The General Department of Vietnam Customs notes that the prohibition on import of packages with pre-printed foreign origins mentioned at point 3 of Official letter No. 974/TCHQ-GSQL dated March 2nd, 2021 is only applied to the mode of import for sale or for consumption, not directly serving an enterprise's production activities.
Particularly, the following cases are still allowed to import packages with pre-printed foreign origins:
- Packages with pre-printed foreign origins (bottles, jars, tubes, etc.) imported together with finished products, semi-finished products that have origins in line with those indicated on the imported packages for splitting, packing the imported finished products, semi-finished products for export or domestic consumption later.
- Packages with pre-printed foreign origins imported to replace the packages imported formerly for packing goods which are damaged provided that the packages imported for replacement are identical to the formerly - imported packages which are damaged.
With regard to packages imported to serve processing, export production, export processing, it required to further carry out according to the guidelines provided at point 2.1 of the aforesaid Official letter No. 974/TCHQ-GSQL.
|Published||Vietlaw's Newsletter No. 520|