According to Deputy Minister of Finance, the policy of hiring IT services to redesign the entire customs IT system will be approved in the next few days. Built-in smart system will meet the smart customs requirements.
The goal of building digital customs
|Overview of the conference|
The above information was raised by Deputy Minister of Finance Vu Thi Mai in the conference summarizing the work in 2020 and implementing the work in 2021 of the General Department of Customs held this morning, December 24.
At the conference, Mr. Le Duc Thanh, Deputy Director of the Department of Information Technology and Statistics (General Department of Customs), said: Right from 2019, the General Department of Customs has set a goal of building a smart customs model according to the model. focus, reduce intermediaries, streamline the apparatus, improve customs management capacity, facilitate trade for import and export, and invest in accordance with international technology and standards.
One of the important contents is to build an IT system that follows the direction of the Government, conforms to international standards and implements the development of digital technology in the world.
Leaders of the Department of Information Technology and Statistics said that the General Department of Customs is implementing many works to achieve the goal of turning customs into digital customs in the next stage.
Accordingly, the Customs sector will promote the electronic payment process by mobile technology; focus on improving the efficiency of risk management; implementing e-commerce management solutions; exchanging information across borders, strongly implementing the national and ASEAN Single Window. At the same time, modern technologies are used to deploy IT systems of the industry.
The IT system of the Customs sector will be deployed with many differences compared to the previous period. Expected to integrate functions and data integration, a series of new technologies IoT, blockchain, Bigdata …
“New IT systems will use stronger mobile technology platforms to help people and businesses access customs services quickly and conveniently anytime, anywhere”, said Mr. Le Duc Thanh to speak.
Approval of IT service hiring policy is coming
|Deputy Minister of Finance Vu Thi Mai speaking at the conference|
Speaking at the conference, Deputy Minister of Finance Vu Thi Mai acknowledged the efforts and results achieved by the General Department of Customs in the reform of administrative procedures and modernization of customs to facilitate trade. and import and export of goods. The General Department of Customs is also one of the leading units in the reform and modernization of IT application of the Ministry of Finance for many years.
As a standing agency of the National Steering Committee for ASEAN One Window and Trade Facilitation, the General Department of Customs has actively advised the implementation of the National Single Window, One-stop ASEAN. Especially in the past year, the General Department of Customs has also advised the Ministry of Finance to develop a project on specialized inspection reform. According to the Deputy Minister of Finance, this project is a very important reform, fundamentally renovating specialized inspection and bringing many benefits to businesses, reducing costs and time in import and export. import of goods.
In the coming time, the Customs sector should continue to perform well the reform of administrative procedures, modernize the customs management, facilitate trade and import and export of goods, to shorten the time. time and cost of goods clearance.
To increase the application of IT to customs management. Deputy Minister of Finance said that in the next few days, the Ministry will approve the policy of hiring IT services to restructure the overall IT system of the customs sector. “At that time, we will have an integrated intelligent system to meet the requirements of modern customs, smart customs”, Deputy Minister Vu Thi Mai said.
Sharing more details about this project, Mr. Le Duc Thanh said: The project of redesigning the IT systems of the Customs sector will focus on two important contents, which is the redesign of the entire business process. current customs departments and gradually building requirements to create a modern IT system.
Mr. Le Duc Thanh said that the project will manage 10 groups of different business fields, with 46 professional management problems and about 13,000 functions to require IT system to build. Funding is expected to be about 2,000 billion VND divided equally over 5 years.
According to sharing, the customs office will not invest in building the system but use the option of hiring IT services. “This option minimizes financial risks for customs authorities. At the same time, it helps to implement the business process change more smoothly and quickly ”, said Mr. Le Duc Thanh.
Regarding the implementation of the tasks, Deputy Minister of Finance Vu Thi Mai also emphasized: “A lot of work will have to be implemented and not wait for any stage. It is necessary to carry out work in parallel to soon complete the system. This is to put into operation ”.
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