VIETNAM CUSTOMS AGENCY VOWS TO COMBAT ORIGIN FRAUD

Vietnam.net on 15th October reported that the Prime Minister has given instructions to fight against origin fraud and illegal transshipment to protect brands and the prestige of Vietnamese goods – and in the face of unpredictable development of the US-China trade war, and producers transferring production to, or via, Vietnam as a result.  It is said that customs agencies have conducted deep investigations of origin fraud in specific industries such as steel, wood, seafood, bicycles and solar panels.

https://vietnamnet.vn/en/business/vietnam-customs-agency-vows-to-combat-origin-fraud-575328.html

See also –

Vietnam battles to counter trade fraud in the wood industry

https://vietnamnet.vn//en/business/vietnam-s-wood-industry-struggle-to-prevent-trade-fraud-574675.html#inner-article

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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