From 25 to 29 September 2017, 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 IT and Statistics Department, International Cooperation Department, and other related departments. GDVC and experts from Japan discussed necessary cost and specific requirements for the hardware renewal of VNACCS, technical transfer on software modification, modification of software of VNACCS, improvement of security for the current system infrastructure and so on. Particularly, for in-depth consideration, senior representative and responsible staff of JICA Vietnam Office also attended the joint meeting on hardware renewal.
These activities are the 13th missions 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". The continuous consideration will be conducted, on the basis of the result of the discussion during the mission.