From 23 to 26 November 2015, at the headquarters of General Department of Vietnam Customs (GDVC) in Hanoi, eight short-term experts from Japan Customs had a series of meetings with GDVC officials concerned, including those from Customs Control and Supervision Department and Customs IT and Statistics Department, in order to review the utilization status of each function of VNACCS and the requests from both customs and private sector for the improvement of VNACCS. This is the first mission of short-term experts for achieving Output 1 of the Project, "Identification of a direction of future course of action for enhancing the utilization of VNACCS". Detailed measures will be considered in due course, based on the result of discussions during this mission.
On 26 November 2015, the last day of this mission, the short-term experts from Japan Customs paid a courtesy call on Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Tuc, Director General of GDVC. Mr. Tuc expressed his deep appreciation to Japan for the support to VNACCS and wished continued cooperation from Japan for improving VNACCS.