From 19 to 23 September 2016, a total of thirteen short-term experts (IT Assistance Mission) 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, Customs IT and Statistics Department, and Risk Management (RM) Department, in order to review the draft of study report, which summarizes the discussions made during the past several months concerning measures for enhancing the utilization of each function of VNACCS and possible ways to realize the requests from both customs and private sector for the improvement of VNACCS, and they finally agreed on the study report.
On 23 September 2016, the last day of this mission, as Team Leader of the Mission, Mr. Fujishige, Director for the International Cooperation Division (Customs and Tariff Bureau, Ministry of Finance) paid a courtesy call on Mr. Nguyen Van Can, Director General of GDVC.
This is the sixth 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". Discussion will be held based on the study report in the next Joint Coordinating Committee (JCC).