Official Letter 6694/TCHQ-GSQL Year 2019 On Customs Clearance At Phu Quoc International Airport Duty Free Shop Issued by General Department of Customs

 Model number:  6694/TCHQ-GSQL    Type of document:  Official Letter
 Issued place:  General Department of Customs    Signed by:  Tran Duc Hung
 Date issued:  24/10/2019    Ngày hiệu lực:  24/10/2019
   Status:  Unknown

General Department of Customs received Official Letter No. 3507/TCTCHKVN dated August 27, 2019 of Vietnam Airport Corporation on permitting the implementation of customs procedures and customs clearance for goods sold at duty-free shops. Phu Quoc International Airport at Phu Quoc Customs Branch. In this regard, the General Department of Customs has the following opinions:

Pursuant to Clause 1, Article 47 of the Customs Law: “Goods sold at duty-free shops shall go through customs procedures at the Customs Sub-Departments managing duty-free shops” and propose the Vietnam Airport Corporation. select the implementation of customs procedures for goods brought into duty-free shops at Phu Quoc International Airport accordingly.

The General Department of Customs will reply and let the Vietnam Airport Corporation know and implement.

=> See details in Official Letter 6694/TCHQ-GSQL effective October 24, 2019.

Circular 05/2019/TT-BXD Amending Appendix Appendix Circular 05/2018/TT-BXD Guiding Export of Minerals for Construction Materials Issued by the Minister of Construction

 Model number:  05/2019/TT-BXD    Type of document:  Circular
 Issued place:  Ministry of Construction          Signed by:  Nguyen Van Sinh
 Date issued:  10/10/2019    Effective date:  01/12/2019 
 Notice day:  Updating    Publication number:  Updating
   Status:  Not yet in effect

List of minerals used as building materials for export is newly updated

On October 10, 2019, the Ministry of Construction promulgated the Circular No. 05/2019/TT-BXD on amendments and supplements to the Appendix to the Circular No. 05/2018/TT-BXD on instructions on exporting minerals used as building materials.

The Circular replaces the Appendix I regarding the List, technical specifications and standards of minerals used as building materials in the Circular No. 05/2018 with a new Appendix.

Specifically, several following minerals will be added:

– Sand made of crushed gravel, pebbles, quartzite, sandstone, quartz, etc., which is used for manufacturing of moulds or other sectors;   

– Setts, stones, lumps, granules, powder of natural stone and the like;

– Other worked monumental or building stone or stone used for other uses;

– Mosaic white marble cubes having a volume of less than 0.5 m3; 

– Limestone used for the manufacture of lime or cement or in other sectors.

=> For more details, please see the Appendix to the Circular No. 05/2019/TT-BXD (entering into force on December 1, 2019).

Decision 31/2019/QD-TTG Prescribing the Import of Goods on the List of Used Information Technology Products Prohibited from Import for Scientific Research and Implementation of Outsourcing Repair of Belonging Goods List of Used Information Technology Products Prohibited from Importing for Foreign Traders for Consumption Abroad issued by the Prime Minister

 Model number:  31/2019/QĐ-TTg    Type of document:  Decision
 Issued place:  Prime Minister    Signed by:  Nguyen Xuan Phuc
 Date issued:  09/10/2019    Effective date:  09/10/2019 
 Notice day:  22/10/2019    Publication number:  From 833 to 834
   Status:  Still Validated


Pursuant to the June 19, 2015 Law on Organization of the Government;

Pursuant to the June 12, 2017 Law on Foreign Trade Management;

Pursuant to the Government’s Decree No. 69/2018/ND-CP of May 15, 2018, detailing a number of articles of the Law on Foreign Trade Management;

At the request of the Minister of Information and Communications;

The Prime Minister issues a decision on the import of goods on the List of used information technology products banned from import for scientific research and carrying out activities of processing and repairing goods on the List. Used information technology products banned from import for foreign traders for consumption abroad.

=> See details in Decision 31/2019/QD-TTG effective from October 9, 2019.