CRITERIA OF SELECTION
Thanks to close cooperationship with Vietnam Chamber of
Commerce and Industry (VCCI), industrial Associations, local Trade,
Trade and Tourism Departments of Provinces and Cities under Centre and
other Ministries, Ministry of Trade (MOT) has selected and published a
List of Reliable Exporters for years 2004 and 2005 (more than 300
enterprises had been chosen each year) on website of MOT and other
This selection has received wide support of Ministries and
enterprises, creating a reliable focal point for enterprises searching
for business opportunities, especially for the foreign enterprises while
searching for Vietnamese export partners.
In 2012, Vietnam’s export
turnover continues to achieve significant progress contributing to general
growth of the nation. The 2012 total export is expected to reach $113.5 billion,
a 17% increase compared to 2011 and exceeds the target adopted by the National
To support and recognize
the efforts of the Vietnamese exporter communities in improving competitiveness,
expanding markets, the MOIT keeps cooperating with Ministries and lines, ,
Department of Industry and Trade of Provinces and Cities under the Central
Government, Industrial Associations and related authorities to select the “2013
Reliable Exporters” for further trade promotion activities of the MOIT.
I. Main content
The legitimate enterprises
in Vietnam, including both domestic and FDI companies that qualify the following
- Exporting one of the
following items: rice; coffee; rubber; black pepper;
vegetables and fruits; meats and foodstuff; fishery; wood products and
furniture; textiles and apparels;
handicrafts & ceramics;
plastic products; glass and glass products, mobile phones and accessories;
cameras, video cameras and accessories; computers, electrical and electronic
components; electrical wires and cables; construction materials; mechanical
products; pharmaceutical and medical devices; handbags, purses, suitcases, hats
- Submitting full and legal
- Direct exporters without
any losses within 2011 and 2012.
- Not violating Vietnamese
and foreign laws as well as other laws governing the operation of the
enterprises; not being claimed by partners on issues related to the trademark.
- Strict performance of the
export contract with foreign partners
- Fulfilling the State
- The 2012 Export turnover
reaching the following minimum:
1. Rice: 6
10 million USD
Raw rubber: 5 million USD
Rubber product: 2 million USD
6 million USD
6. Tea: 1
Vegetables and fruits:
2 million USD
Meats and Foodstuff:
1 million USD
Fisheries: 10 million USD
products & Furniture: 8 million USD
apparels: 15 million USD
(ceramics, rattan, rush, embroidery, etc...): 2 million USD
products: 3 million USD
electrical and electronic components: 15 million USD
wires and cables: 5 million USD
and Building Materials: 3 million USD
items: 3 million USD
Pharmaceuticals and medical devices
Medical devices: 1 million USD
Pharmacy: 0,5 million USD
wallet, suitcase, hat and umbrella : 3 million USD
21. Glass and
Glass products: 2 million USD
phones and accessories: 20 million USD
video cameras and accessories: 3 million USD
II. Process and procedure
1. Registration application:
- Classify documents for each of the registered items.
- Enterprise under different prequalifying units can only submit to 1 unit in 3
prequalifying units (line Ministry, Associations, Department of Industry and
- Application includes:
(1) A “Reliable Exporters” registration application 2013 (Attached)
(2) A certified true copy of Business Registration Certificate
(3) Copies of the merit, award, certificate in 2011 and 2012 by the
organization, foreign central agencies reward or certify.
Application is made in 2 sets and submits to the prequalifying unit.
2. Process and Procedure:
- The line Ministries clarify its affiliated enterprises.
- Industrial Associations clarify member enterprises.
- Department of Trade and Industry of Provinces and Cities under the Centre
Government clarify its affiliated enterprises and those having registration in
the relevant province, including FDI ones.
Responsibility of pre-qualifying units:
- Guide enterprises to prepare relevant documents, to fill in the attached form
and receive their application.
- Coordinate with the Customs Departments and Tax Departments of Provinces and
Cities to verify the enterprises’ execution of Customs Law, Tax Law and the
State budget remittances.
- Organize prequalification to select qualified enterprises.
- Send a prequalification result to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Application submitting to Ministry of Industry and Trade must include:
+ A general list of eligible enterprises approved by the head of
+ Enterprises profile (01 in prequalifying unit; 01 submitted to the
Ministry of Industry and Trade), including:
(i) 01 Registration Application approved by the prequalifying unit
(sign and seal)
(ii) 01 notarized copy of Business Registration Certificate.
(iii) Copies of the merit, award, certificate in 2011 and 2012 by the
organization, foreign central agencies reward or certify.
2.2 Official Announcement:
After reviewing and compiling the submitted results, Ministry of Industry and
Trade will publish the list of selected enterprises on the website of the MOIT
in order to get public consultation in 15 days.
The final list of “Reliable Exporters” 2013 will be announced on the official
website of the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce
and Industry, the Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency, the Vietnam Industry and Trade
Information Center, the Industry and Trade News, the Vietnam Economic News, the
Vietnam Trade Offices and some multimedia. At the same time, the Ministry of
Industry and Trade will conduct various activities of trade promotion under its
responsibility to introduce and disseminate this list to foreign partners.
2.3 Timeline of the Selection:
Ministries, Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Industrial Associations,
Department of Trade and Industry Provinces and Cities under Centre Government
organize the prequalification and send the compiled list to the MOIT relevant
documents before February 10th, 2013.
Many thanks for your cooperation of relevant Ministries,
Associations and local Trade Departments.