THE PRIME MINISTER
Decision No. 1254/QD-TTg dated September 26, 2018 of the Prime Minister on approving plan of action for promotion of National single-window system, ASEAN single-window system, reform of specialized inspections over imports and exports and trade facilitation for the period of 2018 - 2020
Pursuant to the Law on Government Organization dated June 19, 2015;
Pursuant to the Law on Customs dated June 30, 2014;
Pursuant to the Law on Information Technology dated June 29, 2006;
Pursuant to the Law on Electronic Transactions dated November 29, 2005;
Pursuant to the Government’s Decree No. 52/2013/ND-CP dated May 16, 2013 on e-commerce;
Pursuant to the Government's Decree No. 64/2007/ND-CP dated April 10, 2007 on information technology application in state agencies' operations;
Pursuant to the Protocol on legal framework for implementation of ASEAN single-window system, signed on September 4, 2015;
Pursuant to the Resolution No. 61/NQ-CP dated August 26, 2015 on conclusion of the Protocol on legal framework for implementation of ASEAN single-window system;
At the request of the Ministry of Finance made in the Statement No. 93/TTr-BTC dated August 13, 2018,
Article 1. Approval of the plan of action on the promotion of National single-window system, ASEAN single-window system, reform of specialized inspections over imports and exports and trade facilitation for the period of 2018 - 2020
I. PLAN OBJECTIVES
1. General objectives:
a) All administrative procedures related to the State management over exports, imports or goods in transit; passengers and means of transport upon exit, entry or in transit will be implemented through the National single-window system in the form of level-4 online public services.
b) Fully participate in and implement the ASEAN single – window system in accordance with implementation commitments and schedules of ASEAN states; technically get ready to connect and exchange information with non-ASEAN trade partners under international agreements and treaties to which Vietnam is a contracting party.
c) All relevant Governmental agencies directly and indirectly using information on export, import and transit of goods; exit, entry and transit of persons and means of transportation, may access and share state management information through the National Single-window Portal.
d) Comprehensively reform the specialized inspection of exports and imports according to the principle of border gate-only inspection of commodities affecting social safety, national security and moral environment, habits and customs, being subject to quarantine or seriously affecting the health of the people. For other items, the inspection of quality, conformance to standards and compliance with regulations of commodities is carried out at the post-inspection stage or based on the assessment of the level of compliance of the enterprise, the level of risk of the goods over time periods and must be based on the system of specific standards and regulations; In cases where it is impossible to promulgate technical regulations and standards, there must be inspection methods that ensure publicity and transparency.
2. Specific objectives:
a) By the end of 2019, at least 80% of administrative procedures that have a large volume of transactions and have great effects on enterprises, organizations or people out of total administrative procedures for exports, imports and goods in transit; persons and means upon exit, entry and in transit, will be implemented through the National single-window system.
By the end of 2020, all administrative procedures for exports, imports and goods in transit; persons and means of transport upon exit, entrance or in transit, shall be entirely implemented through the National single-window system.
b) Continue to hold the rank equal to the top four ASEAN countries in terms of the time of customs clearance and release of goods, people and facilities related to single-window administrative procedures.
c) By 2020, fees and charges for implementation of all administrative procedures through the single-window system will be collected online.
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