According to announcement of the General Department of Vietnam Customs, the ASEAN reached an agreement on application of 2 new regulations pertaining to C/O form D at the 36th meeting.
Accordingly, in case description of goods on a commercial invoice (self-certification of origin) is different from goods information already registered on AWSC database while the basic description is identical, it is considered to be minor difference and is not the ground to reject the proof of self-certification of origin.
Examples of cases considered to be minor difference: On the commercial invoice it is indicated BJ7-E4741-00 CATALYST.1; on origin self-certification database is CATALYST.1; on commercial invoice is indicated H BEAM I BEAM; on origin self-certification database is H-beam I-beam...).
With regard to goods imported from other ASEAN nations (including Brunei, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Myanmar, Vietnam), it is not required to indicate FOB value on back-to-back proof of origin upon applying RVC criterion.
|Published||Vietlaw's Newsletter No. 518|