From 22 to 26 February 2016, a total of eleven short-term experts from Japan visited Hanoi. At the headquarters of General Department of Vietnam Customs (GDVC), they 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 discuss measures for enhancing the utilization of each function of VNACCS and to review the requests from both customs and private sector for the improvement of VNACCS. Also, they visited private companies and directly received the evaluation of and requests for improvement on VNACCS. This is the second 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". More detailed measures will be considered in due course, based on the result of activities during this mission.
On 26 February 2016, the last day of this mission, as Team Leader of the Mission, Mr. Taniguchi, Counselor for International Cooperation, Customs and Tariff Bureau, Ministry of Finance, Japan paid a courtesy call on Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Tuc, Director General of GDVC.