’s
automatic customs system to Vietnam ’s GDC and assist the department
and other governmental bodies in successfully deploying the national
one-stop-shop customs mechanism in accordance with the Vietnamese
Government’s commitment on the field.
VNACCS/VCIS will also
facilitate trade and investment activities in Vietnam to increase
the country’s competitiveness in addition to further improving the
effectiveness and efficiency of the State’s customs management.
VNACCS/VCIS is expected to be completed in late this year and handed over fully to Vietnam in 2014.-VNA