The export tariff-rate quota and import tariff-rate quota

Article 20. The export tariff-rate quota and import tariff-rate quota

Set-up-company-in-vietnam-Vinasc11. Export tariff-rate quota is a measure imposed by the competent authority to decide the quantity, volume and value of exports that shall be imposed specific tariff rates.

2. Import tariff-rate quota is a measure imposed by the competent authority to decide the quantity, volume and value of imports within the quota portion that shall be imposed a tariff rate that is more preferential than those above the quota’s quantitative threshold.

Article 21. The imposition of export tariff-rate quota and import tariff-rate quota

1. The imposition of export tariff-rate quota and import tariff-rate quota shall comply with international treaties to which the Socialist Republic of Vietnam is a signatory.

2. The import tariff-rate quota shall not be imposed on the quantity, volume and value of products used for the production and processing of exports.

3. The imposition of tariff-rate quotas shall ensure the transparence of the quantity, volume and value of products and the transparence and objectiveness of measures for allocation of export tariff-rate and import tariff-rate quotas.

Article 22. The power to impose tariff-rate quotas

1. Ministers and the heads of ministerial authorities shall decide the amount of tariff-rate quotas imposed on each type of products within their power.

2. The Ministry of Industry and Trade shall publish the imposition of tariff-rate quotas and decide measures for allocation of tariff-rate quotas.

Subsection 4. APPOINTMENT OF BORDER CHECKPOINTS FOR EXPORT AND IMPORT

Article 23. The appointment of border checkpoints for export and import

Set-up-company-in-vietnam-Vinasc2Appointment of border checkpoints for export or import is a measure imposed by the competent authority to appoint certain border checkpoints through which traders’ products may be exported or imported.

Article 24. Imposition of appointment of border checkpoints for export and import

1. The appointment of border checkpoints for export and import aims to manage and inspect the quality of exports and imports, fight against the illegal transshipment and commercial frauds and protect the prestige of Vietnamese exports. The appointment of border checkpoints for export and import shall be conformable with infrastructures and facilities of each border checkpoint and ensure the national defense and security.

2. The appointment of border checkpoints for export and import shall be transparent and equal and facilitate export and import activities.

3. Traders may exercise their discretion to choose the border checkpoints for export or import from appointed border checkpoints.