Foreign passengers buy goods worth about VND120 billion per month when exiting the country

VCN – Only in May, foreign passengers bought goods worth about VND120 billion when exiting ports of HCM City.
Foreign passengers buy goods worth about VND300 billion on exit across Tan Son Nhat Airport Foreign passengers buy goods worth about VND300 billion on exit across Tan Son Nhat Airport
Foreign passengers are refunded about VND34 billion of VAT Foreign passengers are refunded about VND34 billion of VAT
Foreign passengers buy goods worth about VND120 billion per month when exiting the country
Foreign passengers enter Ho Chi City by waterway.

According to, in May, the department implemented VAT refund for goods worth VND 120 billion of foreign passengers and oversea Vietnamese people when exiting the country with the tax refund of over VND 8 billion.

In the first five months of the year, HCM City Customs Department has implemented tax refund for goods worth over VND 40 billion carried by more than 7,200 foreign passengers when exiting the country.

Goods carried by foreign passengers and refunded mainly are footwear, sandals, clothes, handbags, cosmetics, watches...

By Le Thu/Ngoc Loan

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