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Official letter No. 4553/TCHQ-GSQL dated September 22nd, 2021 of the General Department of Vietnam Customs regarding C/O form E with name of authorized person
Posted: 24/9/2021 10:55:29 AM | Latest updated: 28/9/2021 8:35:38 AM (GMT+7) | LuatVietnam: 5299 | Vietlaw: 529

With regard to the case in which a manufacturer of China authorizes an agent to export, if the C/O form E complies with the regulations at point 7 Annex 2 of Circular No. 12/2019/TT-BCT (in particular, the manufacturer declares information at box 11 and declare name, address of the agent at Box 7), the C/O is still accepted if there is no doubt about origin.

However, in case the manufacturer of China authorizes an agent to export but the C/O form E fails to comply with the regulations at point 7 Annex 2 of Circular No. 12/2019/TT-BCT, the C/O shall be rejected.

With regard to C/O form E issued before the effective date of Circular No. 12/2019/TT-BCT (applying Circular No. 36/2010/TT-BCT), to carry out according to the guidelines at Official letter No. 5467/TCHQ-GSQL dated September 16th, 2013 and Official letter No. 8382/TCHQ-GSQL dated December 25th, 2017.

Ms Phuong Thao (
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