Frequently Asked Questions

Import and Export Statistics

Hi, If it isn't too much to ask, kindly guide me through the steps required for me to find the import and export statistics for the following HS Codes. CeO2: 28461000 ZnO: 28170010 NPCC: 28365000 Thank you advanced Answer at 14-06-2016 11:11: Note: Our suggestion is for your reference only, not legally obligated For your question, we would like to have below suggestions: Thank you for your attention of our statistics data. Up to now, we have updated statistics data of main goods from 2009 to 2015 on our Customs e- Portale www.customs.gov.vn. From 2009 to 4/4/2014, system of reporting forms are in compliance with the provision of the Prime Minister's Decision No. 111/2008/QD-TTg of August 15, 2008, promulgating the regulations on general statistical reporting applicable to ministries and sectors. From 5/4/2014, system of reporting forms are in compliance with the provision of the Prime Minister's Decision No. 15/2014/QD-TTg of Feb 17, 2014, promulgating the regulations on general statistical reporting applicable to ministries and sectors. If you are interested in our import and export statistics data, you can refer to Customs portal at: www.customs.gov.vn column ofInternational Merchandise Trade Statistics of Vietnam/ Tables of International Merchandise Trade Statistics. You can refer our statistics data in our customs electronic information Portal: + For Vietnamese version: please click at link: http://www.customs.gov.vn/Lists/ThongKeHaiQuan/Default.aspx + For English version: please click at link: http://www.customs.gov.vn/Lists/EnglishStatistics/Default.aspx?language=en-US About questions should be answered, suggest you write a letter to: Customs Statistics Department for more support. Email : thongkehq@customs.gov.vn Sincerely.​

The Incoterms 2010

The Incoterms® rules have become an essential part of the daily language of trade. They have been incorporated in contracts for the sale of goods worldwide and provide rules and guidance to importers, exporters, lawyers, transporters, insurers and students of international trade.

FIATA

FIATA is structured into Institutes, Advisory Bodies, and Working Groups each in their turn dealing with every aspect that affects the international movement of freight. The Institutes, which usually meet twice per year, carry out the technical work of the Federation. Currently FIATA has three, namely the Airfreight Institute (AFI) details Customs Affairs Institute (CAI) details Multimodal Transport Institute (MTI) details Some of the Institutes have some permanent Working Groups; e.g. the MTI has three for Sea, Rail and Road Transport, and the AFI one for IATA matters. Working Groups report to their respective Institutes and meet according to necessity.

EXW Ex Works Incoterms 2010

“Ex Works” means that the seller delivers when it places the goods at the disposal of the buyer at the seller’s premises or at another named place (i.e.,works, factory, warehouse, etc.). The seller does not need to load the goods on any collecting vehicle, nor does it need to clear the goods for export, where such clearance is applicable.

FCA Free Carrier Incoterms 2010

“Free Carrier” means that the seller delivers the goods to the carrier or another person nominated by the buyer at the seller’s premises or another named place. The parties are well advised to specify as clearly as possible the point within the named place of delivery, as the risk passes to the buyer at that point.

CPT Carriage Paid To Incoterms 2010

“Carriage Paid To” means that the seller delivers the goods to the carrier or another person nominated by the seller at an agreed place (if any such place is agreed between parties) and that the seller must contract for and pay the costs of carriage necessary to bring the goods to the named place of destination.

CIP Carriage And Insurance Paid To Incoterms 2010

“Carriage and Insurance Paid to” means that the seller delivers the goods to the carrier or another person nominated by the seller at an agreed place (if any such place is agreed between parties) and that the seller must contract for and pay the costs of carriage necessary to bring the goods to the named place of destination. ‘The seller also contracts for insurance cover against the buyer’s risk of loss of or damage to the goods during the carriage. The buyer should note that under CIP the seller is required to obtain insurance only on minimum cover. Should the buyer wish to have more insurance protection, it will need either to agree as much expressly with the seller or to make its own extra insurance arrangements.”

DAT Delivered At Terminal

“Delivered at Terminal” means that the seller delivers when the goods, once unloaded from the arriving means of transport, are placed at the disposal of the buyer at a named terminal at the named port or place of destination. “Terminal” includes a place, whether covered or not, such as a quay, warehouse, container yard or road, rail or air cargo terminal. The seller bears all risks involved in bringing the goods to and unloading them at the terminal at the named port or place of destination.

DAP Delivered At Place

“Delivered at Place” means that the seller delivers when the goods are placed at the disposal of the buyer on the arriving means of transport ready for unloading at the named place of destination. The seller bears all risks involved in bringing the goods to the named place.

DDP Delivered Duty Paid

“Delivered Duty Paid” means that the seller delivers the goods when the goods are placed at the disposal of the buyer, cleared for import on the arriving means of transport ready for unloading at the named place of destination. The seller bears all the costs and risks involved in bringing the goods to the place of destination and has an obligation to clear the goods not only for export but also for import, to pay any duty for both export and import and to carry out all customs formalities.

FAS Free Alongside Ship

“Free Alongside Ship” means that the seller delivers when the goods are placed alongside the vessel (e.g., on a quay or a barge) nominated by the buyer at the named port of shipment. The risk of loss of or damage to the goods passes when the goods are alongside the ship, and the buyer bears all costs from that moment on wards.

FOB Free On Board

“Free On Board” means that the seller delivers the goods on board the vessel nominated by the buyer at the named port of shipment or procures the goods already so delivered. The risk of loss of or damage to the goods passes when the goods are on board the vessel, and the buyer bears all costs from that moment on wards.

CFR Cost and Freight

“Cost and Freight” means that the seller delivers the goods on board the vessel or procures the goods already so delivered. The risk of loss of or damage to the goods passes when the goods are on board the vessel. the seller must contract for and pay the costs and freight necessary to bring the goods to the named port of destination.

CIF Cost, Insurance and Freight

“Cost, Insurance and Freight” means that the seller delivers the goods on board the vessel or procures the goods already so delivered. The risk of loss of or damage to the goods passes when the goods are on board the vessel. The seller must contract for and pay the costs and freight necessary to bring the goods to the named port of destination. ‘The seller also contracts for insurance cover against the buyer’s risk of loss of or damage to the goods during the carriage. The buyer should note that under CIF the seller is required to obtain insurance only on minimum cover. Should the buyer wish to have more insurance protection, it will need either to agree as much expressly with the seller or to make its own extra insurance arrangements.”