This Circular introduces the Rules of Origin under the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP Agreement), including these Annexes:
- Annex I: Product-Specific Rules.
- Annex II: Minimum Information Requirements for a Certificate of Origin.
- Annex III: Specimen of C/O Form RCEP for exported goods and C/O Continuation Sheet.
- Annex IV: List of goods subject to tariff differentials.
Accordingly, goods from Vietnam exported to a Party of RCEP Agreement shall be considered for grant of preferential tariff treatment if it is supported by a C/O issued in accordance with this Circular.
In contrast, for goods imported into Vietnam from a Party of RCEP Agreement shall be considered for grant of preferential tariff treatment when there is a proof of origin which may be: a C/O issued by a C/O issuing body in accordance with Articles 21 and 22 of this Circular or a declaration of origin by an approved exporter in accordance with Articles 20 and 22 of this Circular.
This Circular takes effect from April 4th, 2022.
|Published||Vietlaw's Newsletter No. 550|