From 6 to 10 November 2017, the 8th Risk Management Mission was conducted in which two short-term experts from Japan Customs participated. On the 7th to 9th Mission, in order to further realize the activity 3.4 "Conduct training for customs officials in RM" of Output 3 of the Project, training in which Vietnam Customs officials become lecturers has been planned.
In this Mission, a workshop was held in Buon Ma Thuot as the second round, and lectures, group discussion, etc. were conducted by General Department of Vietnam Customs (hereafter "GDVC") official lecturers in the field of information collection/analysis, selectivity criteria and trader management. Additionally, case study on information selectivity criteria and collection was conducted by short-term experts from Japan. In this training, some 70 officials newly assigned to risk management area from GDVC and 15 Local Customs Departments in the middle of Vietnam participated in total.
After conducting the workshop, Japanese experts gave some advises about training skills and materials. In addition, Japan and Vietnam sides discussed activity of the next Mission, objectively verifiable indicators of the project, and some issues for future course of actions.
In the next Mission, training by Vietnam Customs official lecturers will be held in the south of Vietnam in a similar way as this Mission.