ANNOUNCEMENT 20 May 2010In May 2010, the government of Viet Nam announced a rule change for import registration.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
20 May 2010
27 July 2010 Circular 31/2010/TT-BCT
WTO. (September 2011). REPORT TO THE TPRB FROM THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL ON TRADE-RELATED DEVELOPMENTS (WT/TPR/OV/W/5/Rev.1). Available at http://www.wto.org/english/news_e/sppl_e/sppl196_e.htm
On 20 May 2010, Vietnam through Circular No. 22/2010/TT-BCT introduced import licensing requirement on steel imports under HS 7209, 7211 and 7213. The measure was applicable from 5 July 2010 until 31 December 2010.
On 27 July 2010, "metal-plated corrugated iron and colour covering plated corrugated iron" was added to the list of products requiring such licenses.
On 28 December 2010, through Circular No. 42/2011/TT-BCT the measure was extended until 31 December 2011.