Over 95% of enterprises use e-customs

08:24 | 14/08/2014

VGP – As of late July, around 49,200 enterprises applied e-customs, accounting for 95.84% of the total number of those involving in import-export activities, according to the Viet Nam Customs.

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So far, all customs departments in 34 cities and provinces provided e-customs. Meanwhile, 148 branches out of 170 (or 87.05%) processed e-customs.

The number of import-export declarations going through e-customs procedures amounted to 5.23 million, representing 93.14% of the total .

Trade turnover conducted through e-customs valued around US$ 239 billion, making up 95.3% of the total figure.

Statistics showed that 60.4% of enterprises passed  customs clearance without further examination requested; while 10.2% was asked to undergo additional check.

The e-customs system runs automatically round the clock, including Saturday and Sunday.

The reception time takes enterprises from 1-3 seconds; customs clearance 1-2 minutes./.

By Kim Loan