HCMC Department of Customs creates breakthroughs in administrative reform - HCMC Department of Customs creates breakthroughs in administrative reform - Website Ho Chi Minh City
July 21, HCMC Department of Customs worked with inspection group on administrative reform led by Standing Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh – Head of Steering Committee of administrative reform.
Attendees of the meeting included representatives of Ministry of Finance, HCMC People’s Committee, Ministry of Home Affairs, Office of Government, Ministry of Information and Communications, Ministry of Culture-Sports and Tourism, Ministry of Science and Technology, and related departments,...
At the meeting, the inspection group listened to a report on administrative reform and one-stop shop policy in 2017 and first 6 months of 2018.
Director of HCMC Department of Customs Dinh Ngoc Thang raised some proposals to save time for enterprises such as coordination to implement a single-door policy, specialized inspection, completion of IT system to carry out automatic customs supervision and management system at seaports, airports, completion of planning on logistics development in HCMC.
Speaking at the meeting, Mr. Truong Hoa Binh highly appreciated special attention of leaders of HCMC Department of Customs to administrative reform with many new breakthroughs including establishment of customs-enterprises partnership, renovation of human resource management measures, implementation of specialized customs declaration & inspection services on national single door portal, implementation of electronic customs procedures at 12/12 sub-departments, reduction of 50% of customs clearance time.
In addition, HCMC Department of Customs has frequently reviewed its administrative procedures, made it publicly; applying IT and cooperating with related agencies as well as reducing administrative procedure settlement time. In the first 6 months of 2018 alone, the department has organized 17 dialogues with enterprises and solved 350 proposals.
Mr. Truong Hoa Binh said enterprises still face difficulties in administrative procedure settlement, it requires HCMC Department of Customs to improve capability and responsibility of customs officers, to prevent abuse of regulations on temporary import for re-export for commercial fraud. Regarding to the proposals of HCMC Department of Customs, Mr. Binh requested related ministries and departments to deal with.
In the coming time, Mr. Binh suggested HCMC Department of Customs to review current legal documents to propose for amendment; strengthening online public services, reducing administrative procedure fee for enterprises, investing modern goods supervision equipment, collecting opinions on enterprise satisfaction, carrying out practical measures to enhance efficiency of national single door policy.