Vietnam will reform the form of food safety and quality inspection regulations for imported goods
By: Date: 2021-03-27 Categories: Internationalfood Tags: ,
  According to a report on the website of the Ministry of Finance of Vietnam on March 24, in accordance with Decision No. 38 promulgated by the Vietnamese government on January 12, 2021, the The form of cargo and food safety and quality inspection has undergone substantial reforms. The Ministry of Finance will take the lead in drafting a reform plan for the specific contents of the”Management System, Methods, Procedures, and Procedures for Food Safety and Quality Inspection of Imported Goods” from March 18. It is expected that there will be significant changes in six aspects:< /div>


   One is to simplify inspection procedures and procedures. To maximize the role of the information system, the inspection of related procedures is realized through the national single window platform managed by the customs department, and the inspection method is determined by the system. If the enterprise has already registered the corresponding customs declaration documents, the relevant documents originally required to be repeatedly provided by the enterprise will be reduced. The inspection will be carried out within 8 hours after the inspection department accepts the relevant materials (currently 24 hours).

   The second is to unify various types of inspection methods, such as thorough inspection (inspection documents and sampling), standard inspection (inspection documents), and spot inspection (inspection forms) The certificate rate is less than 5%).

   The third is to change the inspection method of goods with the same information as the product name, purpose, HS code, trademark, place of origin, and manufacturer.

  Fourth is to provide relevant information in an open and transparent form on the national single window for enterprises and consumers to consult. Relevant information includes:inspection-free goods, changes Inspect goods and goods that have obtained compliance certificates, announce compliance results, announce compliance results, and inspection results.

   Five is information interconnection and sharing, unified data system, centralized review and sharing, networking with other management departments and third-party evaluation agencies during inspection, timely change of inspection methods, Ensure national management of imported goods.

   Sixth is to increase the rights of importers. Importers can choose inspection agencies (for goods that do not have a compliance certificate that requires thorough inspection); goods in the first-release-after-inspection catalog can be selected for inspection according to regulations; identification and visa agencies can be selected; cargo information can be inquired on the national single window platform.