Cambodia’s cargoes allowed to transit via 10 border gates of VN

16:09 | 09/09/2014

VGP – Cambodia’s cargoes are allowed to transit in Viet Nam’s territory within 30 days through 10 international border gates and 10 routes connecting Viet Nam and Cambodia, according to a new circular by the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT).

The international shared border gates and routes include Vinh Xuong (An Giang province) paired with Caom Samno (Kandanl province), Thuong Phuoc (Dong Thap provine) – Coc Ro Ca (Prey Veng province), Moc Bai (Tay Ninh province) – Ba Vet (Svay Rieng province), Xa Mat (Tay Ninh province) – Torapeng Pholong (Kong Phong Cham province), Le Thanh (Gia Lai province) – O Da Dao (Ratanakiri province), Hoa Lu (Binh Phuoc province) – Torapeng Sre (Kara Che province), Tinh Bien (An Giang province) – Phonong Don (Takeo province), Ha Tien (Kien Giang province) – Prek Chak (Lork- Kampot province), Dinh Ba (Dong Thap province) – Bontia Chak Cry (Prey Veng province), and Binh Hiep (Long An province) paired with Pray Vor (Svay Rieng province).

Cargo owners or transporters must submit required documents to customs agencies in accordance with customs regulations while the transit cargoes must be supervised by Vietnamese customs during the transit time in Viet Nam’s territory.

The 30-day duration is from the date when customs procedures are completed at the border gates, except for cargoes with extended allowance as regulated.

The circular also includes prohibition to goods which are in the list of goods prohibited from trade, export and import.

In cases of force majeure, there must be accepting documents by the MOIT. In addition, the consumption must be conducted by Vietnamese traders and the regulated import procedures must be followed.

The circular will come into effect from October 20, 2014, replacing the previous Circular 08/2009/TT-BCT.

                                                                                                                   By Vien Nhu