Procedures for granting preferential Certificates of origin adjusted.

On Mar.01st.2013, the Ministry of Industry and Trade promulgated Circular No. 01/2013/TT-BCT amending and supplementing Circular No. 06/2011/TT-BCT dated Mar.21st.2011 by the Ministry of Industry and Trade, stipulating procedures for granting preferential Certificates of origin.

The Clause 3, Article 3 and Article 9 of the Circular 06/2011/TT-BCT dated Mar.21st.2011 by the Ministry of Industry and Trade is amended and supplemented in the new Circular.

Firstly, the Clause 3, Article 3 on the applicant for granting Certificates of origin (C/O). The applicants for preferential C/O are the Vietnamese traders (referred as the C/O applicant in the Circular), including exporters, manufacturers or their legal representatives.

 Secondly, Clause 9, Article 9 on the proposal dossiers for granting preferential C/O. In case exporting goods into bonded warehouses, the applicant for granting C/O shall submit following additional documents beside those stipulated from Clause 1 to 8 of Article 9:

-          The Declaration of goods imported, exported out of bonded warehouses with Customs office’s Certification that the goods to exit border gate and the warehouse exit bill: 01 duplicate with the trader’s seal;

-          Contracts or written agreements signed between the Vietnamese traders and foreign customers to send goods in bonded warehouses, including provisions of Vietnamese traders who deliver goods to the importer in the country which have Free Trade Agreement with Vietnam: 01 duplicate with the trader’s seal;

-          Contracts or written agreements signed between foreign customers and the importer in the country which  have Free Trade Agreement with Vietnam to send goods in bonded warehouses, including provision of Vietnamese traders who deliver goods to the importer: 01 duplicate with the trader’s seal.

This Circular takes effect from Feb.16th.2013. /.